A responsible alternative to single-use vinyl, the graphically re-engineered flooring is made for modern commercial spaces

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Wood flooring specialists, Ted Todd, has launched a new brand focusing on re-engineered natural flooring for modern commercial spaces. 

Named Karta, the sustainable flooring starts with a 100% natural wood fibre base and is a responsible alternative to single-use vinyl or carpet. 

Karta’s seven designs are reworked from reclaimed and restored floors by sister brand, Woodworks. Each product from the four ranges maximises the usage and yield of the raw material logs and is fully biodegradable, minimising waste. 

Designed for commercial use in universities, hospitality businesses and workplaces, the natural wood fibre used is said to have excellent mechanical performance as well as dimensional stability and sound absorbance. 

Karta’s quick to install 0.64m2 panels and 0.74m2 planks are multi-orientated strand boards with three bonded layers of long wood strands, arranged at right angles to each other.

According to the product team, Karta uses 30 times less energy to produce than vinyl and other plastic-based floors and is carbon negative.

The boards are commercially durable with a matt finish rating of AC5 and a high-performance coating abrasion-resistance of 6000 revolutions.

The new launch helps to achieve both the environmental and health benefits of a wood floor, for the price of synthetic alternatives, all without compromising on design.