March 2019

Cool Heads Prevail

The Vario cooling 400 series from Gaggenau offers a fully integrated, built-in modular range of refrigerators, freezers, fridge-freezers and wine climate cabinets which can be partnered to meet an array of interior configurations. A cooling wall concept integrates into the overall kitchen structure. Clear glass shelving is complemented by a glow from warm white, glare-free LED lights. The 400 also features a wine cabinet for a weekly cocktail hour. Available with an opening assist system, a proximity sensor activates ice and water dispenser, light and touch keys.

Elkay’s Smartwell

Hydration Station

Elkay’s Smartwell is a fully integrated, intelligent system offering fresh, filtered water through Elkay’s WaterSentry filter that is NSF/ANSI 42 and 53 certified. Designed specifically with offices, auto dealerships, hotels and waiting rooms in mind. It gives users the option to create their own custom beverages on demand—while promoting healthier choices, cost savings and environmental sustainability. It offers a variety of flavors and nutritional add-ons.

Lineadecor’s Etna

Mediterranean Style

Lineadecor’s Etna, a modular and fully customizable kitchen, features durable melamine-laminate, concrete-textured features—punctuated with sleek metal and warm wood accents. Influenced by industrial design it reflects a modern and dynamic aesthetic.

+VENOVO from Poggenpohl

Free Your Space

+VENOVO from Poggenpohl is derived from an open layout concept. With cabinets no longer tethered to walls and floors, it sets the stage for people to break free from the conventions of defined workstations and spaces. Islands, lowboards and highboards can be combined and moved from one office to another.


Battened Hatch

The revolutionary FloodBreak automatic flood barrier is changing how flood mitigation projects are designed. FloodBreak will protect virtually any vulnerable opening, 24/7, without the need for human intervention or power. Permanently installed and nearly invisible, the flood barriers sit beneath entrances, roadways and other openings ready to deploy and prevent flood damage.


Watertight Barrier

The PD-522FFR fire-rated flood door from PS Flood Barriers is a normal-use swing door, specifically engineered for interior and exterior openings requiring watertight flood protection, as well as a 90-minute fire rating. Always in place, this dual-defense door provides unmatched flood and fire protection while allowing pedestrian access. Designed for water-protective heights up to 11 ft., it meets hydrostatic, hydrodynamic and impact-loading requirements. It’s available in mild steel or stainless steel construction.


Stand-Off Protection

The vertically deployed Flex-Wall is a high-strength flexible wall that can be deployed rapidly for flood protection of buildings or equipment. It is constructed from textile-based materials and metal posts that reside in a small container and are manually deployed. The Flex-Wall can be long to surround buildings or short to close off doorways. All parts and equipment are stored at the point-of-use for maximum efficiency in an extreme weather event.


Center Cut Panels bring Drywall Look to Suspended Ceiling Application

The look of timeless drywall ceilings in a suspended ceiling system is possible with Armstrong’s Center Cut panels. Designed to seamlessly integrate with trimless downlights, the panels feature a monolithic look with crisp, integrated lighting and pre-cut downlight opening available for USAI Lighting’s BeveLED Mini and BeveLED 2.2 square or round lights. They also boast the added benefits of accessibility and acoustical performance, fast and easy installation, and no on-site panel cuts needed. All panels are available in square lay-in and rectangular versions and are offered in four of Armstrong product lines, including Calla, Ultima, Lyra PB and Optima PB.


Elements Inspired Laminate

ATI’s latest collection of 14 new NuMetal combinations—the Divine Elements Collection—combines qualities from water and rare earth elements to celebrate the unique relationship between nature’s raw power and human curiosity. With new high pressure laminate (HPL) finishes ranging from rose gold and gun metal to the iridescent polished smoke and classic brushed aluminum, the patterns draw inspiration from the natural world. NuMetal features real metal surface and phenolic paper backing, and are available in 4-ft. × 8-ft. (4-ft. × 10-ft. available on special order). Ideal for hospitality, healthcare and institutional, retail and commercial design markets, the


A Timber Touch to Soundproofing

Unika Vaev adds to its portfolio of decorative acoustical solutions with its ecoustic Timer Blade Collection, featuring wall and ceiling panels produced from solid woods that are available in several sound diffusing profiles. Finishes are available in either Hemlock (clear, white wash, walnut, hickory, shale or espresso), Red Cedar (clear), Spotted Gum (clear) or in White Birch Plywood (clear).