Instantly recognisable through its veined pattern, few natural stones have received as much admiration as marble. This stone has been put to use in all manner of projects and remains as popular as ever. Marble tiles have an undoubted timeless quality. The veins provide a distinctive look which is why marble is regularly used as the focal point of a design. Below we take a look at how marble tiles from Tiles Porcelain can be put to good use within your home design.
Marble Tiles in Bathrooms
The combination of lighter shades and a subtle veined pattern can help to accentuate the light and space in bathrooms. Light, neutral colours complement modern applications like sinks and bath panels. In this situation marble tiles work extremely well as part of uncomplicated interior decors. These tiles display a timeless quality in both contemporary and traditional designs. This natural stone is not only used as part of standard bathroom designs but also within modern wet rooms and en suite bathrooms. Popular bathroom marble tiles include Cappuccino Beige and Ivory Gold Coast. Marble tiles are often matched on both walls and floors for a consistent style.
Marble Mosaics in Kitchens
A kitchen splash back wall not only provides style and sophistication but also protects underlying substrates. Marble mosaics are an excellent choice for kitchen walls. Marble mosaic tiles from Tiles Porcelain are attached to mesh sheets which can be easily cut and fitted above worktops. They can even be used as a border application. To ensure that the surface of your kitchen tiles is easy to clean, mosaics with a polished finish are recommended. Tiles like the Dark Emperador Mosaics can work effectively. These tiles have a dark brown colour and light cream veins.
Marble Tiles in Living and Dining Areas
Marble tiles are becoming increasingly popular for living and dining areas. Whereas once carpets and wallpaper stole the limelight, homeowners now realise the benefits of a tiled surface in these areas. Tiles are hard wearing and prove easy to clean and maintain. With the correct maintenance marble will retain its appearance for many years to come. Marble tiles provide immense character and style as part of open plan interior designs and can therefore be used throughout your home. For a warm flooring surface, Electric Underfloor Heating mats are a worthwhile option. These flexible mats are simply installed before tiles are laid over the top. You can order samples of any of these tiles.