What color floors in style for 2023?

Bolder, deeper, brighter tones are taking over interiors, but does that extend to our floors? We tend to make decisions when it comes to floors that are timeless, but home decor is a brave new realm right now, where people aren’t afraid to make a big decision. There is a lot of focus on building an interior design scheme from the ground up, using floor tones to build and ground a color palette. Flooring is no longer just a silent background entity.

If you are looking for a seismic transformation in your interior design, or want to add a touch of elegance, height or energy, we suggest you take a look at these types of flooring steeped in the most basic color concepts.

Aditi Sharma Maheshwari

Aditi is an experienced home writer and editor. She has written hundreds of articles for many international titles helping readers make the best home design choices, and she spends her days interviewing interior industry experts to bring the latest ideas to her readers. For this piece, I spoke to the world’s top designers to find out what are the common colors for flooring.

1. Red

Red and white floor

(Image credit: KATIE LOCKHART)

Consider deep red, which gives your interiors an edge along with a touch of warmth. Warm tones like these tell a story and reflect your taste. Deep red tones look great with wood, so you may want to include a lot of teak or pine furniture in the space. This tone is also accentuated perfectly with copper utensils.