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You've found the perfect tiles for your wall or floor, but which way are they going to look best when you lay them? Will your wall look brilliant with a brick bond, or will your floor look perfect with a pinwheel pattern? With this handy guide on laying patterns, you can bring limitless creativity and timeless inspiration into every room of your home.
With a full range of adhesives and grouts, plus all the tools you need to cut your tiles to size, Tile Giant has everything you need for your tiling project. When laying tiles in any pattern, we recommend ordering an extra 10% to account for any damage or breakages when laying them. Furthermore, we recommend consulting with your tiler and showing them this page to make sure your pattern is feasible.
A simple pattern that’s perfect for creating a metropolitan aesthetic, a brick bond tiling pattern is ideal for anyone looking to create a subway-style effect in their home.
Vertical Brick Bond
Perfect for a feature wall in your bathroom or kitchen, this vertical brick bond tile pattern adds height to a space. Mix gradients of colour with an otherwise neutral colour palette for a modern take.
This pattern creates a sense of space in a small room adding graceful movement and flow. Lay subway-style tiles either going up or across the wall or floor, and mix colours for a rustic look. Define the pattern with contrasting grout or match the colour for more free-flowing pattern.
An intricate pattern with a contemporary feel, a herringbone block tile pattern instantly creates a super stylish statement and enhances the atmosphere of a room.
A simple pattern that’s in no way bland, the linear laying pattern offers ease and simplicity when laying your tiles. Use a single colour tile, or multiple colour tiles to create a checkerboard effect, a linear tile pattern can be used to create a simple design.
A linear pattern with a twist, the mixed linear laying pattern is perfect for letting your creativity flow and introduce a linear design with a difference. Use one colour to break up a standard linear pattern, or use matching colours to create a beautiful tile pattern on your walls and floors.
Diagonal Linear Pattern
A diagonal linear pattern offers the same simplicity and ease of a standard linear tile pattern, but from a different angle! Linear patterns are perfect for creating a chessboard-style pattern on your floor in any room of the home.
A playful pattern to create a geometric aesthetic, hexagon tile patterns create space with depth and visual interest. To easily achieve this pattern rather than laying individual tiles, use our Utopia mosaic tile sheets. The familiar shape gives an understated yet stylish backdrop to the rest of your decor.
Creating a truly classic look with modern undertones, the Provençal tiling pattern dates back as far as the 11th Century. This pattern is a radical departure from a square or rectangular pattern, and is a must for anyone looking to create beautiful and elegant tiling patterns in their home.
Modular patterns are perfect for creating unique and interesting designs on your walls and floors. Whether you’re using one style of tile or multiple styles of tile, a modular tile pattern is great if you’re looking for something different when laying your tiles.
A modular tile pattern really mixes it up to create a unique design in any room of the home. Perfect for mixing and matching different sizes, colours and even styles of tiles, a modular laying pattern allows for endless creative possibilities. Tiling at a diagonal angle will also make your room feel wider.
A pinwheel-style laying pattern is perfect for creating an eye-catching and unique floor design, or for creating a border that really adds the finishing touches to any modern living space.
Looking for something a bit different when tiling your wall or floor? The basket weave pattern is a simple tile pattern that can really add to the design of a room.
Diagonal Basket Weave
Very much the same as the basket weave tiling pattern, but from a different angle. This tile pattern is perfect for anyone looking to create a proper basket weave effect on their walls or floors.