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The Ecological Answer To Interior Design Trends

Added 11.04.19

Exclusive to James Latham in the UK, Decospan’s inspiring collection of Querkus veneers offer architects and designers an ecological option of using Oak with a contemporary twist. In a unique production process, Querkus combines both FSC® certified European white Oak and reclaimed Oak timbers, which captures and enhances the beauty, colour, markings and structure of solid wood along... MORE

WISA® Multiwall is Child's Play

Added 09.04.19

Architect Matthew Springett and educator Fiona MacDonald, who collaborate as Matt & Fiona, have worked with children with autism at a school in London to design and build a sensory playground using blue WISA®-Multiwall donated by Advanced Technical Panels. Available in numerous colours, WISA-Multiwall is a decorative polypropylene laminate Birch plywood coated on both face and... MORE

Double Vision as Valchromat Serves Up Award Winning Kitchen Design

Added 26.03.19

A bespoke furniture manufacturer has created two spectacular kitchens using Valchromat, the innovative and award-winning engineered fibreboard which is available in the UK through James Latham. In what is a unique and spectacular project, Sheffield based Kerf Works were commissioned by twin brothers, Nik and Jon Daughtry, to design and install the kitchens in their near identical family homes... MORE

Kydex® Doors Achieve Fire Test Certification

Added 25.03.19

James Latham can now offer four KYDEX® encapsulated door blanks with Exova Warringtonfire Global assessment to FD30. Exclusive to James Latham in the UK and Ireland - and available in 0.76mm, 1.5mm and 2mm thicknesses and 20 on-trend colours - KYDEX® is a highly durable thermoplastic which will not crack or split, offering greatly improved service life. The permitted door cores:... MORE

The Surface With a ‘WOW FACTOR’

Added 27.02.19

James Latham has announced the arrival of SERICA, the latest addition to its exclusive, inspirational collection of AE Core decors. AE Core is the innovative thermoplastic laminate, an alternative to conventional decorative materials which has been created specifically for the world of architecture and design. AE Core’s flexibility means that it is easy to cut and will flex and form... MORE

The Evolution of MDF

Added 21.02.19

James Latham, the UK’s biggest independent timber and panel products distributor, is seeing sales of its innovative and award-winning engineered fibreboard, Valchromat, soar. In particular, Valchromat has become extremely popular within the UK shop fitting and furniture manufacturing sectors, as well as in the hospitality market where bold and impactful colours are part of the... MORE

James Latham Acquistion - Feb 2019

Added 19.02.19

James Latham plc ("Jame Latham" or "the Company") Acquistion James Latham is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Abbey Wood Agencies Limited (“Abbey Woods”), a leading Irish timber merchant and the official distributor of Accoya wood in Ireland.  The Company has acquired Abbey Woods for an initial payment of... MORE

Latham Bolsters Solid Surface Offering

Added 31.01.19

James Latham has expanded its solid surface offering to include both the Avonite® and STUDIO Collection® brands. Designed and developed in the US by Aristech Surfaces LLC, these latest additions compliment perfectly Latham’s existing added-value product portfolio which has been developed with the specification market in mind.  With 65 striking colours in the range,... MORE

TTJ Wood & Wellness Conference

Added 21.01.19

It has long been believed that exposure to the natural world can have a positive impact on health and wellbeing.  Now this world of wellness is becoming a mega trend in the built environment, with building and interior design increasingly taking into account the health and wellbeing of occupants. Studies examining the positive impact that greater exposure to nature/natural products can... MORE

Architect@work Opens Doors for Lathams

Added 17.12.18

James Latham, the country’s biggest independent distributor of panel and timber products, has announced it will be exhibiting for the first time at Architect@work UK in London. The two-day event takes place on 30th and 31st January 2019 at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch - an area which is home to more architects per square mile than anywhere else in the world. It will see Lathams,... MORE

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