Tile manufacturing technologies have come a long way since the first tiles, but there’s still something especially charming about hand-painted tile. Hand-painted tile may serve as art itself, or it can be used to add style to any tile application. Unique colors and incredibly creative patterns are possible with hand-painted tile, allowing designers and homeowners to create one-of-a-kind spaces.

Ceramic tile is resistant to water, scratches, stains, and fading. Whether you’re using your tile for a backsplash, flooring, shower, or anything else, the hand-painted tile design will continue looking brand new for decades.

Explore our hand-painted tile ideas below, and consider the different colors, patterns, and finishes that will best suit your tile application and space.

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…

Rough Hexagon Wall Tiles With Blue Grout

Home designers know that one of ceramic tile’s unique traits is texture. Ceramic tile can be produced to be ultra-smooth or, as with the tile in this room, rough with grooves. Because this tile is on the wall, it’s perfectly fine to have a slightly uneven surface. The grooves in this tile prevent the wall…

Concrete-Look Wall Tiles

Textured to represent concrete or clay, these gray tiles shine brightly when the light hits, revealing every groove and line in the material. Even though the color is relatively neutral, the design is useful for projecting natural light further into rooms. The horizontal grooves also project length, making areas seem wider than they actually are.…

Uniquely Patterned Ceramic Tile Slabs

For a business with a personal touch, ceramic tile is a safe, clean, and durable option. Ceramic tile can be made specifically to the size you want with a custom style, color, and pattern. Ideas aren’t just restricted to single tiles. Like a modern mosaic, use tiles to tell a bigger story, with the different…

Unique Ceramic Tile for Your Office

Design the ultimate personal or business space exclusively with tile! Combined with the grays and browns in the room, the concrete-look ceramic tile flooring gives this office an industrial feel, which is completed by the personalized tile fireplace surround.

Custom-Designed Ceramic Tile Slabs

At first glance, the only noticeable tile in this room is the floor. The large tile slabs are perfect for furniture with metal legs, since ceramic tile is a highly durable material. Tile is also low-maintenance and water-, mildew-, and bacteria-resistant, ideal for lounges like this that are likely to have heavy foot traffic and…

Pop Art Tile Mural and Offset Checkered Tile Floor

Add the perfect touch of pop art to your modern home with tile. You can customize tile with any pattern you want, bringing your unique style to your home. Also, tile is water-, bacteria-, and mildew-resistant, so this art will be protected in the event of an accident. Tile is highly durable, meaning that this…

Glossy Gray Subway Tiles

These ceramic tiles glisten their elongated subway tile style. A twist on the time-honored favorite, this design incorporates a slight texture, gloss finish, and a calming gray hue to create a new look.

Rustic Wood-Look Tile Flooring

The clean lines of the modern counter in this kitchen contrast with the rustic flooring. Despite the wood look, this flooring is ceramic tile. Ceramic tile is an ideal flooring for kitchens with its easy-care maintenance and durable surface resistant to stains, scratches, and fading. Versatile ceramic tile marries the heritage of tile and the…

D124-2016-CALICO

Team up the trending modern farmhouse style and the simplicity of new industrial home design with a wood-face ceramic tile. The high contrast grain texture of this tile makes whites pop while welcoming accent colors from light wood shades to sleek black-blacks. More durable and versatile than wood flooring, ceramic style can be used in…

F108-loft-9X36-6X36-white-conference-wood

The variation of plank sizes and the offset grid pattern give this neutral wood look ceramic tile the edge to compliment bold furnishings and colors. When you need a flooring choice for “anything goes,” ceramic tile meets the need with choices in colors and shapes but also variations in sizes that give designs a one-of-a-kind…

Bright Tile Restaurant

The floor, the wall, the countertop, oh, my! Ceramic tile can go wherever your inspiration takes you. Match your desires with an endless combination of shapes, colors, textures, and designs such as this mix of neutral stone-look flooring with high gloss square subway tile, and a Moroccan-inspired geometric design tile. The versatility of ceramic tile…

Patterned Tiled Wall

Old world elegance elevates this lovely ladies’ room. The encaustic tile design harkens back to Spanish Moorish castles. Mix it with luxe black and white marble looks, and your guests will be feeling like royalty when they visit. The contrast of the black and white give a dramatic flare to this space, and the floor…

Grid Tile Wall With Pattern

Coloring within the lines is overrated — if that wasn’t clear before, this ceramic wall tile removes the slightest doubt. In fact, there aren’t any rules when it comes to designing with ceramic tile, because your style options are infinite, limited only by your imagination. In this space, the tiled wall makes the perfect backdrop…

Moroccan Painted Tile Wall and Stone-Look Floor

You’re a citizen of the world, so why not include a bit of the world in your decor? Ceramic tile boasts a long and rich history, having been used in some of the most important architectural landmarks all over the world. This feature wall of ceramic tile painted in a Moorish style, combined with the…