Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Parquet with design - France - Hôtel de Lesdiguières

The Hôtel de Lesdiguières is a 17th century building located in France/ Grenoble.
The parquet flooring with inlays that can be seen in this hotel is a 19th century work. The design belongs to Jean-François Hache (a marquetry creator) and it is said to have been executed during the 18th century.

A few nice images below:

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Parquet flooring with design - partial view

Parquet flooring panel - detail

Parquet panel with design - Grenoble/France

Parquet with design - France 19th century

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Hardwood Floor Borders - An Apartment Renovation

The following images show a few rooms from an apartment in the USA. In fact is near Columbia University. This apartment has been renovated the building has been completed in 1909 and the parquet flooring is original from that date. The rooms have installed a classical parquet flooring layout - made of a chess pattern in the middle, a hardwood border inlay as perimeter separation and the backfill strips to the wall.

Hardwood floor border inlay - an apartment renovation

Hardwood Floor Border - parquet Flooring Installation
The hardwood floor border inlays in an apartment renovation