Presenting Waterworld by Chemetal

Expansive new Light shifting and embossed water effect designs. So many options.

Chemetal’s embossed Waterworld designs create expansive interior spaces, capturing and refracting light in a softer, more abstract way. The effect is stunning. These on-trend metal textures are ideal for feature walls, backgrounds, counter fronts, and ceiling panels in all kinds of spaces.

Waterworld is made in-house by Chemetal, where the “water” design is pressed into thin sheets of anodized aluminum. The standard, popular finishes are polished, mirrorlike, and satin metals in clear, brass, and black. Still, Waterworld is possible on over 35 solid metal designs in the company’s massive collection.

Benefits for design professionals.

Offering Waterworld on aluminum benefits the design community in several ways. First, it’s significantly more affordable than stainless steel. Second, aluminum is a softer metal that can be more easily fabricated by design professionals than stainless, which requires metal cutting and bending equipment.

901-W Waterworld Office Design at RTL Audio Group Berlin – Photo Credit Sebastian Dorken

Metal in Flux.

The company also offers Flux, a similar metal design on an HPL backer, for those more comfortable working with HPL. These 4 x 8-foot sheets are available in Flux, a clear polished design, and Flux Smoked, a darker, reflective polished metal.

Chemetal and Sustainability.

Aluminum, which composes many Chemetal designs, including Waterworld, is one of the most recycled materials on the planet. Metal designs and laminates from Chemetal are part of the mindful MATERIALS library, which allows us to share product transparency information in an organized format. Additionally, Chemetal materials contribute to LEED in several areas, and many are part of Red List Free, with HPDs (Health Product Declarations) available. Chemetal is dedicated to providing designers with sustainable materials and information about them to help create greener buildings.

The company also supplies a significant percentage of its energy needs with a large 1000-panel, 400 kW solar array on the rooftop of its 70,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Western Massachusetts.

About Chemetal

Chemetal creates beautiful and innovative metal designs and laminates for interior spaces. It’s a second-generation family-owned company that has been in business for over 50 years. Chemetal makes many designs in-house in western Massachusetts and is available worldwide through an international, though mostly national, distributor network.

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