Monochrome Magic


Black and white tiles exude a timeless elegance and have the ability of crossing the lines between contemporary and classic design.  They offer an abundance of versatility and can turn an ordinary space into a standout feature.  When monochromatic is your choice of style the opportunities are endless. Here are some examples where black and white tiles steal the show.


Nothing screams timeless like a simple black and white patterned concrete tile.  With so many interesting patterns on offer, settling on just one can prove difficult.  In recent times this age-old material has experienced a resurgence and nowadays concrete tiles are being used extensively in all areas of the home including bathrooms, kitchens and outdoor areas.  Concrete tiles not only add character but also an inviting atmosphere as can be seen here.

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Kitchen and bathroom splashbacks present the perfect opportunity to inject some creative interest and style into the space.  Using a black and white themed tile adds a timeless elegance that will not only look fabulous today but will continue to do so in years to come.

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Selecting a natural stone (or a porcelain that simulates stone) for your bathroom is the ultimate in pure sophistication. By far the most popular natural stone varieties at the moment are Carrara and Calacutta marble.  Both these stunning stones have a light background with dark veining and when teamed with Nero Marquita (black marble) can create a classic design that is forever timeless.  

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Subway tiles offer enduring appeal with their classic format and effortless ability to transform a space.  White subways create an effective backdrop for other features in your room to stand out.  Classically they are installed in brick format but if you’re looking for a modern style why not consider a herringbone or ‘stacked’ pattern.

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Here is your opportunity to have some fun and inject your personality into the space. Bold patterns and patchwork tiles in monochrome theme can look visually striking and add an ultra modern ambience to floors and walls.

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For further inspirational tile ideas, see our Pinterest ‘black and white’ board

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