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Tile Layout Techniques: Designing for Impact

One of the key elements in creating a visually striking tile design is the layout. The arrangement and placement of tiles can transform a space and add a unique character to your project. In this blog, we'll explore various tile layout techniques that can help you design for maximum impact.

1. Classic Grid Layout

The classic grid layout is a simple yet timeless choice. It involves placing tiles in a straight, uniform grid pattern. This layout is ideal for achieving a clean and organised look, making it suitable for modern and minimalist designs. The classic grid layout is shown below, in the stunning Durango tile range in shade 'medium' by Navarro Tiles.

2. Offset or Brick Pattern

The offset or brick pattern creates a visually interesting look by staggering the tiles. It's often used with rectangular tiles and can add depth to your design. This layout is particularly effective in achieving a more traditional or rustic appearance. The classic brick pattern is shown below, in the classic Chiswick tile range in shade 'Grey' by Navarro Tiles.

3. Herringbone Pattern

The herringbone pattern is a dynamic and eye-catching choice. It involves laying rectangular tiles at 45-degree angles to create a V-shape. This layout adds a sense of movement and can be used to draw attention to a particular area or feature. The Herringbone pattern is shown below, in the modern Landmade tile range by Navarro Tiles.

4. Versailles Pattern

The Versailles pattern is a complex, intricate layout typically associated with luxury and elegance. It involves a combination of square and rectangular tiles arranged in a geometric design. This layout is perfect for creating a statement floor or wall. The Versailles pattern is shown below, in the beautiful Pietra Ionica tile range in shade 'beige' by Navarro Tiles.

5. Border and Accent Layout

Using a border or accent tiles within a larger design can create a focal point or add a touch of detail. These layouts allow you to emphasise certain areas or elements within your space. The accent layout is shown below, in the striking Textured tile range by Navarro Tiles.

The layout of your tiles plays a significant role in the overall impact of your design. By choosing the right tile layout technique, you can achieve the desired look and atmosphere for your space. Whether you prefer a classic grid or an intricate Versailles pattern, Navarro Tiles offers a wide range of beautiful and durable tiles to bring your vision to life. Stay tuned for more insights on tiling and design in our upcoming blogs, and check out our full collection of high-quality tiles.

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