To liven up a mid-century modern scheme, go for porcelain tiles that have had a futuristic makeover.
Above: Artwork Marble porcelain tiles in Cyan, W60xL60cm, £115 per m², Reed Harris
Traditional parquet flooring is very much back in fashion, but if you want to create an eclectic scheme, try mixing and matching different-colour wooden planks or porcelain floor tiles to create a wow-factor statement.
Use patterned tiles all over as a statement feature, or mix with plain tiles for a border or central design
‘The cool concrete trend is versatile, allowing you to create a chic and inviting twist on the classic industrial look.’
Claire O’Brien, head of design at British Ceramic Tile
To make pattern work in a modern scheme, avoid it elsewhere in the room and match the colour to the walls and the odd accessory