Totally Floored

   Often times when you enter a room your eyes are drawn to a focal point in the space. Whether it be a light fixture, a piece of art or a fireplace and/or mantel that the room is built-around, something usually catches your eye. A fun way to change the look of a room and add another focal point is on the floor.
   If you’re looking to renovate with tile there are numerous options to select from. Tiles coming onto the market are incorporating more detailed patterns and designs into their look. It creates a statement while shifting the focus downward and forcing the eye to take in the room from bottom to top.
  Take a look at this residential mudroom we redesigned. Before it had simple ceramic flooring with dark cabinets and a laminate top. We changed out the cabinetry and added additional closed storage

   The client wanted to have a fun pattern in the space because let’s face it, laundry isn’t the most exciting task. Having a revitalized laundry room with a show stopping floor has our client happy to be in the space and the door from the mudroom can now be left open to show it off!
   Patterned floors typically work best in smaller spaces, acting as an accent for the room. If they encompass several large areas in a residence, they can look very busy and compete with other materials such as fabrics on furniture, pillows and window treatments. It’s best to have a balance of patterns and solids to provide harmony throughout a room.


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