Whether you’re looking to renovate a residential or commercial space, solid hardwood flooring is a reliable and attractive choice. It has been a popular flooring choice for centuries across the globe. Not only are you bringing a touch of nature into your home, it’s also easy to maintain and highly durable. The variety of timber that nature offers, allows you to be creative in the look and feel you want to create. Whether you want to create a contemporary walnut flooring or want to go a bit more exotic with a teak appearance, the options are abundant.
Timber flooring doesn’t have to be limited to the popular straight pattern flooring. Timber is a versatile product that allows the designer to play with its sizes, shapes and styles. The number of possibilities is only limited by one’s imagination. Not only will your pattern of choice shape the look of your floor, it will also impact furniture placement, and the general flow of your space. Here are some ideas of some popular hardwood floor patterns:
This pattern will add another touch to your space without drifting away from a traditional straight installation of a hardwood floor. Flooring boards are installed parallel to each other but laid at a 45-degree angle to the walls.
It's a wood pattern with high flexibility. Most wood types can be used to create this pattern, in either single or dual colours, which enables you to get a stunning result. Basket square pattern can be used both in larger and smaller interiors and can be fitted diagonally or parallel to the walls of the given room, making it look great.
A very popular wood flooring pattern in European countries. It's perfect for larger interiors. If you plan it the right way, this flooring option can help you make tiny rooms look nicer, adding some sophistication. When installing a floor in herringbone or chevron pattern, you need to lay the rectangular strips in V-shapes.
The difference between herringbone and chevron is mostly in the zigzag, where chevron patterns have a continuous zigzag design whereas the Herringbone pattern has a broken zigzag design. Moreover, the chevron strips are cut against a certain angle, whereas the herringbone strips are rectangular.
Merbau / Kwila
Bulletwood / Massaranduba
Merbau / Kwila
Short leaf Acacia
Ironwood / Ulin