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(Courtesy Dinesen)

Visual grace notes to architectural compositions, surface and finish materials can bring tactility, color, and pattern into a space. From floor to ceiling, from wood and tile to composites and carpeting, here’s our pick of the current palette.

Plank Floors
Dinesen

Founded in 1898, this family-run company sources Douglas fir and oak from the best forests in Europe, selecting trees between eighty and 200 years old for exceptional custom flooring installations.

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(Courtesy Viridian Reclaimed Wood)

Route 66
Viridian Reclaimed Wood

These reclaimed red oak and white oak planks and panels get their rustic character from their original use as decking on tractor-trailers. In a variety of lengths and sizes.

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(Courtesy Waldilla)

Waldilla

Offered in five wood species—oak, fumed oak, sycamore maple, American cherry, and birch—these free-form flooring planks are anything but straight and narrow.

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(Courtesy Smith & Fong)

Linear Line Collection
Smith & Fong

These carved interior panels are LEED-eligible, as the 4-foot by eight-foot, 3/4 inch sheets are made of 100% FSC-certified bamboo.

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(Courtesy Dekton)

Aura
Dekton

These fifty-six-inch by 125-inch ceramic slabs can be bookmatched for exterior or interior applications. Available in three thicknesses: 0.8cm, 1.2cm, and 2.0cm.

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(Courtesy DuPont Corian)

Deep Nocturne
DuPont Corian

A classic jet black, the solid surfacing can be used in residential, office, and hospitality projects. The material can be thermoformed or worked using conventional wood-shop techniques.

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(Courtesy DTS / Design Tale Studio)

Fossil
DTS

Offered in five patterns, these 24-inch by 24-inch floor-rated porcelain tiles are available in beige, brown, and grey. Designed by Kasia Zareba.

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(Courtesy Land Porcelanico)

Star
Land Porcelanico

Frost-resistant, this porcelain tile is thermoformed to achieve a three-dimensional surface. In 60cm by 60cm format.

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(Courtesy Mutina)

Tierras Artisanal
Mutina

Made of extruded natural terra cotta, this collection comprises five three-dimensional tiles. Designed by Patricia Urquiola.

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(Courtesy Luminous Carpets)

Luminous Carpets

Durable, light-transmissive carpeting from Desso combined with super-thin, programmable LED units from Philips turns the floor into a canvas for communication or decoration. Launching in America in April 2015.

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(Courtesy Lama)

Cell
Lama

Made of industrial wool felt, this carpet is pressed—rather than woven or loomed—into random patterns. The material is non-flammable, soundproof, and water-resistant.

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(Courtesy Carpet Concept)

HEM Collection
Carpet Concept

This collection of woven carpet is based on non-directional patterns of colored dots. In thirty-four colorways. Designed by Ben van Berkel/UNStudio.

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(Courtesy Nanimarquina)

Tatami
Nanimarquina

Soft New Zealand wool is loomed with crisp jute to create a unique textured floorcovering. Designed by Ariadna Miquel and Nani Marquina.

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(Courtesy Designtex)

Henrik Large
Designtex

A wallcovering on DNA substrate, the strong lines and colors produce a dynamic pattern; from a distance, the crisp edges blend into an overall design that recalls an Ikat weave.

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(Courtesy Wolf-Gordon)

Tall
Wolf-Gordon

Bending lines weave foreground and background together to create the illusion of height. In seven colorways. Designed by Morgan Bajardi.

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