Flooring, perhaps once just seen as a necessity, is now a crucial part of good interior design.
Choice is essential to deliver a solid backdrop to your space that will stand the test of time – and be adaptable when you want to update your scheme.
You only need to look at Pinterest boards, interior design magazines and manufacturers’ new products and colour ranges to see the move towards more creative and statement flooring playing a big role in modern interior design.
Homeowners now have a huge amount of choice from patterns, bolder colours and extensive material and surface finishes. Here are some of the top trends we’ve seen emerging to deliver creative and original floor design – is one the perfect choice for your home?
The Vogue for Grey
We’ve highlighted the trend for grey before, but the surge in popularity continues and this colour style is certainly proving to be more than just a fad. With the colour grey set to stay, the choice of tone is really down to your preference and colour scheme.
Whatever tone you choose, the use of grey delivers a clean and contemporary feel to the home.
Opting for dark tones enables you to introduce contrasting colour schemes with pops of colour for a dramatic feel.
While lighter tones work really well in a more neutral setting where keeping rooms modern, light and spacious is important to you.
A lighter shade
Muted shades of wood floors are jumping out at a pace from the top wood floor suppliers. Pale white oaks, blonde shades and light ash offer natural tones that not only calm a space, but can make even the smallest of rooms feel bigger.
The understated colours of these floors still deliver in style, and have the advantage of working with ultra modern furniture, or just as well with a more classic style. They are also a great backdrop where you want to introduce an eclectic mix of surface finishes – helping to bring styles together.
Parquet flooring is not only making a comeback – but it’s got incredibly creative with geometric, angular and artistic laying possibilities.
The latest parquet styles span all types of flooring, whether you prefer solid wood, engineered, laminate or luxury vinyl tiles.
Parquet is more about adding strong character to your floors, so they make a statement in their own right.
Choose colour and texture to really add interest, or go for a more classic finish with a bespoke laying pattern and put your own stamp on it.
Bringing the outdoors in
The trend to connect indoor and outdoor spaces continues, as homeowners strive to create a seamless transition from home to garden. Using flooring to connect these spaces, your garden becomes a natural extension to your living space for summer enjoyment.
Linking the flooring of these two spaces is a great way to remove the divide, whether it is by material or colour choice.
Flooring like Concreate, lightweight concrete panels, creates a seamless flow to concrete paved patios, while wood floors translate perfectly across to decking areas.
Or keep things ultra calm underfoot, moving from carpet indoors to the soft underfoot feel of artificial grass outdoors for a luxurious and natural experience.
We’ve got heaps of flooring choices in our Surrey showroom which will help you deliver on these latest trends. Why not pay us a visit and let’s start creating your perfect floor.