What is Herringbone Parquet Flooring?

If it was good enough for the Romans…

All right, apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Well what about Herringbone Parquet Flooring?

Granted, it probably never crossed the writers’ minds to add that line to the classic scene of Monty Python’s Life of Brian, but it is yet another thing we have the Romans to thank for.

Do you know that Herringbone flooring is the most popular form of parquet? It's predicted to be one of the biggest flooring trends in 2018.

It is a pattern that's existed for centuries, in fact it's been traced back to the age of the Roman Empire. Their engineers found that its crisscrossing arrangement was perfect for road building. Now, we believe it is the ideal flooring for the home.

Just ask the person who recently bought Walt Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger’s home on New York’s Fifth Avenue. It went for a staggering $18.75 million.

He chose herringbone patterned floors to cover his 4,500 square feet home. So if it’s good enough for Mickey’s boss, we are sure you will love it too. And whilst you certainly don’t need to be a millionaire to buy it, we know you will feel like one once it is in your home.

Traditional Herringbone Parquet Flooring | Herringbone Flooring

The Herringbone pattern, as the name suggests, resembles fish bones. It uses simple rectangular blocks to produce an amazing effects. Furthermore, with a wide range of shades, finishes and sizes (right up to 600mm long), we have something to suit everyone’s tastes.

Herringbone Flooring is the height of sophistication. It adds a classic and contemporary twist to any home, old or new. What's more, it's incredibly durable, and can handle high levels of traffic whilst maintaining the timeless appeal of real wood.

There’s a reason it has been popular for centuries, just as the Romans!