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Floors are the stage setting of a room: this selection from Houses 89.

Batik

Batik is part of the Hirameki rug collection, a collaboration between Akira Isogawa and Designer Rugs. The playful design is based on the Balinese water-resistance dying technique, where wax is used to hand-paint the cloth before it is dyed. designerrugs.com.au

Tongue n Groove’s Eterno Collection floor boards, pictured in Sepia

Tongue n Groove’s Eterno Collection floor boards, pictured in Sepia

Eterno Collection
Tuscania oak and steel inlaid flooring from Vassalletti.

Tuscania oak and steel inlaid flooring from Vassalletti.

Comprising three layers of European oak, Tongue n Groove’s Eterno Collection floor boards, pictured in Sepia, are finished with natural oil for easy maintenance. Sepia features a distinctive grain of white lime that gives a soft, French Provincial look. tonguengrooveflooring.com.au

Alfombra alpaca carpet collection from Velieris.

Alfombra alpaca carpet collection from Velieris.

Tuscania
Doodle by Paola Navone for Kasthall, a hand-tufted long-pile rug in wool and linen.

Doodle by Paola Navone for Kasthall, a hand-tufted long-pile rug in wool and linen.

This oak and steel inlaid flooring, in the design Tuscania, features a natural “pearl grey” finish in oil and wax. The design is inspired by a passion for wood, and creates a strong, contemporary identity. vassalletti.it

Alfombra

Velieris’s seven luxurious Alpaca carpet collections, including Alfombra, pictured, are available in seven colours including Blanco, Castana and Negra. The carpets are crafted with a unique blend of alpaca wool, using 100 percent undyed fibre. velieris.com

Textile Urban vinyl flooring range, shown here in Anvers Natural.

Textile Urban vinyl flooring range, shown here in Anvers Natural.

Doodle

This “abstract and absent-minded sketch” is a hand-tufted long-pile rug in wool and linen, designed by Paola Navone for Kasthall. spacefurniture.com.au

Boral Silkwood
Van Gogh collection.Karndean Designflooring’s Van Gogh Collection

Van Gogh collection.Karndean Designflooring’s Van Gogh Collection

Boral Silkwood is available in a range of popular hardwood species. It is quick and easy to install as its prefinished surface avoids mess and time associated with sanding and finishing, meaning you can walk on it soon after installation. boral.com.au

Bleu De Savoie paving from Artedomus.

Bleu De Savoie paving from Artedomus.

Textile Urban

Textile Urban, shown here in Anvers Natural, is a textile-backed vinyl flooring range that is water resistant and quiet underfoot. The backing is made from recycled plastic milk bottles and the product itself is 100 percent recyclable. gerflor.com.au

Nature’s Grain

This low-maintenance flooring, part of the Marmoleum Striato range, looks like timber and features unrestrained grains in warm and cool tones. It is available in seventeen colours and has anti-bacterial properties. forbo.com.au

Van Gogh collection

From rustic to contemporary, the styles in Karndean Designflooring’s Van Gogh Collection capture the look of real timber in a variety of colours. Large planks, distinctive grain detail and subtle textures characterize the range. karndean.com.au

Persia

A delicate ancient pattern has been interpreted in a bold and contemporary way in the design of Persia, a New Zealand wool rug that is available in colours including Polenta, Ash, Musk and Ochre. armadillo-co.com

Bleu De Savoie

Exclusive to Artedomus, this Bleu De Savoie paving with an acid etched finish features fine veins and smooth, grey/blue tones that create an elegant, natural look. artedomus.com

Brintons carpet ranges

A variety of carpet textures, patterns and colours are offered by Brintons, in ranges including Bell Twist, Majestic, Finepoint and Renaissance Classics. brintons.com.au

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Published online: 13 Feb 2013

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Houses, December 2012

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