New Altro Illustra flooring ‘draws inspiration from the natural world’

Altro says its new Altro Illustra is ‘a class-leading safety floor with stunning natural aesthetic designs and the option to go adhesive-free to save carbon, money, and time’.

The flooring and wallcovering specialist says it ‘draws inspiration from the natural world’, with a range that delivers visual texture and softness, ‘yet provides all the performance characteristics users would expect from the long-established surfaces innovator and authority on safety flooring’. With sustainability high on the agenda, Altro Illustra is available in both adhesive-free and traditional adhered options. Altro explained: “Whichever option you choose, Altro Illustra is engineered to offer superior slip resistance, minimising the risk of accidents. It comes with our ‘One in a Million’ slip risk for life guarantee – proven sustained slip-resistance for the life of the floor. It also provides excellent underfoot protection, even in wet and high-traffic areas.” The flooring is available in three distinct pattern groups with visual textures to bring depth to designs: natural stones, modern textiles, and muted minerals. Altro says these ‘offer a harmonious blend of style and functionality with nature-inspired textures and softness to help create and enhance feeling of wellbeing within spaces’. Altro Illustra adhesive-free is claimed to save up to 50% installation time compared with adhered safety floors, ‘making it is ideal for busy public spaces where disruption needs to be minimal,’ with no associated adhesive odours. Using Altro’s adhesive-free installation method, it can be welded and walked on the same day, and at the end of its life can be removed easily, allowing it to be re-used or recycled. The flooring is designed to withstand heavy foot traffic and resist stains, making it suitable for busy environments. Altro added: “Its hygienic properties make it an excellent choice for healthcare facilities, where cleanliness is of utmost importance.” Altro Illustra is available in 13 colours, while Altro Illustra adhesive-free is comes in 18. -

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