What do you do when you’ve got a parquet or hardwood floor with patches that are broken or in generally terrible repair? We found a surprising solution via artist Mathias Kiss’ installation Banquise:  replace wood rectangles or slats with tile.

You don’t have to just stick with rectangles. Paola Navone made a fabulous patch using smallish polygons, so beautiful, you might want to plan to do this.

wood floor tile repair Paola Navone

We’ve found a trove on Elmo Yang’s Pinterest.

wood floor w marble tile

woodfloors w tiles bookpage wallpaper

Lots of possibilities here.

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