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Desso® extends its Transitions collection to bring the outside in

27 May 2015 - Transitions in Structure is a collection of four new carpet tiles that have been designed to reconnect people with nature, inviting the outside in to soften the interior.

Transitions II


Being part of Desso's CARPETECTURE® Transitions Collection, Salt, Rock, Desert and Grain bring organic beauty to the office environment and help create flexible spaces with different areas for working, meeting - and quiet contemplation. 

Natural resources are becoming increasingly scarce

Reflecting the ever-changing world where natural resources are becoming increasingly scarce and where more and more people are living and working in man-made, urban environments, the carpet tiles combine the latest thinking in interior design with that of a circular, regenerative economy. 

Today, our carpet tiles contain on average 50% positively defined¹ recycled content, according to Cradle to Cradle® principles. Products with our DESSO EcoBase® backing are produced with 100% recycled chalk from drinking water companies. 

We have developed a new material stream for our carpet tiles

Our new Transitions in Structure collection, is supplied with DESSO ProBase as a standard backing. This bitumen based backing will gradually hold more positively defined1 recycled content, as we increase the supply of chalk from local drinking water companies we can source. We also offer this collection with an EcoBase™ backing as an alternative, in which case the backing already contains 100% recycled chalk. 

Transitions Salt

 (Image: Transitions Salt Carpet)

 [1] Positively defined = all ingredients have been assessed as either Green (optimal) or Yellow (tolerable) according to the Cradle to Cradle® assessment criteria. As described in Cradle to Cradle® CertifiedCM Product Standard Version 3.0.

Transitions Salt/Rock Carpet

Salt is a two-tone, high/low structure carpet tile with a natural organic structure that helps inject striking, yet subtle colour into a scheme to accentuate furnishings and is available in six neutral and vibrant shades. Rock has been designed in twelve complementary hues to sit alongside the distinctive Salt tile to create zones for contemporary and impactful interiors.

Transitions Salt / Rock

(Image: Transitions Salt/Rock Carpet)

Transitions Desert Carpet

Desert is a non-directional carpet tile that creates a dynamic floor with a different vista from every angle. It is textured with a subtly layered organic design in a choice of nine weathered shades ranging from muted mushroom to deep charcoal. 

Transitions Desert

(Image: Transitions Desert Carpet)

Transitions Grain Carpet

Grain has a natural, free-flowing pattern that adds subtle movement by softening the edges of the interiors and inviting nature inside. It is available in a selection of twelve colourways including both neutral and vivid shades.

Transitions Grain

(Image: Transitions Grain Carpet)

For the latest information about the collection, take a look at the Carpetecture® Transitions Magazine:

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