Here in Queensland, tiles are a particularly popular choice for the home. They are easy to clean, extremely durable and best of all they are naturally cooling for those long hot Queensland summers. If you are thinking about adding a touch of tile to your home, here are some of the biggest tile trends of 2017.
Black grout with white tiles in the bathroom looks incredibly chic and stylish not only that, it’s also very practical. Black grout will cut down the time you spend deep cleaning your shower.
Mix and Match
In 2017 home decorating trends are all about adding flare and originality to spaces by mixing up textures, patterns and shapes. This can be achieved very effectively with tiles. For example, you might choose a shape or colour of tile for your bathroom floor that contrasts against the tiles on your wall. If you want to achieve this mix and match look, remember to keep the colour scheme monotone so as not to create an effect that is too overwhelming.
If you’ve been paying any attention to home design over the last year you would be familiar with the ‘subway tile’ which is the tile style of the moment. This style of tile, as it names suggests, is similar in shape to tiles found in subways, metros and train stations all over the world. If you want to use the subway tile in a way that stands out, you can experiment with playing around with its arrangement. Create different patterns and explore colour options. These are a great tile choice for both bathrooms and kitchens.
Mable has been making waves on the home design scene over the last year, particularly in bathrooms and kitchens. If it’s in your budget, real marble is beautiful and creates a luxury look that can’t be beaten. However, if you want to save a few bucks, you can always opt for a ‘marble look’ tile instead.
Moroccan tiles will certainly always create a big impact affect in any room of the house. They come in all varieties of colours and patterns and will certainly add a touch of the exotic to your home. Moroccan tiles look particular effective in the kitchen in the form of a splashback.
If this article has left you feeling inspired and ignited your passion for tiles, why not check out Andersens extensive range or speak to an Andersens flooring expert over the phone, call 1800 016 016.