Author: Catherine McGowan

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Sustainable Printing – Perform Beyond The Average

Sustainable printing, processes and products are not just a trend! Investing in the very latest, state-of-the-art equipment is of paramount importance to Materialised. This way we not only to continue to innovate with the very best printing equipment, but ensure we protect the health of our users, ends users, and environment. Sustainable printing – wall … continue reading

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7 Benefits of Commercial Wall Covering vs Paint

Featured image: A selection of our textile wall covering Not sure whether to specify a commercial wall covering vs paint? Commercial design projects place extra demand on walls compared to residential projects, needing to withstand volume of customers and regular cleaning. Commercial wall covering vs paint Paint may seem like the cheaper alternative – but … continue reading

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6 Wall Covering Design Trends

Adopting the latest wall covering design trends can attract and retain clientele, residents, staff and guests by creating a point of difference. Leading the way with state-of-the-art printing technology, we are seeing more and more pattern and colour specified, with a move toward warm and comfortable spaces and fewer white walls. Tropical landscapes, art deco, … continue reading

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IN/OUT Collection + 5 Tips For Selecting Commercial Outdoor Fabric

When it comes to selecting suitable commercial outdoor fabric, know that not all are created equally! Make sure they are specifically designed for outdoor application.  Here are five tips for selecting the right materials… There are a few fibre types to look for that are designed specifically for outdoor use. Solution dyed acrylic (Sunbrella) and solution … continue reading

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Ulleo Interior Design Course, Featuring Materialised

New to the industry and considering an interior design course? When approached by Ulleo to contribute content to their online offering, we couldn’t have been keener! Materialised has always believed in fostering blossoming design talent and to help educate those at the beginnings of their interior design career. For many years we have run free … continue reading

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Hotel Design Explored With QT Designer, Nic Graham

Hotel design creates a whole new level of boutique experience when the designer works a meticulously thought-out brief with custom pieces, all speaking to a local narrative. With the launch of the incredible QT Newcastle we posed questions to Interior Designer Nic Graham & Associates about his hotel design expertise. Here’s an insight into his … continue reading

A Guide To Commercial Wall Covering Types

The choice of commercial wall covering types, styles and substrates will depend on the space, the context and must be fit for purpose. Wallpaper, wall vinyl and other wall coverings offer vast design options, from subtle plains and textures to beautiful pattern and murals. Get to know your wall covering types Internal linings of commercial buildings … continue reading

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What Is The Difference Between PVC-Free and TPO Wall Covering?

The answer is, TPO wall covering is a type of PVC-free wall covering. Let us help shed some light on this topic… PVC-free wall covering doesn’t contain PVC (polyvinyl chloride) It is therefore a fantastic eco-friendly option for architects and designers wanting a sustainable wall covering option for their design projects. So, what is TPO … continue reading

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Roslyn Earp Botanical Wall Mural for CHADA

A botanical wall mural, illustrated by Roslyn Earp, was developed and printed for interior design specialist, CHADA. Here you’ll see it installed for the Gin Lounge at the Hospitality Design Fair, 2021. With Limoncello and G&T’s supplied by gin gurus Earp Distilling Co, guests got into the spirit of things under the amazing Australian bushland backdrop. … continue reading

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Improvision Design Develops 3D Fabric Wall

Innovation is in our blood here at Materialised, and we celebrate all those who pioneer the creation of novel new products and designs. So when we saw this new 3D fabric wall, we just had to share! Architectural upholsterers who have been in the industry for 60 years, Improvision Design is a fellow family business, … continue reading