Floor design and planning basics

KNOW-HOW

By the term flooring, we usually mean the final layer above the slab. Common flooring materials are tiles, wood, laminate, marble and carpet. Before the selection of the “ideal” material, the owner should first consider carefully its needs and the needs of its family. Besides floor installation is one of the most hard-to-accomplish and time-consuming parts of a renovation project because it requires the removal of furniture and appliances. Moreover, flooring installation requires dismantling, skilled technicians, material supply and a long period before the floor is given back to use and circulation. Before, opting for the flooring materials consider the following issues:

 

What color interior doors blend with doussie wood flooring?

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DOUSSIE-49, doussie straight grain, doussie flooring

www.berti.net/berti-products/pre-finished-basic_en_0_1_21.html

Reader’s question

"We are renovating our house. We have straight grain doussie flooring. We would like to paint it using water based varnish. I was wondering if we should choose doussie veneered interior doors to match with the flooring or to prefer a different wood e.g. oak veneer. The house has a minimalist interior design. I need your help because I am so confused. Many thanks in advance."

 

How could I give a romantic ambiance in a bedroom if the bright colors are dominant?

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Reader’s question

"I would like to decorate my bedroom, but I find it very difficult because of the walls color. It is an attic bedroom with dark hardwood flooring and the walls are blue green to teal. I have a wrought iron bed. How to make the room look more romantic?"

   

How to choose furniture and paint colors for a small living room?

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small hallway furniture, acrylic coffee table

Reader’s question

"My house is 56 square meters, and 4 people live in it. There's a hallway is about 10 sq m with no windows and I would like to use it as a living/dining area. What furniture and paint colors to choose?"

   

Smart & playful furniture for kids

DESIGN

FLIP is a unique and whimsical object for kids that’s perfect for playtime.

kids furniture,

   

Minor Narratives - A shoe-tree narrates....

ART

by Chrysoula Xouveroudi

Art Historian

Quiet recently George Eliades, a painter who lives and works in Thessaloniki, Greece has been introduced to the art audience as a promising contemporary artist.

shoe-tree, wooden shoe, painting, decoration

   

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