Ultimate Combinations: Engineered Wood Flooring & Modern Furniture

This month’s instalment of Ultimate Combinations sees us taking a deeper dive into pairing Engineered Wood Flooring – which offers a classic, timeless choice – and we’re showing you how well it combines with modern furniture. Our engineered timber flooring provides a beautifully understated background look for rooms that will most definitely stand the test of time…

A Splash of Sunshine

When the kitchen is mainly white, perhaps with a focal point island, the temptation is often to go for dark flooring to create a contrast. However, in this case the overall look has been lightened and brightened by going for Medio Dark Ivory Oak Engineered Flooring, which comes in a plank format, with a top layer of European oak, and an oiled finish which makes it hardwearing and suitable for use in a busy kitchen environment. We rather like the splashes of yellow/orange to lift the mood further! Try the Ninety Stool in Yellow from Lime Lace to cheer up your kitchen, and perhaps our  Metro Orange Wall Tiles for an eye-popping splash back!

Tranquil Combinations

Get that peaceful, calming bedroom look with our Grande Latte Oak Engineered Flooring, which has a pale and elegant colouring in European oak, with the natural knots and grains showing up beautifully. It’s a plank format, with a matt lacquer finish, and Click fit installation – there’s more installation info here, and of course, our experts are on hand to help as well via email, phone or online chat, via our contact page. The combination of Grande Latte Oak and contemporary furniture is a winner … the DSW White Beech Legs Eames Style chair from Pash is a great combination with this flooring.

Space Craft

Combine a rather rustic style of engineered wooden flooring, such as our Medio Rustic Oak Engineered Flooring,  for a rather spectacular result, in a large, flowing floor space, contrasting it with slick modern furniture in a mixture of colours. The matt lacquer finish keeps the look grounded, and it’s traditional look is a very interesting combination and contrast with the contemporary furnishings. And if you seriously fancy a giant floor lamp, the Original 1227 Giant Floor Lamp from Anglepoise® is available here.

In the Pink

Pinks and yellows are very strong trends this year, and we love this Margot Click Clack Sofa Bed from Mad About Mid Century Modern, available in mustard yellow, too, in fact all the shades available will work beautifully with timber flooring.

Three Times Fabulous

Our 3 Strip Oak Engineered Flooring has a classic and timeless look! However this practical, hardwearing and easy-to-install flooring looks brilliant when combined with modern furniture. The term ‘3 Strip’ is used because each individual plank, which measures 1092mm x 207mm is designed to look like there are three strips of timber creating each individual plank. Click fitting makes the installation job straightforward, so it’s a very good choice for large spaces, such as living rooms, family rooms and dining rooms.

Simply Elegant

Keep the hallway simply elegant with the combination of our Grand Rustic Oak Engineered Flooring, which sets the mood for a classic, stylish entrance. And then add a little wow factor with addition of a contemporary console table. The combination of a top layer of oak, four-side micro bevelled edges on each side of each plank and the matt lacquer finish makes a new hall floor straightforward to install and simple to maintain. For a similar little console table, try the Gustavia White Console Table with Drawers from Out & Out.

Dramatic Combo

Wow! The concept of a gold metallic finish table, such as the Honeycomb Side Table from Atkin & Thyme teamed with engineered wood flooring is rather spectacular. Get the look with our Espina Dark Oak Engineered Flooring 14mm in herringbone format with a lacquered finish.

Herringbone Floors & Pale Colours

Add a new twist to the concept of traditional herringbone wooden flooring – by choosing a shade of light grey to instantly update a scheme in a traditional home – whilst keeping the contrast and combination of old and new. This is our Espina Light Grey Oak Engineered Flooring, 14mm thick and with a lacquered finish. These planks each measure 660mm x 110mm and a designed to be perfectly suited, proportion-wise, to installing in a herringbone pattern.

Get The Look

Go for the pale and interesting contemporary look with the Hugo Corner Sofa Bed in linen, left and right hand versions available, with a wood edge and legs and in various other shades, including pink, from Pepper Sq

Mixing It Up

Choosing Medio Rustic Oak Engineered Flooring for the kitchen is a smart move, and combined with contemporary touches, it is a significant part of this stunning kitchen scheme. The contemporary cabinets and stools are a great contrast, whilst keep the stylish look flowing throughout. Try our  Metro Matt White Wall Tiles for a clean-cut, understated scheme.

Sitting Comfortably

We’ve found a couple of stylish stools that will fit in very well with engineered wood flooring. This is the retro-style, Mid-Century 200-190 Wooden Bar Stool from Rose & Grey, in two different heights and various wood finishes to enhance your kitchen-dining scheme.

Mixed Materials

Get the contemporary look with a Set of 2 Rattan Bar Stools from VonHaus, this mix of materials, rattan and metal, looks good in a contemporary kitchen-dining space, and of course, is a fabulous combination with engineered wooden flooring.

Timber Combinations

The combination of finishes in this kitchen is pretty amazing…we love the combination of our Mediano Mousse Oak Engineered Flooring with stylish timber-fronted modern cabinetry and chic, mid-century-style dining chairs and bar stools. A feast for the eyes! The tough, lacquered finish of our engineered flooring means this finish can confidently be chosen for busy kitchen spaces.

Will you be combining Engineered Wood Flooring with modern furniture in your next interior redesign project? If so then don’t forget to send us your pictures of your finished projects – share your pics with us over on Twitter tagging @TileMountainUK or on Instagram!

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Linda has worked as a freelance interiors writer and blogger for many years; she has written for most of the major home and design magazines, including KBB Magazine, Grand Designs, Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, Period Homes and Good Homes. She made the break and moved from London back to her home town of Shrewsbury three years ago and has just finished renovating her house. She also works in an interior design studio, produces copy for brochures and website, tries to tame her garden, aims to finish all the home furnishing projects she has on the go … and loves walking.