Edgar Allen Poe said, "A carpet is the soul of the apartment." Whether or not you agree, the floor is a major part of the space of a room—and the type and color of flooring can change its entire look and feel. > MORE
A room's floor offers a broad palette for showcasing your design sensibility and establishing the space's overall style, be it wood, tile, stone, or carpet flooring.
Drama can be a good thing when it comes to home design. After all, who doesn't love a room that has a bit of excitement and intrigue? What's more, you need not go overboard to create this mood; one or two well-placed and thoughtfully considered elements can make a room rich with drama. Read on for nine ways to create the effect in your home.