Advances in manufacturing technology have brought ceramic tile to another dimension.

Whereas tile has historically been flat, it now comes in surfaces as dimensionally diverse as the world we live in. Choose between tile that ripples like waves, evokes rolling hills, struts industrial angles, and more.

As with all ceramic tile, three-dimensional tile is water-, stain-, scratch-, and fade-resistant and noncombustible, making it suitable for just about any application. Pair your favorite 3D tile look with the tile color, pattern, shape, texture, and layout of your choice to create the perfect design for your space.

We’ve compiled our favorite three-dimensional tile examples below to get you started. For more 3D tile ideas, visit our Pinterest board.

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…