Flooring has always been an integral part of the home, and the type of floors in ones home are a reflection of preference– and now an extension for a love of art, a personality or a uniqueness that’s all personal. In some cases, the floors steal the show from the decor, architecture and even views!
Sometimes creative floors don’t necessarily have to be “floors” at all. This stained glass and contemporary structure allows light to flow freely through, creating grand shadows and color geometry on the hall spaces.
This installation, titled “Bloom,” was less of an actual permanent floor and more of a statement about the lack of flowers in hospitals. Thinking outside of the box, this could be replicated with a number of materials for an actual floor design that would last more than just a couple of weeks.
Modern takes on the grass and concrete lattice work that’s been ever so popular in the storybook homes are just phenomenal, and this house has got things on point.
What’s better than three dimensional art turned flooring? Artist Do Ho Suh took thousands of multicolored plastic toy figures that look like they’re holding up a large glass plate to withstand the weight of passersby.
What could be more cost effective than taking a permanent marker to a plain white floor? This particular example looks like blue waves extending from the concrete column.
Sustainable floors are all too common in this day and age. Leather belts are just a prime example of some super masculine floor materials. A perfect man cave finish right here, all the while remaining green.
Educational flooring isn’t a first, but definitely a much more sophisticated step up than those foam floor tiles that babies learn on. This is the adult version for a worldly home.
Hardwood oak flooring painted in bright colors and laid in a chevron pattern. A truly trendy combination, where each piece is hand painted and crafted– with the finishing piece looking surprisingly polished.
A little trompe l’oeil goes a long way with these black vinyl decals on the floor. The range of perspective makes for a fun pattern and great photos at just the right angle. Other than that, we’re not sure it’s the best for your everyday living.
Wondering what to do with all of that spare change you’ve got in between the sofa cushions? Put it to good use on your next floor project, and keep things cheap by sticking to pennies– it will only cost about $1.44 per square foot. A great buy with a stunning range of color.