Using horizontal designs visually widens a room, making your home seem bigger. This clever trick can be difficult to pull off, though, since few materials have a horizontal format. To achieve the look in this room, a beautiful blue mosaic wall and shelving form a decor feature.

Advances in ceramic tile manufacturing have achieved unique surface textures, designs, and even dimensional qualities, such as this tile that gives the impression of a paper wall. Imagine that! In fact, let your imagination run wild. Ceramic tile is available in an endless combination of shapes, sizes, colors, textures, and designs to make your decor…

Texture is one of the nicest parts about tile, since every tile can be molded to feel a different way. In this bathroom, the tiles look and feel like they’ve been slowly formed and softened by the ocean. Of course, tile is actually water-resistant and the perfect material to use in bathrooms. But the look…

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.

The versatility of ceramic tile is stunning, and often surprising, especially when a designer creates a style like this with multiple textures and colors combining in a way you would never have imagined. Up close, you can appreciate the subtle differences of each tile. From a distance, this combination may remind you of bamboo.

Look closer. A small ridge runs down the center of each of these ceramic tiles, projecting the center of the tile toward you. This ridge separates the two sides of the tile and influences how the light hits each side, making some parts seem lighter or darker than others. Each tile also has a different…

Oxidized AND iridescent? This ceramic tile has it all, offering an interesting variation on basic black that’s at home in any room of your house. Ceramic tile’s waterproof assembly and flame-resistant qualities mean you can use this tile equally as well in your shower or as a backsplash in your kitchen.

For a unique and stunning surface, no material better than ceramic tile exists. This example shows tile’s versatility in color, shape, texture, finish, and dimension. Ceramic tile is also water-, stain-, dent-, scratch-, fire-, mold-, and mildew-resistant. Add to this beautiful and durable package that ceramic tile is made of naturally occurring materials and that…

Tile can bring any aesthetic you have in mind to life. These hexagon tiles have a raised division down the middle that adds texture to the wall while introducing an array of colors created by the way the light hits the angle of each tile. The shades of the tiles will change with an adjustment…

These staggered tiles add dimension to a wall surface, and the installation pattern and color variations pack a one-two wow factor punch. Beautiful and also durable, tile has a waterproof assembly and is resistant to mildew and bacteria, as well as scratch-, stain-, and fire-resistant.

These origami star-inspired blue glass tiles reflect the light in an entirely unique way, sparkling from any direction! Beautiful for use as a blue backsplash or perhaps a shower wall or maybe an endless pool… Okay, now we are dreaming, and that’s just what tile can inspire in us all. Dream your decor, and tile…