Last updated on January 22nd, 2019 at 06:11 am
Clean, elegant, gleaming, durable – four reasons why marble flooring is preferred over the centuries and has stayed in vogue all these years. But, for those of us who admire the perfection of details, floorings aren’t a simple matter of choosing the best stone and then letting the chips fall where they may as the installation process completes. Choosing the right flooring design is a difficult task but knowing your options is always a good idea. We bring you all the common and unique marble flooring designs that homes across the world flaunt, so that informative decisions about floorings can be made.
How to choose the right flooring design ?
Finding Order in Borders.
Black or brown borders against beige or white marble look suave and stylish. Different designs highlighting rooms and galleries are available. The oriental and royal look that these borders create makes walking on the floors seem equivalent to doing something really very important almost like, making a grand and thrilling entry on the stage or making a scenic exit.
Living the Textures
The textures that we see in marble come out to play when applied with care. The unique designs can be employed to serve as a backdrop to bring out other furnishings of the interior décor. A matching wall piece can be fashioned out of the same marble the floorings are done in and bordered with black marble to create minimalistic and modern décor. Match it with mahogany furniture and decorative show pieces that pop against the marble colour to fill life in the rooms.
In the Limelight.
Plain flooring with an artistic design at the centre have been the insignia of luxury from a very long time in the world of architecture and design. Medallions, star shaped designs or a twirling pattern of black and white marble all bring home the feeling of inspiring royalty. They serve as focal points and make floors look like a vision of Antoni Gaudí and his innovative designs, miniaturized in your home.
The Parquet Designs
The enchanting crisscross pattern of parquet appeals to your senses in more ways than just aesthetics. We love the order that they bring to the flooring designs. Using plain marble or combinations of different tones of the same colour of the marble you choose beautiful flooring designs following the geometric order can be designed.
Imitating the Imitators, Ceramic Tile Designs
Recently, ceramic tiles have been all the rage. With their ability to withstand traffic and increased strength and durability in eclectic designs the preference for ceramic tiles is understandable. But the originality of marble and its fine gloss is unmatched. So, if you like tile designs a combination of tile designs are available for you to choose from.
Geometric designs are easier to implement and beautiful to look at. They make floorings interesting with newer designs that can be implemented segmentally in every corner of your home to give your floors that perfection you crave.
The black and white or black and beige checked floors are quite famous across the world. Easy installation and playful quality of these flooring designs make them popular in any open space across the home. Count 8 across and 8 down, and you may even play chess with large chess pieces.
Wooden Floorings. Only, in marble.
The wooden flooring designs can be implemented in marble as they are easier to maintain and more durable than wood. Longitudinal designs in beige marble with dark stripes across them and shades of brown marble can be used to create a better version of wooden floorings.
Mix and Match.
Coloured marble offer a variety of options for you to choose from. You can mix different shades in shiny geometric patterns and create a feast for visual senses. The baroque styled furniture and opulent decoration can really bring out the charm of old world days.
The various design possibilities that marble offers you is worth exploring. Figure out the floorings the whisper perfection to you and go all out. Do not hesitate to experiment because with marble and its beauty you are backed up and safe. Waterfall designs, or singular colours, or textures that text feelings straight to your heart, marble flooring designs look ideal in your homes.