Advances in technology enable manufacturers to bake texture directly into ceramic tile, including the textures of many different kinds of fabrics, such as carpet and linen.

Why not choose actual carpet then? Carpet can harbor dust mites, pet dander, cockroach allergens, mold spores, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs are harmful gases that can cause headaches, nausea, and nose, eye, and throat irritation). Ceramic tile offers superior health and functional benefits and is resistant to dust and other allergens, bacteria, mold, and mildew, and contains no VOCs.

Carpet-look tiles and other fabric-look tiles are also water-resistant, stain-resistant, and have ceramic tile’s easy-to-clean advantages. Just wipe your tile with water!

Countless design options are available with f fabric-look tile designs. In addition to choosing your texture, you can find the tile shape, color, pattern, and layout that best suits your space. Explore our fabric-look tile examples below for inspiration.

Gray and Beige Linen-Look Tile

Compare and contrast and you’ll notice that these two tile designs take their grout colors choices from each other. With ceramic tile, the details are in the design. Choose your grout color to either highlight or de-emphasize the shape or pattern of your ceramic tile.

Ceramic Tile Flooring in a Plaid Pattern

Plaid never goes out of style, as this living room flooring clearly proves. Using neutral tones keeps the pattern from becoming too busy, while printing the pattern diagonally across the tiles adds visual interest. Additionally, because color is baked into ceramic tile, you needn’t worry about this sunny location fading the tile over time.

Dark Linen-Look Tile Flooring

Love the look of carpet but hate its cleaning routine or hygiene concerns? Ceramic tile comes in textured linen looks like this to give you that carpet look without any of carpet’s drawbacks.


Advances in ceramic tile manufacturing have achieved unique surface textures, designs, and even dimensional qualities, such as this tile that gives the impression of a paper wall. Imagine that! In fact, let your imagination run wild. Ceramic tile is available in an endless combination of shapes, sizes, colors, textures, and designs to make your decor…

Patterned Tile Wall

Life is certainly like a box of chocolates when you can relax in this bathroom adorned with dark brown marble-textured ceramic tile walls and white marble-look ceramic tile flooring. Advances in ceramic tile manufacturing are creating tiles that have dimension, rich colors, and textures so that you can choose from a huge assortment of options,…

Large Textured Floor Tile

The best materials both look and feel good, and that’s definitely the case with this handsome ceramic tile flooring. Enjoy the subtle texture beneath you, which adds coziness and interest to this contemporary bedroom decor.

Fabric-Textured Wall and Floor

On some mornings, leaving your cozy bed to go to work can be a challenge. But with an office as cool as this one, you’re motivated to get down to business. Thanks to the latest technology, manufacturers can bake texture right into ceramic tile, making this fabric-textured wall and floor — and the sense of…