Modern twist: Havwoods International’s Herringbone collection

The Herringbone collection is available in light and dark finishes, ideal for creating intricate patterns, as well as the classic herringbone.

Havwoods International drew inspiration from the dimensions of Italian-craft herringbone flooring with its own collection that offers a twist on a traditional design. The Herringbone collection is available in both light and dark finishes, ideal for creating intricate patterns, as well as the classic herringbone, ideal for hotel lobbies or other public spaces.

The UK-based flooring supplier offers an easy installation method for this collection, along with a matching plank to create borders for some products.

The herringbone pattern dates back to the days of the Roman empire. The Italians used a crisscrossing structure of interlocking pavers for roads. But it wasn’t until 16th Century France, when hardwood replaced stone as the herringbone pattern flooring of choice for the Françoise I Gallery at the Château de Fontainebleu, reportedly by Italian craftsmen.

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