Many designers use gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs to create a wallpapered look, as the minimal and unobtrusive grout lines create the illusion of wallpaper, but with all the benefits of ceramic tile and none of the maintenance issues of wallpaper. To create a wallpapered look, designers often choose gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs with creative patterns.

Large-format tiles are also perfect for minimalist spaces, which favor clean surfaces uncluttered by grout lines and other visual interruptions.

Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs are functionally versatile, suitable for not only walls and flooring, but also countertops, cabinet facings, and furniture surfaces both indoors and out. Advances in technology enable manufacturers to create these large-format tiles in wood, marble, and stone looks as well as all of the looks you see below.

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Stone-Look Tiled Wall and Floor

Sip your coffee, enjoy the view — there’s as much to admire inside as there is outside. Chic, large-format, modern industrial-look ceramic tiles create a clean, minimalistic design in the flooring that’s echoed in the rectangular tile of the TV surround. It’s clean and calm here — a zen contrast to the hustle of the…

Large Slab Stone Look Tile Floor

Play with bold colors and define your space with black. This biscuit-neutral large slab tile gives you an earthy stone look while keeping rugged overtones at bay. Nonslip finishes make this a sleek and modern look while also keeping it real—naturally occurring materials that are easy to maintain. A lobby dressed in this ceramic tile…

Three-Dimensional Fireplace Tile With Large Slabs

Modern lines and earthy tones combine to form this stunning fireplace. Ceramic tile shows off style versatility with large slabs and the contrasting texture of 3D tiles. Ceramic tile is nonflammable and won’t emit toxic fumes when exposed to flame, which makes it the time-honored choice for fireplace materials.

Cream Stone Tiled Floor Hotel

Welcome guests with this high fashion, easy-to-maintain ceramic tile in dreamy shades of cream. A subtle marble look adds interest to the soothing monochromatic silhouette. Ceramic tile works effortlessly in the bedroom area as well as the bath to create an undisturbed, tailored profile. Resistance to scratches, moisture, heat, and fading make ceramic tile a…

Marble-Look Tiled Bathroom

Light fills this spotless room, reflecting off all the surfaces and showing off the clean lines and modern aesthetic. Floor-to-ceiling marble-look ceramic tiles are the perfect option for the beautifully designed curbless shower. Without visual barriers, a curbless shower maximizes the usable space and instantly makes a bathroom appear larger. Water-resistant ceramic tile has a…

Dark Brown Tiled Floor and Tiled Fireplace

Is there such a thing as rustic chic? If so, this living room is the perfect example. Rectangular brown floor tiles, a vertical mosaic wood-look fireplace design, and the stacked logs themselves create an unmistakable cabin feel counteracted by contemporary decor elements. So are we in the middle of the forest, or just a short…

Large Cream Floor Tiles

Let me get this right — in right angles. Understated elegance fills this room with a quiet that speaks volumes about style. The generous space is perfect for these large square tiles in a serene shade of ivory. The creatively placed corner nook for plants with soft earth tones quietly echos the pattern of the…

Matte Tile Store Front

Whether a brand is new or well-known, consistency is key. Count on tile to display consistent color and style for new construction, renovations, and additions for any store coast to coast. Changing weather conditions won’t phase this design’s durability as ceramic tile is both heat and frost resistant, as well as moisture and flame resistant.…

Blue Stone Floor

Blue tile is on the trend upswing—a neutral with a shot of unique. Take this blue stone effect tile laid in a running pattern. Pair it with dark woods and bright whites to show off this tile’s timeless, yet up-to-the-minute style. And, style is no compromise on performance because ceramic tile is moisture and flame…

Entryway With Large White Tile

This ceramic tile flooring reflects the light, lending elegance to this stately entryway. Timeless beauty is the theme of this room, and ceramic tile’s long-lasting beauty fits right in. Durable, scratch-resistant, and stain-resistant ceramic tile will keep its good looks throughout the lifetime of your house, receiving guests with elegant ease.

Large-Stone Look Tile Porch

A front porch is a special place where people gather to chat or sit silently and watch the world go ’round. When the porch is a spacious wrap-around, the more, the merrier! The stone-look ceramic tile that spans this front porch is a rustic complement to the rich wood ceiling and cedar siding. Ceramic tile…

Large Floor Tile Dress SHop

A platform for high fashion doesn’t have to take a back seat. This large format ceramic tile has soft “movement” in the marble/stone effect that echos the flow of romantic fabric. Ceramic tile is a lifelong marriage of beauty and durability the variety you look for in a perfect match. This exquisite square tile announces…

Kitchen With Multiple Stone-Look Tiles

At first glance, this dining room looks fairly subdued, but take a closer look. Pastels and stone-look ceramic tiles flank one side of this fun room, while 3D tile in pale neutrals line the other. The flooring of large-format tiles is split between unadorned beige and an abstract pattern. Ceramic tile is versatile and stylish,…

Multiple Types of Stone-Look Tile

Sleek, modern style is just a stone’s throw away no matter which way you turn in this modern kitchen. Stone-look, large-format ceramic tile covers the floors, walls, and countertops, and even serves as artwork. The variegated patterns on the various surfaces give visual interest to the monochromatic palette.

White Tile Changing Area

Fitting rooms are crucial to the shopping experience, so keep this area stylish, organized, and sparkling clean. Ceramic tile is the perfect choice for fitting room floors and walls because it’s bacteria-, stain-, and scratch-resistant, is easy to clean with water alone (low maintenance, so less work for you), is free of allergens (no sneezing…

Large Stone-Look Tile Wall Accents

You could venture to a lake or river, but why bother when this natural stone-look tile gives your bathroom all the serenity of nature? The deep red accents in these large-format square tiles will give you something to admire while you soak in the tub, and when you’re ready to dry off, don’t worry about…

Pale Yellow Shiny Floor Tile

You are the sunshine of my life. Easy to clean, slip and scratch resistant, beautiful, and even with the sun beating down on you, you won’t fade or buckle. With ceramic tile’s durability, history has proven that forever you’ll stay in my heart. If you do decide to remodel, know that ceramic tile is made…

Large Tuscan Beige Tile

Rich golden-colored large-format tiles are in sweet harmony with nature, offering sustainable and environmentally-friendly products. Did you know that ceramic tile has the lowest 60-year environmental footprint among other commonly used flooring types? Ceramic tile has a fire-hardened surface that is water-resistant and won’t let mildew, mold, or bacteria create discord in your home. For…

Large Wood-Look Crosshatch Tile

Outdoor rooms extend your living space. With plenty of cover, you can entertain guests in the fresh air all year round. The ceramic tile flooring of this patio has the look of wood without the worry of rain, sun, and snow fading the surface. Ceramic tile is durable, with a scratch- and stain-resistant surface that…

Stone-Look Bathroom Wall With Hexagon Floor Tiles

Simplicity can speak volumes, and this bathroom is a wonderful example. The stone-look ceramic tile on the walls in a pale shade of gray is beautiful in its spareness, and the reflection of the white subway tile of the shower echoes simplicity. The mosaic tile flooring adds visual interest without clutter. Ceramic tile is a…