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Mod Outdoor Tiles
Bright, clean geometric patterns on concrete, ceramic and porcelain tiles channel playful 1960s style. Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications, these high-energy graphic patterns will add excitement to any space.
Material Bank would like to recognize the manufacturers that produce textiles, wallcoverings and glass slabs entirely from recycled post-consumer and post-industrial waste. As the demand for sustainability rises, these products set an outstanding example for the future.
The look of hand-dyed textiles references a variety of DIY techniques, as well as traditional techniques from a variety of cultures. This relaxed look plays with texture, color and abstraction while referencing protest culture of the 1970s and the renewed interest in DIY methods.
The perennial fashion staple is now inspiring design. “Denim” and “jeans” are trending words that describe colorways and products across multiple material categories, including textiles, vinyl, carpets, tiles and wallcoverings.
This collection highlights our highest abrasion resistant upholstery fabrics that also are stain resistant, made from recycled content and feature fine textures that ensure they will not fall flat across large expanses. Discover your new go-to, high-performance upholstery fabrics.
A surprising breadth of flooring products are eco-conscious and aesthetically compelling. Carpet, tile, vinyl, rubber and terrazzo are made from recycled content, while a range of wood products are reclaimed from American barns and industrial buildings.
Outdoor materials for every application create a spa-like atmosphere of calming, organic beauty. Materials that include stone, tile, glass and fabrics in muted colors offer many options to create a complete look for outdoor commercial and residential spaces.
Wallcoverings made from plant fibers and silk create earthy interior spaces with ecological benefits. Available in a range of organic textures and colors, these products also are biodegradable and made from rapidly renewable materials.
Shop our growing selection of contemporary bathroom products, including plumbing fixtures, vanity lighting and bathtubs, as well as a variety of hard materials for wet areas, shower enclosures, walls and floors.
A variety of innovative products meet the demands of stylish, contemporary, open-plan workspaces. Discover a variety of acoustical solutions, furniture, partitions, lighting, boards and accessories to put the finishing touches on a stylish office interior.
Patterns inspired by board games, computer games, pen-and-paper games and building blocks are trending across material categories. The sophisticated playfulness of these dynamic patterns is subtle enough to add youthful energy in tasteful adult spaces, while offering elegance to kid-friendly play spaces. These durable materials are great for commercial projects and pair well with resilient flooring products to reinforce the theme of active play.
The refreshing feel of the summer garden is easily brought indoors through a wide range of product offerings that feature leafy botanical motifs. Delicate floral and vine patterns are printed, inset or glazed onto tiles, etched into glass or cast into resin. Wallcoverings range in style from traditional scenic papers to large-scale digital photographic prints. Fabrics, carpets and leathers feature a diversity of organic patterns that range from abstract representations of moss to artistic takes on landscape paintings. To take the look even further, Garden on the Wall offers living vertical gardens for indoor walls.
This diverse range of 3D wall panels in a variety of wood species will add dynamic texture to walls and reception desks and suit a variety of styles. Crisp geometric patterns on CNC-machined, MDF panels are clean and contemporary, while marquetrylike patterns are classically elegant. Rougher textures and irregular patterns made from recycled wood― including reclaimed boat woods and wine barrels ― are both rustic and industrial in style. Eclectic material combinations, including reclaimed wood with lava stone and acrylic-backed wood paneling, offer surprising textures and effects.
These innovative surfaces for countertops and tabletops feature unique patterns, colors and textures. Recycled metals are combined with resin to create surfaces with a dazzling metallic shimmer that also are easy to maintain. Glass slabs and panels in gold mirror, organic patterns and antique finishes are ultra-glamorous options for vanity countertops or show-stopping furniture pieces. Natural stones with dimensionality and unique veining patterns are a fabulous alternative to classic white or black marble slabs for kitchen countertops. Innovative resin surfaces offer layers of depth and play with light. With so many dazzling visual effects on offer, each of these surfaces brings a lot to the table.
Façades and walls are large expanses and deserve to be well-clad, inside or outside. This selection of materials, including tiles, mosaics and slabs, features a variety of colors, patterns and textures across a wide range of material categories. From geometric graphics on ceramic tiles to rough-cut granite and limestone veneers to terrazzo and glass, the breadth of our indoor-outdoor cladding products will have your walls and façades covered.
American manufacturers are paving the way forward with products that are as eco-conscious as they are style-conscious. Made from recycled post-consumer and post-industrial waste, including aluminum, acrylic, clay, aggregates and a variety of plastics, these products also contribute to LEED points. Some manufacturers take their commitment to sustainability even further, reusing selvage waste and avoiding toxic chemicals, in addition to producing materials made with up to 100% recycled content. Sourcing domestically made products offers well-rounded benefits that include reducing waste, fueling the domestic economy and lessening our collective carbon footprint.
Acoustics and aesthetics converge with this selection of diverse, sound-absorbing materials that reinforce a style statement rather than blend into the architecture. A variety of baffle systems with convenient installation options ― such as a grid and magnet system and integrated LEDs ― create complex undulations and geometric structures, adding to or reinforcing the architecture. Similarly, acoustic wall panels, wall tiles and partitions feature cutouts, sculptural effects and a wide variety of constructions and patterns for performance fabrics. Resilient flooring in modular carpet tiles, cork and vinyl offers performance features and a comfortable, residential feel.
These ethereal flooring products create a strong atmosphere through a variety of coloration techniques. Combinations of these techniques, including torching, wire brushing, planing, hand-scraping and multilayered staining, create subtle variations in wood flooring. Exotic woods and natural stone are naturally endowed with an ambience. Vinyl and porcelain flooring options range from watercolor-like tableaus to simulations of highly textured materials. Porcelain tiles are digitally printed to resemble Belgian bluestone, distressed to resemble tumbled limestone or colored to look like oxidized steel.
The joyful elegance of mod graphics is trending across material categories, including textiles, wallcoverings, tile, carpet and leathers. Designs that feature pure geometric forms, stunning saturated colors and dynamic patterning combine clarity and vitality. The clean vocabulary and the dynamism of mod patterns make the look both timelessly relevant and retro-chic — and perfect for any project that seeks to marry exuberant energy with stylish sophistication.
A growing number of designers are returning to Old World elegance, perhaps as a backlash to the pure forms and minimalism that have dominated the millennium. Baroque ornamentation and aristocratic opulence take the form of elaborate floral patterns, Italianate motifs and references to fine handcrafts. Textiles that reference tapestry weaves, embroideries and fine silklike textures feature delicate botanical patterns. Embossed leathers with intricate patterns that resemble hand-tooled leather pair well with ornamented molding and bronze-colored metal ceiling tiles. Channel the escapism of this enduring romantic vision with a variety of materials that reference Baroque ornamentation.
Pixelated patterns are trending across material categories, offering a look that is both low-res and high-tech. Some patterns refer to traditional handcrafts, such as needlework, embroidery and tapestry weaves — older techniques to create images from dots that are the precursor to digital pixels. Many fabrics are woven and then digitally printed. By simultaneously referring to the digital and the traditional, these examples cleverly bring the history of textiles full circle, while also blurring the line between traditional and contemporary aesthetics. Styles on offer run the gamut from clean, high-tech looks to traditional florals, and from fine textures to wild geometry.
Rough finishes on natural materials create unrefined textures that add up to highly refined style. Organic textures are created using a variety of traditional and innovative processes ― ideal for any project in which natural beauty is relevant. Natural stone tile and slabs in rough textures include textured sandstone, unfilled travertine, sawcut lava stone and irregular flagstones. Wood options include unfinished end-grain, driftwood-like textures and naturally aged reclaimed wood. Also included are tiles in a variety of materials that appear aged or resemble other raw finishes, such as bush hammered stone. Leathers aged to perfection through techniques that raise the grain, distress or add embossed texture create a rugged, unfinished look.
Nonporous hard surfaces marry beauty and hygiene. Countertops and table tops made from resin, quartz or engineered stone are resistant to microbial growth and stains and scratches, and are easy to maintain.
Throw these textiles in the washing machine and add bleach. It couldn’t be easier to maintain a sanitary environment with these performance materials. Discover textiles for every application and any project that needs easy and efficient maintenance.
Upholstery fabrics in joyful colors and patterns are treated to resist microbial growth. Resistant to bacteria, viruses, mildew and mold, these fabrics can be cleaned with bleach to further sanitize them.
Low-volatile organic compound flooring options meet the standards for Health Product Declarations and are Healthier Hospitals compliant. Shop sophisticated commercial flooring that is good for the health—and great for healthcare spaces.
These bleach cleanable wallcoverings offer an attractive way to maintain sanitary standards, especially in high-traffic areas and small spaces. Vivid colors and patterns add style to hygienic practicality.
Textiles and leathers treated with popular branded finishes resist stains, bacteria and abrasion. Discover the sophisticated range of antimicrobial materials that feature Crypton, SilverGuard, Sta-Kleen®, Permaguard® and Permablok® performance finishes.
Getting back to basics is a pursuit in playful sophistication, with the timeless palette of primary colors. References to the fun practicality of primary school, as well as 20th-century art movements such as De Stijl and Bauhaus, are equally represented in this curated collection.
Patterns that feature fractured geometry in mirrored repeats are all over wallcoverings, textiles and more. Consistently fragmented patterns capture the wonder of looking through a kaleidoscope and bring pattern, texture, depth and movement to surfaces.
The most classic textile patterns are given a contemporary spin through the clever means of introducing irregularity to what ordinarily are highly regular patterns. Painterly strokes, blown-up scales and clever linework disrupt stripes, plaids, checks, houndstooth and herringbone.
Cuts and techniques that highlight wood grain character are skillfully applied to wood veneer, flooring and paneling products. Explore the breadth of wood species, figures and colors that celebrate the many natural variations of wood.
Morocco continues to inspire contemporary design, as patterns derived from the country’s beloved craft traditions appear broadly across so many of our material categories. Textiles, embossed leathers, wallcoverings — and of course tiles — feature some of the region’s most iconic motifs in vivid color.
Achieve the industrial look with these easy-to-install alternatives to poured concrete. Surface materials in just about every material category uncannily resemble the real thing, while offering performance benefits and versatility.
Vinyl is famously a great imitator and is expanding its repertoire from mimicking wood and concrete to plush faux carpeting. Jacquard-woven vinyl ― with fibers coated in polyester or ceramic for increased durability ― resembles cozy carpeting, tapestry weaves, Japanese tatami mats and playful matting. Technological advances in printing techniques create faux wood and concrete products that are nearly identical to the real thing. The main difference is a long list of performance features, which includes resistance to bacteria, abrasion, slips, impact and delamination, as well as many acoustic properties.
Explore the breadth of mosaic tiles suitable for wet areas in materials as diverse as ceramic, wood, stone and glass. Classic shapes, as well as stunningly innovative patterns, suit styles from traditional to cutting-edge.
Eco-friendly carpeting made from recycled content meets high-energy patterning — for a look that hops, skips and runs down corridors and stairs and across rooms. A contemporary palette of vibrant colors accentuates this dynamic look.
Products that can be used for matching floors and walls create a unified interior envelope that is an on-trend way to bring clarity to the design vocabulary. Match ceiling paint to colorful poured concrete, tile and slabs that can wrap both walls and floors.
Get the look of the most popular stone slabs with high-performing alternatives that seem just like the real thing. Ceramic tile, laminate and glass convincingly resemble marble, onyx, agate, basalt, travertine, limestone and granite.
The iconic, spontaneous gestures of graffiti are captured in fabrics, wallcoverings and flooring bursting with urban vitality. Spray paint, marker tagging and even scratchitti are represented and will transform indoor surfaces into vibrant cityscapes.