Scotland’s style capital and birthplace of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, is home to some of the finest architecture in Europe. The art deco movement has left its stamp on the fabric of the city, and this era is celebrated to stunning effect in a newly renovated Glasgow flat.
A foot in the past and a foot in the present
Russwood’s client had a vision to knock through from the living room to the kitchen, creating two large interconnected areas flooded with natural light. The property boasts incredible architectural details, from the stained glass bay windows to the wood panelling, cornicing and original fireplaces. Seeking to create a look that had “a foot in the past and a foot in the present”, Russwood’s client saw the flooring as a key feature in bringing the aesthetic together. After much deliberation, he selected Russwood European Oak flooring in Amber in Grande Parquet boards. Parquet flooring is sympathetic to the era of the home, while Russwood’s oversized boards offer a contemporary twist and modern engineering.
Rolling and tumbling
The boards are created by rolling and tumbling techniques, with hand-filled knots creating an aged effect that is formal yet warm. The natural and rustic appearance allows the flooring to sit comfortably and not overpower the space.