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Distinctive Hardwood Floors

09/17/2018

At our Dutch supply partners Hakwood, every step in the artisanal process that sees tree become flooring or wall tile, has been meticulously thought out:

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Eike Restaurant

BestWood at Eike Restaurant

08/15/2018

Eike, by Bertus Basson, has opened in a new Stellenbosch space with hardwood flooring from BestWood as a key natural element. Read about the conversation our director, Barry Solomon had with the renowned chef:

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european ash flooring

A new collection of European Ash floors

07/15/2018

BestWood clients are both discerning and individualistic. For this reason, European ash now joins our extensive offering of European oak floor finishes:

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Haldane Martin

Haldane Martin Collaboration

06/15/2018

BestWood marked Design Joburg 2018 by collaborating with award-winning furniture and interior designer Haldane Martin:  

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Stair Treads

Stair Treads

05/15/2018

Our Dutch supply partners, Hakwood, offer a unique solution to ensure that your floor and stair treads match:

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Lightly Brushed Surfaces

Lightly Brushed Surfaces

04/15/2018

We’re pleased to introduce a new surface texture available in combination with the classic colour treatments of European Oak in the Authentic Collection, by Dutch artisans, Hakwood:

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Unique Textures

03/15/2018

Dutch artisans, Hakwood, look to historical precedents and to the most exciting recent bespoke requests from architects for the inspiration behind their collections of hardwood flooring:

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Misty, Bay, Tempest & Vision…

02/15/2018

Dutch artisans, Hakwood, have introduced four new versatile floor finishes:

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Sustainable European Oak & Ash

01/15/2018

BestWood is committed to partner with like-minded people who make floors that withstand the test of time, which is the epitome of sustainability:

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Season’s Greetings!

12/15/2017

Thanks to our valued professional & private clients, we’ve been privileged to contribute to so many incredible architectural projects throughout Southern Africa in 2017!    

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Herringbone & Chevron parquet

11/15/2017

We adore the elegance of a beautiful parquet floor in both herringbone and chevron patterns (the latter sometimes referred to as French parquet).

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The Rug Company in Cape Town, South Africa

The Rug Company

10/15/2017

To mark their 20th anniversary, The Rug Company has launched a “capsule” collection of handmade designer rugs:  

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Dutch Scrape Collection

09/15/2017

Announcing the South African online debut of a collection that has till now been exclusive to our Cape Town showroom: the Dutch Scrape Collection by Hakwood:

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Reclaimed Antique Oak

Reclaimed Antique Oak

08/15/2017

We’re excited to share glimpses of the artisans at Hakwood using time-honoured skills to create a brand new collection of Reclaimed Antique Oak flooring:

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The Rug Company in Johannesburg

The Rug Company

07/15/2017

We’re looking forward to seeing The Rug Company in Johannesburg for their first Pop Up showroom:    

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Hyatt Regency Hotel

Hyatt Regency Hotel Amsterdam

06/15/2017

It’s only fitting that the newly refurbished Hyatt Regency Hotel in Amsterdam features aspirational finishes set in a contemporary interior design, including four different specifications of hardwood floors made by our Dutch supply partners, Hakwood:  

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Hakwood Complete products

Complete Floor Care

05/15/2017

We recommend the Hakwood Complete products, formulated in Europe from natural ingredients, and available from our website, as an effective care regime to ensure the optimal performance of your wood flooring:

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The Contemporary Japanese House

The Japanese House

04/15/2017

Japanese houses are indicative of an extraordinary collective mindset:

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Hakwood Wall Tiles

Wall Tiles

03/15/2017

Following the successful launch of Wall Tiles at 100% Design in London, our Dutch supply partners, Hakwood, present a new product category – a collection of natural wood wall tiles for use on vertical surfaces:

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Bona Traffic Natural

Bona Traffic Natural

02/15/2017

Bona AB is a family-owned company founded in 1919. With its headquarters in Sweden, Bona is present in more than 70 different countries all over the world through subsidiaries and distributors:  

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Dutch Artisans, Hakwood

01/15/2017

Our exclusive partners, Hakwood, were established in 1979. Second generation owners, Mark & Robert Hak share our own respect for a precious natural timber resource and for the enduring value of patient craftsmanship:  

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The Rug Company

The Rug Company

12/15/2016

Seldom is the interplay between complimentary hard and soft finishes more pleasing or important to an interior design than when a beautiful hand-knotted rug of wool or silk is placed on an authentic hardwood floor:  

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