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Elevate your Interiors with Terracotta Tiles

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Terracotta tiles offer a timeless and elegant design solution for the home. These incredibly versatile tiles can be used in a variety of different applications throughout your home’s interior spaces, creating an elegant yet rustic and warm atmosphere that is next to none! These fabulous tiles are available in a range of different styles, allowing you to fully explore a range of creative design solutions when curating your home’s colour palette. We explore the benefits and qualities of traditional terracotta tile options to help you make a better informed decision.

What are Terracotta Tiles?

A traditional tiling option, terracotta tiles are created using a combination of iron rich clays. The tiles are formed and then baked in a kiln at temperatures ranging from 300 – 500 degrees Celsius. When fired, the high iron content of the tiles create the rich, rusty-red tone that these tiles are so well known for. Terracotta tiles are available in a wide range of different shapes, sizes and styles with options to suit both wall and floor applications, allowing for a versatile design solution that can be used throughout your home.

Bolzano Terracotta Tiles

The stunning Bolzano collection includes a selection of different tile formats to choose from. These bevelled tiles offer an incredibly versatile option as they can be used as a floor or wall tile throughout your home’s interior and exterior spaces, providing a rich and earthy look.

How to use Terracotta Tiles in your Home

Terracotta tiles can be used in a wide variety of applications throughout your home’s interior and exterior spaces. Offering a rich and warm aesthetic, terracotta tiles are a popular choice for use as a floor tile in your home’s entryways and open plan kitchen and dining areas, adding a rustic and cosy style to your interior design scheme. Many varieties of terracotta tiles can also be carried through to your home’s outdoor spaces, making for a luxurious and earthy touch to your landscaping scheme as you create zones and pathways around your garden.

These tiles offer a popular choice of feature tile, being exceptionally popular for use in the kitchen or bathroom to add a rich and vibrant look in your colour scheme. Use terracotta tiles as a kitchen floor tile, kitchen splashback tile or as a bathroom floor and wall tile to create soothing and tranquil spaces throughout your home!

What are the Disadvantages of these Tiles?

Terracotta tiles offer a stylish and timeless tiling solution that can be used in a variety of applications throughout your home’s interior and exterior spaces however, it is important to keep a few things in mind when making your tile selection. These tiles are a variety of ceramic tile which means they are often softer than other options such as porcelain tiles, concrete tiles or natural stone tiles. These tiles are porous and as such, can absorb liquid or powder spills if they are not properly sealed and maintained over time. If you are selecting glazed terracotta tiles however, these tiles will not require sealing, making them an excellent solution for applications where they will require regular cleaning such as the kitchen or the bathroom.

Splice Subway TIles

A stunning wall tile solution, the Splice collection includes a baked-on glaze that will act as a protective barrier across the surface of your tiles. These subway tiles will not require sealing, making them an excellent choice for use as a kitchen splashback tile or as a bathroom wall tile.

Creating a Unified Interior Design Scheme

Combine the rich and earthy tones of traditional terracotta tiles with a range of different colours and textures to create an elegant and sophisticated colour palette in your home. These rusty red tiles pair well with a range of different colours such as deep, mustard toned yellows, mossy greens, soft creams and dove greys or charcoals, offering a versatile design feature for the home. Terracotta tiles can also be paired with a range of different materials to further enhance their warm and earthy charm; rustic timbers, textured concrete surfaces or metallic finishes in brass or gold will all pair exceptionally well with these luxurious tiles.

Eco Terra_Terracotta Tiles

Available in a selection of different styles, the Eco Terra collection offers a luxuriously tactile solution that can be used throughout your home’s interior and exterior spaces. A stunning tiling solution, Eco Terra comes pre-sealed, allowing for a speedy installation process!

Terracotta tiles can be used throughout your home’s interior and exterior spaces to add a warm and rustic decorative finish. Pairing well with a range of different materials and colours, terracotta tiles will create a timeless, warm and cosy atmosphere in any application! Our team at Perini Tiles will assist and guide you through the process of curating the perfect colour scheme in your home, exploring a range of different colours, textures and materials. Visit us or shop for tiles online here to start your creative journey with us!