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Designer Tips – Why Mosaic Tiles Create the Ultimate WOW Factor

Offering a high visual impact, mosaic tiles have long been the go-to choice for creating ultra-stylish feature walls and floors for the ultimate wow factor in both interior and exterior spaces. Mosaic tiles add an element of texture and pattern into any design and decorating scheme with their unique ability of allowing an immense range of creative styles to be achieved, from luscious glass mosaic blends of colour to custom wall murals, feature panels and intricate geometric patterns.

perini Bisazza opus romanoA glamorous cascade of colour and smooth texture, Bisazza Opus Romano mosaic tiles create the perfect feature element in any design. Project at Menzies Place in Melbourne Central

Mosaic tiles are most commonly made up of a small series of shaped tiles glued onto a large sheet (most often the sheet sizes are approximately 300 x 300mm) for ease of installation. There are many tactile and stylish materials available when it comes to mosaics, ranging from the popular and highly durable glass mosaics to porcelain or ceramic tiles, natural stone, timber and even luxurious metal finishes such as stainless steel, yellow and white golds.  

 travertine mosaics tilesRustic yet sophisticated, our collection of natural Red Travertine mosaics are available in several different shapes allowing you the freedom of exploring your creative side in your design.

With such an impressive range of materials and shapes available to choose from, creating a stunning feature in your next bathroom design project is a breeze using mosaic bathroom tiles. Patterns and murals can be created with ease using brands such as Bisazza for example, offering a wide range of designs to choose from while also offering completely custom options that can be specially made and ordered to suit your specific requirements and specifications. Mosaic tiles can be used to create a luxurious feature wall in your shower, a lustrously textured floor finish or a stunning backdrop behind your vanity unit or freestanding bathtub for maximum impact in your bathroom renovation.

bathroom mosaic tiles
Greg Natale Mosaics

Featuring a lively and energetic pattern, the Malachite Grey mosaic tile pattern is part of the exquisite Greg Natale Bisazza collection. In collaboration with the prestigious Italian mosaic tile brand Bisazza, Sydney born Designer Greg Natale has created an exquisite collection of stylish pieces in various materials, ranging from high quality and durable glass tiles to softer toned natural marble pieces.

Aside from adding character and personality to your bathroom tile design, mosaic tiles can also be used in other areas of the home, from kitchen tile splash backs to the living area and even in outdoor spaces. With an endless catalogue of colours, shapes, sizes and patterns, mosaic tiles add a sense of warmth and charm to any design. Whether you prefer a mosaic floor finish, wall tile or feature element in other areas of your design, mosaic tiles will assist you in creating the ultimate dramatic feature in any project. They can be used as a splashback in the kitchen or laundry, as a dramatic touch behind your island bench, a feature wall in the bedroom or living area or even as an outdoor oversized mural in an alfresco dining area. 

glass mosaic tiles
Perini Glass Tiles

Our Glacier penny round mosaic tiles add a luscious, shimmering textural element to this stylish kitchen design by Perini Renovations, creating the ultimate wow factor on the central kitchen island.

Our team at Perini Tiles can recommend styles and materials that will best suit your intended application during your design consultation however, as a rough guide, most natural stone mosaic tiles, porcelain tiles and certain collections of glass tiles can all be used as an internal or external floor and wall finish in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations. 

marble mosaic tiles
Perini Marble Mosaics

Our Carrara range of mosaic tiles in an array of styles and can be used as both a floor and wall tile. Pair with modern porcelain or ceramic tiles for a chic and contemporary look in your next design project.

Mosaic floor tiles have long been favoured in traditional homes thanks to their ornate and classic styling. Paired with more modern and sleek wall tiles and other finishes however, this look can be recreated in more modern and contemporary styled spaces, allowing for a lustrous and tranquil textured finish that will last a lifetime. 

As demonstrated in these examples, mosaic tiles can be used in just about every area of the home to create a spectacular design feature that is truly unique. From their use as a wall and floor tile in indoor spaces, to the creation of external feature walls, pool tiles and pool surrounds, mosaic tiles provide a sure-fire way to create the ultimate wow factor in every project.

Our Richmond Tile Showroom contains an immense display of mosaic tiles to choose from, including elegant porcelain and natural stone pieces, to highly durable glass designs that can also be used in your pool area. Our design team continues to be available throughout the isolation period either in our showroom, via phone, email or video conference for a personalised design consultation that will best suit your needs.