Flooring Trends For 2021

The floors and walls have a large role to dress any room: its possibilities endless formats and merging the functional qualities of its materials allow combine them with all kinds of colors, graphics, and layouts, often functioning as an essential element to define the creative lines of any decoration project.

1. Modernity revisited

Simplicity, simplicity, and more simplicity. This macro trend is characterized by the fullness of simplicity in everyday life without renouncing, of course, stylistic pretensions.

How to achieve this simplicity? Through modernity that seeks purity, focused on the personality of the form and the materials. To achieve this simple modernity, ceramic and its attributes are perfect for creating spaces that breathe this ideal of aesthetic refinement.

2. Simple shapes and chromatic variety

Thus, the creations that predominate if this revisited modernity is sought are those ceramics that are inspired by simple and minimal shapes, but that play with a wide variety of color ranges: from the lighter and softer natural tones to strong colors such as greens. , blue and yellow.

3. Renewed traditionalism

This current defines a totally renewed and creative traditionalism, where the protagonism is the place itself, which is what gives shape to the projects. This trend places materials with tradition at the center of production, an approach reinforced with a perspective that includes environmental responsibility, emphasizing the ceramic sector’s commitment to sustainability.

4. Abstract shapes and timeless patterns

This trend also seeks simplicity but combined with sobriety, rustic authenticity, and timelessness. Predominate simple graphics, the abstract geometric shapes and patterns of timeless inspiration as stripes, diamonds, and ethnic patterns.

As for the chromatic range, it is wide and ranges from light tones such as stone gray and beige to cold tones such as water green or grayish blue, passing through earth colors.

5. Abstract and expressive rhythms

In this trend, the creations are inspired by the abstract forms and rhythms of the second half of the 20th century. Thus, we can find from free forms to other rounded and organic structures, which coexist with graphics and geometric configurations that evoke expressiveness.

Both rustic and sophisticated finishes work, although the most used are those of natural inspiration, stone, or colored glass.

The range of colors is warm and muted, highlighting the saffron, terracotta, or garnet tones, often contrasted with tones such as fir green and turquoise blue. However, the trend also sometimes applies dark neutral colors such as chalk and black.


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Author: Renata Kralevska


A passionate female writer, I specialize in articles about architecture and home interiors. I love sharing insights and inspiration to help readers create beautiful and functional living spaces.


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