Choosing a wood-design laminate for your home? Here’s our number one tip for making sure what you see is what you get!

Posted by Lamitak on Apr 19, 2018 12:25:35 PM

You had decided to go with a wood-look laminate for your large feature wall to bring warm cosy vibes to your living room – and so you looked through some laminate catalogues and chose the design you want. When it was finally installed, you got the shock of your life – it was nothing like what you imagined. What you thought was a subtle woodgrain pattern turned out to be more dramatic. This situation is probably more common than you think, and usually it has nothing to do with the quality of the laminate itself. Rather, it is the selection process that needs to be relooked.

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Topics: Lamitak Studio, Laminates, Lamitak, Home Renovation

Dreaming of European oak or Japanese beech surfaces for your home? Check out these wood-inspired laminates!

Posted by Lamitak on Apr 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

From the serene beech forests of Aomori Japan to the majestic trees of the Nevada area in the States, many diverse locations around the world have inspired the close to 200 laminate designs in Lamitak’s Woods collection. With laminates, homeowners are no longer hampered by the cost and (in)accessibility of using their favourite wood grains from abroad to achieve their dream home. Sit tight as we explore six wood-inspired laminate families which each transport the look, feel, and texture of an unforgettable location into your home.

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Topics: Laminates, Lamitak, Laminate 101

Warm wood-inspired laminate designs – see how this evergreen tone is a new contemporary favourite

Posted by Lamitak on Apr 6, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Pale, light European wood has been hogging the spotlight, thanks to the popularity of the Scandinavian look for homes. Darker woods, on the other hand, are for those who prefer a more mature, masculine appeal. Wood-grains which have the golden colouration of honey, on the other hand, are evergreen. They connote the nostalgia of vintage teak furniture and the rusticity of farmhouse furniture and are popular particularly in kitchens for their comforting familiarity. We present a snapshot of the toasty woodgrain designs available from Lamitak’s catalogue of almost 200 wood-look laminates – you’ll be surprised at how this classic can look so contemporary as well!

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Topics: Laminates, Lamitak, Laminate 101

This home achieves its swish hotel-like interiors thanks to just one laminate design. Find out what it is!

Posted by Lamitak on Mar 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

Lamitak offers more than 400 laminate designs to choose from. But sometimes it only takes one to create impressive interiors. Interior design firm Wee Studio  turned this 1,465 sqft four-bedroom apartment at The Interlace into a contemporary, yet luxurious abode which exudes swish hotel-like aesthetics.

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation

5 Open-Concept Kitchen Ideas That Will Look Great in Your HDB Flat!

Posted by Lamitak on Mar 15, 2018 3:55:41 PM

You might have heard would-be HDB flat homeowners whooping for joy when news broke earlier this year that all kitchens in new HDB flats would be open-concept. The Housing Board will no longer be building walls that divide the kitchen from the rest of the home. This gives homeowners more flexibility and creativity in planning and using their space, plus the bonus of having common areas that look and feel larger. But being open means cookspaces face the pressure now to look good, as they’re put on show for all to see.

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation

6 Hygge inspired looks you can create with laminates

Posted by Lamitak on Dec 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Danish word hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) has created quite a stir in the interior design industry in the past few years, and while not everyone can pronounce it, what it represents resonates with all of us. It refers to that warm fuzzy feeling, a sense of well-being and contentment that comes with spending time with family and friends over good food, or curled up in bed under warm covers on a cold day. So how do you create hygge in your home? We show you six easy ways using laminates.

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation

Would you use rusty metals in your home? You’ll be surprised at the sophisticated looks metal-look laminates can create!

Posted by Lamitak on Nov 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The popularity of the industrial look for homes has a lot to do with their ‘edgy’ appeal, thanks to the raw unpolished surfaces seen in actual industrial spaces, such as unplastered concrete and oxidised or rusted metal. But did you know that ‘rusted metal’ can conjure up a completely different, classy look for your home? Here’s the proof!

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation

Design Talk – Find out how this interior designer used Lamitak laminates to create the sophisticated, yet cosy interiors of this home

Posted by Lamitak on Nov 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In the first of this series, we speak to interior designers to get their top tips on using laminates, and how they have used the material in their projects for maximum effect.

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation

Want the aged industrial look for your walls? These six laminates will do the trick!

Posted by Lamitak on Nov 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Surfaces that have withstood some passing of time often develop a patina that is wonderfully organic and unique. Wouldn’t it be great if you could package that personality and bring it home – to provide instant style gratification instead of waiting decades for the material to evolve? Using their keen eye for detail and with some fearless experimentation, Lamitak has succeeded in approximating the character of aged concrete, metal, and stone for their laminates. We showcase six standout examples.

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation

6 Ways to Rock the Industrial Look in Your Home with Laminates

Posted by Lamitak on Nov 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

An industrial-inspired style might sound cool for the home, but there’s always the worry of it creating a cold and unwelcoming ambience (think prison cells) or looking too literal and derivative. From living areas to bedrooms, we uncover six spaces which embrace industrial influences to create welcoming as well as inspiring environments.

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Topics: Laminates, Home Renovation