25th May 2023 | IN PRODUCT NEWS | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedIn The UK’s market leader in luxury vinyl flooring, Karndean Designflooring, is introducing its biggest collection update yet with new designs inspired by moments of nature sourced throughout the world. The updated Van Gogh collection features new designs in additional format and tile size choices, including on-trend herringbone and chevron. Having taken its Van Gogh range into dual format (gluedown and rigid core) territory in 2020, Karndean flooring is expanding the collection with 24 brand new designs, including its first stone designs, as well as bringing further format and size choices to a number of existing designs. Bronze Castello Marble, VGT2416 Inspired by the beauty of the natural world and materials sourced from around the world, Karndean’s refreshed range offers unrivalled versatility to create bespoke interiors that ooze elegance whilst also supporting health and wellbeing and contributing to a sustainable built environment. Presenting a wide selection of contemporary wood and stone styles and colourways, from cool greys and calm neutrals to warm tones, the collection is expected to find favour in a variety of settings, from residential and community living to commercial spaces such as workplaces, higher education, retail and hospitality. Canadian Urban Oak, SM-VGW8116; Palazzo Marble, SM-VGT2413 Pebble Grey, VGT2410 Fleur Carson, commercial sales director at Karndean Designflooring, said: “Van Gogh has long been our most popular range in co-living developments, and it has continued to see significant growth in commercial applications. We see design as an endless journey so we are always striving to improve our offering to meet the latest requirements of the interior design world and the evolving sustainability demands of our built environment.” Aviemore Oak, VGW8242; Milanese Slate, VGT2420; Luna Breccia Marble, VGT3020 “Now celebrating our 50th year in the industry, Karndean is trusted as a manufacturer of authentic flooring designs that meet both aesthetic and technical specifications of any project. Known for never resting on our laurels, this launch expands our Van Gogh range to a total of 70 wood and stone designs in a convenient choice of sizes and formats. This unsurpassed versatility offers specifiers a whole different level of creative freedom, from the ability to take the same design over different subfloor conditions to incorporating imaginative patterns and colour combinations.” Natural School Cedar, VGW142T Bronze Castello Marble, VGT2416 The Van Gogh range is introducing nine brand new wood designs, including four characterful Highland Oaks, two rustic Farmhouse Oaks and two warm American Cedars. Designers looking to conceive distinctive and playful interiors will also welcome the introduction of a chevron plank to three Brushed Oak colourways. The 28” x 7”chevron plank broadens the opportunities to incorporate different laying patterns for visual interest and a sense of movement. Silver Farmhouse Oak, VGW137T Incorporating stone designs into the Van Gogh range for the first time has elevated its design potential, generating endless scope for bespoke flooring using a combination of wood and stone designs. Inspired by stones sourced from across Europe, 15 striking new designs feature the beauty and elegance of marble, slate and terracotta. The large tile size of these designs, including a new 18” x 36” tile, serves to accentuate and enhance the natural textures and variation found in the original samples. Misty Grey Oak, VGW112T; Bianco Breccia Marble, VGT3021 Grigio Breccia Marble, VGT3019 Whether opting for a rigid core format over uneven or drying subfloors, or creating one-off designs with gluedown, specifiers will appreciate how this comprehensive Van Gogh range inspires and enables unique yet cohesive interiors with the durability to stand the test of time. Tortora Breccia Marble, VGT3018; Roman Slate, VGT2422 Offering enhanced acoustic benefits and easy to install with a click-locking mechanism, Karndean’s rigid core designs come with a colour matched scotia for a seamless finish. The Van Gogh range comes with an Environmental Product Declaration and the reassurance of a 15 year guarantee for commercial settings and a lifetime guarantee for residential settings. Bianco Breccia Marble, VGT3021 Explore the collection About Karndean Designflooring Our design process begins with a meeting…with nature. We see flooring differently. Pushing the boundaries has to be an adventure of discovery. It’s why we travel the world for inspiration. From the ancient European woodlands to the Australian outback, we pack our bags and go there. Every time, we connect with something extraordinary that shapes our every step. It’s how we bring the unimaginable, inspired from the outdoors, indoors. Visit Profile If you’d like to feature your news or stories on SBID.org, get in touch to find out more. If you’d like to become SBID Accredited, click here for more information.