Unexpected and inexpensive, pennies are a gorgeous material to tile with. The rich warmth of copper and the use of coins with different levels of wear and tarnish give penny tiling a very pleasing and random texture and pattern. A post on Apartment Therapy featuring the penny floor at the Standard Grill in New York a year ago remained vivid in my memory and I thought the idea might be worth revisiting. Here's a roundup of examples of penny tiling.

Shown above the jump, from left to right:

1 and 2. The Standard Hotel, Notcot.com
3. Abraham Lincoln, homeworkshop.com
4. Pizza Display, flickr.com
5. Penny Pattern, picasaweb.com
6. Powder Room Penny Floor, Apartmenttherapy.com from Tova