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Floor Tile

Tile is one of the most functional and versatile flooring choices. Tile flooring can withstand the wear and tear of everyday life, spills, splashes, dirt, grit, and more. Tile floors are also an aesthetically pleasing option, ranging from high-end marble and European-style encaustics to intricate mosaics and beyond.

Sleek dining room floor with matte grey tile.

Tile is one of the most functional and versatile flooring choices. Tile flooring can withstand the wear and tear of everyday life, spills, splashes, dirt, grit, and more. Tile floors are also an aesthetically pleasing option, ranging from high-end marble and European-style encaustics to intricate mosaics and beyond.

Sleek dining room floor with matte grey tile.

Floor Tiles: Why We (and Our Customers) Love Them

Form, or function? Design, or durability? Pretty, or practical? Tile flooring is proof that you can have it all.

 

From entryways and mudrooms to kitchens, bathrooms and more, tile offers long-lasting durability without sacrificing style. With our extensive selection of floor tile, it's easier than ever to create the look you want in your home.

 

(Need a little inspiration? These floor tile design ideas are a great place to start.) 

 

Selecting the Right Material

With tile flooring, there is a way to achieve the look you want for any lifestyle. Luxurious can be kid-friendly, gleaming floors can share a house with four-legged friends, and warm wood-look tile planks can be water resistant.

 

Here are just a few of the materials you can choose from when it comes to selecting tiles for your floor:

 

• Natural stone, including marble, travertine and slate, is a perennial favorite for its beauty and durability. From luminous white marble to the dark matte slate, the range of colors and textures of these natural materials never ceases to amaze.

 

• Porcelain: One of the most impressive features of porcelain floor tiles is their ability to replicate the appearance of other materials, like wood and stone, with stunning realism. Porcelain’s natural density also holds up well to moisture and humidity, and resists stains, scratches and other signs of wear.

 

• Luxury vinyl tile is a popular option for those who want to create the look of natural wood or stone floors on a budget. While less realistic than porcelain, luxury vinyl flooring is particularly good in spaces like finished basements, where there is the potential for flooding but you still want the appearance of wood floors.

 

• Cement and ceramic floor tiles deliver big on style and family-friendly function. They come in a variety of shapes, patterns and colors; will stand up to years of wear and tear; and are easy to clean/maintain.

 

 

Wood-look luxury vinyl flooring with a brown leather couch and wood coffee table.

In a living room, blonde wood-look luxury vinyl tile creates a warm and inviting setting for a variety of home decor styles, like this cognac leather sofa and coffee table that nod to midcentury design.

Brick-look tile delivers a traditional exposed red brick appearance. Laid on the floor in a herringbone pattern with navy blue walls.

Arranging floor tile in a herringbone pattern--like we did with the red thin-brick style pictured here--adds a sense of movement and texture that can help elevate a room's design without overwhelming the space.

Mudroom with grey and brown geometric mosaic tile adds stunning color and pattern to this tile floor without becoming too busy.

This mudroom is proof that even a utilitarian space can showcase your personal style. This graphic floor delivers maximum impact with minimal effort, thanks to the contrasting grey tones of these easy-to-install stone mosaic tiles.

Express Your Style: Color, Shape and Pattern

There are countless ways to add individuality to your space with patterned tiles for floor: 
 
• Color: Color can define the look and feel of a room, and in the case of flooring, color literally creates your space from the ground up. 
 
• Shapes: From large-format rectangles to small-scale penny rounds, shapes allow you to make tile floors all your own. Mosaic tiles create unique patterns through shapes, and offer additional visual interest when they combine multiple materials, such as a mix of glass and stone. 
 
• Pattern: Whether you add in just a few tiles as accents around a hearth, or do wall-to-wall pattern in a powder room for big impact even in a small space.
 
• Styling: One of the wonderful things about tile is that even the most “basic” option is packed with possibility (case in point: white subway tile). From herringbone to straight-stacked, offset and brick lay, arranging the same tile in different ways during the installation process is an easy way to add layers of texture to a space. 

Laundry room aerial view with focus on cemment floor tiles that are 8

A pattern is a fun way to add color to your floor. The bold geometric pattern in the Rowallan Encaustic square pattern cement tile creates interest and movement.

Bathroom with black and white checkerboard floor tile and a black and white mosaic accent wall. Bathtub and small table with a plant.

A black and white checkerboard pattern, like the one shown here using Hampton Carrara and Black Marquina polished marble tile, is a classic.

Mosaic penny round floor featuring blue, taupe and white tiles.

Create a personalized pattern with penny round mosaics. The Pale TaupeGloss White and Sky Blue porcelain mosaics shown here are designed to add a playful interest to the space.

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