Spotlight on a Retailer: Smiths City Northwood

Jeremy Northwood Flooring

Employed by the Smiths City Group to develop the small but established flooring department, Jeremy Claxton has managed Smiths City Northwood Flooring for seven years now, completely transforming the flooring department into one of the leading retail outlets in Christchurch, … Continue reading

Taking inspiration from nature this Thanksgiving

RP41 Australian Walnut Lifestyle Cameo1 RV

As we move further into winter, Thanksgiving provides a perfect opportunity to enjoy the vibrant colors of the season in our homes before the snowy, white blanket of winter settles in. Decorating your home in bright yellows, blazing oranges, and … Continue reading

Developments and Trends in Retail Design

Karndean Designflooring

With online shopping set to double over the next three years, commitment from brands to create the ultimate offline shopping experience will see designers continue to push the boundaries of retail design even more so in 2016 . The key to the narrative of any … Continue reading

Get the Look: Boutique Hotel at Home

LLP111 Boston Bedroom P

Characterised by its stunning opulence and insatiable comfort, who wouldn’t want to recreate the luxurious living style of a boutique hotel at home? Pairing its antique glamour with modernistic appeal, the sumptuous style of the boutique hotel is simple to reinvent, … Continue reading

We’ve updated our Floorstyle digital inspiration tool!

Karndean Floorstyle screenshot

We’re extremely excited to unveil our new-look interactive Floorstyle tool. The handy online flooring visualiser is a one stop, online design lounge for homeowners, architects and designers looking to try out new floor styles in their room of choice. Mobile and tablet friendly, it … Continue reading

Commercial Case Study: Bloor Homes, UK

Bloor Showhome CaseStudy FortescueBath KP99 LimeWashedOak Hallway

Showcasing the best of property design, The Collection at Fortescue is the exclusive, award-winning residential development by Bloor Homes. Appropriately, our stunning Art Select Spring Oak and Knight Tile Lime Washed Oak were specified throughout two outstanding show homes. Each home in the collection … Continue reading

A Black and White Halloween

HC04 SundownOak Halloween Cameo

With the exception of Christmas, few holidays can compete with Halloween for the range of creativity homeowners reveal in their decorations. From bone chilling to family friendly, All Hallows’ Eve is a chance to let your creativity loose as you … Continue reading

How to Enhance a Corporate Office Space with Designflooring

Karndean Designflooring Commercial

Are you tired of putting the same old beige tiles in your office space designs? Today, more than ever, work spaces are designed to enhance creativity and productivity, incorporating the latest trends that increase efficiency. We’re seeing collaborative workspaces and … Continue reading

Get the Look: Contemporary Scandinavian

White Painted Oak

Scandinavian style has been a popular influence across all design disciplines for the past few years. With the uprise of neutral hues and combining of textures, now more than ever, the style is prevalent in our home decor. With a … Continue reading

Colour of the Year 2016: Cherished Gold

Karndean Designflooring Art Select LM01

With the recent unveiling of Dulux’s Colour of the Year at ColourFutures 2016, Cherished Gold has us looking to 2016 with much anticipation and excitement. Above: Dulux’s Cherished Gold Every year, an impressive panel of global trend forecasters and colour experts come … Continue reading