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International Floors & Decks

Here's just a sampling of projects featured in the annual award-winning magazine, 
International Wood. These projects showcase international exotic wood species in exterior applications. Exotic woods lend themselves to outdoor uses, with their durability and longevity in application.   

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International Floors & Decks


Dream Lodges

Event Accommodation for Discriminating Fans. 


6 Top Tropical Decking Species

Top six tropical decking choices to consider. 


Ipé Goes Urban
The warm tones of ipé wood were the inspiration to bring nature into an urban space for a Harlem Terrace in New York.

Man Caves
A Manhattan penthouse showcases dark wenge flooring and complementary accoutrements for this man-cathedral.

Curve Appeal
The architects and designers of Bercy Chen Studios LP chose massaranduba (Brazilian redwood) for the Shore Vista Boat Dock in Austin, Texas.

A Safe Bet for Decking
Atlantic City discusses advantages of cumaru in its 944,000 boardwalk in an environment of sand and salt water.

Mad About Padauk
Padauk wood has such an extraordinary strong color. It is the perfect material for the home design focusing on art and color.

Imported Hardwoods at the Heart of Millennium Park
Imported hardwoods play a significant role throughout Chicago's Millennium Park.

A Great Project on a Great Lake
Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin unifies the interior and exterior environments with ipé.

Imported Wood at Home
A Santos mahogany floor adds unique elegance in downtown Madison, Wisconsin luxury condominiums.

Cumaru: A Tennessee Country Music Star
Ryman Auditorium mixes original oak flooring with cumaru for a stage that is an aesthetic beauty.



2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
2011 Edition features Winning with Wood, Trade Shows, A Snap with Plywood, Veneers, A Tradition of Adding Class, Restaurant: Possible with Plywood, International Floors and Decks, Beech-Ipe, A Rocky Mountain High, Ready-Made Home 2010 Edition of International Wood, featuring International Floors and Decks, Plywood: Hard Working and Good Looking, Built to Last, Designing for Good, All Hands on Deck (with Cumaru) International Wood, featuring the Leading Edge of Design: Exotic Wood Floors and Decks, Sacred Spaces, Inspirational Species, Contemporary Approaches to Stately Renovations, Pet-Tastic Designs Imported Wood, featuring: Ipe Creates a Sparkling Oasis in Downtown Houston, Plywood-Star of Stage and Screen, Sustaining Harmony with Sustainable Wood, Puttin' on the Retail Ritz with Veneer


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