2016-12-21 - Kährs Group

Kährs Group Wins Design Award for Best Flooring

Kährs Group has received the ‘Best Flooring’ award, for its Kährs Chevron Collection, in the UK based, FX International Interior Design Awards 2016. The prestigious annual awards recognize the very best interior products and projects from around the world. Kährs’ beat off stiff competition from eight other short-listed manufacturers to win the award with Chevron; a new patterned parquet wood floor design, with contemporary colour and surface finishes, and an innovative plank construction.

The award was presented to Katherine Mathews and Alex Litcan from Kährs’ UK team, at an event hosted by FX magazine at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane.

Crafted from oak, Kährs Chevron Collection includes a warm white, weathered grey, classic brown and dark brown design. A bevelled edge emphasizes the retro-style zig-zag pattern and a tactile brushed surface, with a nature oil pre-finish, reinforces the natural look. 

“The FX Award is one of the most prestigious awards received by Kährs, in the interior design and architectural sector. We’re very proud to have received it and look forward to continuing to lead the way in high quality, design-led wood flooring,” said Alex Litcan, Kährs UK Marketing.

Whilst traditional chevron floors comprise individual parquet strips, Kährs Chevron has a modern engineered plank construction. The floors’ design features 19 angled strips along the board’s 1848mm length, with angled ends. Alternate right and left-handed boards join to create the continuous zigzag pattern, which can be finished with matching frameboards. The ‘ready-made’ parquet design cuts installation time and costs by up to 50%, compared to traditional parquet.

Other recent awards received by Kährs UK include ‘Hardwood Flooring Product of the Year’ in the CFJ/CFA Flooring Industry Awards 2016; Interiors Monthly’s ‘Best Solid/Engineered Wood Manufacturer’ 2016 and Gold Award for ‘Best Flooring’ in the House Beautiful Awards 2014.

Find out more about Kährs hardwood flooring at www.kahrs.com

For further information, please contact: 

Kährs Group Corporate Communication
Helén Johansson 
+46 70 364 60 30 

About Kährs Group 

Kährs Group is a world-leading flooring manufacturer in hardwood and resilient flooring with a number of strong brands in its product portfolio, including Kährs, Karelia and Upofloor. The Company's innovations have shaped the industry throughout history and Kährs Group is dedicated to providing the market with innovative new flooring solutions. Kährs Group, which delivers products to more than 70 countries, is the market leader in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Russia and holds a strong position in other key markets, such as the UK and Germany. The Group has approximately 1,600 employees and annual sales of EUR 300 million. www.kahrsgroup.com  

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