When choosing tiles for your home, the colour scheme is really important. Starting with the overall theme of the house or room, you can then decide on the right colour tone for your tiles. This will help you to create a flowing and attractive interior, whether working on a bathroom, your bedroom, a kitchen or another area of the home.

Light coloured tiles

In general, light coloured tiles can help to make a room feel bigger than it is, creating an airy atmosphere and not making you feel constricted. The trend at the moment reflects this, with a large number of light and natural hues being popular, such as grey, cream and off-white. However, it’s worth bearing in mind that the lighter the colour, the more likely dirt, dust and stains are to show up.

Neutral coloured tiles

Neutral colours are a good option if you are unsure what colours other features of the room will be, such as kitchen surfaces, sofas or appliances. Colours such as beige, sand and grey are all colours that are harmonious with a range of different interiors.

Dark coloured tiles

Dark coloured tiles can create a dramatic, moody feel to a room, that can also be considered as soothing. The bathroom is a great place for dark tiles, to create a contemporary and luxurious look, especially when bathroom appliances such as the sink, toilet and bath are bright white.

Dark colours can also be used in living rooms and kitchens. Although some may consider it a brave choice, when paired with bright and bold furniture, walls and appliances it can create a striking look, emphasising the other colours in the room.

Patterned tiles

Patterned tiles are a simple yet effective way of creating decorative flooring. With a range of designs to choose from and a number of colours used within the pattern, patterned tiles give you a way to bring beauty and style into a room without compromising on its function. From traditional Victorian designs to retro and bold geometric tiles, you’ll be able to find the perfect patterned tiles for your kitchen, hallway or bathroom.

If using tiles as a feature, make them stand out! Whether you’re creating a border around the bathroom, a mosaic in the hallway or a splashback in the kitchen, choose colours that pop, instead of blending into the background. Opt for a different colour to that of the rest of the room to create a standout feature in your home.

Brightly coloured tiles

Why not choose to create impact with contrasting colours? Brighten up your room with bright coloured tiles in an otherwise neutral room, or add dark coloured floor tiles to a light coloured room. This can be done on a whole floor or wall, or why not make the bright tiles a feature, such as in an alcove, or as the shower splashback in a bathroom?

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