Move over penny rounds subway tile. Texture and shape are taking center stage in new tile applications. From subtle ripples achieved through mosaics, to bold carved aesthetics with larger, sculptural tiles, designers can let their imaginations run wild on backsplashes, accent walls, and elsewhere.
Floors take a beating under the best of circumstances, but nowhere more so than in the kitchen — command central for cooking, homework, family gatherings and more. So it’s important to find a kitchen floor that can withstand constant traffic and make the style statement you want. Below we outline the pros and cons of popular flooring materials. Which one’s right for you?