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CONTENTS


IN THIS MONTH’S ISSUE...


COVER STORY 16 18


MINIMUM PREPARATION, MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE


F. Ball give us the low-down on their new smoothing underlayment product, Stopgap 1200 Pro.


REGULARS


MARSEILLE’S MUSEUM MAKEOVER


This edition’s Makeover of the Month comes from American Hardwood, and their stunning rooftop installation at this French city's newest museum.


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A WELCOME GESTURE For this month's Spotlight,


Gesturetek, the inventors of gesture recognition for presentation and entertainment systems, talk to us about their technology for flooring installations.


TOMORROW’S PRODUCTS The latest products from the


industry, including newly launched brochures from the likes of Flowcrete, Mapei and Itec.


TEN QUESTIONS WITH… Michelle Holt, Director at Printed


Space, answers the Tomorrow’s Flooring 10 Questions.


FEATURES 22


IT’S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE: PART 3


We take a look at the definitive checklist for online supervision for screeding, and the 10 major areas that must always be addressed.


24 NEWS 06


NEWSFLASH The latest industry news,


including Bostik’s work at the new Leeds First Direct Arena.


SPORTS FLOORING 26


MAKING TRACKS Our editor, Grace Holliday,


took a trip to the National Cycling Centre in Manchester, to tour the unique wooden velodrome construction and all of its elements.


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ALL THE FLOOR’S A STAGE F. Ball and Co. Ltd. took centre


stage at the London 2012 Games last year, thanks to their new sprayable adhesive solution, Styccobond S930.


THE FLOORING SHOW LIVE


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THE FLOORING SHOW GUIDE


Find everything you need to know about the show, right here, right now.


WENDY’S HOUSE The Flooring Show’s Event


Director, Wendy Adams, tells us about her role and outlook on this year's show.


Tomorrow’s Flooring is the offi cial online magazine of The British Wood Flooring Association


SPOT THE DIFFERENCE Kicking traditional photography


into the gutter, Tomorrow’s Flooring learn more about Digital Floor Installation company Creative Frenzy, and the work they can do with just a couple of product samples.


SIMPLY THE BEST! This issue, the flooring industry really


is at the top of its game, as...


Mapei boasts the building industry's largest portfolio of eco- friendly products.


Floorskills offers more learning hours than any other flooring apprenticeship in the UK.


The National Cycling Centre is proud to be the world's busiest velodrome.


F.Ball and Co. Ltd. contributed towards the worlds largest ever printed stage floor at last years Olympic games.


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MEET THE TEAM Find out a little more about the


Tomorrow’s Flooring team, who you can find at stand B35 every day of this year's show.


ENTRANCE MATTING


MAKING A GOOD ENTRANCE We asked experts from the UK’s


leading manufacturers and suppliers of entrance matting: ‘What makes a good entrance?’ Click here to find out what they had to say.


CARPET & CARPET TILES 54


FOCUS ON: CARPET & CARPET TILES


AMA research provides us with the latest research on the carpet and carpet tiles market.


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