Product Spotlight – Flotex Flocked Flooring by Forbo

ID Collaborative blog post

Forbo is reinventing the 1950’s for Today with its Forbo product.

Flotex is a product developed specifically for Senior Living applications. It is a completely waterproof and washable textile floor which offers both slip resistance and acoustic properties. Flotex has launched a new design collection based on the work of Tibor Reich. This ground-breaking designer from 1957 took photographs of nature and created abstract patterns.


Ziggurat – This pattern was created using a detailed photograph of straw taken in the spring sunshine.

Mosaic – This pattern was made from a photograph of sheer fabric made with slub yarn.

Onyx – This pattern was based on a photograph of cracked earth from a riverbed.

Arbor – This pattern developed from a photograph of the bark of an oak tree.