case study- rapid select

Salon Supplies Head Office

Southampton UK


This project was a complete transformation for Salon Supplies head office in Southampton, UK, as the building was in need of modernisation. The commercial offices were moved from the first floor to the second floor, and the first floor became the salon furniture showroom space for trade clients.

The brief for the first floor was to create an area which showcased the vast range of salon furniture and provide enough flexibility to be able to change the space completely for product launches and seasonal promotions.


The flooring design had to be cost effective due to the sizable spend on the project as a whole, but still give the client the impact they needed. To give the client flexibility for colour choices and trends, the flooring needed to be neutral without compromising on the look. 

Designers CBS Office Interiors proposed the herringbone design to give it the ‘wow factor’ as soon as you walk into the space, while also giving the client a blank canvas to work with.

“With an exposed ceiling and painted brick walls, we wanted a carpet tile that would fit the industrial feel, with texture and an organic pattern to bring the scheme together. Rapid Select allowed us to provide a cost-effective solution, without compromise on the design, texture or impact,” Lucy Northway, CBS Office Interiors


  • Client: Salon Supplies
  • Designer: CBS Office Interiors
  • Main contractor: CBS Office Interiors
  • Sub/flooring contractor: CBS Office Interiors
  • Products/colours specified: Rapid Select: Roam tile in colours Flint and Cobblestone
  • Area sqm: 270SQM

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