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Starting point: the point in the room where the laying pattern should start.

Grid: a line drawing of a floor pattern, without tiles filled in. The grid defines how the tiles are layed.

Tile size (50x50 vs 25x100): the familiar carpet tile of 50x50 cm or the geometric 25x100 cm New shapes collection.

Search: navigate through the entire modulyss® collection. Type in the name of a specific collection to see the available colours.

Filter collections: filter by colour, pattern and/or quality.

Base colour: a base colour is used to fill your floor space. Afterwards you can add other colours to your heart’s content.

Blank canvas: start designing from scratch with an empty floor space.

Custom: create your own design. You can change colours tile by tile, row by row, column by column, or simply choose a completely new base colour. Click on the plus sign to add extra colours or collections.

Random: let the modulyss® designer generate a design for you. Add a number to every tile to indicate your preferences. The higher the number, the more you’ll see that carpet tile in your design. Keep clicking on the randomise button until you’re happy with the result.

Info: the info button helps you calculate how many tile boxes your floor design requires and provides floor information such as the chosen grid. The information automatically adapts to the changes you make in your design (in real time).

3D: see your design in a realistic setting. You can choose between 5 different settings: a hallway, a reception, a meeting room, a hotel room and an office space.

Selection modes (single, row, col, all): you can use the selection tool to change your design tile by tile, row by row, column by column or you can choose a new base colour by selecting ‘all’.

Export: the export button gives you all the information you need in order to install your floor design. You will receive a ZIP file which contains the following information: the number of tile boxes your floor design requires, how to redesign a floor plan, how to get in touch with us and a jpeg of your floor design. This you can use during the installation, in moodboards or in your own design software.

Import: use the import button to redesign your floor plan. You can continue where you left off.


- Click 'extract' at the top of the screen that appears.

- Choose a location for the folder to be extracted into.

- The files within the Zip folder will appear.

- This files will be your working copy of the data from the Zip file.

- You may keep the Zip file or delete it.

Term overview

Monolithic: the arrow on the backside of the carpet tiles is installed in the same direction to create a uniform floor covering.

Checkerboard: the arrow on the backside of the carpet tiles is alternately turned 90°.

Ashlar: each tile is vertically shifted half a row so that 4 corner points never coincide.

Brick: each tile is horizontally shifted half a row so that 4 corner points never coincide.

Random: the carpet tiles can be installed without regard to the direction and orientation of the arrow on the backside of the carpet tiles.

Herringbone: herringbone is created by installing New Shapes in an L pattern.

Basket weave: basket weave is created by installing New Shapes in a pattern that looks like it’s interlaced and that resembles the weave of a basket.

Stripes/lines: a carpet tile with a linear design.

Random: a carpet tile with a variable design.

Plain: a carpet tile without a design and thus with a plain look.

Pattern: a carpet tile with a repeating design.

Structured: a carpet tile with a subtle height variation giving the carpet a patterned look.

Loop: the carpet tile consists of a bunch of loops of fiber.

Cut: the carpet tile does not consist of loops of fiber as the loops are cut.

Mini-tuft: the carpet tile has a sleek, woven look.

Cut/loop: carpet tiles with both cut and loop pile sections.