Design ideas for kitchen floor tiles
Decorating your kitchen? Don't underestimate how important it is to choose the right flooring. Take a look through our design ideas for inspirational ideas for beautiful statement flooring or more practical and hardwearing options, including ceramic tiles, slate and vinyl.
Kitchen vinyl flooring designs
How to choose kitchen flooring
How to lay ceramic floor tiles
Updated August 2012
Lay chequered kitchen tiles at an angle
Another clever trick for smaller kitchen spaces is to go for traditional black and white chequer-board floor tiles, laid diagonally across the room to trick the eye. This look is also great for period homes and particularly suits Edwardian or Victorian properties. Faktum valla kitchen units, £565, at IKEA. Find similar floor tiles at B&Q.
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