Inspiration: Tile-Lovin Interiors

There is an undeniable trend for tiles in the world of interiors today.

At KLD we are slightly addicted to tiling for their incredible ability to transform a space with pattern and colour.

Cafes, restaurants and hotels are using tiles in clever and creative ways in the design of their spaces and improvement of the overall customer experience.

Here are some gorgeous spaces using tiling in innovative and interesting ways.


We love the use of floor tiles in different shapes and styles to differentiate the kitchen space in an open plan restaurant.


Another interesting way to use tiles is to play around with conventional ideas, we love how here a simple mosaic tile  is contrasted with a tile more usually associated with roofs.


Don’t be afraid to use different materials and shapes in commercial spaces.  The mixture of manila rope and a strong patterned tile create a laid back and fun feeling with the bar as the center piece.


Using a a faded patterned tile in a complementary colour to the concrete walls here is a clever way to soften a stark industrial design.


We love the use of a wooden tile in a herringbone pattern on the walls, again a style more usually associated with flooring,  as an innovative way of adding warmth and variety to the space.


As always we love the use of a prominent block of a geometric pattern to enhance a space!!


For smaller spaces, coloured and reflective tiles can bounce light to create the feeling of space and light.


We love the idea of making use of the tiling in a practical way by writing directly on the wall.


You cannot go wrong with the use subway tiles, a tile that has been around since 1904, which are always a classic for a clean and simplistic look that never goes out of style.


We are in love with the idea of using different sizes and patterns in fun and playful colours to reflect the personality of a given commercial space.


Or changing it up with a beautiful 3D leather tile for adding texture…


We love the idea of the wooden floor tiles being continued on to the walls of this cafe for a clean slate to enhance the focal point of the space of the counter which immediately catches the eye.


And finally sometimes more is more…if you are feeling particularly brave try tiling an entire room, ceiling and all!!