Our living room experiences more traffic than ever in our new normal domestic environment. Today’s living room is also expected to be flexible and multi-functional; it may host a different set of activities throughout the day. It could transform into a classroom, an office, a yoga studio, or a playroom depending on the time of day or the restriction imposed on us by the pandemic.

But throughout all these changes and shifts in functions, one thing remains: the floor material, which has also become one of the most important investments in your home. It needs to be durable, easy to maintain, and, taking into account the future of the planet: eco-friendly.

Here are some of the most innovative floor materials in the market today. Some are new and others are a new take on the old.

This article was originally published in Home & Decor.

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