Gone are the days when tile was simply tile, and making a decision about your bathroom's wall covering was a matter of taking a quick trip to the tile store. And they're no longer just for the bathroom, either.As interesting new tile collections are released — take, for example, Heath Ceramics’ collaboration
with Dwell — and we have more online resources and design inspiration at our fingertips, it's easier than ever to get creative with tile designs. Whether it’s placing different tile sizes on a single wallscape, using metallic tiles in place of a mirror, or creating patterns and images with different colors for a dash of visual interest, one thing’s for sure: these days, when it comes to tile, you make your own rules.
Image #1 – Floral wall by Ceramiche Lea Design, found via Interiorzine.com
Images #2 and #3 – Two residences designed by Joe Serrins Studio, found via Elle Decor
Image #4 – Trend tiles found via Design Milk
Image #5 – The loft of Joseph Kosuth, as photographed by Verne; online portfolio at OWI, found via Emmas Designblogg
Images #6 – Heath–Dwell collaboration
Image #7 – Amazing bathroom flooring via Design Crisis