New looks for floors in 2016

The latest styles, colours and texture for floors this year

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Floor art

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

Parquet update

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.

TOPPS TILES Nayara Herringbone

Nayara polished porcelain tiles with a high-glaze finish in Chalk, Smoke and Natural, W16.5xL66cm, £69.97 per m², Topps Tiles

Top tip

Use patterned tiles all over as a statement feature, or mix with plain tiles for a border or central design

Sophia Wilton Red Floral Detail

‘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

concrete feature floor

Top tip

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