There are so many ideas to choose from with ideas such cork, hardwoods, bamboo, stone, many types of tile and even concrete. Color should be a prime consideration as it can contrast with furniture.
For example, dark flooring can compliment lighter colored furnishings whereas light floors will complement darker hues. Adding a rug can also add some pizzazz to your design and help tie pieces together.
For inspiration, look at these twelve living room flooring ideas and see who these rooms have come together.
Here are great new flooring options featuring red as a color. Typically we may see an accent wall, but this design is much bolder.