Interior Products Trivia

Ceramic tiles

Ceramics are an ancient craft that date back to 4,000 years, originating in Ancient Egypt around 4,700 BCE.

The origin of the word “ceramic” comes from the Greek word “keramos,” or pottery. The word “tile” originates from the Latin “tegula” and its French derivative, “tuile.”

The art of tiling spread west from the Middle East, becoming popular in Europe during the 11th century, when mosaic floorings and panels became prevalent.

When coated with a glaze of grade III or higher, they are extremely resistant to scratching.

False Ceiling

False ceiling reduces space in the ceiling and it helps in increasing Air Conditioning performance.


Laminate was developed in Scandinavia in the early 1980s as an offshoot of melamine laminate countertops.

Hardwood Flooring

Wooden flooring was first recognized as a design/décor element in 1683, when it was used in the Palace of Versailles. Only the wealthiest of people could afford solid-plank floors because they were handcrafted and very expensive.


The plywood is created by gluing together layers of veneer. Heat is used to compress different layers of wood on the board. To avoid any twisting and warping on the plywood, the board must be rotated at 90 degrees while making it.