Month: October 2013

Knock on Wood – Beautiful Oak Flooring and Doors from the North East’s Leading Timber Merchant

Current trends in interior design lean towards the old fashioned or a modern raw style but both have something in common, and that is the use of high quality and sustainable wood. Whether you are looking to bring the outside indoors or to recreate a classic style within your home it seems that everyone is stripping back to nature. As well as being completely on trend, it is a material that is durable and adaptable to the shifting styles of the modern world. In order to lift an entire room the flooring is about the biggest change you can...

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Hardwood Flooring Trends to Last a Lifetime

We are part of a generation who have and continue to be exposed to a proliferation of information on the world and its history. As a consequence we feel the need to create our own identity out of a mish-mash of cultures, whilst being environmentally friendly and showing an appreciation of our past, so where better to show this off than in our homes? Hardwood flooring is a combination of hard wearing and renewable wood, and can be made directly to your specifications in terms of colour and style. Three distinct trends stand out – colour, vintage and engineered...

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Changing Rooms

Do you remember the days of smiley, smiley Carol Smillie and the swathe of home improvement television programmes? A recent article from interior design blog RoomEnvy shows that still only 25% of people are happy with their home’s appearance.  It seems that now is the time to invest in making your living space not just more desirable but unique to you and your tastes, and to stop living in misery! The best place to start is with the things that give a room character, and from a practical standpoint the things you use the most – your flooring and...

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