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  • Why opt for MDF?
    Why opt for MDF?
    Rubio Monocoat is best known for oiling solid wood, but did you know that you can oil other materials with Rubio Monocoat too?
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  • Project of the month - October 2019
    Gift shop modernized with Rubio Monocoat
    The gift shop at the national museum in Qatar is a real gem. The architect Koichi Takada always likes to integrate a part of nature into his work. For this design, he was inspired by the Dahl Al Misfir, “the Cave of Light” in the heart of Qatar.
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  • Project of the month - September 2019
    Rubio Monocoat enters the world of horses
    In 2009, the prestigious horse track Helgstrand Dressage in Uggerhalne, Denmark was built using ‘carbonized strand woven bamboo’. Over the years, they tried various types of finishes for the side of the riding area, but they were never 100% satisfied with the results. At the time that Rubio Monocoat Nordic contacted Helgstrand Dressage, the wood was varnished. This finish is very difficult to maintain, which is why they were open to new ideas.
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  • Project of the month - August
    Wooden farewell chapel with contemporary character
    The village cemetery Zgornji Tuhinj is located on the ridge above the Tuhinj valley in Slovenia. A unique place to build a farewell chapel. Read more
  • Project of the month July 2019
    From clothing store for women to a fashionable, warm men’s clothing store
    It all started in July of 2018, when two men had the idea to convert an existing women’s clothing store into a new, contemporary men’s shop. It didn’t take long before the concept store “Le Gendre Idéal” was created.  Read more
  • Project of the month - June 2019
    Trendy office space meets Rubio Monocoat: a perfect marriage
    Colourful, contemporary, trendy and innovative are the words to describe this functional office space in Warsaw, Poland. Office FC – Solutions Space in Galeria Ethos is a prestigious office building in the heart of Warsaw. Read more
  • Project of the month - May 2019
    Open your doors and let the light in 
    Cosy, open and a lot of light; these are the perfect words to describe this house in Auckland, New Zealand. The warm earth tones and modern accents it displays reflect the architecture of New Zealand. Read more
  • Project of the month - April 2019
    The world’s largest underwater restaurant​
    Have you always dreamed of dining in an unusual spot? Do you love Norway and it’s stunning nature? Then we found the perfect match for you! The world’s largest under water restaurant has been built in the southern tip of Norway, on the bottom of the sea. Read more
  • Project of the month - March 2019
    Make your house into a home
    We live in a hectic world, full of stimuli and sometimes we just need some peace and quiet. A home that exudes warmth, cosiness and safety is something we all want. That was the starting point for the design of this traditional Serbian house. Read more
  • Heart of Oak TV Show I Heresy & Gardner Projects
    Rubio Monocoat made an appearance on a popular builder-oriented TV show on the East coast.  Heart of Oak is a television show based on the South Shore of Massachusetts.  It follows PJ Antonik and his team from Oak Development & Design as they tear run down houses apart to transform them into beautiful, customized homes.  The show gives an unscripted look into what it takes to accomplish such a monumental feat.  Spoiler alert, it’s A LOT of work! Read more
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