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