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Kitchen, Basement, and Bathroom Wall Tile Ideas

Posted by Daltile Team on Oct 16, 2015 8:30:00 PM

If you're looking to modernize your home, don't forget to include decorating the walls in your renovation plans. With a variety of new wall tile concepts available, there are a number of stunning options to choose from. When you use wall tiles, you can add patterns and texture to any space—even high-moisture areas. If you're looking to dress up your decor with a unique design, consider adding the following basement, kitchen, and bathroom wall tile ideas to your home.

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Incorporate Metallics with SlimLite™ Panels

Floor tiles are built to withstand a good amount of weight. Wall tiles, on the other hand, don't need to be designed to support furniture and people. This key difference allows for design flexibility, and makes thin tiles that are cut into modern shapes and larger formats a perfect option. For example, the SlimLite collection features panels with a thickness of a mere 3.5 mm. It comes in metallic options that feature a raised pin dot pattern to add a stylish amount of texture to your bathroom, basement, or kitchen walls. The SlimLite porcelain panels are available in sophisticated and fashionable colors, including a range of fashionable grays and trendy metallics. If you're looking for a more natural option, you may want to check out the SlimLite Slate and Quartzite line.

Choose Modern Shapes

While traditional square tiles work well on the floor, you may prefer a less structured tile design on your walls. In addition to large-format sizing, the latest wall tiles are available in a variety of new, modern shapes and patterns. Try an accent wall that features a pencil mosaic, for example, in order to give your bathroom a contemporary feel. You may also want to consider the vertical placement of glass tile, which can mimic the beauty of falling water.

Create a Statement

If you're finally getting around to finishing your basement, you may be surprised at how difficult it is to find wall coverings that work well in a space that's known for higher humidity. Tiles on the walls can set your basement—or any other space—apart and infuse a modern design concept. Many basements are viewed as a fun, relaxing space with game rooms, exercise areas, or home theaters. Try adding a contemporary accent wall in order to turn your basement into the casual but stylish space you've dreamed of for years. If this sounds like your style, consider going with a 6 x 18 brick-style wall tile from the Elevare line.

Regardless of which room in your home is in need of an update, there is a wall tile and pattern that will add the perfect amount of depth and allure. Wall tile is an especially great option for sprucing up high-moisture areas, and will never fail to add modern charm to a room. Start planning your basement, kitchen, or bathroom wall tile project by visiting your local design center today.

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