Choosing tile patterns is an important part of home remodeling. When we generally think of tile designs, we usually think of a singular pattern. However, this is not a hard and fast rule. There are various ways to experiment and create distinctive flooring inlays that will your home a unique and beautiful look and feel.
Creating Unique Floor Designs
Here are some creative methods to create new floor designs.
- Choose Inlay Materials: There are a variety of flooring inlays available to choose from; ones with different patterns that resemble stone, ceramic, wood, marble, or vinyl tiles. One unique way to augment your floor design is to use flooring inlays that resemble different materials to create a new pattern. For example an inlay of a dark hardwood can be contrasted by a light marble inlay. The combination of these two materials can help to add to the beauty of the room. In some ways, it can also help to make the room look bigger than it actually is.
- Change the Tile Angles: Generally, when a pattern has been chosen, the tiling follows a symmetrical design. You can add a little excitement to the tile laying process by laying them in various angles to create a dissimilar pattern. Having a floor design with unusual patterns provides a modern an abstract look to room.
- Use Differently Sized Tiles: This particular point may require a little bit of time and patience. However, this can be achieved with the help of a professional tile installer. Tiles come in different sizes. Once you have decided on the pattern, you can alternate different sized tiles to piece together a completely new pattern.
- Borders: While this method may sound quite simple compared to the others, the result can be fantastic if you choose carefully. Use border tiles along with your standard tiles to create a borderline pattern around the room. This will give the room a very sophisticated feel. Border tiles are perfect for rooms like dens and libraries.
These methods can help you to come up with one-of-kind patterns to beautify your home.