"God," German architect Mies van der Rohe once famously said, "is in the details." It's hard to imagine more beautiful details than these eight boundaries where two flooring surfaces meet, marrying different materials in innovative and elegant ways. If you decide to imitate these transitions in your own home, don't be surprised if everyone spends all their time looking down.
Classic Charm: Parquetry. Originated from France, this classic and eye-catching type of hardwood flooring became popular in the 16th century as an alternative to marble flooring. Parquetry is mostly distinguished for its beautiful geometric patterns made out of wooden pieces placed together to create a decorative shape. melaniemorel.com