Wondering what tiles to install in the new home or extension, the trendy vintage, and patterned ceramics would make good deals. The style and the texture say a lot indeed! Interior design prefers patchwork designs and walls and floors could be decorated according to your wishes with the mix and matchboxes. A personalized look and feel that is gloriously striking would be the result of profound artistic approach. Traditional tiles are also available and lots of choices would appeal to the imagination. Look at a few varieties.
Porcelain and ceramic options
Both are similar in being manufactured from clay and other natural materials. Porcelain has the more refined clay that is denser and stronger than ceramic. The colors are deep all the way through and thus suitable for heavy traffic areas. In kitchens and bathrooms, they are successful without absorbing much water as compared to ceramics. Arabesque and Gatsby would suit bathrooms.
Ceramics consist of red or white clay compositions and the glaze carries the colors and patterns. They suit the walls and floors with medium traffic since they are not so durable. They look fine anywhere and Devon Stone decorates the halls and lobbies very well.
The Vintage and Patterned Range of tiles suit walls and floors equally well. They may be installed in the hall or living rooms, and in kitchens and bathrooms. After sealing, they may be used in wet rooms too. LTP Mattstone is recommended as the best sealer.
Period designs or avant garde, find every style of tile design out here. Victorian Collection reproduces the art of the age that would suit a traditional layout. North African traditional designs painted by hand like the Moroccan Collection are also available.
For those who love the intensely modern, go for Ted Baker's collection of stylish designs or the sharp Windmill Geometric. Sloane Square or Illusion tile has optical adventures for those who think out of the ordinary.
The Matte or Glossy effect?
The majority of the vintage tiles has a matte surface that looks antique. The pretty and traditional Parisian Chic is made in both the finishes. Glossy is made of some tile designs.
Is Monochrome or Color preferred?
Plain monochromes are also striking like Bertie or complex patterns like Manor. The trendy patchwork could be wildly colorful. Kasbah is good, but Comillas is more colorful.
Large or Small tile sizes?
Porcelain tiles are smaller like the Arabesque at 20x20cm and Ted Baker Geo Tile Deco at 15cmx15cm, suitable for walls and floors. Ceramics like the Metropolis collection may be 45cmX45cm. Find your right size.
Souk 15x15cm Ceramic, the Hexagon 17.5x20cm Porcelain, and the Baroque 22x25cm Porcelain are different. Marrakech Mosaic is a superb glass tile.
Indoor or Outdoor installations?
Use the vintage tiles indoors, in wet areas with sealing. Eastern Patchwork is very strong and may be used outside in patios and along paths.
Knowing the important aspects of vintage tiles, choose the family heart's desire among many cool choices.