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BLUSH LOVE

Sarah

They say that “April Showers Bring May Flowers” and therefore it comes as no surprise this month’s got us daydreaming about all the gentle hues of delicate florals (especially when you get a daily Insta-dose of gorgeous Florette bouquets to inspire you). We are loving an array of blush hues right now – ranging from light peachy creams to lavish dusty pinks – that together give that ultimate romantic spring feeling.

Our Floor of the Month for May 2018 is Oak Pale by Kährs Harmony Collection. Oak Pale has a semi-transparent white hue with balanced contrast that allows the warm oak nuances to shine through. The perfect base for a light, nordic style interior that complements those romantic blush hues perfectly.

Kährs Oak Pale is currently available in stock in Dubai. Visit our showroom in Sidra Tower or contact us on tel. +971 4 369 55 69 for more information.

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JUNGLE FEVER

Sarah

We recently collaborated with the talented Live Loud Girl team for a special interior photoshoot – featuring that playful style that Live Loud Girl is known for.

Our natural Kährs Oak Siena wood floor was selected to add an earthy and grounding feel to the otherwise vibrant decor – showcased in two different room settings. We love!

Discover the fully story here.

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Photography by Natelee Cocks

Follow @nordichomeworx, @liveloudgirl and @nateleecocks on Instagram for daily dose of inspiration.

LUXE MINIMALISM

Sarah

In light of our #FloorOfTheMonth Kährs Oak Dew, we are loving an elegant, exclusive interior with neutral tones such as ivory, beige and muted camel contrasted by stark blacks for a grounded balance.

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CITY MOTIONS

Sarah

Jotun’s City Motions Palette from their Colour Trends 2018 inspired the greige-brown moodboard theme for our Floor of the Month for February 2018: Kährs Oak Granite.

This palette from Jotun’s 2018 collection includes colours such as the pale grey Bare; the rich brown Norwegian Wood; and warm beige Raw Canvas – “inspired by Copenhagen and London, Brooklyn and Berlin – all pockets of modernity, brimming with creative culture” and epitomises cool, clean lines balanced with softness and warmth. Where industrial meets comfort.

Kährs Oak Granite is the perfect combination of both. The cool cement-grey stain on this smoked oak floor allows the warmer tones of the wood to seep through, resulting in a beautifully rustic expression. Each board is carefully brushed to bring out the character of the grain and highlight the natural texture of the timber. The matt lacquer finish eliminates glare while protecting the wood from daily wear.

Kährs Oak Granite 3-strip is currently available in stock in Dubai. Visit our showroom in Sidra Tower or contact us on tel. +971 4 369 55 69 for more information.

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QUOZ ARTS FEST 2018

Sarah

During the Quoz Arts Fest 2018, we will be showcasing Kährs wood flooring at the ikonhouse showroom in Alserkal Avenue, where they are hosting a lifestyle exhibition of the latest interior trends. The ikonhouse showroom will be modified to showcase set-ups curated by professional interior designers who will be present during both days to give you some guidance on how you could make your own homes even cosier. Get ready to have all your senses stimulated!

Date: 26-27 January 2018

Location: ikonhouse showroom, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

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NORDIC CHRISTMAS

Sarah

December is here and we are officially in a festive mood! This year, we’re feeling inspired by a very minimalistic Christmas reminiscent of a Nordic winter landscape, with a white base; greens and browns as accent hues; and a touch of metallic shimmer for an understated elegance.

Our Floor of the Month for December Kährs Oak Limestone has a whisper-white finish and a clean and even expression. Each board is carefully brushed to bring out the character of the grain and highlight the natural texture of the timber.

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L’AUTOMNE

Sarah

We are currently loving the combination of warm burnt yellows, caramel-orange and rich brown tones; juxtaposed with the coolness of light greys and crisp whites for an fresh autumn mood.

Our Floor of the Month for November Kährs Oak Siena FSC® is a classic 3-strip wood floor in natural FSC-certified oak, that ranges from brown butter highlights to caramel lowlights for a classic expression.

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19TH CENTURY APARTMENT

Sarah

Last week we got the chance to stay at a recently renovated apartment in Stockholm, Sweden, which had a generous influx of natural light through large windows, high ceilings and open spaces, beautiful wall colours by Jotun paints, elegant high skirting panels and our rustic Kährs Oak Sture wood flooring.

The apartment lies within a building that was built in 1883, and although it has recently been renovated, the owners have made sure pay homage to the charming old features while giving it a fresh and updated look.

Classic muted tones in greens, greys and browns have been used, while all ceilings, fixtures, frames and mouldings are kept white – enhancing that airy feeling that ties together the space. The use of contrasting materials (e.g. natural wood, stainless steel and marble) creates depth and a layered feeling. Inspiration deluxe!

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Oak Sture, Kährs | 7163 “Minty Breeze”, Jotun | 1624 “Skylight”, Jotun | Pineapple Cushion Cover, H&M Home | Grey/Green Blanket, H&M Home | Seagrass Baskets, e.g. IKEA | Savage Rose Candle, Anine Bing | The New Yorker Poster, posterlounge.co.uk | “Tundra” Marble Countertop, Dekton | Scandinavia Sofa in Grey/White Mode Fabric, Bolia

DINA FÄRGER VAR BLÅ

Sarah

We’re currently having Swedish singer Tommy Nilsson’s hit “Dina Färger Var Blå” (a classic summer song) on repeat, dreaming of the beautiful Swedish summer!

And one of the most iconic summer spots in Sweden is the beautiful island Gotland, known for its medieval architecture, rugged beaches with azure waters lapping the shoreline, sand dunes and mile upon mile of beach with panoramic views of the Baltic Sea.

And therefore, this month the colours we’re loving are the azure blue, creamy white, sandy beige and stone grey colours of Gotland.

Our Floor of the Month for July, Kährs Oak Dew, is the perfect ode to the Swedish summer and rustic nature of Gotland. It’s white oil patina enhances the distinctive texture found in the oak for a fresh, coastal look. It’s the perfect floor that will warm up a more modern scheme while it’s rustic nature will accentuate a more “country” interior. A truly versatile floor that works for any scheme.

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ALL-WHITE

Sarah

This apartment in the sustainable Hammarby Sjöstad in Stockholm features very bright, light-filled interiors and elegant luxurious textures in wood, marble, velvet and brass.

The Kährs Oak Limestone wood floor enhances the natural light in the apartment with its whisper-white finish and clean and even expression. Each board is carefully brushed to bring out the character of the grain and highlight the natural texture of the timber. The matt lacquer finish eliminates glare while protecting the wood from daily wear.

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Kahrs Oak LimestoneImages via Fantastic Frank