Abacus Manufacturing Group, 100% Design, 23 -26 September 2015, Olympia London, stand number K360
Lustrolite acrylic high gloss wall panelling, available from Abacus Manufacturing Group, is proving exceptionally popular with designers and retailers who want to add pizzazz to kitchens and bathrooms – or, indeed, any room.
There is a choice of nine vibrant colours – Arctic, Glacier, Blue Atoll, Rouge, Mocha, Titan, Carbon, Forest and Safari (pictured) – so that all design and colour schemes can be enhanced with this innovative panelling.
Lustrolite can be used to excite new designs or update old kitchen splashbacks, showers and bathroom walls. It looks the same as back painted glass but is an advanced multi-layer acrylic that weighs less than a third of a traditional glass sheet and has 20 times the impact strength. It is highly scratch and wear resistant due its unique hard coated surface and comes with a 10 year guarantee.
It’s highly resistant to harsh chemicals like bleaches and solvents, is easy to clean with warm water and a soft microfiber cloth and comes in seven panel sizes. There’s nothing else like it on the market and an average panel takes about a third of the time of ceramic tiles to install. Joints can be sealed with neutral cure transparent silicone or specific joining profiles rather than grout while the non-stick surface prevents the growth of mould and bacteria as well as soap or calcium build-up. There is no templating involved when installing the panels and no need to wait for worktops to be fitted when used in the kitchen, so installers can invoice more quickly and consumers get the finish they want without having to wait. Lustrolite can be installed over new or existing wall finishes in a short amount of time as it can be cut and drilled on site with normal woodworking tools.