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Art of Pattern Parquet Flooring

From the fourteenth to the sixteenth century, more than two hundred years of the Renaissance, make the French of the seventeenth century be unprecedentedly powerful. Then, Louis XIV, made an order for the construction of the Palace of Versailles.

04 March 2021

From the fourteenth to the sixteenth century, more than two hundred years of the Renaissance, make the French of the seventeenth century be unprecedentedly powerful. Then, Louis XIV, made an order for the construction of the Palace of Versailles.

Although the Baroque architectural style was already popular at the time, the Palace of Versailles used the classical architecture. Buildings, gardens, decoration and geometric patterns were widely used. Thus, the Versailles parquet floor was born.

 

Parquet flooring is a kind of highly decorative floor, presenting concrete or abstract pattern on the wood. Compared with a single floor tiling, the pattern parquet floor makes the floor decoration richer, more artistic and cultivational.

 

 

An art paradigm from the Baroque period


The pattern parquet floor was originally derived from European Baroque period, in the 17th century. At that time, the mosaic was a royal imperial product, used to decorate the walls and the ground, and was popular in European palaces.

 

Among them, as the ultimate fan of pattern parquet floor - the French Louis XIV, the marble floor of the Palace of Versailles was replaced by pattern parquet floor, which made the Palace of Versailles a royal foundation that combines art and dignity.


Until the 18th and 19th centuries, the parquet floor was still a symbol of nobility. In addition to the court nobles, some wealthy businessmen will also lay pattern parquet flooring at home to show their art taste. As time goes by, the parquet floor has become more and more popular. In addition to the Palace of Versailles, the parquet floor is also standard for many famous museums an dart galleries.

 

 

Psychedelic design with a variety of home styles

 

As designers continue to innovate in the design of parquet, the parquet floor is no longer a "noble limitation" that can only be interpreted as a luxury classic.

 

Rich flower pattern changes, unique sense of order, simple colours with classic basic furniture, etc. No matter classicism or modern simplicity, pattern parquet floor can be easily interpreted.

The soft and elegant wood gives a slightly vicissitudes of time, and it feels like these floors are originated from the old French castle. The soft curves and neutral lines of the planks balance each other to create a lifelike exotic style.

 

 

Gospel of Classicist


The combination of classic design and modern art allows occupants to simply grasp the aesthetics of the last century. Each floor of PERGO Versailles isdivided into three lines: vertical, horizontal and oblique. The standard classical three-stage design creates a neat contour and orderly texture.

 

In addition to the interlaced geometric lines, the Versailles series uses the preferred grade wood without cracks and knots, and the natural texture blends with the straight lines so as to provide the product a romantic exotic.

 

Grey Versailles can be successfully combined with any other colours, grey floor with white walls and integral cabinets, allowing elegance and sophistication to fill the living space;

 

Brown Versailles, warm and peaceful, makes it easy to embrace a warm and comfortable atmosphere;

 

Natural Versailles, not only can it take a fresh route, also occasionally play a little retro tone, which make you sighing for the charm created by the nature palette is so magical;

 

Dark brown Versailles injects your home with the exquisite grandeur of the Palace of Versailles.

 

The Pergo Versailles series, from the visual to the touch, exudes an artistic atmosphere that allows the home to present a higher level of beauty.

 

From the “royal only” to the later “noble limitation”, nowadays, the pattern parquet settled in thousands of families. Does it also conquer your aesthetic?