Modern Tile Design

Following your home's aesthetic is one of the best ways to choose tiles for your new project. However, drawing inspiration from modern trends can ignite your creativity and help you envision new possibilities for your space. 

At D&B Tile, we stay state up-to-date with the latest design trends and we want to share that knowledge with you. Join us as we describe some of the modern tile design trends that have become popular among homeowners this year. 

Top Modern Tile Designs for 2024

  • Tiles with Matte Finish 

Matte finish tiles are a favored choice among homeowners and designers alike for their elegance and modern appeal. Unlike glossy tiles, which reflect light, matte finish tiles offer a soft, non-reflective surface that adds depth and texture to any space. 

Pair matte finish tiles with sleek, minimalist fixtures and fittings to create a cohesive, modern look. For example, in a bathroom, complement matte tiles with brushed nickel or black faucets and showerheads. In a kitchen, combine them with stainless steel appliances and matte cabinet hardware. 

  • White and Neutral Tones

White and neutral tone tiles remain a timeless classic because of their versatile designs. From crisp whites to soft beiges, these hues create a sense of serenity and spaciousness. 

Enhance the clean and airy feel of white and neutral tone tiles with pops of color through accessories such as vibrant rugs, decorative pillows, or artwork. Introduce warmth and texture with natural wood accents such as floating shelves, furniture, or trim. 

You can incorporate metallic finishes like brass or copper in light fixtures or cabinet hardware for a modern twist.

  • Graphic Tiles 

Graphic tiles with geometric patterns and intricate motifs add a playful touch to floors and walls. They’re perfect for making a statement in areas such as kitchen backsplashes, bathroom floors, or entryways. 

Try to Balance the boldness of graphic tiles with complementary neutral elements such as solid-colored furniture or simple decor pieces. In a kitchen backsplash adorned with graphic tiles, choose sleek white or black countertops and minimalist pendant lighting to allow the tiles to take center stage. 

In a living room, you can use graphic tiles as a focal point by pairing them with understated furniture and soft furnishings in coordinating colors. 

  • Subway Tiles 

Subway tiles, characterized by their rectangular shape and beveled edges, continue to be a beloved choice for traditional and modern spaces. 

If you decide on subway tiles, experiment with different installation patterns such as herringbone, stacked, or offset. Pair classic white tiles with dark grout and vintage-inspired fixtures and accessories such as brass or bronze faucets, industrial-style pendant lights, and vintage-inspired hardware. 

  • Terrazzo Tiles 

Terrazzo tiles are experiencing a resurgence in popularity. They’re made of composite material made of marble, quartz, or glass chips embedded in concrete, which gives them a specked look.

Embrace the eclectic charm of terrazzo tiles by incorporating complementary colors and textures in your decor. Pair them with natural wood accents and earthy tones and add pops of color with vibrant accessories such as throw pillows, area rugs, or artwork. 

You can also incorporate metallic finishes like brass or gold in light fixtures or hardware.

  • Tile Accents 

Tile accents allow you to add personality and flair to your space through decorative borders, trims, or focal points. 

Use tile accents to create a focal point in your design, such as a decorative backsplash in the kitchen or a feature wall in the bathroom. Coordinate tile accents with other design elements in the room, such as coordinating colors or complementary patterns.

To make the design more cohesive, repeat the accent tile motif in smaller doses throughout the space, such as in shower niches, niche shelves, or as a decorative border around mirrors or windows.

  • Marble Look

Marble-look tiles mimic the veining and texture of natural marble without the maintenance and cost. Create a sophisticated space by pairing marble-look tiles with sleek and contemporary fixtures and finishes. 

Choose marble-look tiles with subtle veining and neutral tones, polished chrome or brushed nickel fixtures, minimalist cabinetry, and sleek hardware. Introduce warmth and texture with natural materials such as wood or stone accents in furniture, flooring, or decor accessories.

Do You Want to Bring a Modern Tile Design to Life?

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