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Defining Hardwood Flooring Styles: Reclaimed, Rustic, and Modern

For first time flooring buyers the various flooring styles may get overwhelming at first, but fear not – our Design Specialists at European Flooring have put together a simple hardwood flooring style guide to help you find the flooring that best fits your overall interior design concept.

It is important for homeowners to have a clear vision of the look and feel they would like to achieve in their space before starting the search for their hardwood flooring. It is also recommended to have a good understanding of their home’s design style. Whether your home is traditional, contemporary, or modern, European Flooring has the perfect fit for you.

The Historic Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring

As you are probably ready to begin exploring the different hardwood flooring styles, let’s start by demystifying the term “Reclaimed”. To reclaim is to retrieve or recover something that is previously given. In this context it refers to hardwood materials that were used for historic architectural structures, such as; barn houses, buildings and railroads. Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring brings home a rich medley of history and nature into your home.

European Flooring proudly offers reclaimed engineered hardwood flooring from the Chateau Collection by Khayeri Curated Flooring. This collection is exclusively made of French White Oak that is sourced from historic European developments that are up to 300 years old. Reclaimed Hardwood materials are then processed and repurposed to create a rich rustic hardwood flooring that is filled with natural  character and an essence of European history.


Rustic Grade Hardwood Flooring

Rustic decor embraces nature-inspired textures, simple and earthy colors, and ultimately an unpretentious, organic warmth. Rustic hardwood flooring complements other rustic design elements such as brick and industrial style metal finishes. You can also choose to contrast the flooring by choosing smooth modern finishes such as marbles and flat slab cabinetry.

The Memories of Versailles line by Khayeri Flooring offers the Chateau Collection which confidently displays natural character of Rustic Grade hardwood flooring, as well as a more refined Select Grade Hardwood Flooring in the Palace Collection.

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Modern Style Hardwood Flooring

Modern design style thrives on the minimalistic belief that “less is more”. This concept relates to the overall look and style of the space’s interior design, as well as the hardwood flooring which sets the foundation of the home’s interior design.

Modern Hardwood Flooring favours a clean, slick and smooth hardwood look. The boards are usually hand selected to with little-to-no knots and stained to display almost no colour variation between planks in order to achieve a more uniformed look. The colour palette of modern design leans towards natural and neutral tonalities.

At European Flooring we offer the Memories of Scandianavia line by Khayeri Curated Flooring. The line offers an exclusive Scandinavian style of hardwood flooring with a wide range of tonalities and finishes. Combining balanced, minimalistic style with practicality in typical Scandinavian fashion.

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Choosing the Right Flooring Design Style

At European Flooring Group we make it our priority to walk our clients through the flooring selection process, while educating them along the way. So now that you have grasped a better understanding of the Hardwood Flooring design style options, you will be able confidently select the right style for your home.


About European Flooring

Founded by Mehran Khayeri, European Flooring is a Canadian based dealer of Custom hardwood, Luxury Engineered Flooring. As one of the first dealers for Khayeri Flooring in North America, their Designer Showroom in Toronto features high-end, innovative multi-layered and Wide Plank Engineered Flooring by Khayeri Curated Flooring TM. Over the past 20 years, they have partnered with world-class architectural/designer studios and builders in North America. Their engineered hardwood flooring draws inspiration from luxurious European destinations around the world such as Versailles, Scandinavia, and Copenhagen. European Flooring Group features a wide variety of tones, finishes, and styles of luxury wide plank engineered flooring.

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