Demystifying Design: Making A Splash With Tile
Stone & Tile Design of Essex County provides its customers with examples of patterns and the directions tile can be set
There's no doubt about it, tile stores have become the playground of many home improvement projects. So many new, exciting, and fun options. Where and how does one begin to choose?
Whether you are a homeowner, house flipper, or Realtor guiding your client, choosing the best tile for the best outcome can be overwhelming. Just as the right choice can create a powerful impact, the wrong choice can adversely affect not only the specific space the tile has been applied, but also the surrounding spaces.
I’ve used words like “fun” and “powerful” but let me add that sometimes, a classic white subway tile is the best solution.
How do you know when your tile should be the leading star and when it should play a supporting role?
One way to find out is to attend the seminar that Abbey Carpet & Tile and I are hosting. I will take you through steps that will narrow your tile focus including its size, shape, texture, and finish. I will also give examples of patterns and directions tile can be set, and will differentiate between materials such as clay, glass, metal, and stone.
If you’re unable to attend, or if you’re bursting with curiosity, I’ll use the bathroom makeover pictured here to give you a preview. The reassuring thing about this makeover is that...
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