modulyss, which manufactures the carpet tiles that are part of the Kährs portfolio in the Nordic region, has been awarded Cradle to Cradle Certified™, level Gold, on a total of 28 products. It is a long-term and purposeful sustainability work that has now been recognized through this certification - which assesses the products' impact on people and planet, throughout their entire life cycle.
Kährs introduces a new premium Luxury Tiles design collection at the retail trade fair, Euroshop, in Düsseldorf. The new Impression collection is innovatively designed to boost lifelike wood and stone appearances to a new level. Kährs also exhibits three different retail interior concepts showcasing how combinations of Kährs high quality flooring products can create purposeful and inspiring shop interiors.
Kährs has been offering its architecture and design clients the service of BIMobject since 2018. The BIMobject Cloud is the world’s largest platform for manufacturer-specific BIM content and with Kährs flooring products listed on the cloud, architects and designers are able to plan, visualize and optimize their projects in the most user-friendly and effective way.
Kährs has been a front runner in receiving flooring certifications by third party organisations. One of the most respected labels is the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, the official ecolabel of the Nordics. Kährs was one of the first wood flooring manufacturers to get products certified in accordance with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and today more than 180 Kährs wood floors are labelled.
Kährs and modulyss will together showcase the latest product offerings in various materials via three unique concepts of colour trends, all examples of how various materials can be combined to create unique flooring solutions and surroundings that perform to the highest standard of quality.
Kährs will participate at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair together with its partner modulyss, a Belgian carpet tile manufacturer. Both brands will showcase how different flooring materials can be combined to create unique flooring solutions and surroundings that at the same time perform to the highest standard of quality. Kährs will be present at the fair on February 4-8, joined also by representatives from the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and BIMobject.
Kährs, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flooring has successfully in 2019 renewed its license and certification for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, the official ecolabel of the Nordic countries. Kährs today, has more than 180 of its wood floors ecolabelled.
Kährs have extended their wood flooring portfolio with a brand new collection of large format herringbone engineered wood designs, in styles described as ‘Modern Classic’. The designs are easy to install and suitable for both residential and commercial applications.
Kährs, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flooring, has in line with its sustainability program decided to focus on six of the 2030 UN Sustainability Development Goals: Good Health and Well-being, Affordable and Clean Energy, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action and Life on Land.
Kährs Group, a Europe-leading manufacturer and distributor of premium flooring, will supply sustainable cosmetics retailer Lush with hardwood flooring for Lush stores, offices, spas and studios in the United Kingdom. The collaboration is a result of Kährs matching the strict environmental criteria set by Lush for its suppliers.
Following the successful launch last year of the Kährs Lux and Lumen ultra matt lacquer flooring collections, the leading European flooring manufacturer have now introduced four brand new, Nordic inspired whitewashed and grey toned ultra matt designs to their range.
Kährs have been awarded the 'Best of Design' award on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. Kährs was chosen by more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community, from among more than 2.1 million active home building, renovating and design industry professionals.
Europe market-leading wood flooring manufacturer Kährs Group have introduced a range of new flooring designs during Munich's BAU show in January. Innovative wood designs for 2019 were presented, including reclaimed-themed designs, ultra matt wood floors and a brand new 'Boardwalk' collection of modern rustic wood floors. However, stealing the show was the Group's exciting launch of an entirely new product category - Kährs Luxury Tiles.
Luxury retirement show apartment at Edinburgh Marina’s ‘Old Gunpowder Store’ features whitewashed Kährs wood flooring
Kährs' whitewashed Oak Linen wood flooring design has been chosen for Edinburgh Marina's Royal Wharf retirement development show apartment, in the Old Gunpowder Store. Previously used in the 19th century as a gunpowder warehouse, the building has since been magnificently restored into a luxury show apartment with a contemporary interior style.
Kährs have launched a new Riba approved CPD seminar for architects, designers and trade professionals. The seminar, titled ‘Engineered Wood Flooring’ educates on the construction of engineered wood, and how the product can be effectively specified within both domestic and commercial projects. Environmental accreditations, install methods and examples of references are covered within the forty minute seminar.
Kährs Group is participating in the industrial graduate school, ProWOOD. The aim is to promote innovation and increase the competitiveness of the Swedish wood industry through a research project, in which ten PhD students will conduct research at each participating company for five years.
A number of large wood flooring samples have joined the selection at the Kährs Design Studio in London. Additions to the sampling selection include Kährs' new scandi inspired whitewashed oak designs, Nouveau Lace and Harmony Shell. Also joining the sampling is a new timeless French Pattern design, which has recently been shortlisted in the 'International Design & Architecture Awards' for the Best Hard Flooring award.
Two scandi-inspired and sustainable oak engineered wood flooring designs, Nouveau Lace and Harmony Shell, have joined the Kährs range this year, as Scandinavian influenced flooring, decor and soft furnishings continue to be a popular choice for interiors.
Kährs Group, a Swedish Europe-leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, has acquired flooring distributor Ehrenborg & Co, which is a leader in the Swedish flooring market for public areas. Ehrenborg also operates in the rest of the Nordic countries as well as in several export markets.
Kährs' newly launched French Pattern wood flooring design has been shortlisted in the 2018 'International Design & Architecture Awards', within the 'Hard Flooring' category. The awards, held by 'design et al' magazine, celebrate some of the best design schemes, product launches and innovation from throughout the world.
Unique and stylish events and wedding venue 'The Barn @ Barra Castle' includes over 800m2 of Kährs' Oak Espace grey-toned wood flooring design throughout the premises. The Barn, which is situated in the grounds of the 16th century Barra Castle, has unrivalled views across Aberdeenshire - providing a breath taking backdrop for any occasion.
Award winning architecture and development company Design Storey have specified a Kährs ash wood floor design for their Cotswold property renovation project in Chipping Campden. The project, which appeared on Channel 4's Best Laid Plans, celebrates the mid-century and Arts & Crafts heritage of the house.
Kährs have introduced a new timeless 'French Pattern' hard flooring design, in two luxurious tones, to their range of sustainable wood floors. The classic design features a modern twist - an engineered plank format which improves install time and efficiency in comparison to a traditional 'French Pattern' floor.
Kährs will be celebrating a theme of ‘Raw Design’ at London’s Clerkenwell Design Week, with the launch of new nature-inspired and sustainable ‘ultra matt’ wood flooring designs. Over the three days, visitors can meet the Kährs team with refreshments on the roof top terrace, enjoy a themed workshop, and will have the chance to win one of the new flooring designs.
Kährs Group, a Swedish Europe-leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, was recently awarded for its CSR work by the Building Distribution Sector of Saint-Gobain. Kährs Group was named best in class in Corporate Social Responsibility among European suppliers by the company.
Kährs Group is boosting its global commercial projects network by opening a new Architect & Designer showroom in Madrid. The showroom was inaugurated on 28 April and will service architects and designers working on both local and international projects.
It’s been scientifically proven that wood has a positive impact on us. The European research project Wood2New, which ran for three years and was finalised in February 2017, shows that using wood as a construction material benefits both the environment and our health.