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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Gray and White Hexagon Tile Backsplash

Ceramic tile patterns have been around for hundreds of years, ranging from simple designs to complex mosaics. Even something as simple as hexagons add depth to what would otherwise be a normal kitchen. Ceramic tile has always been a popular option for backsplashes, and adding a little flare with a design gives your kitchen more…

Living room with black marble-look tile flooring

Black Granite-Look Ceramic Tile Floor

Dark floors can be tricky to pull off, and not just because of the sharp contrast in colors. Whenever a darker shade is used, scuffs and scratches are accentuated. Ceramic tile, however, is scratch-resistant, taking away the fear of having long-term, glaring damage. The tiles in this room blend together seamlessly to give the appearance…