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This page: Warm welcome – the look of pale wood connects with the trees and other natural elements beyond the windows at 305 Tamaki. A Euro Oak Plank floor from Creative Flooring was specified in a custom colour – a variation of New Mist. A matt lacquer finish completes the floor and adds to its durability. Creative Flooring’s range of flooring is available through its nationwide network of authorised distributors. The Rockcote finishing system also allows the plaster to be pre-coloured from the Resene range. Inside, the dominant feature is naturally the eye-popping water views, and the open-plan layouts make the most of these. The relaxed, expansive design of the living areas is enhanced by another stand-out feature – the refined timber flooring, supplied by Creative Flooring. Company director Greg Chestnut says one of the developers, Andy Simpson, visited his company’s showroom on several occasions to discuss specific colour options. “Because the flooring is a dominant feature search | save | share at throughout this project, much time was spent deciding on a colour that would ideally suit both the building and its surroundings. “In the end, we decided on a colour called New Mist – however we made a few changes to this at his request. The customisation was viable due to the large volume that was required. “The final specification was Euro Oak Plank in the dimensions of 220mm x 1900mm x 15mm with a 4mm top of solid oak. The pale New Mist colour is lightly brushed with a Matt Lacquer finish,” says Chestnut. In addition, Creative Flooring is committed