15th October 2020 | IN INDUSTRY NEWS & BUSINESS | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedIn This month’s round up of product news from SBID partners features an innovative carpet collection inspired by biophilic water motifs and an exciting announcement from the KBB industry’s latest destination for independent kitchen and bathroom retailers and designers. Sourcing for your next project? Explore the exclusive SBID Accredited Product and Supplier Directories to satisfy your interior specification needs! Sign in to discover more. Bette baths and shower trays specified for The Standard, London Glazed titanium-steel baths and shower trays from German manufacturer, Bette, were chosen by The Standard, London, for its uniquely styled rooms. Housed in the former Camden Town Hall Annex, in London’s King’s Cross neighbourhood, the 1974 Brutalist building has been meticulously restored and sets the perfect stage for The Standard’s first hotel outside America. All are made from durable, hygienic and easy to clean glazed titanium-steel, featuring Bette’s almost invisible Anti-slip Pro finish. The shower trays and floors are Bette’s award-winning BetteFloor shower floor and the BetteUltra shower tray. Bette also provided freestanding, semi-recessed and fitted baths which come with a 30 year warranty. Click to shop The latest from Linwood features diverse wallpaper designs and luxurious velvets Linwood produces distinctive collections of fabrics and wallpapers that are bursting with fresh ideas. Its latest luxurious velvet collection, Alpha delves into an enticing palette of 30 eye-catching plain velvets ranging from bright and playful, to simple and elegant. Practical as well as stylish, Alpha is stain resistant and inherently fire retardant. It’s woven with a durable polyester yarn, so is the ideal choice for high use furniture such as sofas and armchairs. Luxurious, soft and utterly versatile – it can also be used for curtains, blinds, loose covers and cushions too. A luxe velvet at a surprisingly affordable price point! Linwood have also released a diverse selection of wallpaper designs; featuring rich, tropical scenes inspired by archival documents and to dreamy landscapes with a fun, contemporary edge. Click to shop Discover soothing and biophilic floor coverings with the new Retreat Axminster Collection For the new Fall 2020 product launch, TSAR released The Retreat Collection – available exclusively at studios in Melbourne, Sydney, New York, London, and Shanghai. TSAR Head Designer, Ross Cleland was inspired by the flow of the river near his house during lockdown, which led him to experiment with liquid inks. The new Retreat Collection translates ink-on-paper artworks and biophilic water motifs into new Axminster carpet designs. While the world spent the past six months figuring out how to cope with the ‘new reality’ of COVID-19, TSAR Carpet’s Melbourne-based Head Designer channelled his creative exploration into a series of soothing and biophilic floor coverings through the unique and serendipitous process, resulting in a collection of beautiful, free-flowing designs. Click to shop Introducing the brand-new news and features website for kitchen and bathroom professionals Emma Hedges and Darren Summerfield are delighted to announce the launch of the brand-new trade website, KBBFocus.com! KBBFocus is the go-to resource for independent kitchen and bathroom retailers and designers to find all the latest industry news coverage, new product launches and trend updates. The platform invites industry professionals to share their news and views as the rapidly evolving communications landscape calls for greater connectivity, now more than ever. Click to get in touch Discover Graphenstone natural lime paint that actively Cleans Your Air Graphenstone’s durable natural lime paints actively Clean Your Air, absorbing CO2 (three 15 litre pots of Ecosphere absorb the equivalent of a mature tree in a full year!). Modelling by Manchester University found that cutting air pollution levels in and around school grounds by a fifth could improve a child’s learning ability by 6.1%. For improved Air Quality in your designs, take a look at Graphenstone’s remarkable range of VOC free paints and primers, in over a 1000 colours. Click to shop See more products from SBID Accredited manufacturers by logging in to SBIDPro. If you’d like to feature your product news here, get in touch to find out more.