Archive for August, 2014

Go Beyond the Surface: August 2014

Posted on August 31, 2014 by Jared

Kitchen Renovation, Custom Built Racks and Restaurant Design

Project Profile:
Eco-Friendly Kitchen Reno by SunHouse Designs and Harold Koehn Construction

Recently completed: a supply and install of two surfaces for a fresh, charming and eco-friendly kitchen renovation. The compact kitchen features timeless shaker cabinets, space saving double wall ovens and a unique built-in wine storage.

The homeowner selected the colour pallet for the space, with white as the main colour with cool blue walls and subtle black accents. The countertops are made with 88% recycled content and the Marmoleum floors made with 98% recycled content.

Eco Friendly Kitchen Renovation in Surrey, BC


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Custom Made Clothing Racks and Shelves
for McBurney Junction Furniture & Interiors

We custom made clothing racks and shelving units for the Fraser Valley’s best place to find one of a kind home decor, fashion and jewelry: McBurney Junction Furniture & Interiors.

Using reclaimed wood, tea stain wood and steel pipes, we worked with the owners of McBurney Junction to create four displays for their store. Here’s a three shelf floor unit that is 90″ wide x 39″ tall:



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Qoola in Kelowna
Restaurant Design with Finium FriendlyWall

If you’re selling organic frozen yogurt, it’s a good idea to make sure your restaurant’s building materials are toxic free!

We supplied Finium FriendlyWall for the new Qoola location in Kelowna. The solid hardwood wall panels were installed on the exterior and on a wall partition inside the restaurant.



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IDSwest in Vancouver: Sneak Peek #2

We’re only ONE month away from Vancouver’s biggest interior design event of the year!

This year, we’re planning to showcase a variety very cool – and always eco-friendly – wall surfaces, including these NEW non-toxic (formaldehyde free!) architectural wall panels made from 100% recycled materials:

Ecor Architectural Panels


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Project Profile: Qoola in Kelowna, BC

Posted on August 24, 2014 by Jared


The newest location of Qoola located in the heart of the Okanagan in Kelowna features eco-friendly Finium FriendlyWall solid wood wall panels.

The organic frozen yogurt bar is living up to its five fundamental values: knowledge, environment, unite, learn and achieve. They make sure to serve only the freshest foods, use only recyclable products and build their stores with eco-responsible materials.

Specified by Sanny Chan Design Group and supplied by The Eco Floor Store, the Finium FriendlyWall in Walnut was installed on the exterior and on a wall partition inside the restaurant. The design also features a very cool live green wall!

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Custom Clothing Racks & Shelving for Retail Mechandising

Posted on August 20, 2014 by Jared

Visual merchandising is an art form. There are so many factors, including product, location, lighting, positioning, spacing and displays, that need to be in harmony to successfully “attract, engage, and motivate the customer towards making a purchase”. It takes talent and years of experience to do it right.

The team at McBurney Junction Furniture & Interiors in Langley, BC have both. The space they’ve created is beautiful, so much so it’s easy to stay a lot longer (and probably spend a little more!) than anticipated. And every minute and penny is worth it!

One of the keys to successful visual merchandising is to have the right displays to showcase the product. McBurney was looking for new merchandising displays to match their store’s overall branding.

The Eco Floor Store built four pieces for McBurney: two clothing racks, one wall shelf and one floor shelving unit. Designed by Deborah Mansell Designs, we used a combination of materials, including old wooden shelves McBurney wasn’t using (originally from South Africa!), tea stained pine, steel piping and matching couplings for the new displays. Aside from the wall shelf, all units are on wheels to easily move them.

The inspiration for the clothing racks came from this image found online:


The finished clothing racks:

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The inspiration for the large floor shelving unit (90″ wide x 39″ tall):


The finished custom made shelving unit:


+ To read about the step-by-step process of building this shelving unit, click here.

And here are the new clothing racks and shelving unit at McBurney Junction in Langley, BC:


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Thank you to McBurney for asking us to help with your new displays!