In India, whenever one thinks of flooring options, the first one that comes to mind is tile. Stones such as marble, granite, kadappah are also popular. Some homes may even support the idea of having a wooden flooring, but this often becomes an expensive option. Therefore we often seen pockets of wooden flooring; where only a specific area is covered in wooden flooring, while the rest remain s tile or stone. From its natural appearance and warmth underfoot, wood is beautiful and timeless, often associated with luxury homes, and swanky studio apartments in the plush neighborhoods of our Metros . But should it be bound only there? Someone in a household will love the natural beauty of wood and someone else will argue that tile is the most logical choice, considering it is cheaper, and more readily available. Which leads us to the single most important question, is there a middle ground material option for the masses? Something that combines the economic practicality of the commonplace tile with the grandeur of luxurious wood?