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Herringbone floor

By Vilde Høsfloth  – 

Herringbone: the undisputed leader of floor laying patterns has its history rooted back to the Roman Empire where it was used extensively in road paving systems; among others.
Herringbone is one of the widely used installation patterns, which oozes elegance, without being over-powering.
A subtle way to make a patterned statement; it  has always been one of the most thought arousing and meticulous designs;
its detail revered by architects worldwide. 

boen herringbone pattern

Herringbone gets its name from the way the pattern resembles that of a fish skeleton.
Deeply rooted in Roman empire, Herringbone’s ancestor was a pattern known as
“Opus Spicatum”  which means "spiked work.
The premise behind its famous pattern; the interlocking, criss-crossing chevrons,
was to create the ability for the road to absorb the compression of movement.

boen herringbone pattern

The pattern eventually became famous and found admirers in the sartorial world.
Since then, many suits, blazers and sportcoats have been designed using this format.
Thanks to the simplicity of this format and its intrinsic beauty,
it hasn’t been restricted to the purpose for which it was originally designed;
and has spread roots in various other design elements. 

boen herringbone pattern

The intricacies of this design is no longer restricted to floor installation.
Today, it is widely used as a broader interior design concept to create an eye-catching
design element in any format or room. 

boen herringbone pattern

In-fact, the most obvious way to include the herringbone pattern in your home, is to incorporate it in your flooring.
Wood flooring can be arranged beautifully  in a herringbone pattern to create something far from mundane.
Herringbone flooring can provide a more inviting atmosphere in a contemporary home.

boen herringbone pattern

Herringbone floors are ideal when you’re trying to create an eclectic interior design defining your own individuality.
The floor can be easily linked to other elements of the room like the furniture, drapes or the art.

boen herringbone pattern

BOEN has a wide range of products that can be installed in herringbone pattern to add warmth to your personal spaces.
Keeping in mind the requirements of our modern day customers, you can now get herringbone floors in various formats,
wood species, and with several surface treatments.

Click here to see all our herringbone floors!

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