Though we've seen patchwork tiles before, we really like how the limited black and white palette of this mis-matched tile pathway (spotted at Downtown by Philippe Starck in New York) keeps the many elements feeling totally harmonious.
Not only does the result look cool, but done carefully, this could be a great way to integrate expensive tiles into your home if you can't afford to cover a whole wall or floor — just create a pattern by combining them with a less pricey variety.
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