Easy to clean and eye-catching due to its magnificent sheen, there’s lots to love about glass tile. Biggest surprise? It doesn’t always look like glass. From shapely arabesque tiles to itty-bitty silvery penny rounds, here’s why we’re crushing on glass.
Outfitting a cottage? Then tiles that recall the salty seaside are just the ticket. We love these variegated watery hues. To really make a statement, be sure to coordinate your accessories, which let’s face it, is half the fun of putting a kitchen together.
If you’re after sheen and shape, but want to keep the feel subdued, arabesque glass tile is the thing. The backsplash looks great against this French hood with hammered-stud detailing. Contrast is always a good idea!
The glossy mosaic tiles were meant to be applied vertically, but the designer flipped them the other way. Introducing contrasting glass subway tiles on the return wall feels fresh and creates a dynamic contrast.
Turquoise glass backsplash tiles in a herringbone pattern is instantly happy-making. Coordinating dishware reinforces the colour scheme. Tour the entire forever home here.
Designers are always going on about texture – here’s a great example of just that. Glass, metal and wood commingle affecting an interesting mix. Though the space is calm, the elements are diverse which makes the kitchen a knock-out.
Herringbone at the Helm
Herringbone is a classic choice in this simple, yet stylish kitchen showcasing Garden State Tile’s wares. If you’re a tile fanatic (aren’t we all?), forgo the upper cabinetry so you can enjoy your spoils breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Garden State Tile’s Oceanside Sanctuary tile instantly brightens. Its resplendent sheen and green-blue blend is a mellower, modern take on a solid turquoise. Whichever blue you choose, warm wood is a stunning counterpart.
Like Mother of Pearl
Stained glass chips make up Mosaico’s stunning Diamond collection. With its sheen and shape, the tile is a total scene-stealer. What’s that you thought about glass merely being translucent slabs?