House Shaped Dreaming

As you may have noticed in last week’s round up of customer installations, I mentioned the increasing trend in house-shaped designs and objects. Ranging from house-shaped coasters, to house-shaped terrariums, and recycled house-shaped post-it notes to house-shaped architecture, this design trend is becoming more and more popular within the home.

And it’s not just us here at Polyflor at Home HQ who are as elated about this, our trusty design experts and design forecasters at Grand Designs Magazine are as well! They have homed in on this fabulous and growing trend, which we noticed last Thursday when they tweeted:

The idea of including house-shaped objects within the home alludes to the idea that house and home is a lot more than bricks and motor. It infinitely bridges the gap amidst the two and creates a strong and loving relationship between both house and home. We are presented with two completely different ideals here, two which evoke different feelings and emotions, but in order for each to exist and their existence to be complete, one must come with the other.

This has opened up the gates for contemporary and minimal design to provide warmth, and comfort to living areas and to really make you feel like you’re at home, which can often be hard to achieve within a modernised living space.

It’s interesting to see that an angular a-shape (one of our favourites :)), can allude to these feelings as it does, and we love how this very simple, but powerful notion has provided us with the following design-brilliance:

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This is just a snippet of what we’re spotting each week, and we can’t wait to see what we next discover!

If you spot any house-shaped architecture, or general design we would love you to share them with us on here; just simply leave us a comment underneath. Also don’t forget, if you want to keep track of what we’re spotting then check out our dedicated board on Pinterest! We also have some fantastic ideas and design inspiration on there for every room in the home to help you get the look.

 

 

 

Did you spot us?

Well it’s been a busy week yet again here at Polyflor at Home HQ but Friday has finally arrived!

We noticed that Grand Designs Magazine have picked up on an increasingly growing trend with design and architecture on their Twitter feed this week, (keep your eyes peeled for more details on this fabulous trend next week,) and have picked up on the Polyflor at Home Pinterest board – did you spot us?

We know at Polyflor at Home that there are still common misconceptions with luxury vinyl tiles, however the Colonia and Camaro ranges have been developed to help you feel really at home, and offer highly authentic decoration representing natural elements while covering many of today’s trends. The designs, performance and attractive prices of our LVT products show the market and naysayers why there has been such a rapid increase in LVT flooring being chosen over the past 18 months, which is something that is showing no sign of stopping. To echo this, our customer installations have been pouring through our Twitter feed as usual this week, and we’ve spotted some lovely uses of LVT across people’s kitchens, hallways, living rooms, entrance halls and bathrooms. It’s great to see our flooring being laid within areas which demand high-end design, but at the same time, high performance and durability.

If our blog inspires you to choose Camaro or Colonia flooring for your home then what better way is there to get a feel for the flooring than taking advantage of our free sample service! For more information on this service, feel free to call us on 0161 767 2551 or when you’re looking through the Polyflor at Home website and you see a floor you like, simply click on the ‘+’ button

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and select the “Add to samples order”

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Before we bid you adieu, we are pleased to announce that our blog is growing in popularity each month, so there’s no better time to share your hard work if you want to get your shots included in our installation round-ups for all to see! To see your photos on here, either tag @Polyflorltd  in a tweet or e-mail them over to us direct on lvt@polyflor.com

Until next week!

 

Abbotts Flooring - Camaro Country Teak (2238)

Abbotts Flooring – Camaro Country Teak (2238)

Camaro Country Teak (2238) 3

Camaro Country Teak (2238) 1

Dan Jones Flooring - Camaro Country Teak (2238) 1

Dan Jones Flooring – Camaro Country Teak (2238) 2

Dan Jones Flooring - Camaro Country Teak (2238) 2

Dan Jones Flooring – Camaro Country Teak (2238) 3

Dan Jones Flooring - Camaro Country Teak (2238) 4

Dan Jones Flooring – Camaro Country Teak (2238) 4

Deben Carpets - Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 2

Deben Carpets – Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 1

Deben Carpets - Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 3

Deben Carpets – Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 2

Deben Carpets - Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 4

Deben Carpets – Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 3

Deben Carpets - Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033)

Deben Carpets – Colonia New England Elm (4433) with Pearl Grouting Strip (2033) 4

DM Flooring and Tiling - Camaro Classic Oak (2216)

DM Flooring and Tiling – Camaro Classic Oak (2216)

Eastcote Flooring - Colonia Glazed Metalstone (4533) with Pearl Feature Strip

Eastcote Flooring – Colonia Glazed Metalstone (4533) with Pearl Feature Strip

LT Flooring - Camaro Portico Limestone (2334)

LT Flooring – Camaro Portico Limestone (2334)

Sam Willis Flooring - Colonia Natural Limestone (4536) with Ice Grouting Strips (2031)

Sam Willis Flooring – Colonia Natural Limestone (4536) with Ice Grouting Strips (2031)

SP Carpets and Flooring - Colonia Nordic White Oak (4436) with Graphite Grouting Strip (2039)

SP Carpets and Flooring – Colonia Nordic White Oak (4436) with Graphite Grouting Strip (2039)

Rooms in the Home

Flooring can make a stunning backdrop and ideal complement to your overall interior scheme. The following posts feature room specific suggestions to help inspire you. The great news is that each Colonia and Camaro product is suitable for any area in the home so the choice is simply yours. What’s more, the product is compatible with underfloor heating and features a highly durable polyurethane surface treatment to help protect the floor and to lead to an easy to clean regime. Also, you needn’t worry about the occassional splash and spillage in kitchens and bathrooms as all products are compatible with surface water and can be easily wiped up without creating any damage to the surface or subfloor.

We hope you find lots of inspiration from these and don’t forget to get in touch if you want to share your thoughts or have any questions. Thanks and enjoy!