With 2018 coming to a close, it is time again to understand the trends and styles that will define home flooring options for the year 2019. While the year 2018 ensured the popularization of certain interesting creative trends, the year 2019 is set to take this to another level altogether. Flooring options which enable ease of maintenance along with giving creative satisfaction are set to rule in the coming year.
Some of the trends which are set to create a storm with their popularity in the year 2019 are:
Its versatility knows no bounds and its ability to skillfully emulate other costly home floor options, makes it a very popular flooring option trend. Technological advances have increased the utility, versatility and durability of vinyl tiles. Today’s vinyl tiles are aesthetically and creatively far removed from the gaudy style followed during the 1980's. The range of option available today with regards to its style, color, design and texture is sure to make a mark with every new design created and every vinyl floor installed.
With the emphasis being put on the protection of the environment, today more and more people are opting for using products which leave negligible carbon footprint. Thus natural flooring options like cork, bamboo, linoleum etc., are set to influence people’s decision regarding home floor installation and renovation options. It goes without saying that the use of these Eco-friendly products facilitates a healthier environment inside homes by improving the air-quality.
This will continue to remain the all-time favorite both for its charm, elegance and sophistication and also for its durability and uniqueness. With antique and contemporary styles making a comeback in home decor, all forms of hardwood including, reclaimed, engineered and traditional hardwood planks and tiles will retain their popularity and position on the list of trending home floor options for the year 2019. In fact there is a slight tilt towards the use of exotic hardwood species like Teak, Brazilian Cherry, Iroko, Wenge etc., since they tend to give the floor a uniquely original look which is rustic and modern at the same time.
Serving the dual purpose of keeping the room cozy and warm especially during the winter months as well as adding handsomely to the decor of the room, carpets are an option which will see a rise in its popularity. The variety of styles, textures, shades and sizes that are available today, will make it a formidable trend to compete with in the upcoming year. While the popularity of the traditional soft and durable wool carpets remains undiminished, other modern types like the Polyester or the Nylon carpet etc. are also making inroads because of their affordability and durability.
The popularity of this trend will continue even for the year 2019. Along with the patterned black and white tiles that have been in the vogue lately, especially in the bathroom, differently shaped tiles is also set to become a fad this year. Thus subway tiles, herringbone, small squares, chevron etc. will be amply visible in 2019. Another trend which will gain popularity is the usage of a mixture of shapes thereby creating a unique visual intrigue and keeping the room looking bright and cheerful.
Contemporary looks and the rustic style with the use of warn earth colours to give a cozy and comfortable look is the flavor of the coming year. There will also be a stress on the use of natural light to the best advantage thereby making rooms appear bright and breezy and also ensure good air quality inside.