Trendy yet eternal qualities are what we would prefer for the tile installations! Though 2017 is getting late, let us get abreast of the new winds.1. Wood look tiles will be infinitely popularThe biggest selling tile category, wood look tiles are very strong and genuine looking. In terms of styles and designs, they suit the country look as well as the smartest contemporary scene. Install them in traditional kitchens and urban attics.
Try a sample of the Deep Walnut 6 x 36 field tile. The year 2017 brings many new sizes and shapes of wood look tiles. Narrow and short planks that existed in the middle of the century are back again. A slim 4×28 has been in the planning, ideal for herringbone designs. Bigger planks of 60 inches are also popular. Brick, hexagons, and mosaics are widespread in wood design in 2017.The novel and the traditional equally rule the hearts in 2017. Watch out for the Scandinavian and Larch wood as well as the oak looks. Graphics printing has created the chipped edges and saw marks, hand scraped impressions and chatter marks.
Finishes of bygone centuries are getting common like the wire brushed with deeper grain and texture and the ceruse whitewashed looks. Technology facilitates amazing replications of wood surfaces like Oak Trail XT 6 x 36 field tile.2. A unified indoor and outdoor experienceThe transition from the indoor to outdoor living is getting blurred. Tile selections suit both purposes equally well. Saddle Brook XT is suitable for the outdoors as is Slate Attaché. They are strong and easily cleaned. Go for the 2 cm pavers that are twice as thick as the regular tile. Stone look tiles in amazing variety do grab a lot of attention. In the kitchen and the patio will be used many versions of wood, stone, and cement look tiles. Lay them on gravel or sand, even dirt surfaces.What about installing Brickwork Studio 4 x 8 on the wall and Yorkwood Manor™ Birchtree on the floor?3. The Masonry typesWhile 2016 saw widespread use of brick for backsplashes, it is now wood or concrete in several shapes and sizes in 2017. Concrete and metal combinations would also do. Italian cement would be used in commercial spaces. Ceramics and terracotta will adorn fireplaces and patios. Brushed Stainless Steel 1 x 1 Penny Round mosaic is attractive too.4. The Metal/Textile effectTiles with metal and textile looks will spread in 2017. Gunmetal and pewter in matte or light polish finishes. Linen and tweed patterns too just like stone and concrete! Chenille White Limestone is super.5. StoneWhite Marble like Carrara White Marble and many colored Marbles too like grey and beige, black and brown will hit the scene in 2017. Bluestone will make it big too. Stone and ceramic tiles are everywhere.6. Amazing Wall TilesBright colors and 3D/geometric shapes along with large format porcelain slabs extending from 8×24 to 24×48 will be the rage in 2017.