HOW TO USE | QUARTER TURN

18 April 2018

Blog post

The most traditional laying method for carpet tiles is quarter turn . Though recent trends show that a monolithic, single direction approach is often preferred to quarter turn these days, as well as more complex options such as brick repeat, half drop or even random lay. Each laying method has its own merits and this article focuses how to use quarter turn in a contemporary way.  

 

SINGLE PRODUCT

You can play with angles and light when laying carpet tiles quarter turn – especially if the product has a linear design. One product can look more interesting by quarter turning the tiles.

Kowerk Offices, Budapest – lateral

 

Quelfire Offices, Chesire – hadron

 

NUAST, Nottingham – tivoli

 

Access Interiors, St Ives – balance echo

MIXED PRODUCT

By using more than one Burmatex carpet tile product, you can create a mixed up, random effect. The strength of this collaborative style is enhanced by quarter turning the tiles.

Newlyweds Foods, Wakefield – tivolibalance atomic

 

Hartsdown Academy, Kent – lateral, cordiale

 

Hartsdown Academy, Kent – lateral, cordiale

MIXED COLOUR

Advanced Tapes Offices, Leicester – strands

 

AST Signs, Cumbria – lateral, code

 

NUAST, Nottingham – balance stripe

STATEMENT AREAS

Quarter turning carpet tiles can create a strong look, ideal for statement areas on your floor.

Newcastle University – lateral, code

 

Insight Floor, Poland – lateralzip, code

 

Sheffield Hallam University – balance stripe, strands

 

Wester Hailes Library, Edinburgh – strands

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