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Hardwood Floor – Amazing Lizard Tiles!

Hardwood Floor - Amazing Lizard Tiles!

From the very imaginative minds of Spanish company Arbore are these brilliant  shaped interlocking hardwood floor lizard tiles.  Inspired by the art of Escher the geometrically designed  tiles form an endless repeating pattern of floor lizards once installed. Arbore Historic Floors helping you to give you something different look for your home, for your business, if you have an idea to decorate your house and do not find who will take it to practice  Arbore will help you to make this happen. They make the production of parquet and historic floors of houses, offices and buildings. Also they design artistic parquets […]

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Ikea -v- Recycled basketball flooring

Ikea -v- Recycled basketball flooring

The ever inventive Ikea Hackers website is chock full of great ideas for taking basic Ikea furnishings and by adding a twist of flair turning the ubiquitous household items into new bespoke objet d’art!

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The World’s Most Expensive Flooring

The World's Most Expensive Flooring

Coming in at a shade over one million US dollars per square meter (as compared to the very reasonable  £17.35 per m2 for Luxury Vinyl Tiles), Pietra Firma have claimed the title as the manufacturer of the world’s most expensive flooring with their diamond inlaid marble LuxTouch tile. Each individual tile has 95 brilliant cut diamonds inlaid into a flower petal pattern with each corner being inlaid with abalone shell and mother of pearl. The diamonds are slightly raised for maximum impact under foot and Pietra Firma state that this tile is a limited edition and will only be installed in […]

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McKay Flooring New Website Launched!

McKay Flooring New Website Launched!

After many months of intensive work we have finally launched our new updated company website. Having taken the decision late in 2012 to give our online shop a radical overhaul the in house team at McKay Flooring have been busy redesigning and building a comprehensive new site that covers the huge range of services and products our 40 year old company provides to the UK flooring market. The new site features a brand new flooring e-commerce shop where solid wood flooring, engineered flooring, parquet, laminate and reclaimed floors can be purchased and it also afforded us the opportunity to expand […]

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Beautiful Wooden Tote Bags

Beautiful Wooden Tote Bags

  While pricey at just over £320 per item the Japanese Wooden Tote Shou is a wonderful series of stylish wooden tote bags.  The bags are crafted using a soft wood sheet that is impregnated with a special resin that hardens the surface, making it less vulnerable to scratches while waterproofing the entire bag and protecting it against the elements!          

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Drink up – Cork flooring with a twist!

Drink up - Cork flooring with a twist!

While it’s heyday might have been back in the 1970’s cork flooring is making a return, but not as we know it. Instead of using neat, conventional square floor tiles Dan Phillips, of Huntsville, Texas has taken the sustainable route and repurposed thousands of wine bottle corks to fashion an amazing recycled cork floor for his ‘Bone House’ project. It is looking very special and it has an gorgeous look. He did very hard work to make this happen. The big question is how long did it take Dan to collect all those corks and what is he going to do […]

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Timeless – a rug made from 4,000 watches!

Timeless - a rug made from 4,000 watches!

Imaginatively titled “Is six afraid of seven/ ’cause seven, eight, nine/ I’m about to lose the pieces I find”  is an elaborate rug installation by Heidi Voet that consists of  over four thousand, multicolored watches woven together and  all set to the exact time, creating a symphony of digital chimes.

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Wooden wear it – hand carved wood clothing!

Wooden wear it - hand carved wood clothing!

Hand Carved Wood Clothing Breathtaking detail goes into creating these life like items of clothing that are sculpted  from wood by Taiwanese artist Mary Leu. Patiently,  each intricate piece of hand carved wood clothing can take between 3 months and a year to fashion from a single piece of timber. The Artsit states: While carving, I am always focused and constantly strive to improve my techniques… Art is just not about mastering techniques; it’s about expressing one’s emotions and the beauty inherent in the mind. Sculpture is about evincing affection and its subject should be something that can be appreciated by all.

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Cycle of Decay – sculpted ceramics as wood

Cycle of Decay - sculpted ceramics as wood

Handy work! Created by artist Christopher David White this extraordinary wood like hand is actually sculpted ceramics. Titled ‘Cycle of Decay’, even up close the knots and twisting veins etched into the ceramic surface look exactly like an old piece of wood.

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Moduleo luxury vinyl tile now on show

Moduleo luxury vinyl tile now on show

We’re revamped the entire mezzanine floor of our Glasgow Showroom and installed a variety of Moduleo luxury vinyl tile flooring so that our customers can see how this floor covering looks when fitted.  From as little as only £19.99 per m2 this versatile vinyl flooring is grabbing attention and proving very popular with our customers due to its water resistant qualities, durability and easy install system that makes it ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. Moduleo vinyl flooring tile looks so luxury and it is very suitable for all rooms in your house including the bathroom and kitchen. Also it provides […]

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London
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Govan
Glasgow
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