Some interesting flooring trends in 2018 will entail using flooring in different ways as part of a fresh look at the way living spaces are designed in general.
Broken plan, not open plan
Large, open spaces are being broken up into distinct functional areas with different flooring colours and finishes. The new concept is called “broken plan” rather than “open plan”, according to HouseBeautiful. It doesn’t involve putting up walls; instead, bookcases, dividers, wine racks, shelving and other pieces of furniture will demarcate different zones for different types of activity.
Families in particular may need a quiet …