Nostalgic to the London Underground subway tiles, these tiles, rectangular in shape, are also called the subway tiles. These tiles are suited to all types of room schemes, be it retro, vintage, urban or elegant. They seem to be all the rage in kitchens and bathroom these days. In fact metro-style kitchen tiles are everywhere at the moment, and for good reason – they’re utterly gorgeous!
Although originating from times gone by, these tiles manage to breathe new life to your interior in every design. Using subway tiles in your home may add an archaic feel, but their look certainly never gets old.
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Metro tiles are available in various colors, sizes, patterns and designs owing to their versatility and crisp feel of the ceramic material. They mix the brick look of the traditional British design along with the uniquely modern finish that makes them smooth and glossy. It gives a very bold and adventurous feel to any space, that looks elegant and stylish at the same time. Their simple rectangular shape can bring a multitude of different effects depending on how they are used.
Practical, economical and sustainable tiles, metro tiles are quite lighter than traditional tiles. That is why metro tiles have become quite popular in modern and chic households – because of their simplicity with a modern twist. They give a fantastic contemporary finish to the interior and have proven to be superior in quality in terms of surface, color and appearance when compared to other tiles in the market. There are numerous options to choose from, ranging from bevelled, matte, crackle glazed, gloss and flat. Metro tiles seem to adjust in every setting – from period kitchens, old-fashioned bathrooms, country properties and even industrial style interior design. Perhaps this is what that makes them so fashionable in both residential and commercial design. Hence, it caters to a wide range of tastes, needs and ages of property.
The brick tiles are water repellent and easy to clean. The metro tiles are more bold and daring with a cutting-edge yet traditional British look. If you are looking for something uniquely metropolitan, then the beveled tiles are the best choice for you, certainly keeping your house ahead of the game. If you want to go for something more abstract, then the Rhian tiles are the perfect option for you so you don’t have to worry about being at the forefront of fashion.
If you fancy colors and vibrancy and do not want to stick to one color, then metro tiles are super fashionable. They can be placed in different directions, to give your house a variety of shades and contrasting designs to suit your preference. If you are a pro of chic and elegance, looking for more neutral and soothing colors, these tiles will suit your mood too as they are also available in colors that give a not-so-overwhelming effect. These tiles are in the form of miniature bricks, hence, also perfect for border tiling.