Ceramic tile is a scratch-resistant material, one reason you often see it in busy, communal areas. Even furniture with metal legs or heavy ceramic pots won’t damage the floor. Ceramic tile is also low-maintenance, perfect for how much foot traffic a room like this is likely to see. Beyond its functional uses, tile is also…

For a sleek and modern design, you can’t beat ceramic tile. Tile comes in a wide variety of styles, making it the perfect material for both floors and walls. For example, the tiles on the floor in this room are dark, with a soft texture. This reduces the amount of light reflected, softening the harshness…

As homes and buildings become increasingly modern, designers will need to find materials that work both as an accent and as a feature on their own. The charcoal-colored ceramic tiles on the floor have texture, and their real purpose is to bring a dark tone to the room, allowing for lighter colors to be used…

The kitchen is a popular place to experiment with rustic designs, drawing from the rich history that most cultures have with kitchens being the hardest-working room in the home. While many types of ceramic tiles are smooth, they can also be produced with texture, reminiscent of wood, stone, or in this case, plaster. Despite this…

Ceramic tile is made from naturally occurring materials, and that makes it the perfect material for creating rooms like this. Because tiles come in many styles, clay looks like this can be done in a variety of ways. On the floor, the tile is made in slats, giving the room a lengthy, minimalist look. The…

Because bathrooms are wet and humid by nature, tile is often used to protect the walls and floor (and also add a wallop of style and character). The goal with many modern bathrooms is to allow natural light in without allowing much visibility of the room from outside. Ceramic tile patterns, like the one on…

Shapes and colors are the easiest ways to evoke big ideas and feelings. For example, the simple white hexagon tile pattern in this room evokes the sense of 1950s modernity, which has become a timeless style. The combination of dark and light colors, seen in the contrast of the wall and table, continue to flesh…

The gorgeous look of granite but at a fraction of the price — that’s the benefit of using ceramic tile. Nearly seamless in its design, this dark granite tile flows across the room, with minimal grout spaces in between to create a constant flow across the floor. This shade of tile is ideal for reflecting…

You are forgiven for mistaking this beautiful floor for granite slabs, a testament to how identical this beautiful ceramic tile looks. As an added bonus, tile is less expensive than costly granite floors and is easy to maintain and clean. Ceramic tile’s scratch-resistant surface also means that this bold design choice won’t show scratches or…

Ceramic tile slabs are highly versatile, letting you pick the perfect shade, color, and design for your personal project. Tile is also easy to maintain, making it an ideal option for large areas that see heavy foot traffic, such as floors, walls, outdoor spaces, and even ceilings in public buildings and galleries.

Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs on a dining room floor

Get the beautiful look of wood any way you want it with ceramic tile. This gorgeous gray wood grain resembles petrified wood, an expensive material to use across the floor of your living room! Instead, many homeowners use tile slabs like these. Ceramic tile is incredibly durable and resistant to scuffs and scratches, as well…

Open-concept kitchens look beautiful when done correctly. To pull off this look, homeowners need to maintain consistency across the space. With rare or expensive materials, this can be difficult to pull off. With tile, designers can take nearly any look the homeowner wants and bring it to their home. This stunning wood-look tile breathes life…