/Get Inspired/Stuff

5 Terrific, On-Trend Tiles

Distinguished geometric patterns rise to the top of this season’s flooring styles

By Eric Mutrie

DL-G17-Stuff-Tiles-4

1 Hang One’s Shingles
Robert A.M. Stern drew from his architectural background to dream up this roofing-inspired collection for Walker Zanger. The 23-by-23-centimetre ceramics are perfect for kitchen back-splashes. $37/sq ft, at Tiles Plus

DL-G17-Stuff-Tiles-6

2 Graphic Content
Barber & Osgerby’s playfully patterned Puzzle collection encourages eclectic combinations of clashing and coordinating tiles. Choose from eight earthy and Mediterranean colourways. $17/sq ft, at Stone Tile

DL-G17-Stuff-Tiles-3

3 Gold-y Blocks
Elegant yet edgy, Mosaique Surface’s Ludlow Blue intersects squares of honed Calacatta and Pacifica marbles with zig-zagging gold glass. $41/sq ft, at Surfaces & Co.

DL-G17-Stuff-Tiles-2

4 Period Pieces
Art deco devotees, prepare to fall for Petracer’s glam Swing Geometria. Dressed up with brass accents, the matte-black porcelain panels look as though they were lifted straight from some period skyscraper’s majestic lobby. $55/sq ft, at Mettro Source

DL-G17-Stuff-Tiles-1

5 Speck in the Universe
Not only is Ceragres’ trendy terrazo Cocciopesto slip-resistant – it also camouflages crumbs. Choose from 60-by-60-centimetre-square or hexagon-shaped formats. $12/sq ft, at Ceragres

Originally published in our 2017 Special Guide Edition as Tile File.


Categories: Stuff
Latest Tweets Follow Us
  • Designlines Magazine17 hours ago
    We're headed to the Evergreen Brickworks tonight for the #AZAwards18 Gala, hosted by our sister mag @AzureMagazine.… https://t.co/JckU7h9BYz
  • Designlines Magazine3 days ago
    How designers Alana and Tristan of Boychuk Fuller transformed an attic into a brightly lit family room: https://t.co/hwdf4s0StQ
  • Designlines Magazine3 days ago
    We've got our eyes on these three rising design studios: https://t.co/1j0VxGk5Ne
  • Designlines Magazine4 days ago
    We asked our friends at some of the coolest Toronto design stores to share their favourite neighbourhood haunts – f… https://t.co/uD2JLZ8mOD
  • Designlines Magazine4 days ago
    Inside a converted Bloorcourt Village church: https://t.co/sGevweUUZC