Pictured above is the Moroccan tile by Edgewater Studio, a tile manufacturer based in Vancouver, BC. For more on Edgewater read on.
In our last post (Locally Manufactured Materials Part 1) we discussed why and how to support local manufacturers when purchasing furniture, fixtures, building materials and finishes. In upcoming entries in this series we’ll be highlighting local manufacturers, so if you have a favorite company in and around the Okanagan that you think deserves a little exposure, let us know. This week, we’re featuring a few local manufacturers of flooring and tile products.
Due to the warm look and feel, variety available, durability, and potentially sustainable benefits, hardwood has become a very popular flooring material both in residential and commercial design.
Koeda Forest Products
Koeda Forest Products is a manufacturer located in Kelowna, BC offering high quality, custom finished, wood flooring products both solid and engineered (as well as baseboards, crown moulding, casings and more). A variety of wood species are available and the team will create any style, color, or level of distressing upon request.
Pictured above is a custom hardwood product manufactured by Koeda Forest Products in Kelowna, BC.
Wide Plank Hardwood Ltd.
Wide Plank Hardwood Ltd., located in Chilliwack, BC, is a leading manufacturer of wide plank, longer length hardwood flooring. Their products are milled from new, reclaimed, and recycled wood offering a variety of species to select from. The finish or distress placed on their products is completely customizable.
Looking for hardwood made from new or reclaimed sources similar to what you see above?
Wide Plank Hardwood Ltd., in Chilliwack, BC has got it.
Rubber flooring is made from synthetic, but often recycled materials and offers a high level of durability, resistance to denting, as well as a quiet and comfortable surface. It is often used in commercial spaces, home gym settings, playground surfacing, and even rooftop patios.
For 20 years Dynoflex Group has been manufacturing high quality recycled rubber products right here in Salmon Arm, BC. The manufacturing processes is environmentally sensitive and their products come with FloorScore certification and an ecoScorecard.
Not only are the rubber products (pictured above) by Dynoflex manufactured in Salmon Arm, BC, but they are also made with recycled content.
There are so many different tile surfacing products available from ceramic, to porcelain, metal, glass, and concrete. Tile is durable, most often water resistant, fire resistant, and available in every style under the sun.
Located in Vancouver, BC Edgewater Studio makes exceptionally unique custom tiles in a range of patterns, colors and finishes. They specialize in combining their creative talents with modern technology to create refreshing, yet enduring styles.
Pictured above are a couple of the original, custom tile patterns made by Edgewater Studio in Vancouver, BC.
Interstyle Ceramic and Glass
With manufacturing based in Burnaby, BC Interstyle Ceramic and Glass has pioneered the production of modern fused glass tiles. Their wall and floor tile products include fused glass, recycled glass, specialty patterns, and custom glazed ceramic. They also offer distinctive architectural glass surfaces for countertops, tables, partitions and more.
Interstyle Ceramic and Glass, a tile manufacturer in Burnaby, BC is capable of providing custom tile mosaics such as the one pictured above.
Have a favorite local manufacturer? Let us know and we may feature them in an upcoming entry.
» Want to include local building materials, fixtures, furniture or finishes on your commercial Interior Design project? Contact Hatch Interior Design located in Kelowna, British Columbia – because good design is good business.
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