Mineral

EcoEssence

Jan 22, 2010No Comments

Natural shell panels Eco-Essence is a decorative surface panel, handmade from natural Mother of Pearl or Capiz shells, available on a selection of backings for

Fusionstone

Nov 22, 2009No Comments

Fused-stone and protective-glass composite The Fusionstone proprietary process involves ultra-clear glass permanently fused to exotic stone slabs to achieve superior surface protection while retaining and

Kerrigan Architectural Tile

May 20, 2009No Comments

High-relief ceramic forms Kerrigan ceramic architectural tiles are the result of Chicago-based designer Bryan Kerrigan’s methodical exploration of dimensionality and texture of the ceramic tile.

Tactile Ceramics

Nov 16, 2008No Comments

Biomorphic porcelain sculptures Ikuko Iwamoto’s work is influenced by the microscopic world, and she is infatuated with cells, spores, and pollens. Iwamoto’s Tactile Ceramics are

Novec 1230

Jun 25, 2008No Comments

Zero ozone-depleting fire-protection fluid 3M’s Novec 1230 fire-protection fluid is a next-generation halon replacement that balances concerns for human safety, performance, and the environment. Novec

xGnP

Mar 07, 2008No Comments

Exfoliated Graphite Nano-Platelets Exfoliated Graphite Nano-Platelets (xGnP) is a new type of nanoparticle made from graphite. These nanoparticles consist of small stacks of graphene that

Strong Enviroboard

Mar 03, 2008No Comments

Low-embodied-energy fireproof wallboard Strong Enviroboard (SEB) is a multifunctional wallboard and floorboard composed of magnesium oxide, aerated rock, and recycled cellulose from furniture manufacturing. When

Luminescent Gravel

Feb 17, 2008No Comments

Luminescent-gravel safety flooring S. Lövenstein BV integrates luminescent particles within gravel floors in order to enhance the emergency-exit signage within a building. The particles can

Transparent Ceramics

Dec 04, 20071 Comment

Transparent high-strength oxide ceramics Translucent alumina ceramics have exhibited low mechanical properties and a low in-line transmission of unscattered light (less than fifteen percent) because

Terrart

Nov 11, 2007No Comments

Architectural terra cotta facade panels and elements Today, masonry is used in building facades more often for its durability and weather protection than for its