Kährs new Harmony Collection reflects the enduring trend for rustic natural surfaces with subtle design features. The pocket-friendly range includes fourteen designs, each crafted in Sweden from sustainable European oak and ash. Hand-brushing removes pulpy softwood to expose natural graining and annual rings, which reinforce the very natural look. Some designs are bevelled and smoked to add further distinction and each floor then receives a matt lacquer or oil prefinish, which provides durability and easy care.
All floors have a three-stave design, which complements all room sizes and interior styles. Pale toned colour options include Oak Frost and Oak Dew - which have a strong Scandinavian feel, on-trend grey toned Oak Limestone and the lightest floor, white Ash Alabaster, which also have a micro-bevel along all four sides. Mid-toned options include Oak Citrus, Granite, Stone and Ember, in shell pink, camel brown and golden tones. The darkest floors – Oak Smoke, Kernel, Bean, Soil, Moss and Lava – have a distinct rich tone, in earthy and nut brown shades, through to ebony.
Each design from the Collection features Kährs ethical, high performance construction. Based on Kährs original design, patented in 1941, it uses sustainable hardwood down to the floor’s joint, with fast-growing spruce, pine and poplar below. This design, alongside Kährs Woodloc® 5S joint, provides greater stability, promotes fast installation and eliminates gapping throughout the lifetime of the floor. Floors can be laid on most dry, level surfaces – and over underfloor heating systems.
Products shown: Oyster (main image); Combine and Contrast; Oak Frederik; Oak Linen Artisan Collection; Oak Oyster; Ash Alabaster Collection; and Oak Hampshire Strip European Naturals Collection.