What’s the best way to use laminates? Get the lowdown from design firm Ensemble

Posted by Lamitak on Feb 21, 2019 6:49:58 PM

Laminates might have been created as affordable substitutes for natural materials such as stone, marble and wood, but for designer Redzuan Abu Bakar, the creative director of interior design firm Ensemble, the material has far surpassed its humble beginnings. “In the past, laminates tend to look very ‘fake’ and people saw them as poor substitutes for natural materials, but now thanks to better technology, they have become extremely realistic-looking.” Adds the affable designer, “I’ve never regarded laminates as cheaper alternatives, I see them simply as materials that are really easy to maintain.”

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Topics: Design Inspiration, Interior Design, Design Tips, Designer Interview, Hotel Look

Design Talk: From Scandi style to modern luxury design themes – laminates are must-haves for Archive Studio to create amazing interiors.

Posted by Lamitak on Oct 30, 2018 10:03:42 AM

With more than 400 laminate designs in their current catalogue to choose from, Lamitak has got every look covered. Whether you’re hankering for a light and airy Scandinavian feel or a dark atmospheric vibe, there’s a laminate to help you achieve your dream home. Interior designers know this only too well, and laminates are an important component of their design arsenal. Lucas Yang of Archive Design uses laminates, in particular, Lamitak laminates, in all his projects, to help bring his designs to reality. “Laminates provide a nice smooth and even finish, and I use them to create different design concepts,” says Lucas. His two-year-old firm has amassed a pretty impressive portfolio of works so far, and we spoke to Lucas to find out how he does what he does best with laminates.

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Topics: Solid Colour Laminate, Design Inspiration, Interior Design, Living Room, Wood-look laminate, Design Tips, Designer Interview, Design Trend, Bedroom, Hotel Look, Fabric-look laminate, kitchen

8 Must-know Interior Designer Tips on Using Laminates in Your Renovation

Posted by Lamitak on Jun 21, 2018 11:50:07 AM

Laminates are a ubiquitous part of any home renovation. The material’s wide range of designs, affordability, durability, and easy maintenance are just some reasons why designers like using them in their projects. We asked two interior designers, William Lim, the director of Authors Interior, and Lee Zhiqi of Elpis Interior, to share their expert tips on using and maintaining laminates.

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Topics: Solid Colour Laminate, Interior Design, Wood-look laminate, Design Tips, Designer Interview, Cleaning Laminate, Laminate Selection, Large-Format Design, Choosing Laminate