From new ways with timber and tiles to the hottest rug-design trends, modern flooring is anything but boring. Associate editor Piet Smedy shows us six stylish design solutions for a step-up in flooring.
The Wood Tile
A laser-cut wood tile is a bespoke option and a clever way to introduce pattern without relying on wallpaper or fabric. ‘This is a specialised, modern and very personal kind of flooring,’ says Byron Conway, managing member of Inovar Flooring, who offers this flooring service. ‘The effect can be achieved with solid, natural wood but not synthetic options, such as laminate or vinyl.’