How to Style Herringbone Flooring 

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 How to Style Herringbone Flooring 

Interior design is one of the most exciting things about owning a home. The colour schemes, furniture and bespoke décor items we choose now will influence how we feel. Our home is supposed to be our sanctuary and a place that has been entirely designed by us.  

With that being said, it is important to ensure we are investing in the right products that can both last a long time and set us up well for the future too. A great interior investment to make as a homeowner is that of flooring. 

Out of the many different types available, this article will discuss how we can style herringbone flooring. Keep reading to find out more! 

What is herringbone flooring? 

Herringbone flooring is a well-designed and well-constructed type of flooring that is very popular in homes across the globe. The designs consist of different rectangularly cut blocks of wood that are connected to form a zig-zag pattern. It is very stylish and serves as the perfect option for people who want to add something different to the look of rooms around their home. 

This type of flooring is also very useful for those who prefer a minimalist interior design; it works well here as it serves as the focal point of décor, allowing you to keep your walls and worktops clear.  

Good lighting  

One of the perfect ways to style flooring like this is by investing in good lighting. The design of herringbone works very well in different themed designs, so it is entirely up to you how you want to style it. However, interior experts recommend that the flooring has a natural texture to it, meaning it is bright and looks even better when consumed by natural light. 

With this, we believe that ensuring your home gets as much bright, natural light as possible will lift the design of the room and make your flooring stand out. 

Sharp colours 

A second way to style this flooring is to create sharp colour schemes around your home. One of the best things about this type of flooring is that it is available in an incredibly wide variety of colours, and this is a big part of what makes it so popular, as people can suit it to their homes. With that being said, whatever colour of herringbone you choose will always go well with a sharp colour scheme. 

#We recommend choosing bright coloured décor and paint if you have opted for dark flooring. On the flip side, choose a darker colour scheme if you’ve decided to lay lighter flooring. It works both ways! 

Bright furniture 

Stemming from our previous point, you should also consider investing in brighter furniture when you choose to lay herringbone. No matter whether you choose a dark or light colour of flooring, it will always look great against plain textured and bright furniture. The contrast will make the flooring stand out and be a great focal point to impress your guests. 

Overall, herringbone flooring can be styled in many different ways; consider these tips to get started!