Collection by William Lamb

50+ Modern Tile Ideas for Walls, Floors and Ceilings


Whether in the shower, on a kitchen wall, or simply on the backsplash above the cooktop, mosaic tile can lend both a dash of color and a light personal touch to a space with relatively little fuss. Here are some creative examples from the Dwell archives.

The kitchenette countertops are made from recycled concrete.
Helgerson selected white Savoy 1”x4” stacked tiles from Ann Sacks for both the kitchen and bathroom.
The four neutral shades of the tile are also suitable for outdoor applications.
“There’s no right answer except to play and experiment,” says interior designer Jonathan Adler in regards to the...
The master bathroom’s Aquabrass tub is next to a window lined by fumed oak millwork framing a tethered red balloon,...
Husband-and-wife ceramic artists, Dear Human, baked x-shaped decals into store-bought Olympia Tile before arranging...
Configur8 tiles provide distinctive cladding for the exterior.
The tiles are ink-jet and cold-glazed porcelain, and are meant to weather slightly over time, like wood.
The Portland Cement Company makes these tiles out of a proprietary concrete, which is cast in a wedge-shaped...
Replacing the old toilet with a wall-hung Duravit model continues the floating theme, which is echoed by the custom...
Stacey and Doug prepare food before the kitchen's massive wall of soothing tile from Heath Ceramics.
The tiles range from $10 to $22 per square foot.
The master bathroom has a small window and a large skylight above the shower—and shares a translucent glass expanse...
The team from the interdisciplinary firm Commune Design joins us to talk about their role in revitalizing the city of L.
The tiles are also from Hisbalit, though green-grey and rectangular.
The space is just off the kitchen, which was moved and updated.
Consider this lively bathroom that sits within a recently completed waterfront home in Bridgehampton, New York.
White tile and black fixtures form a striking contrast in another bath.
In the tiled master bathroom, the boys get their own sink.
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