It’s easy for flooring to be overlooked in the grand scheme of interior design (if you’re not working with a professional, that is). Some homeowners are willing to settle for the wall-to-wall carpet that their home already has, or invest in other décor options that they think will tie their room together, or consider flooring only as an afterthought and make haphazard choices about what’s right for a space. The real story, however, is that your choice of flooring can make all the difference in a room, creating a harmonious, settled section of square footage. Some flooring options are more permanent, others can change with your whims. Here are some of the latest flooring trends you need to know about.