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We are a finalist for the Gmund Award 2021

We are a finalist for the Gmund Award 2021

In the Corporate category, our sample packaging for Oak Edition 21 made it to the final round.→ Continue reading

Schotten & Hansen @ Metstrade Amsterdam

Schotten & Hansen @ Metstrade Amsterdam

We will be showing our products and services for yacht interiors at the world's largest trade fair for marine equipment and accessories from 16 to 18 November 2021.→ Continue reading

What does wood have to do with tiger skin?

What does wood have to do with tiger skin?

With wild stripes that run at right angles to the annual rings, wood almost looks like a tiger skin. For one of our new collections, we specifically choose oak wood with this special characteristic. But where do these stripes come from? → Continue reading

Wood in bathroom and kitchen

Wood in bathroom and kitchen

In the supplement Kitchens & Bathrooms, the House & Garden magazine reports about the advantages of real wood in these living areas.→ Continue reading

What causes the patterns in the wood?

What causes the patterns in the wood?

Have you ever wondered why wooden furniture or flooring sometimes has stripes and sometimes waves? → Continue reading

Oak with a different appearance: tiger look, linear or feudal?

Oak with a different appearance: tiger look, linear or feudal?

We are expanding our flooring portfolio with five new collections: Engeli, Oak 1900, Rough Cut, Fine Line and Tiger Grain. We focus on certain characteristics of oak and apply new processing techniques. The surfaces of our new floor products each create a special spatial effect: from nostalgic to exotic, from distinctive to filigree.→ Continue reading

New showroom opening in Barcelona

New showroom opening in Barcelona

Schotten & Hansen flooring and interiors, as well as the competent advice that goes with them, can now be found at a new address in the Catalonian capital. In the picturesque Gràcia district, which is best known for the Parc Güell, our partner Cidal Project Management has found a representative showroom space. → Continue reading

New colour harmonies in the Schotten & Hansen colour system

New colour harmonies in the Schotten & Hansen colour system

Pebble Stone, Oyster, Linen, Smoke and Mocha are the names of the five colour families of Schotten & Hansen Oak Edition 21 for flooring and interior design. Company founder and managing director, Torben Hansen, has thus succeeded in building up his colour system according to a new logic and has simplified the colour selection process for all our customers.→ Continue reading

Schotten & Hansen featured in House & Garden Magazine

Schotten & Hansen featured in House & Garden Magazine

The current issue House & Garden features Schotten & Hansen with a double page spread: "Natural choice - The timber selected by specialist Schotten & Hansen for its exquisite flooring and stylish interiors will bring the simple beauty of nature into your home.“→ Continue reading

Holz Selections presents Schotten & Hansen interior products at Build 4 Asia

Holz Selections presents Schotten & Hansen interior products at Build 4 Asia

Our long-term partners, Ewa and Chris from Holz Selections, will present high-end wooden products for interior design to the visitors of Build 4 Asia (11 - 13 November at Hong Kong Conventions & Exhibition Centre). The products combine traditional German craftsmanship with innovation and the strive to perfection. → Continue reading

Good connection - steps made of refined wood

Good connection - steps made of refined wood

A staircase connects two floors. Well planned and implemented, however, it also becomes a connecting element in the design concept. The Schotten & Hansen manufactory produces wooden steps with a high-quality surface structure.→ Continue reading

Wooden floors in hotels and restaurants? Absolutely!

Wooden floors in hotels and restaurants? Absolutely!

When Schotten & Hansen first laid a wooden floor in a hotel lobby more than 15 years ago, the concerns for laying wooden floors in highly used areas were high. Now, after numerous successfully implemented projects in the hospitality sector, one sees that these concerns have been overcome. → Continue reading

Wood Soap: The cleaning and care of wooden surfaces during the corona virus

Wood Soap: The cleaning and care of wooden surfaces during the corona virus

The use of soap is one of the most effective methods to get rid of, not only dirt, but also bacteria and viruses such as the corona virus. For this reason we recommend regular cleaning and care of all wooden surfaces such as floors, furniture, tables and doors with the Schotten & Hansen Wood Soap. The use of household cleaners and disinfectants may lead to undesirable color changes.→ Continue reading

Multigeneration-flooring in a private residence in Augsburg

Multigeneration-flooring in a private residence in Augsburg

The flooring of this new building in Augsburg is the basis for a bright and modern interior concept, which is comfortable, but nevertheless fulfills daily loads and requirements of a young family. The owners have decided to choose floor boards from the manufactory Schotten & Hansen.→ Continue reading