Transforming a residential architecture project with high pressure laminate


Homeowners increasingly seek bespoke designs, creating living spaces that reflect their personality and individual style. Architects and designers are more and more turning to laminate as their go-to material of choice showing to the full array of uses laminate can offer.

High pressure laminate is a paper-based durable material that evades stains and general wear and tear that other, more costly, natural materials can suffer from. Maintaining laminate is as easy as using a damp cloth – no waxing, polishing or special treatments are required, plus the colour will remain looking as fresh as day one, for years to come.

Here are just a few ways architects and designers can incorporate laminate into a residential project:

  • Doors

Doors are often overlooked by clients in the design process – whereas skilled architects and designers know the impact a striking door can have on the overall aesthetic.

Doors made with HPL are tough, stain and moisture-resistant and can benefit from stat-of-the-art natural textures that instantly change the look and feel of the product.

  • Splashbacks and worktops

Feature splashbacks add a pop of colour or interest to a design – and laminate is the ideal material. Stain and moisture resistant, laminate is also inert, so it doesn’t promote bacterial Growth and is a hygienic option for kitchens and washrooms.

Worktops are one of the top high-traffic areas, demanding the use of materials that are as tough and resilient as they are stylish. Kitchen is not only for cooking, it’s also a place where we entertain, and the family comes together. Worktop is one of the central pieces in interior, so it should pull together the aesthetic of the room.

Whatever the taste of your client is, there is a worktop made with HPL that fulfils their expectations.

  • Furniture

Interior designers searching for replacements to stone, marble and solid wood are making more and more use of sheet laminate. Laminates don’t compromise on quality or aesthetic appeal – but they do offer several key benefits, including more cost-effective production, reduced carbon footprint and almost unmatched versatility with the ability to cut to any shape.

  • Large-scale interior solutions

The popularity of wood decor laminates is growing rapidly, as compared to natural wood, HPL offers consistency of colours and patterns. Besides that, it retains the colour and finish for longer without the need to re-treat.

From a stunning sideboard, to durable wall panels, wardrobes or kitchen units, the range of colours, woods and patterns available in laminate sheets opens up a world of possibility for creative minds.

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