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25 Creative Geometric Tile Ideas That Bring Excitement to Your Home

The use of neutral color palettes for contemporary interiors often leads to another set of unique challenges where you are left searching for ways that you can give a room a vivacious, unique personality. It is this search for new ways to enliven modern interiors that has seen a resurgence in the use of gorgeous geometric tile. Going beyond the kitchen and bathrooms, geometric tiles add pattern in a classy and understated fashion. While some rely on vivacious color, others stick to good old ‘black and white’ to get the job done!

Concurrent Constellations concrete tile from KAZA 25 Creative Geometric Tile Ideas That Bring Excitement to Your Home
Concurrent Constellations concrete tile from KAZA

Geometric tiles come in a wide range of patterns, finishes and hues, and you have an array of delightful materials to pick from. The 25 exquisite interiors on showcase today not only will inspire you to explore the world of geometric tiles, but will also display their diversity.

Bold and Vibrant Kitchens

The kitchen is definitely a hotspot for tiles, and if you are looking to swap out that boring old backsplash for a new, snazzier pattern, geometric tiles might be the way forward. You need not create an extensive backsplash with these vibrant tiles, and they often work well when used in kitchens that are draped in a neutral color scheme. This lets the backsplash standout visually, and with some of the latest 3D ceramic tiles, you can literally add another dimension to the kitchen backsplash!

Floor tiles in the kitchen offer a 3D visual effect [Design: Egue y Seta]
Floor tiles in the kitchen offer a 3D visual effect [Design: Egue y Seta]
Atomic tile from Heritage Tile used to fashion a quirky kitchen backsplash [Design: Nerland Building & Restoration]
Atomic tile from Heritage Tile used to fashion a quirky kitchen backsplash [Design: Nerland Building & Restoration]
Geometric tiles in black with pops of lime yellow [Design: Breathe Architecture]
Geometric tiles in black with pops of lime yellow [Design: Breathe Architecture]

For those who are willing to try out geometric tiles in a more extensive fashion, the kitchen floor is the next best way forward. This is a look that works well in eclectic, industrial and vintage kitchens and can seem a touch overwhelming in contemporary spaces. Of course, geometric tiles with subtle patterns that blend into the color palette of the room can be used to replace your traditional kitchen floor when done right.

Turn a corner in the kitchen into a productive workspace [Design: ARTO]
Turn a corner in the kitchen into a productive workspace [Design: ARTO]
Sculptural black tile with a touch of 3D brilliance in the kitchen [Design: Brooke Wagner Design]
Sculptural black tile with a touch of 3D brilliance in the kitchen [Design: Brooke Wagner Design]
White ceramic tile backsplash in the kitchen adds depth to the setting [From: Andrew Snow Photography]
White ceramic tile backsplash in the kitchen adds depth to the setting [From: Andrew Snow Photography]
Eclectic kitchen with geometric tile backsplash from Heath Ceramics [Design: Brunelleschi Construction]
Eclectic kitchen with geometric tile backsplash from Heath Ceramics [Design: Brunelleschi Construction]

Captivating Contemporary Bathrooms

Adding geometric tiles can turn even the most mundane and outdated bathroom into a stunning masterpiece that will leave you mesmerized. Unlike in the case of the kitchen, the number of options on offer in the bathroom is far greater, and you can create anything ranging from a small feature wall with gorgeous geo tiles to an entire bathroom that uses smaller mosaic tiles to shape bold, larger patterns. In the case of the contemporary and minimal bathroom, it is often geo tiles in black and white or shades of gray that are most popular. They bring trendy patterning without actually taking away from the serenity of the bathroom, making them an instant hit.

Stunning black and white bathroom with hexagonal tiles [Design: Metro Tiles Geebung]
Stunning black and white bathroom with hexagonal tiles [Design: Metro Tiles Geebung]
Black and white geometric floor tile for the beach style bathroom [Design: Decus Interiors]
Black and white geometric floor tile for the beach style bathroom [Design: Decus Interiors]
Geometric tiles add intrigue to the bathroom without disturbing the color scheme [From: VIVA Ceramica]
Geometric tiles add intrigue to the bathroom without disturbing the color scheme [From: VIVA Ceramica]
Custom-made mosaic pattern for the hip modern bathroom [Design: Elevation Architectural Studios]
Custom-made mosaic pattern for the hip modern bathroom [Design: Elevation Architectural Studios]
Black and white bathroom with cement tile flooring [Design: FJ Interior Design]
Black and white bathroom with cement tile flooring [Design: FJ Interior Design]
Exquisite bathroom with a splash of blue and hexagonal tiles [Design: Josée Lemire]
Exquisite bathroom with a splash of blue and hexagonal tiles [Design: Josée Lemire]
Rendered concrete walls of the bathroom stand in contrast to the geometric cement tiles [Design: Auhaus Architecture]
Rendered concrete walls of the bathroom stand in contrast to the geometric cement tiles [Design: Auhaus Architecture]

A Vibrant Splash of Color!

Geometric tiles are not about pattern alone, and those who are a bit more adventurous with their design choices can give the colorful versions a hearty go. Combining smaller tiles of different hues to form larger patterns is a perennial hit, but one can also use bold hexagonal tiles in brilliant, dark colors or shiny penny tiles with a metallic glint to usher in dazzling visual contrast. From bold red and brilliant blue to merry yellow and pleasing green, the choices will leave you star-struck with their sheer audacity and energy!

Eclectic industrial bathroom with plenty of color and pattern [Design: Beyond Beige Interior Design]
Eclectic industrial bathroom with plenty of color and pattern [Design: Beyond Beige Interior Design]
Snazzy green tiles used to create an awesome feature wall in the bathroom [Design: Day Bukh Architects]
Snazzy green tiles used to create an awesome feature wall in the bathroom [Design: Day Bukh Architects]
Colorful geometric-patterned wall tiles from Bilk
Colorful geometric-patterned wall tiles from Bilk
Red enlivens the traditional bathroom [Design: Babette Fischer]
Red enlivens the traditional bathroom [Design: Babette Fischer]
Gorgeous red tile steals the show in the small powder room [Design: Jasmine McClelland Design]
Gorgeous red tile steals the show in the small powder room [Design: Jasmine McClelland Design]

Floored by Pattern!

Modern geo tiles are no longer just relegated to the bathroom and the kitchen. In fact, they are the perfect way to spice up the boring home office or even the old family room without resorting to another layer of paint or a decor hunt. Geometric tiles can cut across the traditional barriers of themes and styles with ease, and most of them seem as much at home in an Art Deco or Midcentury setting as they do in a beach-style interior. Whether you pick an understated pattern for the living room floor or one filled with colorful magnetism for the bedroom depends on your personal taste, the size of the room and the existing ambiance.

Light-filled, white Scandinavian home office with unique flooring [Design: Andrea McLean Design Office]
Light-filled, white Scandinavian home office with unique flooring [Design: Andrea McLean Design Office]
Beautiful floor tiles unravel an elegantly simple pattern in this beach style home [Design: LEIVARS]
Beautiful floor tiles unravel an elegantly simple pattern in this beach style home [Design: LEIVARS]
Mediterranean style wine cellar with beautiful lighting and floor [Design: Meridith Baer Home]
Mediterranean style wine cellar with beautiful lighting and floor [Design: Meridith Baer Home]
Midcentury modern entry with a dazzling floor! [Design: Baxter Design Group]
Midcentury modern entry with a dazzling floor! [Design: Baxter Design Group]
Small London home office with geometric tiled flooring [Design: Gort Scott]
Small London home office with geometric tiled flooring [Design: Gort Scott]

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