"God," German architect Mies van der Rohe once famously said, "is in the details." It's hard to imagine more beautiful details than these eight boundaries where two flooring surfaces meet, marrying different materials in innovative and elegant ways. If you decide to imitate these transitions in your own home, don't be surprised if everyone spends all their time looking down.
In this kitchen from Royal Roulotte, hexagonal concrete tiles in a tumbling block pattern transition seamlessly into an antique wood floor.
Brass strips make an elegant transition from marble to wood in this space spotted on Houzz.
Tile pavers playfully transition to wood in this bathroom from Kalb Lempereur.
Wood floor meets tile in this kitchen from Decoholic.
I love how the herringbone pattern of the wood wraps and embraces the tiles in this photo from Belle and Boo.
Wood meets marble, with just the thinnest strip of brass in between, in this kitchen floor from House & Garden.
Hexagonal marble tiles marry with wood in a gorgeous bathroom from T Magazine.