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Ibstock showcases design potential of brick

Ibstock showcases design potential of brick

New exclusive edition of Portfolio launched by Ibstock showcases stunning brick builds and solutions

  • Architects and specifiers to benefit from enhanced design services

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brick maker, has launched the latest edition of its exclusive Portfolio guide to coincide with the expansion of its wide-ranging design services available to support architects and specifiers.

Featuring its extensive range of stunning, high performing bricks, Ibstock’s Portfolio is the perfect showcase for the company’s diverse brick solutions which are helping architects and specifiers to transform the nation’s buildings and communities.

More than 200 full colour pages detail the company’s brick ranges, supported by striking case studies of Ibstock bricks in action, Portfolio is a comprehensive and essential information portal for architects and specifiers.  The guide is also supported by interactive features accessible by smartphone or tablet, which help to bring the stories of brick to life in greater detail, showing why brick continues to be the construction material of choice.

The publication of Portfolio is one element of Ibstock’s focus on delivering enhanced design services for the specification market.  Specifiers who receive Portfolio will have free access to its 36,000 strong ImageBank library – a highly useful resource tool that can aid and enhance design presentations to clients.

In addition, specifiers can now also take advantage of a wide-ranging sample ordering service which is easy to access and guarantees samples are issued quickly to assist with the design process.

Andrew Halstead-Smith, Group Marketing Manager at Ibstock, comments: “Ibstock has a long standing reputation of supporting the specification market by providing a comprehensive collection of essential information sources.  Led by the visually impactful Portfolio – which is exclusive to architects and specifiers and showcases the range and diversity of our brick solutions – we have also enhanced our design services to assist in the delivery of quality-driven, sustainable and striking brick designs.

“A reliable and quick brick sample service and access to our extensive ImageBank resource are just two of the practical ways we aim to work alongside the specification industry and help it turn design ambitions into an exciting reality.”

The Portfolio also features Ibstock Explore – an exciting new app for iPad and iPhone which enables the reader of the Portfolio to access additional content such as videos on how bricks are made, photo galleries of extra projects and detailed case studies featuring the stories behind some of the featured projects.

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