If we go the wall to wall option should be be bold and use recycled brick? I wouldn't do black trims/ Monument [grey] always looks better with the recycled bricks - commonly used on edwardian renovations.
LAMPE GAYALUX - The lamp Gayalux concrete is both sculptural and light. This ball is anchored to the mineral soil, it seems levitate with his ray of light passing through. Concrete leaves the architecture for the object, the block is curved like a skin.