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Three times custom NEWMAT stretch membranes stole the show

Sydney’s Ferrari, ANZ and Poly Centre have all opted to explore the potential of stretch ceiling design in three recent show-stopping transformations. Join us to explore the flexibility and creativity of Australia’s newest brand of stretch ceilings.

Three times custom NEWMAT stretch membranes stole the show

Founded in France in 1986, NEWMAT has become a pioneering force in stretch membranes across the world with a global presence in over 70 countries. NEWMAT AUSTRALIA leverages its vast global expertise to provide incomparable service and reliability to clients across Australia and New Zealand – drawing from the expertise of a team who have been driving the charge towards stretch membrane design since 2002.

With an unwavering commitment to delivering excellence, NEWMAT AUSTRALIA offers an array of custom stretch ceiling projects that blend seamlessly into diverse design visions. From initial concept to on-site installation, the premium French stretch ceilings boast swift and clean integration, requiring minimal upkeep while prioritizing safety.

Versatility lies at the core of NEWMAT’s offerings, catering to a wide range of applications, including ceilings, walls, and even intricate 3D forms. Boasting over 200 colours and 15 finishes, architects and designers can reach new heights of creativity, incorporating lighting, speakers, and sprinklers into unique designs. The option for translucent membranes enables striking backlit effects with LED or natural daylight.

As a testament to their dedication to tailor-made solutions, NEWMAT’s product range encompasses NEW LIGHT, NEW ACOUSTIC, NEW GRAPHIC, NEW MIRROR, and NEW PIX, all meticulously designed to meet specific project requirements.

NEWMAT AUSTRALIA has undertaken projects across a variety of sectors, collaborating closely with top architects, designers, acousticians, and builders. Their contributions have left an indelible mark on commercial, hospitality, retail, education, healthcare, and residential spaces; elevating the aesthetics and functionality of interior environments for years to come.

As an Australian-owned company, NEWMAT AUSTRALIA takes pride in leading the way towards a future of limitless possibilities in interior design. Take a look at these three iconic applications of NEWMAT designs in Australia.

Ferrari Sydney

Poised to become the beating heart of Sydney’s fervent Ferrari community, this brand-new redesign epitomizes passion and sophistication. Unique in Australia, Ferrari Sydney unites service and sales under one roof, inviting visitors to witness the service centre’s glory right from the showroom floor.

NEWMAT takes immense pride in supplying and installing nine exquisite membranes, seamlessly integrated with LED back lighting for a grandiose expression of luxury design.

Product: NEW LIGHT

ANZ Sydney

Explore the striking transformation of ANZ’s Sydney Pitt Street workplace, where NEWMAT Australia’s acoustic printed mirrored ceiling dazzles the multi-use café and meeting areas on Level 14.

Spanning 77 sqm with 32 panels of silver mirror (MR01 Miroir Argent) finish, this bespoke rippled graphic design achieves the two central objectives developed with the client: reflectivity and customization.

Behind the lightweight panels lies optimized acoustic insulation, reaching an impressive NRC of 0.9 without compromising the sleek overall appearance. Designed by Hot Black and brought to life by Shape Australia, this contemporary fit-out boasts an open and flexible space, unified by NEWMAT Australia’s mirrored masterpiece.


Poly Centre Sydney

NEWMAT Australia proudly contributed to the lobby fit-out of the impressive 27-storey, $137M POLY Centre on George St, Sydney.

Designed by Grimshaw Architects with lighting expertise from Light Practice and construction by WatPac, the building features double-height tenancies; each benefiting from spatial volume and amenity created by twin floor plates.

Vertical connections between tenancy modules enable larger tenants to secure multiple floors. Utilizing translucent T1320 fabric (3200mm wide), NEWMAT achieved seamless and stunning ceiling panels, incorporating 5w tuneable LED tape (2700 – 5700k) for customizable lighting ambience which offers a range from warm to cool hues.

Product: NEW LIGHT

For more information about the exceptional versatility and customisation of Newmat designs, see here.

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