The History and Craftsmanship Behind Karndean Flooring

Karndean Art Select Range, Dining Room Luxury Vinyl Tiling in Spanish Cherry.

This summer, we’re excited to bring you special offers on Karndean Designflooring, renowned for its beauty, durability, and craftsmanship. Discover the story behind Karndean and why we are proud to be an approved supplier.

As our supplier of the month for June and July. Upgrade your home with these exclusive offers on selected Karndean Designflooring luxury vinyl tiles:

  • Minimum 15% off Karndean Designflooring (excluding Kaleidoscope and Heritage collections)
  • 25% off Van Gogh Rigid Core range (excluding small plank)
  • 10% off all accessories for Karndean flooring


Karndean Knight Tile in colour Lime Washed Oak. Herringbone patterned planks.


The History of Karndean

Karndean Designflooring has a rich history that began in 1973. Founded by Mike Walker, a former flooring installer, Karndean started as a small family business operating from Mike’s home. Mike’s vision was simple yet profound: to create luxury vinyl flooring that was not only practical but also aesthetically pleasing.

From its inception, Karndean has been committed to innovation and quality. The company’s design philosophy revolves around replicating the beauty of natural materials while offering the practicality and durability of luxury vinyl. This commitment to excellence has propelled Karndean from a modest family business to a globally recognized brand.

The inspiration for Karndean’s designs comes from extensive travels and exploration. The design team at Karndean journeys to diverse locales—from the ancient forests of Europe to the rugged landscapes of the Australian outback. Each design in the brand’s collection is a testament to these explorations, bringing unique and intriguing elements from nature into your home. By combining these natural features with advanced design techniques, Karndean creates flooring that is both beautiful and functional.


Range of images showing the benefits of Karndean Rigid core such as sound dampening and simplicity to install.


Fludes Carpets are proud to be an Approved Karndean Supplier

At Fludes Carpets, we take pride in being an approved supplier of Karndean products. This status is not just a badge of honour but a testament to our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. When you purchase Karndean flooring from Fludes Carpets, you are assured of:

  • Lifetime Guarantees: All Karndean products bought from us come with a lifetime guarantee, ensuring you have peace of mind with your purchase.
  • Assured Quality and Authenticity: As approved suppliers, we guarantee the authenticity and high quality of the Karndean products we sell.
  • Exclusive After-Sales Service and Support: Our relationship with you doesn’t end at the point of sale. We provide comprehensive after-sales service and support, helping you with everything from installation to maintenance tips and cleaning advice.

Being an approved supplier also means that we have in-depth knowledge of Karndean products. Our team is well-equipped to help you choose the perfect flooring solution for your home, ensuring you get the best out of your investment. Contact us today to discuss your flooring requirements further.


Bathroom image of Karndean Van Gogh range. Karndean Van Gogh in colours Canadian Urban Oak and Palazzo Marble. Tile size: 18”x3”


Featured Range: Van Gogh

The Van Gogh collection is one of Karndean’s most popular ranges, known for its stunning wood and stone effects. Inspired by diverse materials sourced from around the globe, the Van Gogh collection offers a variety of designs that capture the essence of natural beauty. The range includes traditional planks, herringbone, and chevron patterns.

  • Designs and Inspirations: The Van Gogh range features designs inspired by materials found in places as diverse as a school in San Diego, a railway station in the Scottish Highlands, and high mountain quarries in Italy. This variety ensures that there is a design to suit every taste and interior style.
  • Durability: The Van Gogh floors are designed to withstand heavy foot traffic, making them perfect for busy households and commercial spaces. They are also easy to maintain, with a surface that resists scratches and stains.


Karndean Art Select Range, Dining Room Luxury Vinyl Tiling in Spanish Cherry.


Featured Range: Art Select

The Art Select collection represents the pinnacle of Karndean’s craftsmanship. This premium range is full of handcrafted style, bringing the natural beauty of authentic materials into your home.

  • Designs and Inspirations: The Art Select collection includes a variety of designs, from the classic elegance of travertine and limestone to the rich, warm tones of hand-scraped oak. Each floor features distinctive bevelled edges and intricate embossing, adding depth and character to your space.
  • Luxury and Practicality: These floors are designed to be as close to the real thing as possible, providing a luxurious finish that enhances any room. Despite their high-end appearance, Art Select floors are practical and easy to maintain.


 Karndean Flooring Indoors Living Area


Featured Range: Knight Tile

The Knight Tile collection is Karndean’s most affordable range, offering versatility and style without compromising on quality.

  • Designs and Inspirations: The Knight Tile range includes a spectrum of finishes, from slates and lime-washed woods to concrete looks. This variety allows homeowners to achieve a range of aesthetics, whether they prefer a rustic, traditional look or a sleek, modern style.
  • Affordability and Quality: Despite its affordability, the Knight Tile collection maintains the high standards of design and durability that Karndean is known for. These floors are available in traditional plank and tile sizes, as well as herringbone patterns, providing a wide array of design options.


Karndean Storm Oak Tiling, Luxury Vinyl Flooring in Lounge.


This summer, take advantage of our special offers on Karndean flooring and experience the blend of beauty, durability, and craftsmanship.

Visit Fludes Carpets at your local store to explore our range and find the perfect flooring for your home. With lifetime guarantees and exclusive discounts, there’s never been a better time to upgrade with Karndean LVT flooring from Fludes Carpets.

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