Tiles in the Wild! 11 Dreamy Designs for Every Aesthetic

October  9, 2017

If you’re not in love with tiles, you probably haven’t been paying attention. There are so many amazing ways to incorporate tiles into both interiors and exteriors, and they come in just about every shape, size, color, finish, and pattern imaginable. Whether you want a cozy rustic vibe or a polished, elegant atmosphere, tiles can make it happen, and they’ll look great while doing so.

Still not convinced? Check out these amazing instances of tiles in the wild. Between all these different aesthetics, there really is a tile style for everyone.

These stunning black-and-white tiles form a surprisingly intricate geometric pattern that simply demands attention. The straightforward white walls and ceiling of the porch complements these bold tiles perfectly!

Who said tiles had to be for interiors? The exterior of Hueso restaurant in Mexico is clad in white tiles with abstract linear patterns, and we couldn’t be more obsessed! (Can you spot "Hueso" among the tiles?)

We’ve got an amazing tile-on-tile situation here. This cute cafe accents its tiles floor with mismatched tile tables for an Instagram-worthy dining experience.

Bright? Check. Colorful? Check. Amazing pattern? Check! These gorgeous tiles bring such vibrancy and playfulness to what might otherwise be a boring counter.

Dreamy color coordination @emmatheyellow ✨🌴🌙 #tileselfie

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How incredibly on-trend are these millennial pink tiles? The floral motif and turquoise accents lend a whole lot of charm to this quaint space.

Lobby stairs - one of our first DIY projects. Just the start of Foxfire having these old tiles everywhere.

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Tiles aren’t just for floors and backsplashes! These gorgeous tiles and their muted colors bring instant elegance to the staircase.

These tiles speak to us—literally. Their secret message is bound to put a smile on the face of passersby.

Backsplashes don’t have to be boring. This kitchen has the most amazing rustic vibes thanks to its unique tile backsplash, which perfectly complements the burnt orange wall color.

Are you tired of all these colorful doors and tiles yet? Sry but I will keep posting them 💙😅

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Forget traditional siding! Tiles make such a beautiful exterior for homes—especially these weathered blue tiles and their matching door.

The latest craze in the world of tiles is the unique, whimsical “mermaid” tile. How appropriate to use them in a shower!

Since tiles are so smooth and sleek, you can create instant contrast in your home by pairing them with a more textured surface like hardwood or concrete. So chic!

Don’t stress if you don’t have room for real tiles in your home. You can get the same amazing aesthetic with our Mediterranean Vinyl Mats, which let you bring tile style into your space without any reno or grout.

Are you obsessed yet? Tiles are just so fun and versa-tile (see what we did there?) that they can bring instant style into just about any space.

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