Hello and happy Monday to all! We are kicking off the week with some design inspiration. What if we told you that there is a tile that can be both timeless and bold, inexpensive and versatile? We’ll spill the beans – subway tile.
The classic white ceramic subway tile is economical and easy to obtain, but there are so many beautiful design possibilities with this material. With some creative thinking (and perhaps the help of a designer), you can create a designer kitchen or bathroom that is both personal and unique with a “wow” factor . Check out some of the various uses of this versatile material in the inspiration images below:
Subway tile is set in a diagonal herringbone pattern to create this gorgeous backsplash. The pattern is outlined with a darker grout. [Image via Remodelista]
This traditional kitchen features a backsplash with subway tile in a running bond pattern and an accent herringbone pattern at the stove.
The tile layout in this curbless shower gives the bathroom a personal touch.
This shower features subway tile as the canvas for the pop of color and geometry achieved via the accent tile.
Laying the subway tile vertically creates a unique look in this contemporary kitchen. [Image via WSworkshop]
This bathroom wall features a fun herringbone pattern. [Image via Smitten Studio]
These tiles are slightly longer than standard subways, but they illustrate how stacking the tile can create a very clean and contemporary look.
This kitchen utilizes a variation of the classic white subway with the addition of a beveled edge detail.
Here, subway tile is used as a chair rail with a glass liner and iridescent glass tile above.
[Image via George Interior Design]
An open and airy kitchen utilizes subway tile as a backsplash.
A herringbone backsplash with an unexpected border. [Image via HGTV]
The white subway tile serves as a beautiful contrast to the black accents and wood texture in this bathroom.
[Image via Domaine Home]
What is your favorite look? We would love to hear your ideas!