September 10, 2023
There’s a timeless allure to hardwood flooring that homeowners and designers alike have cherished for ages. Yet, just like any element of interior design, hardwood too evolves with the times. At Carpet Galleria, we take pride in staying ahead of the curve, introducing our customers to the latest in hardwood flooring trends.
The Return to Rustic: In a world that’s rapidly digitizing, there’s a growing yearning for the rustic and the raw. Weathered and distressed hardwood floors are making a comeback, offering spaces a touch of history and an old-world charm. These floors, with their imperfect finish, speak of stories from yesteryears and become conversation starters.
Going Beyond Traditional: While classics like oak, mahogany, and cherry continue to be popular choices, there’s an increasing interest in unconventional wood types. Bamboo, with its sustainability factor, or exotic woods like teak and Brazilian cherry, are finding their way into contemporary homes. At Carpet Galleria, we’ve expanded our range to accommodate these unique tastes.
Wide and Wonderful: Narrow planks are giving way to wider ones. These wide planks, often up to 7 or 8 inches, offer a clean and spacious look, making rooms appear larger and more open. They also showcase the wood’s natural grain in all its glory, making each plank a piece of art.
Dark, Deep, and Dramatic: While light and medium shades have their charm, there’s an emerging trend towards darker hues. These rich, deep tones, ranging from dark walnut to ebony, exude luxury and sophistication, making them perfect for statement spaces. However, they also come with the added responsibility of maintenance, as dark floors tend to show scratches and dust more readily.
Matte Over Gloss: The ultra-shiny finish of hardwood is making way for a more subdued, matte look. This not only minimizes the appearance of scratches but also resonates with the modern aesthetic of understated elegance.
Eco-Friendly Finishes: The environment is not just a buzzword; it’s a responsibility. Recognizing this, many homeowners are opting for eco-friendly finishes that are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs). At Carpet Galleria, our commitment to the planet is unwavering, and we offer a range of eco-friendly solutions that marry beauty with responsibility.
Customization is King: The contemporary homeowner values uniqueness. Recognizing this, there’s a move towards customizable hardwood solutions – be it in terms of patterns, colors, or finishes. Carpet Galleria, always prioritizing customer needs, offers tailor-made solutions, ensuring that your floor is a reflection of your unique personality.
In Conclusion: Trends come and go, but what remains constant is the allure of hardwood. As it evolves, it continues to be a testament to nature’s beauty and craftsmanship’s finesse. At Carpet Galleria, we don’t just offer floors; we offer experiences, keeping pace with global trends while ensuring timeless quality. When you choose us, you’re not just choosing a floor, but a piece of art that resonates with the times.