Top 2017 Tile Trends For Kitchens, Baths & More
Are you considering a kitchen or bathroom renovation, or longing to update your floors or walls? Today’s newest tile materials and treatments offer a fresh look. Replacing a dated backsplash with classic subway, trendy patterned cement or traditional natural stone tile will instantly transform a kitchen, for instance. Whether you favour modern design or eclectic style, you’ll find a tile trend that appeals to you in this gallery of Ciot’s latest tile design picks. Plus, don’t miss our video with H&H editors Lauren Petroff and Kai Ethier, as they reveal their personal tile picks.
In this living room, glazed porcelain stoneware acts as a rug. The surface of Canvas by Sichenia has a woven look that mimics upholstery fabric textures. Pairing it with larger-scale floor tiles and a stone fireplace creates a layered look.
Canvas in Corda by Sichenia. Glazed porcelain stoneware. 24″ sq. $6.25/sq.ft.
Canvas in Avio and Corda by Sichenia. Glazed porcelain stoneware. 4″ x 12″. $6.95/sq.ft.
Showcase the unique beauty and variations of natural stone by using it on floors and walls. Black Zebrino honed marble brings a dramatic bold look to a shower. When paired with brass fixtures and an adjacent contrasting stone wall, it offers a luxe, high-fashion vibe. For the look of natural stone at a reduced weight, MaxFine Marmi offers polished large-scale stoneware tiles at a 6mm thickness. Using the same slabs across the walls, countertops and floors of a bathroom (shown, right) grants the room an elegant, cohesive air.
Zebrino in Black. Marble. Custom sizing. Price available on request.
MaxFine Marmi in Statuario Bianco Venato Extra. Porcelain stoneware. 29½″ sq., from $22.50/sq.ft.; 39⅖″ sq., $19.50/sq.ft.; 59″ x 118″, from $23.25/sq.ft.
Embrace a modern, geometric look with tiles that have strong, unique grid lines. Long, diagonal intersecting strokes, contrasting grout and curved elements all give an otherwise flat surface a sense of movement.
Naive Slimtech 5plus in Grey by LEA. Laminated porcelain stoneware. 39⅖″ x 118⅒″. $19.95/sq.ft.
Concerto Mosaic Collection in Sonatina pattern (top right) and Mezzo pattern (bottom right) by Ciot Studio. Custom sizes. Price available on request.
Complement a modern interior’s cool, sleek finishes with textured hard surfaces. Peau de béton thin concrete panels mimic the look of poured-in-place concrete and are most popular for walls, ceilings and fireplace surrounds. The material reveals varying shades of colour and subtle pattern to warm up a space.
Peau de béton in Ozone (left) and Onyx (right). Concrete. 8″ x 48″, $16.50/sq.ft.; 24″ x 48″, $18.95/sq.ft.
Give floors and walls a seamless finish with oversized tiles. A limited use of grout offers a uniform look that lets objects stand out when placed against it.
Maxfine Folio in Bianco and Nero. Porcelain stoneware. 29½″ sq., $16.25 sq./ft.; 59″ x 118″, $22.95/sq.ft.
Watch H&H design editors Lauren Petroff and Kai Ethier as they share some of the hottest bathroom and kitchen looks today. Plus, they reveal their top tile picks at Ciot, including natural stone mosaics, wood-look tiles and more.