While not as intricate as floors done by Benjamin Lai (see some here and here) and without the found-object quality of Piet Hein Eek's furniture, interior design brand Jamie Beckwith has still managed to breath some new life into wood. Specifically through tiles.
The Jamie Beckwith Enigma Collection of floor tiles throws geometry at the problem of boring floors, providing over a dozen different shapes that add a visual effect trumping conventional parquet. They also just about guarantee the contractor will hate you.
Also on offer is a line of wall-mounted tiles, which add visual interest in the form of irregularity of depth:
But I'd have to admit, as gorgeous as they are, I'd never commission them due to cleaning issues—I just know those little nooks and shelves would collect dust like nobody's business. Vacuuming a floor is bad enough; I can't imagine having to do a wall.