Want to learn how to design checkerboard flooring? Let’s explore the many creative options there are for checkerboard flooring.
You should consider the type of floor tiles you would like to purchase as well as the colors of the tiles and the final finish.
CHECKERBOARD FLOORING TILE MATERIAL
1. MARBLE OR STONE FLOORING 2. CERAMIC OR PORCELAIN TILE 3. CONCRETE
CHECKERBOARD FLOORING FINISHES
Now let’s look at a couple of finishes or sheens that you might want to consider when you are thinking about the look you want on a checkerboard floor.
In this case, you would look for honed marble or stone and make sure any sealer you apply is also in a matte finish.
A glossy finish on your checkerboard floor can be very striking, especially if you have a space that is very glamorous. In this case, you would look for polished tiles and use a sealer with a glossy finish.
I discovered so many creative spaces that used a vast array of colored tiles for their checkerboard floors. They almost made me question my boring old black and white floor… almost.