And Now for Something Completely Different: Colored Subway Tile

And Now for Something Completely Different: Colored Subway Tile

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Nancy Mitchell
Aug 2, 2016
(Image credit: Historias de Casa)

Maybe you think you're bored with subway tile — but have you seen how great it looks in colors? This humble, versatile and ubiquitous tile suddenly takes on a whole new aspect when rendered in different colors (and materials). Here are some of our favorite examples of subway tile in a rainbow of colors.

Above: Glad pink ceramic subway tile, spotted on Historias de Casa, sets the backdrop for a perfect modern update to the retro pink bathroom.

(Image credit: My Domaine)

This sage-green subway tile, which has a beautifully subtle color variation, adds just the right amount of color to a bathroom from My Domaine.

(Image credit: Frenchy Fancy)

Beveled grey subway tile, in a color that matches the wall, adds a bit of texture to a bathroom from Frenchy Fancy.

(Image credit: Dustjacket Attic)
(Image credit: Dustjacket Attic)

This bathroom, from Dustjacket Attic, has walls covered in beveled tile in the subtlest blush pink.

(Image credit: Trio Design Utah)

Navy subway tile adds contrast to a bathroom by Trio Design Utah (via their Instagram).

(Image credit: Desire to Inspire)

In this bathroom from Desire to Inspire, green subway tile pairs with pink walls for a preppy-retro palette.

(Image credit: Historias de Casa)

There's that light light pink tile again, this time in a kitchen. Image from Historias de Casa.

(Image credit: House of Turquoise)

The Tiffany blue glass tile in this kitchen from House of Turquoise completely steals the show.

(Image credit: Mercury Mosaics)

Mercury Mosaics makes these handmade clay subway tiles in a huge variety of colors, including the gorgeous teal green seen here.

(Image credit: AD Magazine)

And, did you know, subway tile even comes in black, as seen here in a bathroom from from AD Magazine, via Public Image PR. Bring on the drama.

→ For further inspiration: Mix Up Your Look with Black Subway Tile

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