VIDEOS! Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors - Colors to View: Cast Iron Grey, Danish White Wash, Walnut, Tobacco, Charcoal, Weathered Grey and Cast Iron Mahogany

VIDEOS! Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors - Colors to View: Cast Iron Grey, Danish White Wash, Walnut, Tobacco, Charcoal, Weathered Grey and Cast Iron Mahogany

by Emmi Micallef May 23, 2017

Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors can only be compared to true reclaimed 18th Century French oak planks. With unparalleled beauty, each oak plank is aged, not by pigments or colorants, but by unique oxidation procedures working with the natural tannin of the oak.  Read more in this latest blog and...enjoy our first video, with many more to come in our Historic Decorative Materials YouTube Channel, of these wood floors that leave one breathless.

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Get the Look!  Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's French and Belgian Farmhouse Aesthetic in LA

Get the Look! Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's French and Belgian Farmhouse Aesthetic in LA

by Emmi Micallef February 15, 2017

Designing a home today with so much choice on the market is daunting.  In this blog, I focus on select materials that create a theme throughout the home that will help in the design process.  In love with the French and Belgian farmhouse aesthetic, hats off to Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen...their home is beautiful and was ahead of design trends back in 2013.

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A Vintage Wall Tile Collection LOOK BOOK

A Vintage Wall Tile Collection LOOK BOOK

by Emmi Micallef February 09, 2017

A Look Book is a wonderful tool to get an overview of a work.  Please enjoy Historic Decorative Materials Look Book of our vintage decorative wall tile collections and become inspired by the pairings of these tiles with our antique and aged French and Belgian building materials.

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Design Board: The Belgian Farmhouse Modern Aesthetic

Design Board: The Belgian Farmhouse Modern Aesthetic

by Emmi Micallef January 24, 2017

Is it trending or just beautiful?

Mixing materials and styles is the key to achieving the Belgian Farmhouse Modern Aesthetic.  The contrast between old world and new makes both elements pop and the eye never tires of these juxtaposed surface textures.

Read this design blog and see how I deconstruct these Belgian building materials to find their way into a beautiful space.

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A Gallery of the Kings of France Aged 18th Century French Oak Floors

A Gallery of the Kings of France Aged 18th Century French Oak Floors

by Emmi Micallef January 23, 2017

The Kings of France Aged French Oak Flooring is like no other pre-finished wood floor on the market today.  Historically aged with exemplary techniques, one could easily compare these wide-plank oak floors to reclaimed 18th century French oak planks.  Available in over 14 colors, these solid or engineered wood floors, in wide-plank, chevron, herringbone or parquet de Versailles, are the essential backdrop to custom homes and historic renovations.

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