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ALL-WHITE

Sarah

This apartment in the sustainable Hammarby Sjöstad in Stockholm features very bright, light-filled interiors and elegant luxurious textures in wood, marble, velvet and brass.

The Kährs Oak Limestone wood floor enhances the natural light in the apartment with its whisper-white finish and clean and even expression. Each board is carefully brushed to bring out the character of the grain and highlight the natural texture of the timber. The matt lacquer finish eliminates glare while protecting the wood from daily wear.

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Kahrs Oak LimestoneImages via Fantastic Frank

SWEDISH BREAKFAST FIKA

Sarah

Yesterday morning we had an intimate Swedish Breakfast Fika in our showroom. Fika is a concept in Swedish culture with the basic meaning “to have coffee”, often accompanied with pastries or cookies. As it was breakfast, we arranged some Swedish delicacies from Dubai-based catering company Smørrebrød – including open sandwiches with diverse toppings such as Swedish meatballs, gravadlax and Cambozola cheese; and traditional cinnamon buns and cookies.

With regards to the styling, we wanted to create a natural, Scandinavian feeling that ties in with the overall feeling in our showroom. Contrasting materials, such as linen and rustic wood, complement each other so well and create a cozy feeling. Natural materials and creating beauty in the contrasts was our main inspiration for the styling.

For the Smörgåsbord (buffet), we used a graphite grey linen tablecloth to soften the wooden bar counter and wooden trays to serve the food on. For the table setting, we had black stoneware plates and ivory linen napkins from Crate & Barrel – decorated with wild forest florals from Bliss and personalised butter knives from Småland tied together with jute rope. This simple combination creates a natural, nordic spring feeling.

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Photography by Marko Zirdum (Studio Zee)

PREPPING FOR SWEDISH SURFACES

Sarah

On Wednesday, 26 April 2017, the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Jan Thesleff, will transform his private residence into a gallery for an evening.

The evening will see a showcasing of Kährs wood flooring from Sweden by Nordic Homeworx alongside unique art and carpets by Swedish artist Cecilia Setterdahl of Carpets CC.

We are very honoured to have H.E. Farida Abdulla Kamber Al Awadhi – President of the Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID), as honorary guest for the event.

We look forward to celebrating Swedish craftsmanship, art and design in the UAE!

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BLUSH // ASH

Sarah

Loving the combination of blush tones and a lively 3-strip ash wood flooring in this apartment via Alvhem 💕

For a similar look, we suggest combining Jotun’s Warm Blush (2856) wall colour with our 3-strip Kährs Ash Skagen wood flooring.

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Kahrs Ash Skagen

Images via AlvhemKährs

HEART OF GOLD

Sarah

Inspired by our new Floor of the Month for April, we are loving warm, burnt yellow and golden sun-kissed tones inspired by honey and ripe rye during harvest time, combined with earthy hazelnut tones and crisp whites for a fresh yet grounded spring feeling.

Our Floor of the Month, Kährs Oak Siena FSC® has a calm appearance with a certain degree of variation in the grain. A true Swedish classic that will never go out of style.

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MADE WITH PASSION

Sarah

What makes a good product great? We’re certain that the key to success lies in the people that produce it. It’s their passion and knowledge that ensures that the quality we’ve been delivering over the years continues to distinguish our floors. Many of our employees have been working at Kährs for decades – in some cases generations – passing on their knowledge to new family members, friends and neighbours that start working at Kährs.

In celebration of Kährs 160 year anniversary this year, Kährs focuses on the people behind the brand’s success. This is the first video in a series titled Made with Passion – focusing on the faces of Kährs, their stories and learning what drives them to make Kährs wood floors on a daily basis in our factory in Nybro, Sweden.

View more videos here.

WALNUT LOVE

Sarah

We are loving the updated take on walnut wood floors in this apartment in Stockholm, Sweden. The contrast of the bright and clean interiors against the classic walnut floor and mid-century style decor creates a warm and timeless yet modern feeling.

For a similar look, select our Kährs Garden Walnut with a natural 1-strip design.

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Via Fantastic Frank

DEAR MOTHER..

Sarah

Happy UAE Mother’s Day! ❥

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WOFL

Sarah

We visited the recently opened WOFL bakery in Jumeirah Beach Residence this week. Not only were we struck by the delicious (no exaggeration!) scent of freshly baked waffles surrounding the little building, but also by the bakery’s interiors.

We have seen our wood flooring installed in many different ways over our years here, but seeing our Kährs Oak Cornwall installed with graphic hexagonal tiles was so interesting! The combination created such a beautiful look.

View all the pictures here.

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KLARA VÄSTRA KYRKOGATA 17

Sarah

Inspo-deluxe in this apartment featuring beautiful muted interiors, classic Scandinavian deco, a light wood floor and impressive panoramic views over central Stockholm.

Get the look with our 1-strip Kährs Oak Estoril wood floor, a classic floor where the natural wood characteristics have been enhanced with microbevelled edges and a brushed surface topped with a white colour stain.

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Kahrs Oak Estoril Wood Floor Dubai

Images via ESNY