NM18: New Materials 2018

Through NM18, we explore the latest new surfaces and materials for architects and designers. Check back regularly for the latest updates, or subscribe to our newsletter.

Ellie Morgan creates textural tessellations combining complementing coloured layers

Using coloured Jesmonite and resin, Ellie Morgan has created a range of surface finishes that aim to create a relationship between tactile and visual stimulation. Sporting a muted colour palate, these versatile products can be used in a variety of environments and in residential to commercial environments.


Gleam from modulyss provides a luxury and indulgent aesthetic with commercial durability

Made from ECONYL® yarn, this exciting new range from modulyss blends dull and glossy yarns to create a chic and mysterious aesthetic. Gleam has been designed with Commercial office environments and high end hospitality in mind. The thick, soft finish broadlooms to create a luxury feel, yet at class 33- LC5, the range a heavy contract carpet tile.


Reclaimed wine barrels from Pladec make for an invitingly tactile surface

Pladec recycled wine barrels offer an interesting and sustainable alternative to traditional flat wall panels. Offered in many different sizes and textures, this bespoke service allows you to create feature walls to your specification. Ideal for any feature area, Pladec wine barrels radiate character with the aged red wine subtlety staining the surface.


Gaétan Bobichon creates design led lighting from recycled plastic bottles

Pet Lamps was born from Gaétan Bobichon’s desire to up-cycle and to transform common everyday objects into functional products. Plastic bottles are cut into strips and thermoformed to create a unique recycled lighting solution. The Pet Lamps are currently available in red, dark blue and green but can be made from a wide range of pet bottles.