If you’ve narrowed your living room flooring to tile, that’s a big step in the living room decor process, but now you have to choose a tile. There are many types of flooring tiles to choose from, and within each type are there many patterns, colors, and shapes.
Tile (ceramic, porcelain and terra-cotta) makes up the flooring in 6.76% of living rooms. As you’ll see in our extensive gallery below, many living rooms with tile flooring also have an area rug.
Elegant living room with cozy sofa set and a classy rug set on the stylish tiles flooring.
Large and lovely living room featuring cozy seats, gorgeous chandelier and a sparkling tiles flooring topped by a classy rug.
Elegant living room with a cozy sofa set on top of a stylish rug set on the tiles flooring. The chandelier looks so stunning.
This living room offers comfortable and classy seats on top of a rug set on the tiles flooring.
Stylish home with an interesting living room with red velvet sofa, a TV and a fireplace. The tiles flooring looks absolutely glamorous.
Modern home with a stylish fireplace and ceiling lighted by recessed lights. The rug set on the sparkling tiles flooring looks beautiful as well.
Artistic wall design on this living room with cozy seats set on the sparkling tiles flooring.
This living room offers a set of comfortable seats and tiles flooring.
An elegant living room with classy leather couch and a rug set on the tiles flooring.
Large living room with glamorous sofa set and lighting. The tiles flooring looks perfect with the room’s style.
This living room offers white comfortable seats matching the white walls and tiles flooring.
Classy living room with white walls and couch along with a stylish rug set on a sparkling tiles flooring.
Small living room with a fireplace. The cozy seats set on the tiles flooring look beautiful together.
This living room boasts a set of elegant seats and rug set on the tiles flooring. The TV and the fireplace look glamorous together.
Stunning living room with sparkling tiles flooring and an interesting rug. The lighting looks so elegant.
This living room boasts an elegant set of seats and curtains along with the stylish flooring and walls.
This living room features white walls and stylish seats along with a rug set on the tiles flooring.
This elegant living room features cozy seats near the fireplace with a center table and a rug set on the tiles flooring.
This living room offers lovely couches and throw pillows. The brown rug looks good with the tiles flooring.
White living room with cozy seats, a fireplace and a sparkling tiles flooring.
Modish living room with an elegant leather sofa and dark green finished walls. The tiles flooring looks stunning as well.
This living room features a rustic finished tiles flooring and a fireplace with classy seats.
Large living room with stylish walls and lighting along with a rig set on the tiles flooring.
This living room offers a cozy set of seats along with stylish walls and ceiling. The tiles flooring adds style to the room.
This living room features light gray walls and sparkling tiles flooring along with skylights.
Bright living room with white walls matching the piano and the tiles flooring.
This living room offers a skylight making the place brighter. The white walls and tiles flooring looks perfect together with the room’s seats.
Large living room with classy seats and tiles flooring topped by a rug.
This living room offers elegant seats, a rug on top of the tiles flooring and a fireplace.
This living room features white couches and chairs together with the rug and sparkling tiles flooring.
This living room boasts green walls, curtains and a rug. The tiles flooring looks stylish.
This living room features elegant violet sofa matching the wall. The sparkling tiles flooring looks perfect together with the piano.
Classy living room featuring cozy sofa set matching the curtains. The tiles flooring looks lovely.
Large living room featuring elegant seats and a glamorous chandelier along with lovely curtains.
Should you get tile for your living room?
Personally, I prefer hardwood, but in warm climates tile is definitely a great option because it helps keep the home cooler. That’s why you see many tropical homes have tile throughout.
Another big benefit of tile is the amazing designs, colors, shapes, and patterns you can choose from. You can create an intricately designed floor with tile or stay super simple with a single color.
As for it being cold, that’s easily overcome by adding a large area rug on top (which is a common feature).
Tile is also durable (much more so than carpet), more scratch resistant than hardwood, stain resistant (for the most part) and easy to clean.
A big downside is it’s very hard. We have hardwood flooring and that’s hard for kids to play on, but tile is even harder. Again, an area rug can help.
At the end of the day, it’s a personal choice. The right tile can create a spectacular looking living room. Just look at the example in the image at the top of this post… I don’t think you could imagine another floor option for that gorgeous modern living room. Moreover, it’s a very simple design almost looking like wood, but has the square staggered pattern which creates a great visual effect in the space.