Designed in 1904, for New York’s first subway station, the legacy of subway tiles or metro tiles have passed all the test of time and the craze for them is growing day by day. The moment we see them anywhere, it instantly catches the eye.
Because of its clean appearance and health benefits such as stain-resistant, and bacteria-resistant, subway tiles were quickly adopted in places where hygiene was a concern, such as kitchens and bathrooms.
Whether you’re looking for a timeless contemporary design or seeking to complement a vintage setting, subway tiles will unfailingly adorn any theme!
We’ve compiled a list of information regarding subway tiles that will assist you in making a more informed decision.
Available in various dimensions and finish:
Subways tiles are available in many sizes such as 3 x 9 Inches, 3 x 12 inches, and 4 x 12 inches. You can choose from matt or gloss, flat or beveled.
Subway tiles can be installed in many innovative designs:
Their rectangular shape is simple enough to act as a blank canvas. You can use different laying patterns and grout colors to express your originality. Brick pattern or herringbone structure, chevron formation, or any other style according to your preferences.
Subways tiles are very versatile
Subway tiles are available in a wide range of colors ranging from solid colors like black and white to more funky colors like orange and yellow. A combination of it can be used to make monochromatic color designs or to make pop colors wall for kids’ bathrooms or cafes.
Due to its small size, it can be used to highlight walls with not much area such as kitchen backsplash, or can be installed on bar table wall to make it look jazzy.