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Tile trends

Ready to get inspired? Using the latest hues, textures and styles, we’ll show you how endless creative possibilities can transform your kitchen, revamp your bathroom or simply update any space in your home.


Colour groups

Firstly, it’s vital to choose the right colour(s) not only for the overall look but also the feel you want to create. For today’s key trends, muted yet rich tones have replaced the brightest shades from traditional colour palettes to result in the following dominant colour groups:

Pastel

Pastel

Barely there shades such as chalky off-whites and soft, dusty tones can be used to create a sense of harmony and calm as well as to highlight neutral tones. Pair pastels with greys for a strong yet sophisticated theme.

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Neutral

Neutral

Earthy, natural hues add a sense of warmth and are perfect for a modern, contemporary look on their own or when combined with other colour groups. They’re perfect for highlighting stronger shades or to create a fresh, tranquil atmosphere in a minimalist setting.

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Bold

Bold

A vibrant backdrop of bold colour will really make your room pop. You could go all out or simply incorporate as a vivid border or fun feature wall. Combine toned-down shades such as burnt orange, mustard or a moody teal with brown undertones for a retro palette or to add warmth.

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Jewel

Jewel

A spectrum of vivid jewel tones inspired from precious stones add a touch of opulence. Rich shades of purple, scarlets, sapphire blues and emerald greens not only create ambience, they give a luxurious feel that’s especially decadent when paired with glistening metallics.

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Metallic

Metallic

From industrial to antiquity, metallics create multifaceted surfaces that add another dimension by reflecting light. Rose gold, copper and brass tones add a warm accent while silver, nickel and chrome are ideal for cooler colour schemes.

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Monochrome

Monochrome

Contrasting blacks, whites and greys are the basis for this highly versatile palette. Cool greys can be paired with a bold shade for a modern, industrial look or create timeless elegance with classic black and white.

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The finishing touches

The finishing touches

If you’d like even more tiling ideas, see our guide to kitchen and bathroom tiling inspiration and gallery. Now that you’ve got a style in mind, it’s time to think about the finishing touches to ensure you achieve a truly professional looking result — from coloured grout to sleek trims.

Finishing touches guide
Planning

Planning

Once you’ve decided on your dream look, see our step-by-step guide on how to plan your tiling project, including a full tile layout guide.

Plan your project
How to tile walls & floors

How to tile walls & floors

Our how to videos show you just how easy it can be to achieve a professional looking result when tiling yourself.

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