5 Tile Patterns We Love

Homeowners in the greater Apple Valley area love the look and versatility of tile. Whether it’s installed as flooring, a backsplash, or shower wall, the pattern you choose will have a great impact on the overall design of your tile. To help give you some ideas, today our experts at Floor Coverings International Dakota County share some of our…

Infographic: Best Flooring Styles for Every Room

With the endless supply of flooring styles Floor Coverings International Dakota County can provide for your home, it can be hard to choose which is best. Each room has different expectations and limitations, so let's take a look at how to break down your choices. Photo Credits: © The Pixman, © Mikhail Klyoshev, © Dan Thornberg
midcentury modern design in burnsville, mn

Midcentury Modern Design: Simple, Elegant, & Efficient

Simplicity, elegance, efficiency, and integration with nature are the building blocks of midcentury modern architecture. Led by a pioneering generation of architects that include Walter Gropius, Philip Johnson, Marcel Breuer, and Mies van der Rohe, midcentury modern homes were built from 1945 to 1975. Characterized by open design concepts, flat planes, changes in elevation, giant…
Dorset Custom Furniture

Interview with Dorset Custom Furniture

Here at Floor Coverings International Dakota County, we are privileged to interview some of America’s leading designers and bloggers as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Our goal is to give our readers valuable advice they can apply to their own lives and homes. In our latest interview, we are pleased to introduce Dan Mosheim of Dorset Custom…
carpet trends of 2016 in Burnsville, MN

Carpet Trends of 2016

Carpet has been around for decades as a favorite flooring material, but like with anything, carpet trends come and go. Here we’ll take a look at today’s carpet trends so you can stay up to date on carpet flooring fashion. Carpet As a Focal Point Years ago, carpets were limited to basic colors like beige.…