Subway Tile

Simple but chic, there’s a reason subway tile is a classic. From solid black or white ceramic to natural stone, marble or glass, the ways you can utilize subway tiles in your home are only limited by your imagination. Choose between beveled Essex tiles or pillowed Monterrey tiles, depending on your style preference. We love them in every room, but subway tile kitchen backsplashes and bathrooms are a couple of our favorite ways to incorporate these rectangular tiles into your home. For a twist on the classic, try using subway tiles in an unexpected color to add more interest.

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Dog washing station with white subway tile and grey concrete-look floor tile.
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Simple but chic, there’s a reason subway tile is a classic. From solid black or white ceramic to natural stone, marble or glass, the ways you can utilize subway tiles in your home are only limited by your imagination. Choose between beveled Essex tiles or pillowed Monterrey tiles, depending on your style preference. We love them in every room, but subway tile kitchen backsplashes and bathrooms are a couple of our favorite ways to incorporate these rectangular tiles into your home. For a twist on the classic, try using subway tiles in an unexpected color to add more interest.

Dog washing station with white subway tile and grey concrete-look floor tile.

Popular Colors

white subway tile bathroom
colorful subway tile bathroom
Black subway tile with white marble bathroom

While we’ll always be obsessed with a classic white subway tile, we love to switch it up with a trendy pop of color that reflects your personality. Decorate your classic space with this beloved rectangular tile using neutral colors in white, black, blue or grey for a simply beautiful and versatile space, or choose from a range of colors that spans across the rainbow to create a truly unique space.

Trendy Subway Ideas

White subway tile kitchen wall floating shelves
Colored subway tile bathroom wall
Modern farmhouse subway tile walls patterned floors

Don’t be fooled – this classic tile shape is constantly being used in trendy new ways. Whether you switch it up with bold subway tile colors in your bubbly bathroom, extend your subway tile from the shower into the rest of your bathroom to create the visual illusion of a larger space or design a classic bright-white kitchen backsplash, this tile does not disappoint.

Material

Green glass subway tile kitchen backsplash with herringbone mosaic accent.
Grey glossy subway tile kitchen
Marble subway tile bathroom

An excellent choice for your bathroom or kitchen, glass subway tile creates a unique glossy-glam look with a shiny, stylish finish. To bring a hint of elegance to your space, choose marble subway tile: timeless beauty in a classic cut.

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