Kitchen Flooring Trends for 2020
Jul 09, 2020
Picture this: you’re whipping up a new recipe in the kitchen feeling like a real chef. But to complete this picture, you need some floors that really tie it all together—floors that make it feel like it’s a space for a chef. To find something that fits your (life)style, we’ve compiled this year’s latest flooring trends to get you thinking about your kitchen space.
1. Playful Patterns
Liven up your kitchen with a patterned floor. Ceramic tile comes in a variety of patterns, allowing you to make a statement that matches your personality. Whether it’s herringbone, chevron, or even geometric, adding a bit of flair to your kitchen floor really makes the space pop.
2. Wood Tile
If you love the look of hardwood, and the functionality of tile, this trend is for you. It’s tile floors that look like hardwood, to give your kitchen the beautiful aesthetic you’re searching for—with the durability you need.
3. Rustic Hardwood Floors
Hardwood lovers, rejoice! Rustic is new again. Rustic hardwood is showing up in today’s new designs, providing that modern farmhouse look. If this is the vibe you’re going for, those brushed textures add an extra element of richness to the floor. Plus, it’s worn look provides a richer, more durable finish and allows for a few blemishes as they age. New technology has advanced hardwood into a completely waterproof option for your kitchen! Not only do you get the rustic design you are looking for, but it’s also completely waterproof!
4. Retro Flooring
Yes, retro is back and better than ever. It’s a year-round beauty, working well with a variety of cabinet colors and seasonal décor. So that black and white checkerboard you remember from your grandmother’s kitchen (we call it “granny chic”) seems to be a trend that’s here to stay.
5. Rustic Patterns
With rustic kitchens becoming a popular design in new homes, that means rustic floors are in, too. It pairs well with earth tones and minimalistic products—really let those floors pop. Plus, you can get that rustic style in a variety of different floors, from hardwood and tile to laminate and luxury vinyl.
6. Café Mosaic
But if you’re really trying to get those kitchen chef vibes, mosaic floors are really hot right now. Turn your kitchen into that small, Parisian bistro you’ve been fantasizing about. Most are a mix of black and white hues, but adding a touch of color is always nice, too. All-in-all, it’s a very contemporary-classic look.
It’s time to focus on the look of your kitchen as much as you focus on the food cooked in it. If any of these trends stood out to you, give your local Flooring America a call today. We have a wide selection of hardwood, tile, luxury vinyl, laminate, and more to make your kitchen dreams a reality.