Milliken has strong roots in the North West with its European carpet tile manufacturing and design facility being based in Wigan, Lancashire, where all of their flooring collections for Europe, India and Africa are made. Now it’s even easier for interior designers and architects to learn more about Milliken’s floor covering innovations as Milliken become one of the newest partners to join Material Source Studio, a world class product and materials hub. The Material Source Studio is situated in the Grade II listed Hanover Building in NOMA, Manchester. 
The Material Source is a destination for built environment professionals. Offering an immersive experience unlike any other, it strikes a balance between being inspirational and useful, both on and offline. 

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"Milliken is a fantastic addition to our roster of partners at Material Source Studio Manchester – we are delighted to have them onboard. The Studio will provide an immersive platform for showcasing the brand’s latest flooring collections to the north west’s architecture, design and property communities. From takeaway samples, to events from the Milliken team, there are plenty of ways to engage and really get to know the product offering like never before.” Says Darren Clanford, co-founder & creative director, Material Source.

Milliken's Tracing Landscapes Moodboard Pink and grey carpet tile collection

Alison Kitchingman, Director of Marketing and Design at Milliken - Carpet Division (EMEIA) comments: “By joining Material Source Studio, Milliken has become even easier to work with for our friends in the North West. The hub will provide the perfect place to meet the newest members of our sales team, collect samples and learn more about Milliken’s newest floor covering innovations.”

Material Source Manchester interior image with chair and lamp

Joining Material Source coincides with Milliken welcoming two new additions to their team in the North of England. Lloyd Bamber joins as Senior Account Manager and has over 17 years’ experience in the flooring industry, both in sales and as a design manager. Lloyd explains: “I know how to get the most out of the product. Let’s work together to design not just a beautiful floor but a great sustainable solution too.”

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Rachel Wylde joins as a Senior Account Manager, with over 15 years of experience in the interiors industry. Rachel and Lloyd are available to help clients with project meetings, product selection, sampling, design service, pricing, technical support, CPD  presentations and digital visualisations. 

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On the 9th May, Milliken invites designers, architects and customers to their new space at The Material Source Studio.

Sign up to attend below: 

9th May 12-2pm Book your space

9th May 5-8pm Book your space