We got our crystal ball out! This month, we’re playing genie and delivering to you the the top flooring design trends of 2018.
Luxury Vinyl Flooring
Luxury Vinyl is trending all on it’s own, thanks to advanced innovations in the look and textures of this fabulous product. If you’re drooling over herringbone-style tiles and hardwood flooring, patterned concrete, or graphic printed tiles, vinyl has you covered. There are endless design ideas that make it almost impossible to tell if the material is vinyl or not. The best part? You’re saving a ton of money by investing in this product.
Extra-Wide Plank Wood Flooring
Let’s face it – hardwood floors will never go out of style, period. But the textures, stains, and sizes are constantly being invented thanks to technology and the demands of trendy homeowners out there. In 2018, skinny wood plank floors are completely out, and extra-wide plank wood flooring is fabulously in.
With interior design shifting to Scandinavian and Nordic style, which is more minimalistic, clean, and fresh, there is a demand for seamless surfaces and wider flooring options.
Oak is a beautiful choice for wide plank flooring because it can be hand finished for a rustic, distressed look, or bleached to light white-washed colors.
Graphic Printed Tiles
Inspired by Scandinavian design, black and white graphic printed tiles have exploded on to the scene in 2018! If you love artful patterns in your floor, this trend is for you. These printed tiles are used not only in flooring, but on walls and backsplashes in kitchens. Graphic-printed tiles look great with distressed hardwood flooring, and can be paired with satin, polished, and matte finished tiles. Gold and brass accents are also paired with this trend for a unique and classic design touch. If you’re looking to sell remodel your floors to sell your home, consider hiring expert advice like The Locals, for a professional opinion.
Luxury Vinyl flooring
Luxury Vynil is trending all on it’s own, thanks to advanced innovations in the look and textures of this fabulous product. If you’re drooling over herringbone-style tiles and hardwood flooring, patterned concrete, or graphic printed tiles, vinyl has you covered. There are endless design ideas that make it almost impossible to tell if the material is vinyl or not. The best part? You’re saving a ton of money by investing in this product.
Polished Concrete floors
If you never considered it, you should! Concrete is a genius idea to make small areas look bigger. This is thanks to the fact that there are no annoying grout lines or joined seams from floorboards. Concrete can be colored to any shade you desire, and if can be polished or matte, depending on the look you want. Not only are concrete floors easy to clean, they are also allergy free and will is immune to wear and tear.
To create fabulous textures and colors, dyes are added when the concrete is wet and while it is being mixed. This yields stunning earthy colors from chocolate to navy and more. as the wet concrete The surface can be treated with an acid stains, concrete stain or even paint to turn it into a beautful, custom finish perfect for your home. Another option is to stamp your concrete with rubber stencils to give it any texture or look you desire. Also, concrete can be stamped with rubber stencils to give it texture.
Moroccan Trellis Area Rugs
Probably the biggest flooring trend to burst on to the scene in 2018 is not a flooring material itself, but the Moroccan Trellis area rug. Designers have gone crazy layering these beautiful rugs over distressed hardwood flooring and geometric tiles. Trellis rugs look amazing with Scandinavian, Bohemian, and glam decorating styles due to their versatility. The key to this trend is to buy these rugs in large sizes, big enough to layer your furniture and sofa over it. Designers are expecting this cute trend to continue throughout 2018.
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