Raw Beauty: 14 Gorgeous Spaces with Concrete Floors

Raw Beauty: 14 Gorgeous Spaces with Concrete Floors

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Nancy Mitchell
Jun 20, 2016
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Once relegated to industrial lofts and warehouse spaces, concrete, as a flooring material, is finally starting to be appreciated for its raw beauty. It's nice and cool underfoot, wonderful if you live in a warm climate, and, as these 14 interiors prove, has a texture and variation that give it a special warmth all its own.

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Above: A concrete floor can be especially nice in an uber-minimal space, a lovely counterpart to all that white. Image from Dustjacket Attic.

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A concrete floor adds just the right amount of texture to a lofty living room from Vogue Living.

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This concrete floor (in a Paris restaurant by Momoko Kudo Architects) gets an extra bit of shine from brass inlays.

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Here's an especially textured concrete floor spotted on April and May. (The amount of texture displayed in the floor has a lot to do with the finishing process.)

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This floor, from Lovely Life, reflects a little more light thanks to a shiny coating.

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Concrete floors can be dyed in colors, or even in patterns, as seen here on Regards et Maisons.

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A concrete floor in a minimal dining room from The Style Files.

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Concrete floors create a casual, stylish vibe in the kitchen of Sam and Anne's Austin home.

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A pink concrete floor (this looks like some kind of epoxy coating, rather than a stain) in an office by Crosby Studios.

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A concrete floor pairs beautifully with wooden cupboards in a Scandinavian home from Coco Lapine Design.

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Another shiny concrete floor in a space from deasgn.

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The crackled finish adds character to this concrete floor spotted on In Bed With.

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Adding aggregates to the concrete mix can result in a floor with a more mottled appearance, almost like terrazzo. Image from My Domaine.

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Here's another example of concrete with aggregates, also from My Domaine.

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