Distressed hardwood floors are surprisingly at home to a formal living space. Shaw Epic® engineered hardwood is a tough, stable surface with greater environmental sustainability than many hardwood floors. Photo courtesy of Shaw Floors
Bold and exotic, Marbled Fossilized® bamboo flooring beautifully combines strands of natural and carbonized bamboo. Also called tiger bamboo flooring, this truly unique floor is often installed at a diagonal to enhance its striped design.
Variable Width hardwood flooring is a trend that is catching on because the variety of sizes adds a dynamism to your floor that you don't get from total uniformity. But it's worth noting that it would be very hard to do yourself.