January 2018

  1. Traditional Coir Door Mats

    A Short History of Make An Entrance making Traditional Coir Door Mats. 19th Century: Traditional Coir Door Mats Men Making Traditional Coir Door Mats at the Victorian Royal Institute for the Blind. Picture from State Library Victoria, Australia. We have been making traditional coir door mats for a  very long time. In fact, the roots of Make An Entrance stretch a...
  2. How to Stop a Door Mat from Moving

    Is your door mat creeping up on you? Feeling like the rug is being pulled from under you? ... OK, no more bad jokes! But seriously, we realise how annoying it is to have a door mat that just won’t stay put. Not only can it create a trip hazard, the mat becomes less effective at doing its job of...
  3. Non Shedding Coir Doormat – Is There Such A Thing?

    Natural Coir Matting remains many people’s number one door matting material. Traditional, hard-wearing, long-lasting and stylish, there are many positives that make it a popular choice. There’s only one downfall. Shedding. Of course, with the higher grades of Coir, shedding is far less of an issue due to the more densely woven pile. But Coir fibre loss can rarely be...
  4. Music Department Mat

    Over the years we have made some amazing mats! Music Department Piano Key Mat A while back we were approached by a music teacher to help her design a mat to be used as a teaching aid in the primary school music department. What we made for her was a real beauty, with a musical stave running the length of...

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