Top 2021 Tile Trends You’ll Love

Happy National Tile Day! This year, we’re celebrating February 23rd (our favorite holiday) by sharing the tile trends we expect to take off in 2021. Yes, it’s still early, but we have a good feeling about these designs — and we think you will, too.  Keep reading to see which trends made our list. Large…

Ultimate Colors of the Year Palette

Every year, color authorities such as Pantone, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, and Behr share their new “colors of the year.” These hues both reflect current trends and set the stage for the new colors’ growing popularity across interior and exterior decor, as well as impact color use from fashion to technology.  While each new color…

Open Shelving Tile Backsplashes and Tile Walls: Explore Your Options

Open shelving is one of the hottest storage trends, allowing you to show off your books, collections, beautiful dishes, canister sets, plants, and more. And, when paired with your favorite backsplash tile design, open shelving can make an even greater design impact.  If the idea of ceramic tile with open shelving intrigues you, you’ve come…

Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating

Pantone has surprised us this year by choosing not just one color for 2021, but two: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. According to Pantone, Ultimate Gray is representative of dependability and strength. As with natural elements that endure throughout the ages, Ultimate Gray inspires feelings of resilience and equilibrium. Illuminating, on the other hand, is a…

Gauged Porcelain Tile Kitchen

Gauged Porcelain Tile: Our New Favorite Furniture

Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs — porcelain tiles measuring as long as 15 feet, as wide as five feet, and as thin as 3.5 millimeters — are currently one of the trendiest surface coverings available, and we don’t just mean for flooring and walls. These big and beautiful tiles are also becoming a popular option for…

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Hot Kitchen Flooring Tile Trends

Last week we shared cool kitchen flooring tile ideas with you, and now we’re heating things up with hot kitchen flooring tile.  What makes kitchen tile sizzle? We searched for tile in warm hues, as well as tile in patterns that evoke cozy, passionate, and playful feelings. All in all, you’re sure to find a…

Cool Kitchen Flooring Tile Trends

Looking for kitchen flooring ideas? Stone-, slate-, and wood-look ceramic tile are all popular options for kitchen flooring, but no one said you have to stick with a traditional style. Unusual kitchen tile flooring is currently trending, especially in cool colors such as blues, grays, and greens. Whichever shade you choose, cool hues inspire feelings…

Back to Nature: Ceramic Tile in Earth Tones

Inspired by the colors found in the outdoors, earth tones are soothing shades that bring the calm and peacefulness of nature to your home.  Ceramic tile presents a great opportunity to incorporate earth tones into your interior decor. Before you jump to conclusions, we’re not just talking about a range of browns and beiges, but…

Ceramic Tile for Universal Design & Minimalist Trends

Interior decor trends are rarely both fashionable and functional — until now.  Minimalism and universal design are currently two of the hottest trends in home decor. While the two aren’t exactly the same, these styles have plenty of elements in common that enhance both styles. Ceramic tile’s clean lines, ease of maintenance, and design versatility…

How to Add Hygge to Your Home

The Danish design trend hygge (pronounced “hoo-ga”) involves creating a comfortable home in which to spend quality time and connect with your loved ones. Hygge is more of a concept or way of life than any one thing, which is why there isn’t an adequate English translation for the word. A hygge approach promotes well-being…

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The Tile Trends We Saw at Coverings ’20

Instagram lifestyle influencers helped us explore tile trends leading up to Coverings ’20. We explored some impressive trending tile styles: giant gemstones, nonrectangular shapes, mixed geometrics, countertops, wood looks, industrial chic, modern marble, and speckled surfaces. In the wake of COVID-19 precautions, our experience with 2020’s tile design trends at Coverings was reimagined in an expanded digital…

2020 Tile Trends: Speckled Surfaces

We’re extending our celebration of National Tile Day another week with a spectacular 2020 tile trend: speckled tile surfaces. Given postmodernism’s recent comeback in the world of design, it’s not surprising to see speckled surfaces as one of this year’s biggest tile trends. Look out for technicolor dots and specks, playful chips and fragments both…

2020 Tile Trends: Modernized Marble

We still have more 2020 tile trends to share with you in honor of National Tile Day! This week brings a contemporary interpretation of a classic favorite: marble-look tile. Marble looks and other traditionally inspired ceramic materials are adapting to the contemporary styles of 2020. Normally seen as floor tiles, marble looks are a luxurious…

2020 Tile Trends: Industrial Chic Tile

Our celebration of National Tile Day isn’t over yet! We’re extending the celebration with another look at a top 2020 tile trend.  In contrast with the warm feel of the refined natural wood looks we highlighted last week, this week brings us an emphasis on urban design and its unique aesthetic traits. Metal- and concrete-look…

2020 Tile Trends: Refined Natural Wood Looks

Our extended celebration of National Tile Day continues with another 2020 tile trend, but this week’s trend isn’t a style newcomer. The natural wood look has been a staple in the tile industry for years, and was even one of the 2019 tile trends we highlighted last year. This year, we’re taking a different approach…

2020 Tile Trends: Counter Culture

For our focus on the tile trends of 2020, we highlighted geometric tiles with mixed colors last week and now we’re graduating from intricate designs to gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs. The increasing availability and variety of these large-format tiles has seen them become a popular countertop material. Wow-factor aside, gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs are an…

2020 Tile Trends: Mixed Geometric Tile

Another week, and another 2020 tile trend to celebrate National Tile Day!  Last week highlighted nonrectangular tiles, and this week we’re looking at shapes again — but with a twist. Homeowners, designers, and architects can play with creativity in 2020 by sprinkling same-shaped tiles of another color into a layout.  The possibilities are nearly endless…

Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue

Pantone has announced its color of the year for 2020, and we couldn’t be happier with the choice: classic blue.  “Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.” Pantone This timeless blue…

Tile Trends We Love: Blue Backsplash Tile

Ceramic tile has been around for thousands of years, and we still haven’t exhausted all the tile style possibilities. Most recently, we’ve seen blue backsplash tile trending on Pinterest and Instagram, and we are amazed by the number of diverse and creative options in this style. Looking to add a Beautiful Blue Backsplash to your…

The Tile Trends We Saw at Coverings ’19

Why Tile followed influencers’ predictions for tile trends leading up to Coverings ’19. In previous blogs, we explored these trending styles: wood-look tile, geometric tiles and pattern play, dark marble-look tile, gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs, floral and leaf tile, mirror tile, and textured tile. So, how well did our anticipation match the beauty and excitement experienced at the show? Wood Looks…