In the heat of the summer, the cool simplicity of white painted floors becomes even more appealing. We like the look of a high-gloss finish (although it does tend to show the most dirt). For a comprehensive guide to painting your floors white, go to Door Sixteen, where self-described perfectionist Anna Dorfman shares her methods.
Above: A London home via Light Locations.
Above two photos: The apartment of James Webb (of Gabriels-Webb) in Amsterdam. "To increase the feeling of space, we whitewashed all surfaces, including the floor, which we painted in high-gloss white."
Above: A dining room via Living Etc.
Above: A hallway in the home of Tine Kjeldsen of Tine K Home.
Above: A kitchen in the UK via Beach Studios.
Above: A North London home via Light Locations.
Above: An office space in the home of Anna at Door Sixteen.