It’s all black and white, which means it’s all — without a doubt — BEAUTIFUL! This dynamic duo has teamed up over centuries for a timeless look that can go from classic and sophisticated to bold and playful.

Graphic and gorgeous, black and white pairs with any style of decor, in any room, from modern to vintage. The durability of ceramic tile allows you to take this look outside, too. Black and white stands up to time, stands out in beauty, and stands for the best in home decor.

The examples below will give you some beautiful suggestions, and then explore our Pinterest board for more ideas.

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This store’s design leads you with a clever layout of large panel cement-look ceramic tiles. The diagonal pattern directs you to products where black industrial finished ceramic tiles take over to blanket the walls. It’s a rugged look with earth tones accenting both styles of tile. Ceramic tile resists, scratches, dents, and dirt, so will…

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White hexagon tile has been a popular choice for bathroom floors since the Victorian era. This bathroom harkens back to a vintage era by incorporating a pedestal tub, antique mirror, and black accents that all contribute to the esthetic. The marble look of the hexagon flooring and the shower’s large tile walls share an elegance…

Running Bond Stone-Look Kitchen Floor Tile

Big, bright, and beautiful are duly accented by this charcoal stone-look floor laid in a running bond pattern. And yes, we can envision running through this kitchen (or maybe riding a big wheel), but being stopped by its brilliance. Notice how the natural textures and subtle colors of the room have beautifully amplified the view,…

Ivory Stone-Look Ceramic Tile Flooring

Perpendicular modern angles are accented by the ivory stone-look ceramic tiles running at an angle through this open floor plan. Surprise! An angled architectural element echoes the angles created in the floor. The look is clean and uncluttered, with subtle texture and movement that adds interest, as well as the durability and easy maintenance of…

Black and White Flower Tile

The timeless color combination of black and white finds a new pattern as these ceramic tiles create a seemingly endless field of graphic flowers. The spa feature of wood-look tile flooring mellows out the look. If there’s a theme here, it’s a feeling of freshness and cleanliness. Ceramic tile is easy to clean with water…

Moroccan-Look Kitchen Backsplash Tile

Moroccan-look tile gives this kitchen great style. Ceramic tile is a popular choice for kitchen backsplashes because it is water- and stain-resistant and easy to clean. With the variety of shapes available today, you can find the right style to help your kitchen make a statement of its own.

Black and White Tiled Kitchen Backsplash

Contemporary style has clean lines and efficient design. This sunny kitchen is a fun example of the contemporary ethos, with lots of storage and quality materials. Blue mosaic tile makes a stunning backsplash and picks up the metallic sheen of the stainless countertops. Sturdy benches offer a perch atop the wood-look ceramic tile flooring. Ceramic…

Retro Black and White Bathroom Tile

A curbless shower can make a room look larger, and this bathroom is a good example of maximizing both space and style. Stunning in retro-inspired ceramic tile, the floor, backsplash, and shower work in harmony to create a beautiful, comfortable space.

Black Square Tile With Accents

With a black and white color scheme, the yin and yang aspect of this bathroom brings balance to the space. The smoky gray ceramic tiles of the backsplash seem to float in a mist, with the row of dimensional trim grounding the tile to the vanity. Ceramic tile is water- and stain-resistant and is easy…

Del Conca Cavalier Wood-Look Tile

This refreshing bathroom takes eclectic to a new and elegant level. A classical Greek statue suns itself, surrounded by clean modern lines and distressed wood-look ceramic tile from floor to ceiling. The styles all work together with beautiful results. Ceramic tile is the versatile choice that offers design options that span the centuries and the…