Design Laminates Ltd was formed over 30 years ago to market and distribute ABET LAMINATI high pressure laminate (hpl) in New Zealand. The business was sold to Interion in 2003, but in 2007, Graeme Trass who was managing director of the original company, formed Design Laminates 2007 Ltd, known as Deslam, and the new company is once again the official distributor.

Design Laminates present the best of Italian design flare with ABET LAMINATI high pressure laminate. .

ABET LAMINATI is Europe’s largest laminate manufacturer (and for over 60 years has lead the market in producing new and exciting design concepts using Italy’s design flare and manufacturing expertise.

High Pressure laminate is an excellent medium to display colour, texture and pattern, in a durable surface that can be used on a multitude of furniture , joinery, shopfitting, education, health care ,aged care, hospitality, exhibition and display and residential applicartions.

Over the years Abet have collaborated with famous designers like Ettore Sottsass, Michele de Lucchi, Alessandro Mendini, Paola Navone, Karim Rashid,  and Guilio Iacchetti and Ugo Nespolo to create stunning works of art reproduced in high pressure laminate (hpl).

Abet also produce over 200 plain coloured laminates in a variety of textures, as well as over 40 woodgrains faithfully reproduced in a durable wood laminate. Abet also produce a huge variety of other patterns and textures, creating an excellent selection of Italian surfaces.

With over 300 colours, patterns and textures, ABET LAMINATI laminates can give any interior design  project that touch of brilliance.

Abet operate their own warehouse in Sydney where they stock over 300 different laminates. Product is flown in weekly and delivery is promised within 7 days from order.

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