16 Mar Which size tile should I use in a smaller space?

The first instinct for most is to use a smaller format tile, such as a 2”x2”, 4”x4”, 6”x6”, in a smaller area.  Although this can be a beautiful aesthetic, it may visually make your “cozy” space feel a bit too cozy.   Smaller tiles also mean more grout lines to maintain.  

Loads of small tiles in a petite shower……that’s A LOT of grout lines!

Utilizing a larger format tile, such as 12”x12”, 18”x18”, 12”x24”, visually expands your space drawing your eye across the room rather than focusing on the smaller tiles and grout lines.  A benefit of larger tiles is fewer grout lines.  When using larger format tiles and selecting a matching grout color, it creates a cohesive and seamless look. 

A cohesive space utilizing large format tiles (and way less grout lines!).

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Diagonal and off-set patterns visually expand 

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Our showroom offers a vast selection of tile, in all shapes, sizes and colors, to complement your home perfectly.  Our Sales Specialists will help select and design your tile layout and, if you need installation, our Project Managers will oversee every detail of it.  

We look forward to seeing you!