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Project: Lotto. Auckland, New Zealand

Tuesday May 9, 2017 14:42

Project: Lotto. Auckland, New Zealand.

Our German designed Vorwerk Crystal Carpet Tiles look stunning installed into Lotto's Head Office located in Remuera, Auckland.

The impressive geometric shapes make Lotto's Office a standout feature.

Vorwerk Carpet Tiles are exclusive to EcoFloors New Zealand

Design Team: Telco Asset Management

Carpet Tiles: EcoFloors Vorwerk Commercial Carpet Tiles

Custom-Designed Joinery: Artiture

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Commercial Carpet Tiles NZ

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Commercial Carpet Tiles NZ

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Commercial Carpet Tiles NZ

Commercial Carpet Tiles NZ

Hydrocork Flooring

Tuesday May 9, 2017 14:42

Hydrocork is the ultimate amazing step in flooring offering a low thickness floating solution with all the benefits of floors with Corktech. The first Corktech low thickness floating product.

Hydrocork collection combines beautiful, low-gloss Oak and Pine visuals with the ergonomic, thermal and acoustic benefits of Corktech technology.

The Corktech technology enabled the creation of an innovative core board made of composite cork. It is Water Resistant and incredibly stable, while maintaining the resilient properties and unmatched comfort brought by cork. Hydrocork will not swell when exposed to humidity.

Hydrocork is Exclusive to EcoFloors...


  • Water Resistant
  • Walking Comfort
  • Impact Resistance
  • Silence - 16dB Acoustic Sound Reduction
  • Natural Thermal Insulation
  • Body Wellness
  • DIY Installation
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty for Residential use
  • Perfect for Residential & Commercial 
  • Plank Size: 1225mm x 145mm
  • Thickness: 6mm
  • Edge: Micro Bevel Edge
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Mazda Motor Logistics Europe Office

Tuesday May 9, 2017 14:42

Project: Mazda Motor Logistics Europe

Photo: Vorwerk Crystal Carpet Tiles

Architect: OTOMI Store Design Lab

Vorwerk Carpet Tiles are the perfect option for Architectural use in Commercial spaces... The design options, colours are textures are endless with German designed and made, Vorwerk Carpet Tiles... Hadi Teherani and Vorwerk are making Architects and Interior Designers aware again of what a Carpet Tile can do.

In the meantime they are now being grasped as a viable design option, as an individualised asset for planners and designers. “When given different formats to choose from, different carpet products, directional flows and colours can then be made use of, and suddenly images arise on the floor,” is how Hadi Teherani explains the concept.

Vorwerk Carpet Tiles is comprised of intriguing geometries, colours and products.

Vorwerk Carpet Tiles are exclusive to EcoFloors New Zealand

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Project: QBE Insurance Office, Christchurch

Tuesday May 9, 2017 14:42

Project: QBE Insurance | Christchurch, New Zealand

Our Vorwerk Carpet Tiles in 'Crystal' look absolutely stunning installed in QBE Insurance Christchurch, new fit-out at 151 Cambridge Terrace Building.

Thank you to Creative Spaces Design Team and Lumo Photography.

Design: Creative Spaces‚Äč
Carpet Tiles: EcoFloors Vorwerk Carpet Tiles


Project: NZME. Central Headquarters NEW Offices

Tuesday May 9, 2017 14:42

EcoFloors Commercial Carpet Tiles and Acoustic Foam Underlay developed especially for use under special Roller Caster Chairs have been installed into the new NZME Central headquarters at 151 Victoria St, Auckland City.

PM John Key led the official opening of the building, welcoming the business whose brands include the NZHerald and Newstalk ZB.

Architects: Telco Asset Mangement

Developers: Mansons Tclm Ltd

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Project: BNZ Queen St, Flagship Store

Saturday February 25, 2017 13:11

BNZ's new flagship store has opened on Queen Street in downtown Auckland City. BNZ chose Vorwerk's FreeSCALE Crystal Carpet tiles exclusive to EcoFloors...

Here are Photos and a Video of the complete transformation...

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Best Awards Nomination

Saturday February 25, 2017 13:11

Congratulations to NZME. Central Headquarters & Telco on the 'Best Design Awards' Finalist nomination for 'Offices and Workplace Environments'.

EcoFloors Carpet Tiles were selected and installed into NZME. Central Headquarters. The office floors occupied by NZME. are all open plan, apart from the executives suite and the high-profile, individualistic radio studios. Open workspaces are light-filled with good air quality, making for productive, comfortable work environments.

Carpet Tiles: EcoFloors GX & GA Range

Wicanders Cork Flooring receives GREEN TAG CERTIFIED

Thursday July 7, 2016 12:45

Wicanders® Corkcomfort Floating NPC, Woodcomfort Floating HPS, Woodcomfort Glue-down HPS, and Woodcomfort Floating NPCGGT_GreenRate_Level A.jpg

Global GreenTagCertTM Level A Certified, very low VOC, resilient cork flooring with scratch, wear and stain resistant surfaces for heavy traffic areas including Wicanders' strongest surface protection Wear Resistant Technology (WRT) or High Performance Surfaces (HPS). Corkcomfort Floating WRTCorkcomfort Floating HPS and Artcomfort Floating HPS ranges are a multilayered cork and high density fibreboard (HDF) floor tiles. Corkcomfort Glue-down WRT and Corkcomfort Glue-down HPS are a multilayered cork floor tile. All products are suitable for residential and commercial applications.

Wicanders®, Amorim Revestimentos' premium brand products, are fully imported from Portugal and available in a wide variety of textures, colours and finishes. The products incorporate the natural insulating and shock resistive properties of cork oak to provide a low impact surface for biomechanical comfort, natural thermal insulation and sound absorption characteristics. These products are manufactured from renewable FSC sourced cork and HDF and have undergone independent Life Cycle Analysis. The Corkcomfort and Artcomfort ranges are recyclable and positively contribute to CO2sequestration. The products have very low TVOC emissions, which improves indoor air quality (IAQ) and have been tested by Greenguard, demonstrating emissions levels compliant with Green Star® Indoor Environmental Quality specifications.

Artcomfort Floating HPS products are a multilayered cork and HDF floor tile with Realistic Surface Technology (RST), an optical image layer to provide a realistic variety of artistic designs  reproducing marble, slate, stone, metal, and various textile and wood grain surfaces over a cork substrate.Artcomfort Floating HPS is available in over 40 colours and patterns and features a tongue and groove interlocking edge design called Corkloc®. The product is finished with HPS for heavy traffic areas such as commercial, business or general public areas.  (NOT AVAILABLE IN NEW ZEALAND)

The Corkcomfort range features unique cork veneer textures in over 62 different colours and designs.

Corkcomfort Floating WRT products are a multilayered cork and HDF floor tile. The product is finished with a WRT topcoat and ceramic layer which provides anti-slip and scratch resistant protection for heavy traffic residential areas over a cork veneer, and includes Corkloc® interlocking edges.

Corkcomfort Glue-down WRT products are a multilayered agglomerated cork floor tile with a WRT topcoat and ceramic layer which provides anti-slip and scratch resistant protection over a cork veneer.

Corkcomfort Floating HPS products are a multi-layered cork and HDF floor tile. The product is finished with HPS finish for heavy traffic residential and commercial areas over a cork veneer and includes Corkloc® interlocking edges.

Corkcomfort Glue-down HPS products are a multi-layered agglomerated cork floor tile with HPS finish over a cork veneer for heavy traffic areas.

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The Woodcomfort range features unique wood veneer textures in a combination of 18 different wood grain veneers and colours suitable for applications such as education, retail, office, halls, and hospitality, and sports facilities such as gymnasiums.

Woodcomfort Floating HPS products are an agglomerated cork and HDF floor tile. The product is finished with a High Performance Surface (HPS) over a wood veneer for heavy traffic areas and features Corkloc® interlocking edges.

Woodcomfort Glue-down HPS products are a multi-layered agglomerated cork floor tile with HPS varnish over a wood veneer for heavy traffic areas.

Woodcomfort Floating NPC products are a wood veneer and agglomerated cork and HDF floor tile. The product is finished in a NPC surface treatment which provides high shock, scratch and wear resistance as well as flexibility, UV stability and chemical resistance. The product is designed for heavy commercial traffic areas, and includes Corkloc® interlocking edges.

For more product information the Wicanders product's brochures can be downloaded here:

All Corkcomfor products are Global GreenTagCertTM GreenRate Level A Certified under Scheme A11. See 'Detailed Assessment' tab above for Green Star®recognised Certification.

All Woodcomfort products are Global GreenTagCertTM GreenRate Level B Certified under Scheme B6. See 'Detailed Assessment' tab above for Green Star®recognised Certification.

Global GreenTagCertTM Certification, summary for Corkcomfort please click here.

Global GreenTagCertTM Certification, summary for Woodcomfort please click here.

Our Top Selling Wicanders Cork Colour

Thursday July 7, 2016 12:45

Our top selling colour Flock Moonlight, a graceful visual with big random virgin cork portions creates an elegant and delightful ambiance. 

About Corkcomfort WRT Planks

Corkcomfort WRT Planks are a Greenguard Gold certified floating floor solution. Each plank is 1220x140mm wide and click together with an Angle/Drop lock installation system. The stained cork in the WRT planks are offered in 3 stain designs plus the naturals. The planks are micro-bevelled . The WRT finish is a residential application that allows your floor to stand years of wear and tear while still looking brand new. The state-of-the-art CORKPROTECT technology, a paraffin-based, all-around edge sealing system protects effectively against moisture. Corkcomfort WRT is certified as completely biodegradeable, renewable and sustainable and it's natural properties allow it to retain CO2 contributing to the preservation of our planet.

Featured Properties

  • Dimensions: 10.5mm x 140mm x 1220mm * WRT Finish * Four sided micro bevel * Angle/Drop Locking System * CORKPROTECT a paraffin based edge sealing system * Greenguard Gold Certified * Warranty: 30 years residential, 5 years commercial


To view click Corkcomfort plank range

Hadi Teherani and Vorwerk

Thursday July 7, 2016 12:44

The design options, colours are textures are endless with German designed and made, Vorwerk FreeSCALE Carpet Tiles...

Hadi Teherani‚Äč and Vorwerk are making Architects and Interior Designers aware again of what a Carpet Tile can do.

In the meantime they are now being grasped as a viable design option, as an individualised asset for planners and designers.

FreeSCALE Carpet tiles deliberately break with these conventions.

“When given different formats to choose from, different carpet products, directional flows and colours can then be made use of, and suddenly images arise on the floor,” is how Hadi Teherani explains the concept.

Project Featured:

Company: NVIDIA
City: Helsinki, Finland
Location: NVIDIA office
Architect: Workspyce Oy
Carpet: FreeSCALE Crystal Arena
Square meter: 1.700m2

Vorwerk Carpet Tiles Exclusive to EcoFloors...

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Vorwerk RE/COVER wins 'Low Emission Award'

Monday June 20, 2016 12:42

RE/COVER green, the new ecological elastic-design flooring collection from Vorwerk has been awarded the highest ranking M1 classification for low emissions from one of the leading information services in the Finnish building and construction industry.

The RE/COVER green collection was issued the highest grade Emissions Class M1, a seal of approval from the Building Information Foundation RTS. The classification system used by the Finnish company is widely recognised as one of the leading tests of quality and emission levels of products used in construction throughout Scandinavia.

Manufactured on the basis of naturally regenerative raw materials, RE/COVER green makes use of products such as castor oil extracted from the seeds of Ricinus Communis, the tropical castor oil plant. The organic polyurethane utilised in RE/COVER green completely replaces the polyvinyl chloride (PVC) used for conventional design flooring without any loss of quality.

When subjected to an emissions test over a period of 28 days for factors such as ammonia, carcinogenic substances, formaldehyde and a test for odours, RE/COVER green passed all tests successfully to attain the quality designation.

The award means the RE/COVER green collection also complies with the European Community REACH Regulation. As if that weren’t enough, RE/COVER green has been awarded the “Blue Angel” ecolabel, too, reflecting the careful and thoroughly incorporated ecological approach taken by Vorwerk to its design and manufacturing processes.

For further information contact EcoFloors on 021 454 462 or visit RE/COVER Green

R-Values of Flooring Types

Wednesday April 15, 2015 09:13

Kinetex Textile Composite Flooring R-4

Cork Flooring (3mm – 6mm) R-0.50 to R-1.12

Cork/MDF/laminate (12.7mm) R-1.175 – R-1.18

Dekwall Cork Wall Tiles (3mm) R-0.0583

Engineered Wood 15mm R-0.64

Hydrocork laminate (6mm) R-0.05

Introducing Kinetex: Just Don't Call It a Carpet Tile...

Tuesday April 14, 2015 15:56

Kinetex is a hybrid: thinner and more durable than carpet tile, this “textile composite flooring” is suited for hard-surface tile applications...

Kinetex can be used in place of hard-surface flooring such as VCT in many applications and has a much smaller environmental footprint, but it offers many of the performance and design options of carpet tiles. 

J&J Flooring Group, manufacturers of modular and broadloom carpet for commercial applications, recently introduced Kinetex, a soft-surface floor covering that blends attributes of hard surfaces and carpet (comfort and acoustics) to create a unique, hybrid flooring material for use in offices, hospitals, conference centers, and similar medium- to high-traffic applications. Officially launched at NeoCon in June 2013, Kinetex was designed primarily as an alternative to hard-surface flooring, but it also compares favorably with standard carpet tiles on environmental points.

The product of more than 15 years of development, “Kinetex is the first new category of flooring that’s been introduced in 10 years if not longer,” trumpets Keith Gray, director of product innovation at J&J Flooring Group. The 24" x 24" semi-rigid tiles are thinner, weigh less, and are less expensive than most standard carpet tiles—at approximately 0.20" thick compared to 0.25"–0.60"—and have a tough, woven-fiber-surface wear layer. Though Kinetex shares some similar materials to carpet, “We go out of our way to make sure people don’t think of this as a carpet,” he said.


It’s recyclable…

Most carpet tiles have backings made from one material, such as PVC, and fibers made from something very different, such as nylon 6,6. Secondary backings, supporting mesh, and other components make up the rest of the carpet. The various layers are stitched and bound together with adhesives, so in order to recycle the carpet, the face fibers and backing are usually mechanically separated, an inefficient process.

Kinetex is unique because it is essentially a homogenous flooring made from approximately 93% polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and 7% polyethylene (PE) by mass. The face fibers and backing are chemically similar and can be thermally fused together without the use of resins or adhesives, so when its service life is over, Kinetex can be ground and processed into new backing in one step without costly material separation and sorting or loss of performance.

…and contains post-consumer recycled content 

More than 60% of the materials used in Kinetex are from recycled content, with a minimum 50% post-consumer PET, sourced primarily from soda and water bottles. The face fibers are virgin, solution-dyed PET, with a textured, woven surface that minimizes slippage while maximizing abrasion resistance and durability, according to Gray. Virgin face fibers are used because they are generally more durable than recycled fibers and are available in more color and style options (the company is considering using recycled content in the face fibers as well). Kinetex uses solution-dyed fibers—where dyes are part of the fiber itself—which resist fading and stains and can be cleaned with bleach solutions and similar chemicals. Solution dyeing is also much better for the environment than surface dyeing, requiring significantly less water during the process.

Like most carpet, Kinetex is treated with short-chain perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) to resist dirt and improve its lifespan; though the long-term health and environmental impact of these compounds are not fully understood, PFCs do not break down in the environment, and long-chain versions are carcinogens.

Hard-surface performance...

While Kinetex could be seen as a super-low-profile carpet tile, J&J sees benefits in to installing this soft-surface flooring where hard surfaces such as vinyl composite tile (VCT) are ubiquitous. Kinetex has a smaller environmental footprint than VCT, which contains PVC, and it is more slip resistant, is more comfortable to walk and work on, and provides a much better sound dampening than hard surfaces (with a company-reported noise reduction coefficient of 0.33), yet it also has low rolling resistance and resists compression, according to Gray, so wheelchairs and carts still move easily.

In order to compete with hard surfaces, however, Kinetex has to be durable and easy to maintain. As mentioned, Kinetex resists staining, but regular maintenance—a critical component of carpet and Kinetex durability—is similar to that of carpet and includes vacuuming, spot cleaning, and deeper interim cleaning, depending on foot traffic and dirt. Kinetex should be much easier to maintain than VCT, however, which requires regular chemical stripping and refinishing. Though it is new to the market, in a trial application at a Florida venue, J&J claims the flooring has withstood the equivalent of 5 million foot-traffic events (the equivalent foot traffic of 47 Super Bowls) with minimal wear.


For more information and to view the Kinetex product range click here...

Introducing Vorwerk FreeForm Carpet Tiles...

Friday March 20, 2015 12:12

German magazine A&W selected Werner Aisslinger as Designer of the Year 2014. His spheres of designing activity centre on the fields of architecture, art and industrial design. While doing so his work consciously crosses genre­defining boundaries time and again.

The unconventional perspectives that Werner Aisslinger adopts during the design process repeatedly have one feature in common: fascinating. While developing the new FREE­FORM lines, this award­ winning designer was once again able to make the most of his innate feel for the interaction of materials and shapes.

For more information on these FreeForm Carpet Tiles click here...


Diamond & Dart...



Crystal_S & Crystal_L

Tripod & Prisma... 

Tripod & Prisma... 


Coming soon RE/COVER green

Sunday February 23, 2014 14:37

Vorwerk launches a new elastic flooring made of Castor Oil... only from EcoFloors, the innovators in sustainable surfaces


To view collection enter here 




Recent Renovation featuring Wicanders Identity Moonlight

Monday February 3, 2014 16:24

Here is a selection of Wicanders CorkComfort 'Identity Moonlight' installed into the dining and lounge area. The color of the Identity Moonlight cork creates light and warmth in this once dark area of the house...

Wicanders Cork Flooring used in 20ft & 40ft Shipping Containers...

Wednesday January 22, 2014 11:33

Royal Wolf is a specialist in the hire, sale & modification of new & refurbished shipping containers. Utilising the steel fabrication skill sets of this company, Room11 take the claustrophobic volume within a regular shipping container and transform it into a spacious light filled work environment with planted internal courtyards.

The Project functions as the administrative and site office for the company at their depot and fabrication centre in Sunshine, Victoria. Offices and reception revolve around a centralised courtyard, with the meeting room, the kitchen and State and regional manager offices linked to further courtyards.

The design utilises whole containers, positioned in a way that 20ft and 40ft containers create four courtyards and externally form a complete rectangle. Ends of containers are sheared off and replaced with face fixed full height glazing. Rather than cover the metal skin of the containers internally, the sheared ends are re-used to create insulated sandwich panels, exposing and celebrating the raw container skin. The ceiling is also left exposed and insulated on top with rigid insulation and a membrane roof. Finally two containers are placed on end, creating a high narrow void with skylight at the entry while functioning as a marker for signage within the flat terrain.

Positioned next to a major road in an industrial area, there is a constant drone of large vehicles and heavy traffic. Each work space receives direct views to the courtyards. The office is internalised, the gardens bringing light and tranquility to an otherwise loud and hectic industrial intersection.

Wicanders Cork Flooring is featured in the design. Scroll below to view the beautiful Wicanders Cork Flooring used...


Justin Timberlake dances on Vorwerk tiles...

Wednesday September 25, 2013 14:08

At the MTV Video Music Awards on August 25 at the Barclays Center in New York, Justin Timberlake received a total of four awards and performed on the Vorwerk FREESCALE tiles that were laid in 2012 across some 12,000 square meters of the multipurpose arena. Check it out here...

Vorwerk Freescale carpet tiles used at, The Barclay Center, Brooklyn, New York

Tuesday December 18, 2012 11:31

Barclays Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Brooklyn, New York. It sits partly on a platform over the Metropolitan Transportation Authority-owned Vanderbilt Yards rail yard at Atlantic Avenue. The arena hosts the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets, along with concerts, conventions and other sporting events.
Vorwerk Freescale carpet tiles were used at, The Barclay Centre.
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SCALE LIVING...designs you choose

Saturday December 1, 2012 10:25

Simple to install


2012-2015 New Carpet Range Tile Release from Toli

Tuesday August 28, 2012 16:32

Coming soon... exciting new 2012 - 2015 Comprehensive GX Graphic series carpet tiles from Toli of Japan

(see digital catalogue here)

Vorwerk FreeScale carpet tile to feature in new Christchurch IT Campus...

Wednesday April 4, 2012 14:02

A new IT campus is being built in Christchurch. A business hub that will see 17 companies re-establish themselves.
Vorwerk FREESCALE MESH has been used in the plans.

View the NZHerald article here... Christchurch high-tech businesses get $1.8m cash injectio

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