Get the iconic chequerboard look

Classic black and white chequerboard floors have their origins in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The bold juxtaposition of black and white tiles was symbolic of harmony, representing light and darkness held in perfect balance. From the cathedrals of the Middle Ages to the 17th century Palace of Versailles, chequerboard floors carried right through into the 20th century, when they were taken up in succession by Art Deco designers and 1930’s ...

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