The new, hot way to express this trend is underfoot, with colorful, intricately patterned cement tiles that make a statement in any space.
It seems only yesterday that the design world and blogosphere were prophesying the now ubiquitous reign of white subway tile. Over the course of the last several years, those shiny, 3×6 rectangles have popped up everywhere, from the backsplashes of trendy kitchens to the walls of chic hotel bathrooms. These days, however, designers and architects seem to have moved onto an altogether different form of surface covering. With origins in the Middle East and North African countries like Morocco, cement tiles bring interest to whatever surface they touch. “These tiles… are both contemporary and vintage and when mixed with m
odern cabinetry and details, can result in a truly showstopping look,” said Elements of Style.