Hexagon-shaped tiles don't need to be small, white, and boring. In each of these homes, an unexpected touch, from vintage tiles to a mix of tile and hardwood, makes the shape look chic. It's great inspiration if you don't want plain tiles, but are overwhelmed by busy patterns.

  1. Paola Navone designed this gorgeous home, where a mix of woods and gray tiles somehow looks both a bit rustic and incredibly chic. Elle Decor Italia via Vosges Paris.
  2. Gray-and-white hexagons on the floor pair well with the light blue cabinets and add texture when paired with the subway tiles on the wall. From Canadian House + Home.
  3. Black hexagons climbing the wall are an artful counterpoint to the wood sink in a house that was built in 1909. From Apartment Therapy.
  4. When architect Michael Herrman remodeled his Parisian home, which was built in the 1790s, he cleverly reused hexagon tiles from the demolished 7th floor. From Dwell.
  5. Blue concrete tiles are a pretty, modern option for a modern guest bathroom. From Coastal Living.