Special surfaces for stainless steel

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There is a wide variety of surface finishes available on our stainless-steel products. We offer decorative cladding that perfectly matches the architect’s vision, functional and decorative surfaces for elevators and other indoor spaces.

Deco Linen combines design and functionality

Choosing the right surface for your application is key to ensure both the cost-effectiveness and success of the project. Our Deco finishes with a classy, timeless pattern are used in design, appliances and architectural applications around the world.



Deco Austenite: Modelled on the microstructure of an austentitic stainless steel, plays with the light to create a dazzling effect.

Deco Bricks: Scaled-down version of a brick wall, creating an industrial impression.

Deco Diamonds: Strictly geometric pattern given added tension by its diagonal orientation.

Deco Haze: Finish appears like sun shine through fog. Capable of withstanding heavy forming operations.

Deco Ice Crystals: Irregular coarse structure. Insensitive to fingerprints, scratches and other surface damages.

Deco Laser: Digitalized micro-patterns, randomly arranged without pattern repetition. A nearly homogeneous surface is observed under all viewing angles and light conditions.

Deco Leather Grain: Irregular structure similar to a leather surface. Insensitive to fingerprints, scratches and other surface damages. Deco Linen: Pattern of closely alternating dots and dashes resembling a textile surface, remains intact even under forming.

Deco Linen: Pattern of closely alternating dots and dashes resembling a textile surface, remains intact even under forming.

Deco Linen without Slubs: Removing the distinctive linen thread makes Deco Linen less directional and increases its even and elegant look.

Deco Microlinen: A scaled-down version of the typical Deco Linen pattern causing a finer, denser and more delicate appearance.

Deco Microlinen without Slubs: The scaled-down version of Deco Linen is available without the linen thread to create a fine, dense and less directional finish.

Deco Nine: A coarser version of Deco Linen with more pronounced linen threads.

Deco Sand Surface: Fine irregular structure creating the impression of a sand surface.

Deco Square: Clearly structured pattern creating a technical impression. Raised and recessed sections have different reflection characteristics.


Our latest developments:

Deco Bark: Bark creates an organic allurement by picking up the vertical groove-like structure of wood.

Deco Croc Skin: Combines the advantages of a stainless steel surface with an organic-like texture.

Deco Rill: The highly precise alternation between high and low running rills generates a strict linearity.

Deco Vertical Linen: The slubs of regular Deco Linen are tilted by 90° to create a smoother pattern flow and enhanced verticality.

By default, all our patterns are embossed on a bright annealed surface finish to ensure a noble, metallic shine of the final product. If your application requires a duller look or has to comply with a glare regulation, we can emboss your selected pattern on a less reflective finish. This reduces the overall reflectance of the final product. Depending on how dull the selected base material is, the Deco product name either gets the ending “Star”, “Matt” or “Supermatt”.

Version Star: Compared to the standard Deco Linen this high-end Linen version goes through an additional production process which adds a very fine texture upon the pattern structure resulting in a more sparkling finish with slightly lower reflectance alongside with a higher homogeneity of the surface.

Version Matt: Duller than regular Linen but nonetheless a lively finish due to a smoothly and slightly glittering reflectance.

Version Supermatt: This symbiosis of pattering and industrial blasting results in a homogeneously dull finish with well below 10% specular reflectance but still showing an unobtrusive sparkle.

Deco 2R²: High-gloss surface closing the gap between standard bright annealed and mirror polished materials.

Deco Supermatt: Industrially shot blasted surface finish with a homogeneously matt high class appearance.

Deco Rolled-On: A rolled-on finish with similar properties and appearance to a polished surface but with easy-to-clean properties and good corrosion resistance.


Deco 4N: Most-sold polish at Outokumpu with elegant, satin-like look.

Deco Microlon: Elegant, dark grey surface finish that gives interior and exterior claddings a classy look.

Brushed No.5: Slightly glossy and elegant finish in between a fine polished and a fine brushed look.


Other polishings or brushed surfaces on request, please contact us.


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