SMILES FOR TILES: This seasons top tile trends

SMILES FOR TILES: This seasons top tile trends
Universal Magazines
By Emily King

has come a long way from tri-tone splashbacks and boring white squares. Update any room with current trends combining different colours, textures and tantalising art

 

bespoke mosaic

01 PICTURESQUE MOSAIC

Make tiles the talking point by filling a wall or floor with a single-image mosaic. Bespoke Tile and Stone worked with photographer Michael Kai to produce this breathtaking photo-real monochrome mosaic depicting Flinders Street Station in Melbourne. bespoketileandstone.com

 

simple design tile

02 LET THERE BE LIGHT

Want something a little off the beaten track but still love a classic white tile? Let your tiles change with the lighting by adding tactile interest in a simple design. johnsontiles.com.au

Bloem Rosso_design by Marcel Wanders

03 BLOOMING GORGEOUS

For more abstract tile art, Bisazza’s Bloem hits the sweet spot. Its geometric floral pattern is perfect for large spaces, such as a feature wall, as it unfolds like a kaleidoscope. bisazza.com

Bisazza_Jardin Bleu_design by Patricia Urquiola

 

04 VERSA-TILE

Perhaps the most versatile in colour, glass tiles are perfect for making vivid patterns and scenes. Playfully blending old and new, this mosaic shows a design that brings to mind a classic northern European tile. perini.com.au

timber tiles

05 TIMBER TILES

Wish you could have a hardwood floor in the bathroom or around the pool but fear the timber may warp? Try this latest innovation — gorgeous tiles that look like wood. beaumont-tiles.com.au

 

bisazza mosaic

06 COLOUR PLAY

Can’t decide on one colour? Matching multiple shades of the same hue, moving from dark to light creates this delicious ombré effect. Part of the Mosaico collection from Bisazza, these beautiful tiles are available at Perini. perini.com.au

Bisazza_Black Frozen Garden_design Marcel Wanders

07 TOUCH ME

Like snowflakes on the wall, these stunning tiles are one of the latest from the Italian designers at Bisazza. A stunning addition to its Ceramica collection, the Frozen Garden tiles are sure to make a statement. perini.com.au

Argila White

08 HOT AND COLD

Tiles are often seen as cold but this handmade-looking twist on the classic subway tile will give your home a warm industrial feel. Pair these Argila tiles from Beaumont Tiles with contrasting grout in your kitchen or living spaces to evoke the sense of a rustic and well-loved home. Beaumont-tiles.com.au

Argila White

 

Edited by / Emily King

From Grand Designs Australia magazine Vol. 3 No. 1


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