Colour and the meaning behind it is very decisive for your interior. We’ve already explored red and yellow earlier, and this time we’ll be focusing on green. What effect will the colour have on your interior, and where in your home would the colour fit best?
Colour plays a key role in your interior. Not only does colour create a certain atmosphere, it can also be used to make a room appear smaller or larger. In addition, colour brings out your personality and it can influence your mood. Discover what feelings are conjured up by the colour red.
At the end of 2014, Kristof, Loes and their son Ewoud left their apartment behind to move into a new, modern home. "We wanted lots of light, shades of white and natural elements in our new home," Loes says. "We also had a clear concept of what we wanted for our flooring: natural, warm wood. With the Impressive Ultra laminate collection, we brought that concept to life."
The interior architect Nicky Vanden Bossche recently rolled up her sleeves and got to work on an apartment shell in an old warehouse. Her aim was to give the new home an industrial character to suit the soul of the main building. She chose a Quick-Step wood-look laminate floor to give the space an extra feeling of warmth and cosiness.
The world of design and interiors is currently very focused on exotic influences, foreign cultures and natural materials and patterns. Ethnic is totally in. But how should these colourful and dynamic influences be integrated in your interior? Begin by gathering up your unique holiday souvenirs and heirlooms, and follow these three tips!
You´re seeing it ever more often in large cities: an old factory that’s converted into an apartment building or a hip co-working space. Instead of demolishing the building, it´s precisely the structure’s rough and distinctive elements that are carefully preserved. Exposed concrete, visible pipes and bricks walls catch the eye. Do you want a bit of history and authenticity in your home too?
Almost everyone integrates something of his or her personality into their interior. A colour accent, decoration, the use of materials … Everyone likes to put their stamp on an interior. Want to take a further creative step and choose a personalised floor? It’s easier than it sounds!
A perfect or an imperfect interior: on the one hand, we want a house that is perfect in every way, while on the other hand a real house will always exhibit flaws and rough edges. Quick-Step developed floors for both extremes: the Impressive collection’s perfect Scandinavian Pine and the rough, imperfect hardwood floors of the Imperio collection.
A new year, a new project. Why not finally start (re)painting that wall or ceiling you’ve been ignoring for so long. You don’t want that new colour to show up on your floor, however. Protecting it will be crucial, along with preventing your shoe soles from spreading the paint around the house. Let’s find out more.
Nowadays, purely natural things have gained in popularity, and that also applies to interior design. The nude & neutral trend immediately stands out because of the use of gentle, earthy colours and identifiable, unprocessed materials. Simple and sober has become very fashionable. We can already give you a few tips on how to be up-to-date with this trend.
When Sylvia went in search of new flooring, she immediately did the right thing. She turned to The Quick-Step Floor Advisor. "We already had a clear picture in our mind, but the fact that we could actually see the floor installed in our house made it so much easier to choose."
With age comes experience — but it can also make common tasks more difficult to do, such as walking up and down stairs. Perhaps you’re already planning modifications to your home, or maybe you’re thinking of downsizing. Either way, here are some things to consider!