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Kitchen tiling ideas & inspiration

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hen is one of the busiest rooms in the home, so carefully chosen tiles and tiling techniques can make a big impact on everyday life. We’ll show you how they can transform your kitchen and how to create your chosen look.

Classic kitchen

Classic kitchen

Marble, travertine or ceramic marble effect tiles in soft neutral tones are a great choice for a classic style kitchen. To give it an up-to-date feel, choose rectangular tiles for walls and lay them in the brick or straight lay pattern as demonstrated on our kitchen tile layout guide.

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Country kitchen

Country kitchen

Whether creating a splashback or tilling all of your walls, use cosmopolitan gloss tiles for a traditional yet modern feel. If you'd like to give the country look a twist, pair these tiles with non-traditional colours or use coloured grout to make white tiles pop.

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Modern white kitchen

Modern white kitchen

White kitchens are timeless and versatile. Add textured white wall tiles for a designer look or use white cosmopolitan gloss tiles for a sleek, contemporary style on walls and splashbacks. You can create the illusion of space with reflective wall tiles and large, highly polished floor tiles.

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Black tiles

Black tiles

A textured finish softens the impact of black tiles and looks great with sleek, modern units. Add a touch of sophistication with slate or matt tiles or go for elegance with softly reflective black tiles in a straight lay pattern.

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Wood kitchen

Wood kitchen

Earthy tones and natural textures can create looks from classic to contemporary. Wood effect wall and floor tiles are a great way to blend this theme and a wood effect splashback will look outstanding with sleek worktops. Look at our layout guide for tips on how to achieve the look you want.

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Monochrome kitchens

Create a modern, minimalist look in your kitchen with black, white and grey tiles. There is a versatile colour scheme to suit all styles – from sleek and modern to classic and vintage.

Modern monochrome

Modern monochrome

If you’ve got white kitchen units and want a bold, contemporary look, use black and white cosmopolitan gloss square tiles to give your cabinets an instant update.

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Classic monochrome

Classic monochrome

Brick-shaped white bevelled wall tiles with black and grey kitchen accents, such as stick border tiles, create this classic style. Complete the look with highly polished, large black and white floor tiles.

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Inspirational Colour Schemes

Get creative with innovative colour schemes, themes and textures.

Rich Tones

Rich Tones

Scarlets, royal blues, mustards and olive greens can beautifully transform your kitchen. Add ambience and give your space a luxurious feel with a bold splashback, a tiled accent wall, feature floor tiles or vibrant mosaic tiling.

Neutrals

Neutrals

Earthy tones and natural textures can be combined or used individually to create looks from classic to contemporary. Tailor this theme with natural stone, marble, stone effect, marble effect or wood effect wall and floor tiles.

Dynamics

Dynamics

Create a dynamic kitchen by combining traditional and modern elements. Choose bevelled or contemporary gloss tiles in a bright colour contrasted with retro features, combine white tiles with ultra-modern fittings or pair sleek units with traditional wooden worktops.


Feature tiling

Create decorative yet highly functional features, from subtle twists to striking focal points, for your kitchen.

Vintage

Vintage

Create a vintage look by pairing a tiled feature floor with plain wall tiles or vice versa, so your feature tiles are the focal point. You can simply accent your kitchen with a vintage style splashback and the addition of wooden worktops or antique style taps.

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Splashbacks

Splashbacks

Give your kitchen an instant update with splashback tiles. Cosmopolitan gloss tiles are a versatile way to do this as they can be used to create looks from classic to contemporary, using coloured grout and tile layout patterns.

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Soft mosaics

Soft mosaics

If you want a subtle twist on a neutral or all white kitchen, a mosaic splashback or feature wall in the same colour is a great idea. It’ll accentuate the feeling of space and add character.

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Colourful mosaics

Colourful mosaics

Create an eye-catching focal point such as a bold splashback or vibrant feature wall with colourful mosaics. We have a wide range of hues and textures, including iridescent slate, textured glass and brushed metal so you can achieve the exact look you want.

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One colour mosaics

One colour mosaics

Whether you want subtle elegance or to make a statement, this look can be adapted to enhance any style. Create chic sophistication with black, grey, white or neutral tiles or make an impact with a bold singular colour.

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Borders

Borders

Borders can go anywhere and you can have as many as you want. Break up an all white kitchen with a black border around the floor, contrast stick border tiles with bevel tiles or create a completely unique look with vertical and horizontal borders that cross each other.

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Tile layout patterns

Tile layout patterns

Once you have an idea about the kind of kitchen tiles you want, decide on the layout. We’ve put together a guide to popular tile patterns that will transform the finished look.

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