Some design trends just lend themselves to fall weather: dark and moody autumnal colors, velvet furnishings, chunky throws and lavish drapery. The textural enjoyment of herringbone adds a depth and richness to floors, while elevating your fall accessories of your home at the same time. This classic treatment has a pedigree with authentic staying power.
The dark-stained herringbone floor make highlights the traditional vibe of designer Betty Theodoropoulos’ stately Toronto home. In the kitchen, it’s a fitting complement to the traditional cabinetry and contrasts on the white millwork.
When paired with a painted evergreen curio cabinet, this rustic rural kitchen’s pretty herringbone floors ooze country chic.
Red oak herringbone floors stand up against the bold kitchen’s cool-toned cabinetry.
In this colorful spot, moody floors provide the perfectly pretty backdrop for an antique bench and fuchsia rug to sing.
In Bonnie Brooks’ former Victorian home, blond oak herringbone floors play an important role when it comes to establishing the Parisian, Haussman-style apartment feel Bonnie wanted to retransform.
This kitchen demonstrates that not all herringbone have to be wood there. Two tones of ceramic tile are put in a herringbone pattern to draw the eye from the kitchen into the nook beyond. The effect is definitely light, while the materials are long-lasting.
In the foyer of the 2017 Princess Margaret Showhome, Brian Gluckstein made impact by juxtaposing oversized dark marble herringbone tiles with the pale walls.
Gluckstein chose a porcelain tile for your stunning bathroom, laying it in a herringbone pattern to elevate it.
The 2016 Princess Margaret Showhome by Gluckstein has an Old World vibe. The herringbone floors in the sapphire study have a tuneful, bleached-out quality that affects new-build look like a heritage property.
In this Toronto bungalow, designer Sarah Hartill chose a smoked finished for the new oak herringbone floors when it’s renovated. The darkness of the floor makes extra drama when contrasted by the pale Carrara marble on the waterfall island.