Entryway & Foyer Tile Design Ideas


As the first glimpse inside your home, your entryway is a chance to make a lasting impression. Installing tile can set a stylish tone while providing the durability required to stand up to heavy foot traffic. The Tile Shop offers a range of colors, patterns, shapes and textures that can help establish a welcoming presence for your guests.

neutral entryway tile design idea

Your entryway is the initial look into your home, so don’t make it an afterthought.

2018 Entryway Tile Design Trends

Tile is an ideal choice for an entryway because it’s fashionable, sturdy and easy to clean. Make a smart decision and protect your home with materials like porcelain, ceramic and slate. Want to add an elegant feel? Explore our refined looks like polished marble, brushed travertine and durable wood-look tile. Installing an eye-popping, retro design is an easy way make a statement that stands out. If you want to elevate a neutral color, consider choosing a geometric patterned shape instead of a plainer tile. Whether your space is a sprawling foyer or a smaller entryway, investing in the right floor design can add some flair that transforms your room.

rustic entryway tile ideas

Installing wood-look tile is a way to add durable, realistic wood charm to your rustic entryway.

dark wood look floor tile

Make a bold statement with dark floor tile that creates contrast with your walls.

large format tile in entry

We love how large-format tiles can enhance the size of your entryway.

patterned floor tile for small entry

An eye-catching floor pattern can add interest and style to a smaller space.

faux wood tile

The variety of shades available in our natural wood-look tile means you can match any color theme.

Entryway Floors

Your entryway is a high-traffic area that sees a lot of comings and goings, so it’s important to put some thought into your flooring decision. A durable material like tile can stand up to abusive weather conditions that track rain, snow and mud into your home. Protect your space by putting down reliable, low-maintenance flooring that you can clean by simply sweeping and mopping. Not only does tile offer practical convenience, but the variety of styles, textures and colors mean that you’re able to customize a look for your one-of-a-kind room. Our experienced associates at The Tile Shop can help you transform your entryway into a bright spot for your home or business.

stone herringbone entry tile

Installing natural stone in herringbone pattern makes for a stylish vibe.

wood look tile in foyer

From rustic to traditional to modern, wood-look tile is perfect for any décor.

Browse our vast selection of tile for entryways.

Large-Format Tile

Large-format tiles are a huge trend in entryways, becoming an effective way to make the most of your space, whether large or small. Bigger tiles have a widening effect that opens up the room and enhances the size of your entryway. Expand your foyer with rectanglular tiles that elongate your room and give the impression of even more space. Larger tiles mean there’s less grout to clean and the installation process goes quicker—meaning your DIY project is even more doable.

idea for small entry

These large rectangular tiles have widening effect on this entryway.

color idea for small foyer

The light color and larger size of these tiles make this room feel much bigger.

Want to see more options? Browse our large-format tile selection.

Wood Look

Wood-look tiles have become a very popular option for homeowners who want to combine the timeless beauty of wood with the long-lasting durability of tile. Advances in tile technology have managed to duplicate the distinctive grains, knots, colors and patterns of natural wood to achieve a realistic alternative. Faux wood adds warmth to your entryway décor and can provide a rustic, farmhouse vibe. Check out our newest designs in person by stopping in to your local store.

multi-color wood look floor tile

Our wood-look tile is available in a variety of unique colors and styles.

woodgrain floor tile

The authentic finishes and grains of this faux-wood tile makes it look like the real thing.

Want to see more options? Browse our selection of wood-look tile.

Let our design experts help you to create the foyer of your dreams. Our free design services are available to you 7 days a week.

Design Tip: Choosing Materials

The reliable durability of tile makes it a practical choice for entryways and foyers. Installing a material like porcelain or ceramic is a sensible decision that will make your floors stylish and functional for years to come. Create a timeless look with tile from our natural stone collection like marble, travertine, slate, limestone and granite. Explore our extensive variety of tile material options in store or online.

patterned floor tile

The patterns on this ceramic tile add a tropical vibe to this home.

bold entryway tile idea

Encaustic tile flooring is an effective way to add beautiful patterns and colors.

black and white foyer tile

This stunning tile adds elegance and luxury to this grand foyer.

Design Tip: Choosing Colors

The color you select in your entryway can impact the initial look and feel of your home. A strategic pop of color or a funky pattern creates a fashionable mood as your guests walk through the front door. Choose a natural tone that works well with the rest of the house or add elegance with a deep brown espresso wood-look tile. Stop in to The Tile Shop to browse our range of color options that will fit any décor.

brown and black tile idea

This is a great example of how to mix and match materials, patterns and colors.

multi-colored wood look floor tile

Spice up your room’s white walls with an interesting tile flooring pattern.

blue and brown entry tile

This smart combination of wall and floor tile adds a lot of depth to this seating area.

patterned encaustic floor tile

The encaustic ceramic tiles effectively add some flair in this entryway.

Nothing beats seeing the tile in person. Come in to browse our huge selection of tile options at a store near you.