The artist Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia from Chile used textile fibers to create a colorful landscape of abstract flowers and plants, resulting in a textile oasis that stretched from floor to wall. At a group stand uniting Aquafil with Sarawagi Rugs, a manufacturer of hand-knotted Nepalese carpets, visitors were able to see innovation and craftsmanship based on the use of Econyl fibers made from recycled fishing nets and carpets to create a carpet designed by British designer Isobel Morris. DryTiles are ceramic tiles which have a cork layer on the back, laid in an environmentally friendly way without glue and grouted with a special material. This sophisticated product system is particularly suitable for contract projects where time is a critical factor. DryTile is suitable for rooms that are designed for temporary use, as well as for floor renovations in the commercial and retail sector, which, for reasons of cost, need to be realized within a short period of time.

Stefany invited visitors into a kind of tunnel in which they were able to explore different kinds of natural beauty via interactive installations , while Tarkett, a manufacturer of floor and sporting surfaces and Uzin Utz, a specialist for floor laying products and machines, presented their sustainable products jointly under the motto “Let's take care of our atmosphere!"

And the Belgian IVC Group showed its environmentally friendly luxury vinyl flooring from its Moduleo "LayRed" collection, made of recycled material with a particularly soft surface and a red, acoustically effective backing.

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