UK & Ireland Collection

Here you will find downloads for our dedicated UK & Ireland Collection Samples: If you require more than the permitted multiples of the same sample or if you need larger A4 sized samples then please contact us on our samples order line : 020 7473 6915 or email sales@abet.ltd.uk Please click the links below to see … Read more

Super Superfici, the spirit of Memphis 40 years later: our workshop has started!

On Instagram the format curated by Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni. The visual identity of Leonardo Sonnoli, the guidance and supervision of our design curators Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni, the work of eight talented designers, the content curation of The Design Cut and the world of Abet at their complete disposal to reinvent a … Read more

Stacks of Colour!

Sculptor Russell Bamber’s latest piece is an imaginative and creative take on sculptural elements and architectural details found all around us. Manufactured using Abet’s laminate and commissioned by Spaced Out Architecture, ‘Stack’ is a freestanding piece comprising elements rotating around a central axle. Each element represents an architectural detail such as a corbel or lectern … Read more

We’re Hiring – Midlands Specification Manager

With uncertain times ahead, now’s the time to join Europe’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure laminates who is at the forefront of Design and Innovation. We are currently searching for: Midlands Specification Sales Manager We’re looking for a Specification Sales Manager to cover The Midlands and North of England This position is a hybrid role and … Read more

We’re Hiring!

With uncertain times ahead, now’s the time to join Europe’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure laminates who is at the forefront of Design and Innovation. We’re looking to fill two NEW roles in our expanding team and are currently searching for: London Specification Manager We’re looking for a Specification Manager to cover Central London. This position is … Read more

A whole load of ISO!

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been successfully re-audited for our ISO 9001, 14001 and now also for 45001 certifications. With a strong emphasis on delivering the highest levels of customer service, coupled with staff wellbeing and environmental considerations, we feel these standards form an important part of our company’s ethos and values. ISO 9001 is … Read more

Abet World: the showroom with surfaces that made design history

Abet’s new exhibition hall, designed by design curators Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni, opens on 10 September: nearly 500 materials on display signed over the years by the best international designers. A “home” for designers and companies where it’s easy to fall in love with materials A journey into the excellence of Made in Italy … Read more

When Retro meets Contemporary

When Sussex-based husband and wife team and designers Raphy (Raphaella Reilly-Szostak) and Kan (Kan Lailey) set up Hello Retro Design, their inspiration was to take handpicked furniture from the middle of the last Century and professionally restore them to their original beauty with a sprinkle of modern design ideas that make each piece unique. The … Read more

Bowled over by high gloss laminates

The modernisation of The Warner Stand at Lords Cricket Ground includes high gloss laminate from Abet Laminati in a scheme designed, fabricated and installed by Excelsior Panelling Systems. A combination of thin sheet laminates coupled with 12mm compact grade in Light Grey, Graphite Grey and White was used for everything from doors and pilasters through … Read more

Abet meets architects | Claudia Campone

A contemporary residence project that investigates post lockdown housing and working experiences is going to see the light in Milan. The idea came out and developed right in the months of the Covid-19 emergency, between Rome and London, as the result of the creative mind of Claudia Campone, founder of the ThirtyOne Design studio. Reconsidering … Read more

Abet and De Rosso, the exuberance of design

If you want an essay on how plastic laminate can become the perfect material to enhance collectible design, the instrument of choice for visionary designers, you don’t have to go back to Memphis or Alchimia over the years. There is a project strongly desired by Roberto De Rosso, who drew fully from the archive of … Read more

ABET meets architects | Alfonso Femia

Internationally renowned architect, Alfonso Femia is the founder of Atelier(s) Alfonso Femia, a design studio active from small to large scale throughout Europe, from Italy to France.   Why do you use laminate? Ezio Manzini, engineer and architect, author of “The matter of the invention”, defines the surface of objects with the brilliant expression “material … Read more

Abet Capsule Collection July 2020

Abet is pleased to introduce the Capsule Collection July 2020. A collection of surfaces that combines the quality and resistance of Abet Laminati HPL with stylistic research, that has always been very important for the Bra based company. This small collection includes four new decors: Emperor and Bright Emperor inspired by the marble both are … Read more

ANTIMICROBIAL DESIGN IN THE LIFTS OF STUDIO MARCO PIVA FOR IGV WITH ABET’S LAMISHIELD

Design, hygiene, safety: these are the ingredients that, at the time of the pandemic, we claim to find in a lift, a small world destined to transport hundreds, thousands of people every day. This aesthetically appreciable and sanctified world is called On Air and is the project developed by Studio Marco Piva for IGV Group, an Italian company … Read more

ABET LAMINATI SUPPORTED WITH ITS DECORS THE ROCK AND ROCK COLLECTION CREATED BY PHILIPPE STARCK FOR ISA

  Abet Laminati supported with its decors the Rock and Rock collection created by Philippe Starck for ISA. Founded in Umbria, in the heart of Italy, in 1963, ISA nowadays is one of the most important players of the world in the field of interior design for public places, showcases and refrigerated cabinets for ice cream and pastry and professional … Read more

ABET MEETS THE ARCHITECTS | CINZIA PAGNI

Rationalist culture has imposed the “less is more” rule, but for some time in the world of design and interior an opposite approach has prevailed, what Cinzia Pagni calls “more and more”. An approach that makes decor an important moment in the language of design. Cinzia Pagni supports this thesis in a recent successful book, Ornament is no … Read more

Polaris with antibacterial properties

Polaris high-pressure laminate with antibacterial properties is available throughout the UK and tested to ISO 22196:2011. After 24 hours, the reduction of the bacteria inoculated on the decorative surface is > 99.9%. Read all about it in our latest PDF:  Polaris

Polaris Collection extended!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve extended our Polaris Collection to include new sheet sizes and new thicknesses. Increasing demand has meant we’ve added 8mm and 14mm thicknesses to the Collection which already includes 0.9mm through to 1.2mm and compact grades 8mm, 10mm, 12mm with a phenolic, black or coloured core. In addition, two new … Read more

ABET LAMINATI: DESIGN AGAINST THE COVID19 EMERGENCY

Igea, the integrated panels-technology gates to detect body temperature and sanitize Designed by Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni, ideal for public spaces and workplaces A new integrated system – composed of panels and technology – to counter the Covid pandemic19 arrives from Abet Laminati.   It’s called Igea, the designers Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni sign it and it consists of two … Read more

FULVIO SERRA ON THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN FAÇADES IN ARCHITECTURE.

Fulvio Serra, Head of the new Building Envelopes & Skin Components in ABET, on the latest developments in façades in architecture. The world of façades in architecture can be divided between a before and an “after” MEG, the ABET material that, since the 80s, led the Italian brand to have a key role in the creation … Read more

Fighting the fight with Lamishield

As part of Abet Laminati’s drive to help the world fight against infection control and cross-contamination, the company has extended its Lamishield range of high-pressure antibacterial laminates to include new sheet sizes, new colours and smaller MOQ’s. Lamishield is an innovative antibacterial high-pressure laminate designed for use for medical equipment, laboratories, hygienic environments and food … Read more

We’re Hiring!

With uncertain times ahead, now’s the time to join Europe’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure laminates and one at the cutting edge of design and innovation. We’re looking to fill a NEW role in our expanding specification team and are currently searching for: Southern England Specification Manager We’re looking for a Specification Manager to cover Southern … Read more

ABET MEETS ARCHITECTS |1: MARCANTE TESTA

Architects and interior designers, Marcante Testa (Adelaide Testa and Andrea Marcante) are famous for their sophisticated and radical projects. The stylistic feature of the two designers is the balance between opposites: the historical quotation and the contemporary sign, the precious and the artificial material, the seriousness of the composition and the unexpected improvisation. “The apparent contradiction is … Read more

BUILDING ENVELOPES & SKIN COMPONENTS UNIT

ABET looks ahead and proudly announced a new business unit led by Fulvio Serra. The aim: to listen to the changes taking place in construction and architecture and to respond to the challenges of today’s world.   Investing in innovation and development and looking ahead to relaunch, especially after moments of great difficulty, is the … Read more

ABET ANTI-BACTERIAL LAMISHIELD TO BE USED IN MOBILE PREFABRICATED NEGATIVE PRESSURE UNIT IN THE FIGHT TO CONTAIN COVID-19.

Axis Medical, a Greek company internationally acknowledged for its expertise in the construction of operating rooms, areas of controlled pressure and hygiene, and intensive care units, has developed a mobile prefabricated negative pressure unit that will be used in Greece to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The unit has been designed and developed with ABET’s supplier IK Katsaras, a … Read more

Abet Vs Covid-19

Dear All, please click on the link below to find, the communication signed by our General Manager Mr. Ettore Bandieri. Abet Vs Covid-19 _ 25 March Wishing you all the best Abet Laminati S.p.A.

THANKS TO OUR CHINESE TEAM!

    Thanks to our Chinese team for sending all these masks to our Headquarter in Italy! 感谢我们的中国团队快递了这些口罩给我们意大利总部!

ABET TEAM VS COVID-19

  Dear All As the COVID-19 virus puts us all in an unprecedented situation, we want to reassure you that ABET LAMINATI and all the ABET BRANCHES WORLD WIDE are planning extraordinary initiatives to support you in the coming months. We have taken measures to protect our work environment and team, while remaining fully operational, … Read more

ABETEAM VS COVID-19

  Dear All, As you all are aware of the current worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus, ABET is taking the same approach as the rest of Italy to fight this “war” against this invisible “enemy”. At this critical period, it is vital that people come together and show solidarity in the fight against this new … Read more

INNOVATION AWARD ARCHITECTURE 2020

We always look to the future. It’s nice when someone recognizes us this quality. It happened in Dusseldorf, at EuroShop, the most important fair in the world for the retail industry; Abet received the Innovation Award Architecture for the development of a domotic solution applied to its Metalleido products. The jury particularly appreciated Abet’s ability to … Read more

Abet Cares

  We are pleased to share with you a video that takes you into the Abet world. We called it Abet Cares. And what we mean is: Abet Cares about you – by providing the most reliable architecture and interior surfaces; Abet Cares about our world – with an ever more sustainable production. In our factories we … Read more

Polaris is tops for tables

Here’s a nice little Christmas project created by Spencer Swinden Design at the Wu Shuang noodle bar in Birmingham. Here, Melony Spencer and the team refurbished the restaurant using our Polaris range for the tabletops. Polaris is the ultra matt laminate with a smooth and velvety texture and which is highly resistant to shock, scratches, … Read more

ABET LAMINATI AT EUROSHOP 2020

Abet Laminati will attends EuroShop 2020, the world’s largest trade fair for retail investment requirements. Future-oriented and dynamic as the industry itself, the trade fair presents itself in eight fascinating retail dimensions with all the trends and topics that are moving the future. Here Abet Laminati is presenting products conceived to comply with the requirements of … Read more

Seeing Specifiers at Specifi

We had another great evening with Specifi – this time at their Architecture event in Bristol. It was great to see so many architects and specifiers and talk to them about our MEG exterior grade. We’ll be at the Interiors Event in London next month (February 5th) . More information about that can be found … Read more

Happy Holidays!

We wish all our colleagues, friends and their families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The office will reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020 when we look forward to working with you going into a new decade!  

Seeing the signs with MEG

HAGS, the largest outdoor play and fitness provider in the UK, uses Abet’s MEG for its digitally-printed signage and play areas. HAGS offers a turnkey solution with design, consultation, supply and installation, after-sales and inspection and maintenance. All ages, from toddlers to adults, benefit from the 300-plus play areas they install each year in the UK … Read more

1950s Latterias come to life in Islington

An intriguing new Milan styled Italian café has opened on Essex Road, Islington designed by well-known Italian studio Vudafieri-Saverino Partners. The 240 sqm ‘Latteria’ is inspired by Milanese culture and style with a warm and informal atmosphere in white and red. This is complemented by the use of Abet’s Giallo Africa (Yellow Africa) high pressure … Read more

Wilmotte & Associés opens new studio in Milan

Famous French Wilmotte & Associés has opened a new showroom in Milan. The new office is located in an ancient building in one of the most central and chic areas of the city, close to Milan Cathedral. The event was attended by some of the most important designers linked with the company. Guests had the opportunity to view … Read more

ABET LAMINATI AT BOUTIQUE DESIGN NEW YORK

Abet Laminati is attending Boutique Design New York for the first time. This event connects the most inventive manufacturers and the most influential design minds in the hospitality’s boutique and lifestyle segment in the United States, Canada and Europe. The booth has been designed in order to present the New Collection. A big wall realized using the digital printing technology characterizes … Read more

Anne Tallentire on the ‘everyday’

Artist Anne Tallentire has created a very creative realisation using Abet laminates currently on show at Frieze London She commented, “I am interested in how objects relate to the everyday, how we inhabit, navigate and operate in the space around us and in how architecture defines the way we live.” Talking about her recent work … Read more

See us at Sicam !

From 15 to 18 October, Abet Laminati will be exhibiting at SICAM, the fair dedicated to components, semi-finished products and accessories for the furniture industry. Taking place in Pordenone, Italy, this has become an important event for architects, specifiers and decision-makers working in the building industry from both Italy and abroad. Situated on stand C4 … Read more

Russell Bamber Creates

  Designer Russell Bamber has created a stunning ‘ident’ for the ongoing ITV identity campaign using various Abet Laminates. Started in January,  ITV launched its new on-screen identity project across the main ITV channel. Every week new idents are showcased with a different interpretation of the ITV logo created by a wide range of British artists. … Read more

The Only Way is Up

Following the Government’s own testing of high pressure laminate for standard BS8414, our MEG exterior grade has been approved for ALL USES excluding residential above 18m. The test has proven it to work for HPL with a B-s1,d0 rating. This endorsement from the industry and MHCLG makes it the perfect choice for:   Offices Shops … Read more

First Past The Post

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects (AHMM) has completed a stunning transformation of London’s iconic Post Building into a mix of office, retail, residential and community. The former Royal Mail sorting office which was derelict for over 20 years now reconnects the building to the city with 320,000 sq ft of space in the heart of … Read more

RIBA Accredited CPD

We’re delighted to confirm we now have an updated RIBA accredited CPD for immediate presentation. Details are available via www.ribacpd.com CPD’s can be boooked via the above link or direct with us at cpd@abet.ltd.uk This informative and lively CPD comprises the following: High Pressure Laminates, Their Manufacture and Specification. The aim of this CPD is … Read more

Abet Laminati and Saib present DIPLOS

Diplos is the fruit of the collaboration between Abet Laminati and Saib, two leading Italian manufacturers of decorative panels with the ‘Made in Italy’ label. Diplos combines high-pressure laminate (HPL), melamine-faced chipboard (MFC) and ABS edge banding. The combination possibilities Diplos offers are almost endless. Each project is unique and enriched with new, contemporary colours … Read more

Betting on Abet

The interior of Holland Casino’s head office is designed by Fokkema & Partners Architecten looks great. The project was completed using 874 Satinata for the luxurious effect on the lockers, bar and desk and Black 2902 Polaris for tabletops of the flex workbenches and the desk.

Danad Designs at Paul Smith Store in Mayfair

Congratulation to Mark Daniels and Ros Weaver of Danad Designs for their remarkable exhibiton at the Paul Smith store in Mayfair celebrating the 60th anniversary by by Peter Blake, Bernard Cohen, Tom Adams, Barry Daniels, Robyn Denny & Edward Wright. The group lived, hung out and worked in the dilapidated Georgian splendour of Marden Hill … Read more

Russell Bamber at Clerkenwell Design Week

It’s great seeing Russell Bamber’s work at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week – all using laminates from our Colours and HR Laq Collections. His work is there to agitate a space; to bring unexpected joy and dynamism to our lives. He creates sculptures that teeter on the edge of design, painting and architecture bringing a … Read more

ABET LAMINATI AT INTERZUM 2019

Interzum is the world  largest fair dedicated to the sub-contracting for furnishings and semi-finished products. From 21 to 24 May international buyers will meet at Interzum, a platform where visitors will see what’s new and exhibitors will present new products, solutions and concepts. At Interzum Abet Laminati will present 2019>2021 Collection exhibiting its brand new … Read more

Setting the Record Straight

Founded in 1973, Rega Research is well-known for beautiful high performance turntables and audio equipment. Famed for the fact it never advertises and doesn’t run any marketing campaigns, it invests every penny into research and development with some amazing results. The company has won a Queen’s Award for enterprise and won no less than six … Read more

The Tap Room

An interesting project with bespoke furniture has been realised in the Tap Room for The Real Al Company in London. Here, designers Between Art and Technology Studio have used blue, green and yellow laminates from the Colours collection to create bright and colourful tap pulls, seating and benches for this micro brewery. Photos: Martina Lang … Read more

Abet Laminati at Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano 2019

Abet Laminati is attending the Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano for the first time and is glad to invite you to discover the new  2019>2021 Collection at its booth designed by Paola Navone. The idea is to stop, and discover what is happening in this imaginative and colorful space where everything is made of laminate. The … Read more

HOT DESK, HOT WALL, AM I ALLOWED TO TOUCH IT?

  Sculptor Russell Bamber comments on his latest work realised using Abet laminates…. From Percy Dalton’s Peanut Factory in Hackney Wick, East London Russell Bamber is making sculptures that flirt with function, frolic with surface and colour and cavort with scale. He hasan eloquence, confidence and originality with form, material and colour that teases, amuses … Read more

Abet Laminates for The Fluro Collection

Born out of a long standing love of ping pong and a background in design, the Mini ArtTable created by Art of Ping Pong – a company that aims to become the most spirited ping pong brand on the planet – is a table that hangs beautifully on your wall and gives you a great … Read more

Supporting the Grenfell Community

As part of the ongoing support to the Grenfell community, Abet Laminati and Formwise are proud to have helped realise the ambitious DIY SOS Grenfell project to build the replacement Dale Youth Boxing Club and new Community Centre. Abet donated 12mm compact grade high pressure laminate in a grey Zebrano finish for the washrooms and … Read more

HR Laq at The Design Museum

London’s new Design Museum has opened.  It has been created within the shell of the original 1960s Grade II listed Commonwealth Institute, well known for its distinctive copper covered, hyperbolic parabolid roof. With the emphasis on the display and teaching of design, the priority for designer John Pawson and Dutch architects OMA was equally about … Read more

Visit us at the Sleep Show !

It’s 10 days to go until The Sleep Show at the Business Design Centre, Islington. Come visit Abet at the James Latham Product Specification Showroom in Suite 301 where we will be conducting information presentations throughout the day on Wednesday 21st.

Abet at the RCI Show

All ready for the RCI Show at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. If you’re planning on visiting or passing by do visit us on stand K3 where we’ll be showing the new MEG collection complete with BIM objects!    

Adam Nathaniel Furman at Operae

Great to hear Adam Nathaniel Furman’s work using our digital print technology  being showcased at Operae, the Independent Design Fair taking place at the Lingotto in Turin from 3 to 5 November . ‘Four Characters in the First Act’ is the title of the project that focuses on contemporary collectible design through four one-off pieces. Abet Laminati … Read more

MEG SHELTERS THE RESCUERS

Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate has been used to clad the exterior of the new offices and crew rooms of the RNLI Station in Brighton Marina. Designed and supplied by Aliva UK, MEG 414 was chosen to match the ceramic facades of the surrounding buildings and was face fixed with colour coded rivets. The … Read more

Official Abet Laminati video

Abet Laminati is delighted to present you our Official Movie. 60 years of history, technological and stylistic research narrated through abilities, skills and passion of women and men that contribute everyday to create products with unique features that allowed Abet to establish globally as one of the most important decorative laminate producers, becoming international leader for … Read more

BRIGHT AND COLOURFUL LEARNING ON LAMINATE

Bold and striking Rosso high pressure laminate from Abet Laminati is making a splash in a children’s washing and breakout area at St Helen’s Catholic School in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. As part of a beautifully-designed first floor extension by local architects SK Architects and the local authority, six new classrooms, a studio and a central breakout … Read more

Laminates create a colourful campus

Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate has been used to colourful effect at a new Academy in Birmingham which specialises in preparing students for careers in Health & Social Care, Enterprise and Creative Technology. Designed by international design practice Scott Brownrigg, with the exterior supplied by SIG Building Systems, the new purpose built premises spans … Read more

Modelling Abet’s Laminates

Abet Laminati is delighted to announce that, as part of its ongoing drive to ensure ease of specification, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is now available across its core ranges in the UK. The BIM Objects are now available for the Doors Collection as well as the complete ranges of compact grade high pressure laminates. This … Read more

Launch of new Polaris Collection

Abet Ltd is delighted to announce the arrival of Polaris, a new collection launched in the UK at the Architect@Work Show in London’s Olympia, January 2016. Polaris is a revolutionary new product with a smooth and velvety touch, and one which is highly resistant to shock, scratches, heat and fingerprints as well as being anti-bacterial. … Read more

Compact High Pressure Laminate finds its feet


Hundreds of metres of compact grade High Pressure Laminate from Abet Laminati has been used to innovative effect at the new £20m Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal Temple in Kingsbury, London designed by Loates Taylor Shannon Architects. As part of the design, Brent Plastics supplied Abet Laminati’s Decori Minimi 567 and 568 in 0.9mm in … Read more

Cubicles find a good home

High Pressure Laminate from Abet Laminati has been used to clad the cubicles of the new headquarters of East End Homes in central London. Fabricated by specialist washroom and cubicle manufacturer Decra Ltd, the 616 Walnut Sabec finish has created a warm, executive and luxurious feel to the washrooms. Manufactured in 0.9mm thickness and in … Read more

Labgrade laminates a slick solution for oil manufacturer

Labgrade, the decorative high pressure laminate with a solid core, manufactured by Abet Laminati, has been installed in the refurbished Millers Oils laboratories at Brighouse, West Yorkshire. Supplied by Arnold Laver Bradford and installed by Cleckheaton Construction, the Labgrade, specially designed for use in sterile and hygienic environments, forms a hard-wearing, durable and attractive worktop. … Read more

Laminates for life

Abet Laminati’s compact grade laminates are colouring The Healthy Living Zone which forms part of the Wigan Life Centre. The facility uses a combination of compact grade laminates from the Colours and Legni woodgrain ranges. The mix of different hues of blues, greens and black and white, together with the woodgrains have created bright, colourful … Read more