There's no denying the crisp, cool beauty of ceramic, porcelain and stone. Tile is often the hands-down favorite flooring choice — formal or casual, dressed up or down, dazzlingly decorative or stunningly simple.
If you have always wanted to live in a skyscraper overlooking Central Park but reside in the heart of "suburbia", guess what? You can achieve the look of cosmopolitan iving in subtle but effective ways. Silvery gray and mysterious plum are suggestions of colors that speak to the city lifestyle. Taupe, weimeraner gray, and a variety of browns also work well into the city palette.