Looking to create an impressive mood in your space? Black tile may be for you.

With looks that are sophisticated, dramatic, modern, sleek, and more, black tile provides versatile design options for any application. Pair black tile with white tile in a checkerboard or octagon-and-dot pattern for a classic look, or choose a stunning black marble-look tile for natural beauty. Cover a small area such as a backsplash in black tile — or an entire bathroom for a statement design.

Whatever type of black tile you choose, ceramic tile’s fade and scratch resistance ensure that your black tile will continue looking as great as it did on day one. Explore our many black tile examples below and on our Pinterest board for inspiration for your home.

Black Marble-Look Tile Flooring

Black marble-look tile flooring with scarce white veining sets a dramatic mood in this living room (or any room). Darker colors create a backdrop that can beautifully highlight wood furniture and textiles of all colors.

Black Marble-Look Herringbone Tile Floor

Marble is everywhere, but you’ve probably never seen a ceramic tile black marble look like this before. In addition to the lightning bolts of white veining that shoot out across each tile, the material also features speckles of white that bring to mind the stars in the sky. A herringbone tile pattern ensures that the veining and other markings are scattered across the space, giving the floor a perfectly fragmented look.

Cement Gray Marble-Look Bathroom Tile

The marble look is one of your many design options when choosing ceramic tile, but even then, you can choose between many different colors, veining characteristics, tile sizes and patterns, and more. This bathroom utilizes a cement gray marble look with stark but sparse white veining throughout the entire space. A standard square grid is seen throughout, with large tiles everywhere except for the shower floor. What does your dream marble-look tile look like?

Pristine Wood-Look Tile Bathroom Wall

Hardwood in the bathroom? Don’t worry, this isn’t actually hardwood, but wood-look ceramic tile. When installed using proper methods, ceramic tile is completely water-resistant, which means that you can bring the classiness of hardwood into splash-prone places. And, with ceramic tile’s scratch and stain resistance, this industrial ceramic look flooring will remain perfectly distressed for years to come.

Rounded and Glossy Backsplash Tile Grid

Is your kitchen lacking a main attraction? This space shows you how to add a showstopper that has both looks and functionality. The backsplash features a standard square grid, but there’s nothing typical about the tiles within it. Each square has a rounded surface and a heavy gloss, making you want to reach out and…

Gray Brick-Look Ceramic Tile Wall

Get the look of brick in any color you want with ceramic tile, whether the classic red brick or this contemporary charcoal small subway tile in a brick pattern . . . or something completely different. Ceramic tile offers you a huge variety to choose from.

Luxurious Bathroom Tile in White, Black, and Marble

We spy three ceramic tile designs in this restroom—pearly textured tiles laid diagonally on one wall, a black tile grid on the other wall, and large dark marble-look tiles on the floor—all accented with rose gold fixtures and accessories for an elegant look, even in a public setting.