Amber is a woman who knows what she wants — she has a fascinating and flourishing career, and an expanding shoe cabinet, and blogs about the clothes that she wears, the places that she goes and the things that she does, plus life with her partner Terry. Choosing a floor for her new kitchen was like 1, 2, 3! Or was it?
Glitter, glamour, elegance, style… You will find it all at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. And while you’re taking in the stunning designs, perhaps your eye will be drawn to the equally stunning floor? With Quick-Step as the official sponsor, there will be plenty of opportunities to admire the items chosen specifically for this world-famous event.
Jo and Karolien went for the big picture: they wanted to give their spacious attic a complete make-over. Thanks to Quick-Step interior decorating advice and the latest generation laminate flooring, they were able to transform the space into an “Impressive” master bedroom.
Choosing a new floor isn't easy. The supply is virtually infinite these days, and every type of flooring has its own pros and cons. Increasingly, people are choosing laminate flooring, which combines the authentic look of a natural floor with many practical advantages AND a great price.
Naturally we all want a nice floor that gives our home that wow factor but sometimes the practical properties of a floor covering are at least as important. Jo and Jon Hall explain: “Because one of our boys has breathing difficulties, the doctors advised us to replace his old bedroom floor. A playful combination of designs from Quick-Step’s Impressive laminate collection proved the perfect solution.”
Colour and the meaning behind it is very decisive for your interior. We’ve already explored red and yellow earlier, and this time we’ll be focusing on green. What effect will the colour have on your interior, and where in your home would the colour fit best?
Colour plays a key role in your interior. Not only does colour create a certain atmosphere, it can also be used to make a room appear smaller or larger. In addition, colour brings out your personality and it can influence your mood. Discover what feelings are conjured up by the colour red.
At the end of 2014, Kristof, Loes and their son Ewoud left their apartment behind to move into a new, modern home. "We wanted lots of light, shades of white and natural elements in our new home," Loes says. "We also had a clear concept of what we wanted for our flooring: natural, warm wood. With the Impressive Ultra laminate collection, we brought that concept to life."
The interior architect Nicky Vanden Bossche recently rolled up her sleeves and got to work on an apartment shell in an old warehouse. Her aim was to give the new home an industrial character to suit the soul of the main building. She chose a Quick-Step wood-look laminate floor to give the space an extra feeling of warmth and cosiness.
The world of design and interiors is currently very focused on exotic influences, foreign cultures and natural materials and patterns. Ethnic is totally in. But how should these colourful and dynamic influences be integrated in your interior? Begin by gathering up your unique holiday souvenirs and heirlooms, and follow these three tips!
Despite the late March showers, summer is finally on the horizon. Even though your home can feel pretty cosy at the tail end of winter, you’re also starting to feel that familiar urge to let in some fresh air and clean the house, move the furniture around, introduce a couple of new accessories… You probably can’t wait to let in lots of sun and tons of light.
You´re seeing it ever more often in large cities: an old factory that’s converted into an apartment building or a hip co-working space. Instead of demolishing the building, it´s precisely the structure’s rough and distinctive elements that are carefully preserved. Exposed concrete, visible pipes and bricks walls catch the eye. Do you want a bit of history and authenticity in your home too?
Almost everyone integrates something of his or her personality into their interior. A colour accent, decoration, the use of materials … Everyone likes to put their stamp on an interior. Want to take a further creative step and choose a personalised floor? It’s easier than it sounds!
A perfect or an imperfect interior: on the one hand, we want a house that is perfect in every way, while on the other hand a real house will always exhibit flaws and rough edges. Quick-Step developed floors for both extremes: the Impressive collection’s perfect Scandinavian Pine and the rough, imperfect hardwood floors of the Imperio collection.
A new year, a new project. Why not finally start (re)painting that wall or ceiling you’ve been ignoring for so long. You don’t want that new colour to show up on your floor, however. Protecting it will be crucial, along with preventing your shoe soles from spreading the paint around the house. Let’s find out more.