We offer several styles of contemporary architrave that perfectly compliment a modern interior design scheme. 

Architrave with a simple design is hugely popular right now- especially those profiles that feature a groove. In the past, architrave would be slightly thicker than the skirting board in order to mask any imperfections where the two mouldings come together. However, the modern look is to have the architrave the same thickness as the skirting board. By opting for a grooved architrave at the same thickness as the skirting, it is possible to align the grooves so that it forms one continuous line from the skirting around the door- a look that is currently very popular in contemporary interiors. 

One advantage of ordering a less detailed architrave design is that it can be cut thinner than the standard 70mm. We now offer many of our more modern architrave styles in 50mm and 60mm, which again is something that is becoming more prominent in contemporary interior design. 

As with skirting boards of a similar style, there has been a rapid increase in the number of requests to have architrave painted in other RAL colours than the traditional white. If you have a specific colour you require, please get in touch with our sales team to arrange this.

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    Our Bullnose Groove 2 architrave is a modern take on the classic Bullnose design. The addition of the double groove creates an additional level of detail and elevates a fairly standard profile to a more contemporary, individualistic design. Like with most grooved profiles, the bullnose groove 2 is a great addition to a modern interior.

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    Our Bullnose Groove architrave is a contemporary design that is perfect for a modern interior. Adding a single groove to the bullnose gives this architrave a more modern feel, and takes it out of the realm of the standard bullnose design. The groove is cut in such a way that it continues around the door with the architrave and will line up exactly with...

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    Chamfer architrave remains as popular today as ever. The simplicity of the profile creates the perfect border for any interior space. Our chamfer architrave incorporates a rounded finish to the chamfered edge which softens the profile from a visual perspective, and increases the durability and longevity of the architrave

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    Our Edge 2 architrave (sometimes referred to as ‘scotia’) is a bold architrave that is perfect for modern interiors. The Edge 2 architrave is very minimal in its styling, and is particularly popular in the thinner widths of 50mm-60mm. The single internal curve moulded into the architrave makes for a more visually interesting alternative to a bevelled edge.

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    The edge architrave is similar to the Chamfer profile, with a smaller bevel making it particularly suitable for thinner widths of architrave. Our edge architrave is quite bold, but it’s simplistic design won’t detract from other details in your overall room design. This is an excellent choice of profile if you are looking to create a simple, uncluttered...

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    The Edge Groove 2 is a design that brings together the most striking elements from 2 of our most popular modern profiles. Square groove 2 is a bestseller, and the Edge groove 2 has been designed for those people who like the double groove but prefer an alternative to a square edge. The grooves in this profile have recently been altered from a depth of 5mm...

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    The Edge groove architrave is the regular Edge design with the addition of a single groove to enhance the design and give it a more modern feel. The edge on the architrave will face the inwards when installed. This means that it is not possible to combine with the matching skirting board in a way that allows for the groove to continue from the skirting...

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    The Ripple 2 is very much a statement architrave. Being extremely bold in its styling, this is a perfect profile for anyone looking to add something different, interesting and exclusive. Designed with modern interiors in mind, the ripple 2 takes inspiration from grooved designs and turns them 180 degrees. Incorporating a double rounded bead to form a...

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    Our Ripple architrave is very different to almost all other architrave in our range (except Ripple 2!). It is perfect for those who want something very different to the norm. The bold styling of the Ripple design makes it a great addition to a modern interior. The fact that it isn’t a very complex design means it lends itself to schemes that incorporate...

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    Roux is an architrave design that is exclusive to Skirting 4 U. Since it was added to our range it has been consistently popular with both trade and private customers. The roux was designed in response to an increasing demand for simple profiles that aren’t too complex, but also not as plain as some of the more standard profiles like bullnose or chamfer....

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    Square Groove 2 architrave is by far and away the most popular modern profile in our range. It is a very tidy, uncluttered design that is a great way to finish off a modern or minimalist interior. An excellent feature of the square groove 2 profile is that the grooves can be mitred in with matching skirting to create a continuous double groove from the...

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    Square Groove architrave is another modern profile that has remained consistently popular in both commercial and domestic interior developments. Particularly suited to smaller widths, the square groove provides a crisp, clean finish to your interior décor. The groove in the architrave can be lined up perfectly with skirting board of the same design to...

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