To be filed under Desperately Want: cutting-edge wood floors from Los Angeles design firm Commune inspired by Nordic textiles and Bauhaus patterns.
The flooring, designed by Commune for Exquisite Surfaces, is made from salvaged oak wagon wood from France and offered in three shades: Sand, Army, and Indigo. It addition to solid colors, it's available in a Bauhaus-patterned collection, which is modular with the potential for a variety of colored grids. See Exquisite Surfaces for more details.
Above L: Plank floors in Indigo feature a variation in color from lighter navy to an almost blue-black. Above R: Each floor in the collection is inset with a brass Commune signet by E. R. Butler.
Above: A floor in Army with a signet.
Above: The Bauhaus I collection features a modern interpretation of Latvian grids.
Above: Bauhaus II features varying shades of natural wood.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on September 26, 2012 as part of our Old Meets New issue.
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