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06/30/2015 03:10 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

10 Patterned Floors to Add Pizzazz to Any Home

By Hannah Martin, Architectural Digest.

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(photo: Roger Davies)

Designer Kelly Wearstler created a bold inlaid floor with black rainbow, honey onyx, cappuccino, and Calacatta gold marble segments in a 1930s Bel Air, California, residence.

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(photo: William Waldron)

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(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

In the music room of the restored 18th-century Virginia residence Rose Hill, the floors were painted by Kristen Bunting according to a design by interior designer Amelia T. Handegan.

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(photo: Björn Wallander)

A geometric motif adds a graphic punch to the Federal-style Houston mansion of Susanne and Bill Pritchard, designed by Cullman & Kravis.

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(photo: Thomas Loof)

Black-and-white-tiled floors add a moment of precision to this whimsical Houston hallway by Miles Redd, featuring lush wall coverings by Iksel Decorative Arts.

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(photo: Scott Frances)

For Patricia Altschul's 1850s Greek Revival mansion in Charleston, South Carolina's historic district, designer Mario Buatta tapped Haleh Atabeigi to paint a hexagonal motif on the floors.

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(photo: Roger Davies)

Maple-and-oak parquet flooring makes a striking statement in a Hollywood Hills residence designed by Madeline Stuart.

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(photo: Luke White)

On the landing of a 300-year-old English country house, patterned carpet by Simon Playle riffs on the blue-and-white color palette of Delft tiles and willow-pattern china by the fireplace.

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(photo: Eric Piasecki)

At Peter Rogers's New Orleans home, oversize black-and-white tiles add a crisp, clean element to the apple-green surround, derived from one of his favorite fabrics.

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(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

In a restored 1920s oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, designer David Easton created an elaborately trellised floor design.

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