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.
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.
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!