The new Axiom® by Formica Group collection is better than ever. Relaunched with 50 designer worktops and 18 feature splashbacks, its distinctive designs will prove a hit for years to come. Catch up with Nina Bailey, UK Design Manager, Formica Group on the story behind some of the leading designs in the new collection.
The new-look Axiom® worktop collection combines high performance, durability and striking design. After an extensive research and development process, Formica Group have refined the range to produce a selection of premium kitchen worktops offering unforgettable and distinctive styles that are perfectly suited to modern-day living.
Axiom® worktops lean heavily on a natural world influence, with the stunning woods collection expertly curated to provide options for both bright and dark palettes. When it comes to getting the authentic look, there’s only one place to start.
“The rustic featured woods set this range apart. Their intricate knot details, saw-cut marks and even burn effects really bring the wood to life and add more style to the grains. Fresco Oak, Beached Wood, Ravine Wood and Charred Timber all show these unique details.”
“We also know blocked woods are still incredibly popular. We wanted to develop some more neutral colourways. We’ve got two new oaks, the Danish Block and the British Block. They’re butcher-block style, slightly greyed off and very authentic-looking woods that can be used in contemporary or traditional settings.”
Two new stones have been added to the contemporary stones selection, bringing cool, natural drama into the heart of your home.
“Sierra Carnico is a beautiful and subtle veined marble,” says Nina, “while Kirkby Slate moves away from jet black slate into a dark grey hue. It also has a simpler structure, making it more contemporary and modern.”
“Nero Marquina is a really large scale, dramatic marble into our classic stone collection. In this monochromatic palette, it shows how to be bold and striking.”
Elsewhere, a new concrete section offers a modern and urban option to those looking for an industrial finish.
“Elemental Corten has a slightly orange tone and links closely with an oxidised copper effect. We’ve also got Elemental Concrete, which is a more traditional concrete colour with cloudy grey hues running through it. This is what I’d describe as a hybrid product. It can look like a concrete, a metal or a plaster. It’s an all-rounder that will adapt to how you want it to work.”
Finally, 13 new feature splashbacks in vibrant on-trend and tonal decors give you the opportunity to create an eye-catching finish.
“We’ve got a variety of colours. In terms of the blues, greens and warm tones, they’re all slightly more muted. The blues are dark jewel and deeper midnight tones. The greens are there because people are seeing the advantage of having green in the home and how that links to nature so perfectly. And then we have the warm colours of the Henna and Blush, which are really fashionable hues. We see them becoming a lot more popular in the near future.”
To see the complete collection and bring your vision to life, view the Axiom® collection today at www.formica.com