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Flooring design guides

Open-plan flooring ideas for modern living

Spend quality time in a multipurpose kitchen, diner and living room – tied together with flooring for open-plan living. Explore our guide to discover how to make flooring a striking feature of your open-plan space.

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What is open-plan flooring?

Open-plan flooring is flooring that flows from one area of your home to another. This usually consists of using matching flooring in multiple rooms, or throughout the different zones of an open-plan living space.
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Where can open-plan flooring be used?

Open-plan flooring can connect different rooms, like your hallway and living space, or your kitchen and dining room. It can also be used across an entire floor. To extend your flooring into a utility room or bathroom, look for Aquablock technology which can withstand splashes and spills.
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The benefits of open-plan flooring

Using one type of flooring throughout your living space can be more affordable. If all of your flooring is fitted at the same time, labour costs could be reduced. By fitting one material you will also save on cleaning products.

Kitchen floor plan design considerations

If you want to use the same flooring throughout your living space, there are a few design considerations to keep in mind when exploring open-plan flooring ideas.

Four favourite open-plan kitchen flooring ideas

Discover the latest kitchen floor plans and on-trend materials with these open-plan kitchen-living room flooring ideas.

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Only the best beneath your feet

Real wood. Laminates that look like wood. In our flooring range you will find all of this and more, all designed to be tough enough for modern living.