Wood, laminates, microcement, marble, ceramics… We have brought together in this very complete gallery 50 proposals for all tastes with which to give style to the floors of the house. The hard part will be staying with just one!
best 50 floor ideas
A RECLAIMED WOOD DECK
There are floors that become authentic protagonists of the decoration. And this is the case, a herringbone reclaimed wood flooring, a classic installation system that is now back in fashion.
A MICROCEMENT FLOOR WITH A VERY NATURAL LOOK
In this room, the microcement has been chosen to match the walls, which reinforces the natural and enveloping look of the space. The waters of this material give personality to a space where the chromatic unit is the dominant tonic.
A WARM FRENCH OAK FLOORING
With a super wide plank and an oiled finish, this floor with its marked knots and veining fills a bedroom that is as timeless as it is relaxing with warmth. Parquet Tavole del Piave de Monparket.
A MUD FLOOR LIKE BEFORE
The owners of this newly built house wanted to give it that air of a century-old farmhouse and they achieved it not only with the architecture, but also with the materials, such as the reclaimed clay floor. It was placed in the old way, following the guidelines of the architect Pedro Jiménez, who outlined a specific drawing for each room in the house.
TRAVERTINE MARBLE, A CLASSIC THAT NEVER GOES OUT OF STYLE
Due to its properties, marble has been a classic in bathrooms seeking a timeless yet elegant look. And travertine, for its toasted tones that give warmth without sacrificing clarity, continues to be one of the most appreciated today.
A LAMINATE WITH A SOUGHT AFTER RUSTIC LOOK
This laminate floor that imitates chestnut stands out for its intense tone, in tune with the wooden beams, and its knots, which give it a rustic appearance that fits perfectly in this office with a certain farmhouse flavor. Improved Brown model from the Quick-Step Eligna Wide collection.
A TERRACE WITH IPE FLOORING
Tropical woods, such as the ipe that has been used to cover the floor of this terrace, are a very good option for the exterior, due to their high resistance to humidity and inclement weather.
A KITCHEN WITH A POLISHED CONCRETE FLOOR
Although its aesthetic is very similar to that of microcement, they are not the same. In fact, polished cement could be considered a precursor to microcement, since it became very popular during the 90s, seeking to emulate the characteristic look of lofts . It is a resistant material that offers a continuous floor, but it needs greater thickness than microcement, about 5 cm compared to 3 mm for microcement.
A WOODEN FLOOR WITH XL PLANKS
Wooden floors with extra-long planks, like the ones in this room, create a sense of visual continuity, help to expand the space and enhance the natural beauty of wood. Today there are designs that can exceed 4 meters in length.
AN ELEGANT CHECKERBOARD MARBLE FLOORING
This floor, which combines white and gray marble in a checkerboard pattern, leaves no one indifferent. Framing alone in the hall, it creates an elegant and stately entrance.
A TRAVERTINE MARBLE FLOOR WITH A RUSTIC FLAVOR
The finish does a lot to a marble floor. And this, with a rough finish instead of the traditional polished one, gives a more natural flavor and a rustic touch to this pavement that is as bright as it is fresh. It is a perfect option for summer houses, like this one.
A WHITE PAINTED PINE PAVEMENT
Are you tired of your wooden floor? Paint it and completely renew the look of your house. This is what has been done in this house, whose pine slat flooring has been painted white, achieving a most personal and up-to-date finish.
A MICROCEMENT FLOOR WITH A RUSTIC LOOK
Microcement, depending on its water, finish or colour, can evoke more sophisticated and luxurious or more natural or even rustic spaces. This is what happens in this house, where the floor seems to have been recovered during the reform.
A COUNTRY BEDROOM WITH A RECLAIMED FLOOR
The reform of this town house was comprehensive, but respecting the original elements, such as the beautiful terracotta floor, which reinforces the country air of this bedroom.
A LAMINATE FLOOR THAT UNIFIES THE WHOLE HOUSE
The advantage of laminates over wood is their resistance, both to knocks and stains. Hence, they are an ideal option for those who like the look of wood and want to unify the floor throughout the house without fearing stains in the kitchen or humidity in the bathroom. Quick-Step floor.
A PORCELAIN FLOOR WITH A VINTAGE LOOK
Its worn appearance, with the colors as if they had lost pigmentation due to the passage of time, make this porcelain floor, even though it is new, appear recovered. It is from Equipe Cerámica and was supplied by Catalina Ceramic.
A WARM AND RESISTANT CERAMIC PARQUET
Wood looks like, ceramic is. And it is that the decorator Pía Capdevila , owner of this house, was looking for a floor that had a rustic look, in keeping with the house , but that was resistant to the jogging that a house with children entails. The solution? This ceramic flooring that imitates wood. In walnut finish and with a 150 cm slat, it is from Marazzi.
A COUNTRY EXTERIOR WITH A RECLAIMED CLAY FLOOR
Warm, handmade, natural… These are some of the qualities of baked clay, a pavement with a marked rustic flavor. Here it has been used for the outdoor lounge, with the plus that it is recovered from a demolition.
A DECORATIVE CERAMIC RUG IN THE DINING ROOM
Ceramic rugs are a fashionable option that is also super practical, as it protects the areas most sensitive to stains, in this case, the dining room table. Azul Acocsa oak parquet, just like the ceramic rug.
A WOODEN FLOOR IN THE CLASSIC STYLE
The impressive thing about this dark oak wood slat floor is its placement, in the Versailles style, that is, in a cross, which gives a plus of elegance and majesty to a space with a classic essence.
VISUAL CONTINUITY WITH A MICROCEMENT PAVEMENT
This is one of the main advantages of microcement, its ability to create continuous floors without joints. This makes it possible to visually unify the different spaces of the house, such as the living room and dining room here. And, in addition, it gives a greater feeling of spaciousness.
A WOODEN FLOOR WITH EXTRA WARMTH
The natural light that this bedroom enjoys and the commitment to white in the furniture has made it possible to opt for a dark-toned wooden floor, which adds extra warmth to the bedroom.
A SOFT AND COMFORTABLE CARPET FLOOR
The carpet is worn again, being a very pleasant option in cold climates, since its soft and warm footprint is very comfortable to walk barefoot at home. A practice that is also very healthy .Short-pile wool carpet.
A TWO-TONE MARBLE FLOOR
In this room, the gaze goes, without a doubt, to the floor, due to its two-tone marble flooring placed in a checkerboard pattern. It is the original floor of the house, which with the reform, was recovered to give it a new life.
A DECORATIVE HYDRAULIC MOSAIC FLOOR
Hydraulic mosaic floors have been in fashion for a long time. And it is that its traditional aesthetics, its motifs and colors fill any room with personality. In addition, the new generation ones, which imitate the old ones, combine aesthetics with resistance and easy maintenance, which were the weak points of the original hydraulic tiles.
A WOODEN FLOOR FOR THE OUTDOOR DINING ROOM
In this summer dining room, the wooden slatted flooring works wonderfully, reinforcing its country look. In addition, it helps to delimit the dining area from the rest of the garden, where the lawn dominates.
A CURRENT KITCHEN WITH RECOVERED HYDRAULIC MOSAIC
This apartment perfectly combines modernity and tradition, since in its reform the original centuries-old elements were preserved, such as the moldings and the beautiful hydraulic floor of the kitchen. This was recovered from another room in the house and placed in the area of the island.
VISUAL CONTINUITY WITH A MICROCEMENT PAVEMENT
In a soft sand color, this microcement floor is bright, fresh and at the same time welcoming. In addition, it allows visual unification of the dining room with the kitchen, which share the same floor.
A MOUNTAIN CABIN WITH WHITE WOODEN FLOORS
In this house, warmth was chosen but without giving up clarity at all, which is why a pine wood floor was chosen, but it was lacquered in white, which reflects a lot of light.
A MOSAIC WITH STATELY CHARM
When you come across an original hydraulic floor, with almost 130 years of history, what less than to preserve it! This is what architect and blogger Eli G. did in her apartment . Converting the beautiful hydraulic floors in protagonists of the decoration of the house.
A SUMMER PORCH WITH A STONE PAVEMENT
Marés stone is a limestone typical of the Balearic Islands, being a very common option to cover walls as well as outdoor floors.
WOOD AND HYDRAULIC, AN IDEAL COUPLE
Far from being out of tune, this flooring duo is very decorative, combining practicality and personality. For the dining room, a knotty oak floor has been chosen, which gives it the rustic touch that the owners wanted. While in the kitchen a more suffered option has been preferred, hence a porcelain tile that imitates hydraulic tiles has been chosen. Ceramic floor that imitates the hydraulic mosaic, from Neoceramic.
A WHITE WOODEN SLAT FLOOR
In this summer house , the walls and floor have been covered with wood, giving it an original look of a little cabin. And to give it that fresh and light air, they have been painted white.
A WARM AND BRIGHT NATURAL BEECH PARQUET
Its honey tone, soft but warm, and its marked knots and veins, reinforce the cozy and enveloping atmosphere of this floor with a timeless essence.
A MODERN TILED BATHROOM IN A TRADITIONAL DESIGN
Modernity and tradition go hand in hand in this bathroom, with a ceramic tile flooring that imitates the most traditional hydraulic mosaic designs. Something similar happens with the subway or subway -type tiles on the walls, which are back in fashion, or the bathtub, a design that reproduces the classic ones without legs. Ceramic floor, Neoceramic.
A TIMELESS MARBLE FLOOR
As the natural stone that it is, marble is a natural, timeless and extremely beautiful option to dress the floors of the house. Its fresh footprint makes it perfect for a second residence or for areas with temperate climates. Here, the original that was in the house was recovered.
A PORCELAIN TILE THAT IMITATES MICROCEMENT
Resistant to stains, suffered and with little maintenance. Due to their performance, porcelain tiles continue to be a great option for the kitchen. In addition, thanks to its versatility it can imitate any material. Here, for example, a porcelain tile that imitates microcement has been chosen.
AN OAK WOOD FLOOR WITH A RUSTIC FLAVOR
Its intense tonality and its marked presence of knots give this oak floor a very natural rustic nuance that contrasts with a floor with a classic and sober air.
A TILED FLOOR IN THE SHAPE OF A CHECKERBOARD
Undoubtedly, a very original proposal that gives a lot of personality to this office and also gives it a classic air due to the checkerboard placement of the tiles.
A COZY LOFT WITH A CARPETED FLOOR
Carpet and mountain cabin are a perfect tandem. And it is that, what a pleasure to take off your shoes when you get home after a day of skiing and step on a soft and brigade wool carpet! In addition, the new generation of carpets are very easy to maintain. Carpet, in Carolina de Juanes.
A MICROCEMENT FLOOR IN A PORCH WITH A MEDITERRANEAN FLAVOR
Microcement is also very practical outdoors because as it does not have joints, its maintenance is super easy. In addition, it is a non-slip material that resists temperature changes well. The only “but” is that it is “delicate” like wood, so any pebbles in the shoe can mark it.
AN ELEGANT HERRINGBONE WOODEN FLOOR
Everything comes back and the herringbone wooden floors of yesteryear are now a trend. This, made of oak wood, has been placed by hand in a French herringbone, which gives the floor a classic and majestic air. Floor installed by Grupo Santos Carpentry.
A PORCH WITH A RESTORED MARBLE FLOOR
The beauty of this marble made it worth restoring to give it a new life. Its sandy tones fit perfectly on this porch with a rustic chic air, and its marked grain gives it character.
A NATURAL MAT FLOOR
It gives a very natural look to this bedroom and at the same time it is very pleasant to go barefoot. It is made with seaweed and it is a very durable material, which withstands everything, even muddy footprints!
A CATALAN TUFF PAVEMENT
Although it seems recovered, this Catalan tuff flooring is new, but it has been chosen following tradition. Its rectangular shape was typical of the bedrooms and the “noble” areas of the house, because it was more refined than the square one, which resisted more foot traffic and was used for the ground floors of country houses, which often also housed the animals.
A SUMMER PORCH WITH A MACAEL MARBLE FLOOR
In this porch, the macael marble floor with an aged finish conveys a sensation of freshness and, at the same time, a timeless classic elegance.
A PRACTICAL MIX OF FLOORING IN THE KITCHEN
In this kitchen, two floors have been successfully combined: oak wood, which is the floor that covers the entire house, and ceramic tiles that imitate the hydraulic mosaic in the fire area, as a protective carpet. Hydraulic pavement, in Cado.
WITH TROPICAL WOOD PLATFORM
If you bet on wood outdoors, choose a tropical variety, as has been done here. Their high oil content makes them more resistant to weathering.
A RESTORED WOODEN FLOOR IN THE KITCHEN
Wood in the kitchen? And why not? The owners of this 1950s house wanted to preserve as many of the original elements as possible before the renovation, and the wooden floor in the kitchen, just like in the rest of the house, was one of them.
SLATE, A VERY PERSONAL NATURAL OPTION
In addition to being a material with a great personality due to its shades ranging from greyish and brown to black, it is resistant, not very porous and waterproof, making it a good option for bathrooms.
What soil do I choose? It is likely that if you are thinking of renovating your home, the floor is one of the points that you will think about the most. Not only because it has a lot of visual weight and throughout the house, but because in addition to being liked it must be practical.
Do you have children at home? Do you love going barefoot at home? Do you want uniformity throughout the house? These are questions that should be asked before anything else. With children, it is important to choose a floor that can withstand trotting and that you do not have to be aware of in case a toy falls and marks it. In this sense, laminates, if you like the look of wood, are a good option. Although you can find that same aesthetic with vinyl and new ceramics.
What do you prefer natural wood ? In terms of beauty, no synthetic overshadows it. But you should be aware that, as a natural material, wooden floors are delicate and easily marked by knocks.
If you are looking for a continuous floor that you can install throughout the house, without gaps between the living room and the kitchen or bathrooms, microcement is a very good option. But, as with wood, microcement is delicate to knocks, which mark it easily.
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