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Create you own wood floor designs with Ted Todd Create !

Create you own wood floor designs with Ted Todd Create !

We’ve seen a lot of new flooring innovations throughout our first 40 years but this must rank as one of the most exciting. We were blown away when shown how Ted Todd have built an online cloud based software package that allows budding designers create their own wood flooring designs using products from the Ted Todd Create range. Warning – you may lose an hour or two of your life playing around with all the design options and watching your design fill one of their room scenes. Try it out here and let us know your thoughts in the comments […]

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Beautiful Floor Tile to Parquet Fusion Floor!

Beautiful Floor Tile to Parquet Fusion Floor!

We recently came across this creative marriage of  traditional ceramic tile and classic floor tile to parquet wood flooring that creates a beautiful fusion floor of stone and wood that are intermingled and laid out in a herriingbone pattern to stunning effect. This imaginative floor design is the work of interior design duo Stéphanie Kalb and Céline Lempereur.  More of this work can be viewed at the site – Klab Lempereur Interior Designs. We love to feature new and creative floor designs, styles and new developments (much like our own coloured parquet flooring and whisky barrel flooring) if you have a unique flooring […]

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The Tetris Floor – Traditional Parquet Flooring With a Twist!

The Tetris Floor - Traditional Parquet Flooring With a Twist!

A brilliant fusion of  traditional parquet flooring and addictive computer gaming designer Jamie Beckwith has taken the usually uniform shape of a classic parquet wood block and and re-imagined them with a contemporary twist to create this brilliant tetris inspired wood floor design. We here at McKay Flooring we are always looking for new and fresh flooring ideas and this wonderfully creative yet simple twist on parquet flooring is right up our street – along with our own coloured parquet flooring we love to see people push the boundaries. With over 40 years experience McKay Flooring are a parquet flooring […]

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UK Flooring Contractors – we’ve been busy!

UK Flooring Contractors - we've been busy!

Phew! It’s been a busy few months for everyone at McKay Uk Flooring contractors. All our divisions have been flat out installing, sanding and repairing flooring throughtout the UK. Here’s a wee update of just a few of the contracts and clients we’ve been involved in and working with.   Starbucks Scottish Parliament Buildings Tollcross Aquatic Centre for the Commonwealth Games next year Gleneagles Hotel Windsor School for Girls Lady Eleanor Holles School in London Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Birks Cinema Project Beech Ballroom, Aberdeen Hamilton Grand, St Andrews Bradford Grammar School Salutation Hotel, Perth Marriot Courtyard, Aberdeen Troon Concert […]

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Coffee Oak – Dark Toned Engineered Flooring

Coffee Oak - Dark Toned Engineered Flooring

Along with the new Double White and Double Grey engineered oak floor styles that we’ve added to our Clyde range we’ve also updated the Coffee Oak. Clyde Coffee Oak now has a brushed and matt lacquered surface finish and is retailing for only £37.99 (ex vat) per m2.    The Clyde Coffee Oak dark toned engineered flooring has a brushed and matt lacquer finish and comes in a pack size of 2.2m2 per pack. Easy Installation The clyde engineered oak floors are versatile and can be either nailed to a wooden subfloor or floated on foam underlay on a concrete subfloor and […]

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Amazing magnetic magic carpet!

Amazing magnetic magic carpet!

What every dogs needs! Hailing from the secretive development lags of Swiss retailer MiCasa comes this extraordinary levitating rug. Utilising six sets of neodymium magnets—the strongest type of magnet available, this magnetic magic carpet can support a pet weighing 5lbs up to 3in off the ground with promise of an updated version soon that will hold a 22lb pet up to 8in high (if that is what you require!). A neodymium magnet (also known as NdFeB, NIB or Neo magnet), the most widely used. The practical applications for this are at this stage unknown but if you can think of any […]

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Spectacular Wooden Chapel

Spectacular Wooden Chapel

This spectacular wooden chapel, built inside  Saint James Seminary in Braga Portugal uses 20 tons of untreated timber and is fixed using entirely traditional methods – no nails or adhesive used. Designed by reknowed local architecture practice Cerejeira Fontes Architects in collaboration with Norwegian sculptor Asbjörn Andresen this space is intended as a prayer room and space for contemplation with all design and architectural details of the building directly relating to select biblical parables. Checkout some spectacular wooden chapel photos which are designed by Cerejeira Fontes Architects.

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Artistic Beauty In Exaggerated Wood Grain

Artistic Beauty In Exaggerated Wood Grain

Exaggerated Wood Grain Artist Richard Woods is showing his latest collection of exaggerated wood grain paintings and imagery at the Alan Christea Gallery in London this month.  He is Painter, designer, sculptor, architect—the list of titles awarded to British artist Richard Woods is extensive and constantly overlapping. Titled “D.I.Y’ the exhibition features an installation purpose build for the venue of his sculptures, Woodblock inlays and paintings all centred on the wood grain and wooden boards theme. This simple theme is applied with vivid colour to great effect to painted wood floors, hanging paintings and sculptures which are produced using traditional block-printing […]

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Cheval Thorney Court – Parquet Flooring London

Cheval Thorney Court - Parquet Flooring London

Boen Oak Parquet Flooring London   Described as ‘Elegant living in Kensington’ Cheval Thorney Court is a recent parquet installation job undertaken by McKay Flooring Ltd at this exclusive apartment development in London. Each property is furnished with a Georgian elegance – Regency stripes, leather-topped writing bureaus, marble bathrooms, and beautiful exotic Iroko parquet flooring in a classic herringbone style. The McKay Flooring Parquet division undertake specialist parquet flooring installation and renovations works UK wide and we also offer a free online quotation and consultation service via our Classic Parquet website that is dedicated to the craft of parquet flooring. McKay […]

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Giant Reading Nest Made from Reclaimed Pallets!

Giant Reading Nest Made from Reclaimed Pallets!

We’ve featured the many ways creative people have put reclaimed pallets to use on several occasions on this blog before but this ‘Reading Nest’ installed at Cleveland’s Library is possibly the most ambitious use of pallets we’ve seen to date. Measuring 13-feet-tall and 36-feet-wide, the Reading Nest is built out of 10,000 reclaimed pallet boards and uses 40,000 nails to hold it all together. The walls are a mix of the timber boards reclaimed from shipping pallets and gold painted boards, while the  interior is completely covered in gold painted pallet boards to reference the griffin and their mythological gold […]

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