Today’s living areas demand a more modern approach to floor coverings than traditional carpets, laminate or old fashioned wood. The home of porcelain, Italy, along with France and most other mainland European countries have long since used porcelain tiles to cover entire houses floors, including their bedrooms. It’s taken a while for us to catch up but quite often, new properties are designed with tiled living area floors. Porcelain floor tiles are the ideal choice over ceramic tiles as they are the hardest flooring material available and practically indestructible meaning your porcelain floor will just about last forever. Besides porcelain flooring, modern designers have started to use porcelain tiles on feature walls of contemporary homes. The multitude of designs, shapes and surface finishes make it easy to choose something that ticks all the boxes.