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  • Laminex voted top 10 trusted brand for 2018!

    Laminex Australia has been voted the eighth most “Top Trusted Brand” and number 1 top trusted brand in the Laminates, Solid Surfaces and Veneers category for 2018.

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  • Laminex Trends Forecast 2019: The Nostalgia palette

    A new palette of Laminex and Essastone decors celebrates the past with rich colours and textural finishes.

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  • Honestly beautiful: Three architects talk about plywood

    Laminex recently launched two new plywood laminates, and also supplies a full range of natural plywood, so we asked Claire Scorpo, Stuart Vokes and Rachel Catt to tell us why they love designing with ply.

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  • When plywood laminate is better than the real thing

    Two brand new Laminex decors, Raw Birchply and Smoked Birchply, have been painstakingly designed to deliver the authentic appeal of plywood with the hardwearing performance of premium laminate.

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  • Specifying for fire safety without compromising on aesthetics

    Architects and designers can now build a coordinated Laminex palette throughout a fit-out, even where fire-rated materials are required.

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  • Meet John Sirola: specifying Laminex since the sixties

    The Queanbeyan-based kitchen fabricator, one of the first people to hold a trade account with Laminex, shares stories from six wonderful decades of work and life.

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  • Through a designer's eyes: Essastone 2018 Collection

    Take a tour of the brand new Essastone collection, guided by the first designer to get her hands on it!

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  • The Science of White: Designing white interiors that work

    The new Laminex White Series shows that no two whites are the same. Understanding why will help you choose the right one for your next project.

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  • Laminex Landscape Series

    Colours of Australia: introducing the Laminex Landscape Series

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  • Laminex Trends Forecast 2019: Perfect Imperfection

    Celebrate the beauty of imperfection, the easy elegance of natural colours and textures, with six beautiful palettes designed to capture the spirit of 2019.

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  • Architects and designers talk about the Australian landscape

    To celebrate the launch of the Laminex Landscapes Series, we asked Daniel Lane, Iva Foschia and Karen Batchelor to tell us how the natural environment inspires their buildings and interior designs

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  • Building Colour Palettes with Essastone

    Six on-trend colour schemes, combining brand-new Essastone decors and complementary Laminex surfaces, ready to be turned into beautiful spaces!

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  • A house with a small footprint makes a big impact

    With interior spaces that perform multiple roles, and clever use of surface materials, this new house at Mornington offers everything a growing family needs.

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  • Design with a metallic edge

    Brand new Laminex AbsoluteMatte Contrast Edging makes it easy for designers to add a metallic edge to interiors of all kinds.

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  • A modern industrial-style home with a heart

    Clever design and judicious specification of surface materials have transformed an imposing but unfinished new house into a beautiful home.

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  • The story behind Laminex Classic Oak’s incredible timber detail

    A meticulous production process gives architects and designers a product more natural-looking than real timber veneer.

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  • Trends and timelessness: architects and designers talk about colour

    We asked Patrick Kennedy, Shaun Carter and Catherine Valente to tell us about their approaches to colour, and how they reconcile trends with project longevity.

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  • Introducing the new Laminex® Landscape and White Series

    Laminex® now offers 17 distinctly Australian decors in the new Landscape Series, and a refined White Series of 12 colours.

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  • Landscape Series

    The new Laminex Landscape Series offers a collection of décors which reflect the vastness of the Australian palette.


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  • Master the Innovation journey

    We recently collaborated with the Master Builders’ Association to share their business’ brand, strategy and focus on innovation

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  • White Series

    Laminex® White Series features 12 whites which lets you create the perfect atmosphere for any project.

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  • Laminex at AWISA 2018 – That’s a wrap!

    New Releases Premier at AWISA 2018
    From July 4-7th, Laminex joined over 120 other exhibitors at Sydney’s Exhibition Centre for AWISA – the highlight event of the year for the woodworking industry.

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  • Laminex previewing at AWISA 2018

    The countdown is on!

    Only 3 weeks until AWISA, the must-see event for everyone in the woodworking and associated professions. 

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  • Laminex supports the RMIT Interior Design Class of 2017

    We recognise the importance of supporting the next generation of designers and feel extremely privileged to be involved with the students of INDEX 2017

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  • Introducing the NEW Absolute Series

    An unlikely union of style, function and practicality, our new Absolute Series is high pressure laminate - but not as you know it.

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  • A period home with a modern twist by Laminex

    An original 1920s Victorian home that had not been modified since its construction, has recently undergone a renovation in Camberwell, Victoria, and is a shining example of the way heritage and innovation can seamlessly combine to create a timeless aesthetic.

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  • Reigniting the renovation spark for Sydney homeowners

    Any renovation is an incredibly exciting and challenging undertaking. So it was our pleasure to welcome some 50 guests, all of whom are either planning or already in the throes of a renovation, to our latest design destination, Hive by Laminex, for our wildly successful ‘A Date with Design’ afternoon. 

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  • AbsoluteMatte

    Part of the stunning new Absolute Series, the velvet smooth, ultra-matte, fingerprint resistant AbsoluteMatte will change the way you think about laminate.

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  • AbsoluteGrain

    What if you could get the authentic look and feel of timber, with the durability and cost effectiveness of laminate? Introducing AbsoluteGrain - our brand new authentic to the touch woodgrain finish.

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  • Proudly supporting The Watchmaker exhibition for @MelbourneDesignWeek

    Laminex are proud to sponsor Watchmaker, a collaborative temporary exhibition within the NGV Melbourne Design Week calendar. 

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  • Laminex Voted Top Trusted Brand

    Laminex Australia has been voted “Top Trusted Brand for Laminates, Solid Surfaces & Veneers” by Australia’s building and architecture professionals, Infolink Building Products News and Architecture & Design.

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  • Laminex Continues to Inspire in Unexpected Ways

    Laminex has successfully built a strong reputation as leaders in the Australian design landscape with their unexpectedly brilliant finishes. Now, it seems the brand has entered the fashion scene in the most unexpected way.

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  • Your Space, Reimagined: Laminex Range Update

    Laminex is bringing you never-before-seen decors and leading products that let you reimagine your space for today's world.

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  • Project of the Year update

    Project of the Year entries vary from retail fitouts to residential interiors, office spaces, repurposed public heritage buildings and more.

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  • Light woodgrains

    Deemed appropriate for most, if not all living zones in the home, light woodgrains provide a popular and versatile look.

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  • Bendigo Library

    The Bendigo Library is a community and civic space in rural Victoria. Award-winning architecture firm, MGS Architects, were briefed to transform the tired interior into a new contemporary space that referenced the adjacent Town Hall.

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  • Laminex Wall Panel Solutions

    Breathe life into commercial interiors with the new Laminex Wall Panel Solutions.

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  • Trade Essentials easycraft

    The easycraft range from Trade Essentials is a low fuss, DIY option for homeowners and renovators.

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  • Milan report

    The EuroCucina Exhibition in Milan is one of the biggest international design fairs attended by experts from around the globe. This year, we sent Laminex Australia’s Group Design Director, Neil Sookee, and Laminex Marketing Manager, Joanna Baker, to see what’s hot in interiors for 2014/15.

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  • Verona office fitout

    Verona Capital is a group focussed on investing in and developing local and international mining projects. 

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  • Laminex cut-to-size panels

    Laminex Australia has launched a new cut-to-size service for fabricators seeking a hassle-free, ready-to-install compact laminate panel solution.

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  • Laminex Innovations

    Laminex Innovations continues to lead design inspiration with nine new decors that reflect current international trends and are recipients of global design awards.

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  • Decorating for kids

    From train sets to blackboard panels to wall art, kid’s rooms are great to go wild with quirky creative inclusions.

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  • Kokomo City Hall

    Kokomo City Hall, built in 1981, recently underwent internal renovations to parallel its function and use.

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  • essastone [COMING SOON]

    Incorporating the luxurious look of stone into interiors is easy with essastone’s new decors – milano mist, verona mist and torrone. milano mist and verona mist incorporate premium patterning in grey and white tones. torrone debuts as a French white nougat.

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  • A perfect match – Formica Doors

    Formica Melamine Doors and Formica Vinyl Doors provide the perfect match to Formica benchtops and panels.

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  • Autumn interior inspiration

    The stunning orange and brown hues associated with autumn provide the perfect inspiration for creating interiors full of warmth and charm.

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  • Velocipede

    Velocipede is a new bicycle retailer in Parramatta. The retailer recently appointed Forward Thinking Design to complete an overall fit-out.  Formica Straight Grain Wenge, in velour finish was used to execute the brief which required a space that stands out from the average bicycle shop.

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  • Project of the Year

    We’re offering a $10,000 business grant to design and specification businesses as part of our award program, Project of the Year, 

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  • New look for formica.com.au

    Find what you need faster on the updated Formica website – formica.com.au.

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  • Tropical twist

    From pineapples to pink flamingos, the tropical trend is a colourful addition to interiors

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  • Pentridge Jail

    One of Victoria’s most infamous buildings, Pentridge Jail, recently repurposed old prison cells into wine cellars. Claytons Group’s clever design of the fitout has provided a variety of storage options to hold private wine collections.

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