Desso extends ‘Make it your own’ collection with ‘Pixelate’ and ‘Metallic Shades’ launch

Desso extends ‘Make it your own’ collection with ‘Pixelate’ and ‘Metallic Shades’ launch

DESSO®, a Tarkett brand, has extended its leading ‘Make it Your Own’ carpet collection with the launch of two new product ranges; Pixelate and Metallic Shades.

The ‘Make It Your Own’ collection combines textures, colours and material effects to give architects and designers limitless opportunities to create unique spaces with an individual atmosphere, identity and personality.


The two new product ranges in the collection – Pixelate and Material Shades – will join Carved and Stitch, which launched earlier this year.


Pixelate is inspired by colour layering and is available in eight colours. The eye-catching carpet tiles have a soft gradient design with a transition between two different yarns, one plain and one multi-coloured. The tiles are designed to be installed randomly with the gradient of the products appearing in different directions for a truly unique appearance. The multihued yarns also give designers and architects the opportunity to match colours to interiors, paint, furniture and wall coverings.

The Metallic Shades range has been created to inspire designers and architects to experiment with lustrous and matte effects. The ten colours, which include Copper Mauve, Silver Black, Gold Griege, Silver Light and Pearl Beige, are each available in two different tile formats with differing intensity of metallic yarn. The tiles can be used as a single colour on a large surface, or in combination to create zoning and transition between spaces.


Ludwig Cammaert, Design and Technical Development Director for DESSO carpets, comments: “The launch of Pixelate and Metallic Shades completes the ‘Make It Your Own’ collection and allows designers even more inspiration to use colour layering and material effects to create truly unique spaces.

“Architects and designers can also visit the DESSO Carpet Design Center™ and collaborate with our design team to co-create their very own personalised colour or pattern.”

In keeping with DESSO’s Cradle to Cradle® philosophy, all products in the ‘Make It Your Own’ collection are delivered with EcoBase™ backing as standard, that is 100% recyclable. The innovative backing also contains 100% up-cycled chalk from local drinking water companies.  DESSO is the first carpet brand in the world to use the upcycled calcium carbonate.

For more information on the ‘Make It Your Own’ collection and other DESSO products, please visit


About Tarkett

With net sales of more than €2.7 billion in 2016, Tarkett is a global leader in innovative solutions for flooring and sports surfaces. Offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, carpet, rubber, wood & laminate, synthetic turf and athletic tracks, the Group serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. With 12,500 employees and 34 industrial sites, Tarkett sells 1.3 million square metres of flooring every day, for hospitals, schools, housing, hotels, offices, retail stores and sports fields. Committed to sustainable development, the Group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy and promotes circular economy. Tarkett is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A, ISIN: FR0004188670, ticker TKTT) and is included in the following indices: SBF 120, CAC Mid 60.

DESSO® is the carpet brand in EMEA for Tarkett. A brand that is well-known for its strong leadership in sustainable and innovative carpets, with strong positions in corporate offices, education, healthcare, government, homes, hotels, cruise liners and airlines. DESSO’s brand mission is to develop unique products that contribute to people’s health and wellbeing. This is driven by an innovation program based on the three pillars of Creativity, Functionality and Cradle to Cradle® (C2C) design which underpin the shift to the regenerative Circular Economy.

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