Flooring can define the feel of any room and plays an important role in the overall look of a space. Both the texture and colour of flooring can brighten up an area and add warmth if it’s needed. Throughout the years, flooring trends have significantly changed as people acquire new taste and homeware moves forward. What’s important to consider is how these trends have changed and what exciting things 2020 brings to the market. Back in 2018, brown tones such as driftwood and ebony were popular. However, 2019 seen the increasing popularity of a more natural feel being favoured such as knots and mineral streaks.
Choosing new flooring can be daunting and when there are so many choices, not knowing which option will look the best is a worry you’re sure to have. Plus, if you’re buying flooring for an office or warehouse, you have to ensure its practical and durable. We’re here to help you find the latest and greatest flooring trends and prepare for the new designs that will hit 2020 with a bang. Afterall, you don’t want to be spending a large amount of capital on flooring that went out of style years ago, or even worse, isn’t suitable for what you want it to do.
Trend #1 – The Rustic Look
In 2020, it’s predicted that rustic flooring will begin to become highly in demand. The sort of finishes we’re talking about here are those that give both dimension and depth to your space. Currently, wire brushed, and distressed flooring types are in increasing demand since they look antique yet chic. The rustic flooring look is perfect for any business who may use a kitchen space as any damage to the floor only adds to the look of it. Ultimately, this means you don’t have to worry about ruining your flooring. This style of flooring always looks better in a darker colour rather than a lighter one.
Trend #2 – Pretty Wood Parquet
Another popular trend for 2020 flooring has to be laid out wood patterns. While they have been circulating around as a favoured flooring for the past few years, 2020 is thought to be the year people will begin to buy this type of flooring over the traditional side by side format of wood pieces. We’re all very familiar with the traditional style of wood flooring but this puts a little twist on it. In the UK, there has been a significant increase of interest in parquet flooring as it’s such a versatile style. Types of parquet flooring including, herringbone and chevron. Patterned parquet floors are officially here, and you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to have it fitted in a place you see fit. Restaurants, cafes and residential properties all benefit from this style of flooring since it’s easy to clean, modern but still has personality and character.
Trend #3 – Bleached Wood
While glossy brown and black wooden flooring has been popular for many years, the trend of bleached wood is starting to create a shift in the market. More people are starting to prefer a white-washed look of bleached floor as it creates a more airy and open space. The ashy-style flooring allows for the natural wood grain to be clearly visible from underneath so there is no worry of losing the charm or beauty of natural wood. The trend originated as its popular in country and farm homes in the USA and beach houses in other European countries but it’s now becoming increasingly in demand in the UK too.