Thinking of having new tiles added to your bathroom or kitchen? Whatever the case, you’ll want to be aware of the latest tiling trends to consider for tiling or re-tiling a space or multiple spaces in your home.
Some of the tiling trends we’ll discuss here may work in a variety of spaces while others will work best for a specific space like a bathroom or kitchen. Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the best new tiling trends!
Lately, many households are picking irregularly shaped tiles with shifting surfaces over smooth and ‘cleaner’ options.
Textured tiles can add character and increased dimension to a space. There are many types of textured tiles on the market, so take a look at a variety of examples to see what might work for you and the space you want to add new tiles to. Arguably, textured tiles make the most sense for bathrooms.
Matt and Gloss Combination for a Bathroom
One popular tiling trend for bathrooms right now is the use of both matt and glass tiles. Using a well-thought-out mix of matt and gloss tiles can lead to a unique and appealing look and feel for your bathroom.
With the use of matt and gloss, matt will offer one style while the gloss tiles can reflect light. The contrast achieved here can work well when done properly. Of course, hiring the right professional for the job will prove important to ensure these styles of tiling are combined in just the right way.
Herringbone Tiles for Your Kitchen
Herringbone is a fairly unique type of tiling that involves placing tiles in a zig-zag formation, adding a fresh and aesthetically pleasing look.
By having Herringbone tiles to your kitchen, you can give it a new lease of life and add fresh character to the space. The good news is that while offering a standout pattern, herringbone is versatile, and these tiles can come in many forms whether in relation to the material used or the colour.
Natural Stone for a Bathroom
While relatively expensive, natural stone tiles can add a luxurious look and feel and are well-suited to bathroom spaces.
Among the most popular natural stone tile materials are: • Limestone • Granite • Slate • Marble • Onyx
If you find natural stone tiling too costly, you might instead want to look into natural stone-effect tiling (e.g. limestone-effect or granite-effect tiling) which involves using another material but with a design to resemble actual natural stone.
While many trends come and go, terracotta tiling is a timeless option and has been more on the up lately.
Along with providing a fresh earthy appearance, Terracotta tiles can provide an increasingly rustic and appealing visual as it gains patina over time. Patina is a coating that forms on a surface over time (e.g. it’s why the Statue of Liberty is green when originally it was reddish-brown).
Cost of Tiling
Tiling costs can vary depending on key factors like the type of tiles being used and the scale of the tiling.
Whatever the case, it’s important to find the right person to install the tiles for you. Therefore, we’d recommend landing quotes from 3+ professionals before deciding who to hire. That way you can compare several options based on aspects like their pricing and levels of experience.