Recently Tarkett announced that the Preference Plus and ValuePro products are now certified Allergy & Asthma Friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America(AAFA). The AAFA certification is now expanded to all of the Tarkett residential sheet vinyl flooring products.
Preference Plus and ValuePro are now finished with an improved urethane seal, which improves scratch resistance and durability. Also the new urethane seal offers a consistent matte finish.
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Modern Rustic is an interior design style that will be very popular this year. The style is so adaptable for many different homes. Modern Rustic blends charming rustic styles with sleek modern designs and functionality. Rustic designs have been popular for many years, and adding modern functionality will make this style stay and evolve for many years to come. The most important part of having a modern rustic space in your home is to have an open floor plan. The open floor plan will allow the rustic flooring and decor to be shown off well with the modern elements in the room.
One of the main components to creating a modern rustic design is to bring the quality of natural materials such as wood and stone inside the home. Wood panels or other natural wall coverings such as stone will create a stunning natural look to the room. If wood panels are too expensive, then there are many realistic-looking wallpapers that have wood or stone patterns.
The most important feature of the room is the flooring. The floor is an essential part of making the design work. For a modern rustic look, you should use flooring that provides a strong, rustic finish that has different weathered visuals. You can use stone patterned flooring or wood patterns that look weathered or aged. Vinyl, luxury vinyl tile, or hardwood will work great for this type of design. Since the flooring and walls will have a rustic theme, the furniture and appliances in the room should have a modern theme. For living rooms, use more sixties and seventies style modern, and with kitchens and dining areas, use ultramodern furniture and appliances.
For a modern rustic design, you should also make sure that the upholstery and different accent pieces in the room also feature the rustic and modern aspects. The large pieces of furniture should have a neutral tone, and the cushions should be made of natural, non-dyed fabrics. Also, the more natural light the room has, the better the design will work.
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When it comes to fall decorating, many people just think of browns, reds, and oranges. However, different hues of yellow are also great for fall. One color in particular, saffron, works great with many fall design ideas. Saffron isn’t a bright in your face type of yellow, it’s more of an earthy color that incorporates both yellow and orange. If you want to be bold, then paint an entire room saffron, but if subtle is more your style, then add some saffron throw pillows or trinkets in the room. Saffron goes great with neutral color flooring, but if you want to be really bold, then pair this color with a bright fuchsia color.
Here are just a few decorating ideas that use saffron:
What do you think about decorating with saffron? Would saffron work with your home decor? Let us know!
Tarkett has announced its new Johnsonite Melodia 2.0 and Aria 2.0, which is homogenous vinyl sheet and tile flooring. Johnsonite Melodia 2.0 and Aria 2.0 are great for a wide range of commercial applications, which also includes healthcare. Melodia 2.0 and Aria 2.0 give the room a subtle non-directional design, and the colors and patterns run throughout the sheet and tile.
The new products have tone-on-tone designs, and overall the compilation has 66 colors. Aria 2.0 has 24 colors and Melodia 2.0 has 42 colors. In addition, Aria 2.0 has an accent granule. Melodia 2.0 and Aria 2.0 were created to be companion products that will coordinate with other Johnsonite floor solutions, wall base, transitions, and finishing accessories.
The collections are available in sheet flooring and 24″x24″ tiles. The homogenous construction of the flooring makes sure that the colors and patterns of the tile remain throughout the floor’s lifespan. In addition, the polyurethane (PUR) UV-cured top coating will improve the product’s durability and any maintenance costs.
Melodia 2.0 and Aria 2.0 contain 25.5% pre-consumer recycled content, which contributes to indoor air quality and they are phthalate free. The flooring is 100% recyclable and FloorScore certified. The flooring also has features that contribute to infection control protection.