As the most foundational piece of the home, floors are something we typically approach with a high degree of caution. And with good reason: They’re expensive to replace, so they need to work with different décor schemes as our tastes change. So, naturally, we err toward the neutral—dare we say boring. Adventurous floors are definitely not for the faint of heart, but when done well, they can give your space that extra magazine-worthy oomph. Still not convinced? Keep scrolling to see our roundup of the most gorgeous floors we’ve ever seen, and get inspired to take the plunge!
Radio Guy & Early Electrics Hand-Hewn 1800s Cabinetmakers Workbench ($1800)
Popham Design Hex Crossroads Tile (price upon request)
Design Within Reach Serge Mouille Three-Arm Ceiling Lamp ($6759)