15 Rooms with Scene Stealing Floors

published Jan 13, 2015
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Floors often don’t get a lot of love, maybe because most people don’t spend a lot of time looking at their feet. But the floors in these 15 rooms are so attractive, so attention-getting, that it’s hard to imagine looking anywhere else.

Above: this herringbone wood floor would be beautiful on its own, but with this painted motif it’s definitely the star of the show. From the book Freunde von Freunden: Friends, via Yatzer.

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A beautifully worn brick floor in a space spotted on One Kings Lane.

Tile can be striking, too — I’m partial to this kitchen from Style Me Pretty.

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This kitchen, from House and Home, is floored with slabs of marble found at a salvage yard.

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A beautiful, intricately detailed wood floor, from an apartment spotted on Dustjacket Attic.

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Fish scale scallops, in concrete, mingle with wood flooring at The Musket Room in NYC. Spotted on 79 Ideas.

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A bright green herringbone tile floor in a Moroccan home from T Magazine.

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These chevron wood floors are enough to make me want to pick up and move to Paris. Jeremy Wilson for Elle Decoration UK, via Arkpad.

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This floor, in an apartment by Sarah Lavoine, could be tile, but almost looks like stamped concrete.

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From Elle Decor, another Moroccan home with a stunning tile floor.

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If I lived in a place with a floor like this, I might never leave the hallway. A home in Firenze, by I Vassalletti.

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A gorgeous parquet floor from SJ Studio.

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Another herringbone tile floor, this one by Made a Mano.

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This floor, alone among all these beauties, is a DIY. It was created (over many painstaking hours, I’m sure) with a permanent market. More details on Where Cool Things Happen.

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And one more chevron floor, just for grins. From a Paris apartment spotted on Yellowtrace.