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Luxury Vinyl Plank and Tile Texture Variations

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Luxury Vinyl Plank and Luxury Vinyl Tile Texture Variations
Shaw Floors uses cutting-edge technology to create remarkably realistic texture on our luxury vinyl plank and tile products. Inspired by nature and engineered for excellence, these styles are designed to be beautiful from any angle.

Luxury Vinyl Plank

Shaw Floors uses varying degrees of high-tech embossing to create luxurious wood looks:

  • Light texturing adds interest and a subtle appearance, like that of wire-brushing
  • Medium-level embossing creates character, especially following the grain pattern in species with lots of movement
  • Heavy embossing creates the look of hearty, substantial hand-scraping

Luxury Vinyl Tile

True-to-life texture characterizes Shaw Floors’ stone visuals, resulting in significant clarity of design and color:

  • Light embossing achieves the gentle detail seen in smoother stone looks, like granite or concrete
  • Medium to heavy embossing is used to mimic the appearance and rough texture of cleft stone looks, like slate