1 tile 9 different ways
Here's how one simple tile can be laid in nine different ways to create different looks. The subway tiles pictured here, with grey grout, are from Aeria Country Floors.
Subway. An iconic tiling pattern. Ait Manos 'Casa' handmade tile in White Carrara, $350 a square metre, from Onsite Supply and Design, was used to create this and the following patterns.
Diagonal subway. Challenge the traditional.
Traditional herringbone. The varying directions of the tiles can make a small room appear larger.
Herringbone straight. The angular pattern creates a sense of movement.
Basketweave. A classic pattern with several variations.
Horizontal basketweave. After each set of horizontal tiles, use a singular vertical.
Stacked basketweave. A vertical variation.
Stacked grid. A modern pattern great for a kitchen splashback.
Vertical stack. Draw the eye upward.
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