Richly textured planks make for canvases under foot
With its rounded edges, Listone Giordano’s oak parquet Biscuit flooring by Patricia Urquiola resembles the tasty tea-time snacks. Choose from full-length, herringbone and diagonal options. From $24 / sq ft, at Trends & Trades
The expressive patterns on Scheucher’s oak Formentera strips recall billows of smoke. Each two-metre long plank is finished in a stain-resistant oil. $16 / sq ft, at Silverwood Flooring & Interiors
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In the office of this Forest Hill home designed by Luc Bouliane, dark cabinetry contrasts with European white-oak planks from Moncer. The floor’s handsome finish is courtesy of natural Scandinavian oil. $13 / sq ft, at Moncer Specialty Flooring
European Flooring’s planed oak Atelier is arranged here in a trendy chevron pattern. Made from sustainably harvested wood, this rustic offering is a great way to add warmth and character to new spaces. $26 / sq ft, at European Flooring
The poppy-red stain on these Bauwerk Parkett Vintage Edition oak planks is artfully worn away to evoke a time-worn Maritime boathouse. Other vivid colours include blue, green and yellow. $15 / sq ft, at Relative Space
Originally published in Issue 3, 2016 as Oak Art.