Subway tiles are a kind of glazed ceramic tiles commonly seen on the walls of New York subway stations in the 1900s. Their ivory shade and porcelain gleam exude both class and utility, winning it fans of various ID styles, for example, the minimalism and industrialism style just to name a few. Here, these pared-down tiles make an unexpected collaboration with artistic Maltese-inspired tiles. The effect is both stunning and refreshing.
Different themed patterned tiles can evoke different moods and atmospheres in the home. For example, dense patterns with intricate details and gold in the bathroom present an exquisite and refined air. On the other side of the room, bathroom piping in jet black against the subway tiles present a minimalist, industrial style. Its simplicity sets up the stage for the elegant tiles to shine. Together, they form a unique eclectic design.
In the kitchen, a nostalgic retro style is achieved with tile design. On the floor, there is a decrease in pattern density, with the pattern consisting mainly of curves and leaves. This presents the kitchen as a relaxed and peaceful space. The patterns on the floor continue on the wall on the far end of the kitchen. This injects a sense of dynamism and active energy into the food factory of the home, instantly uplifting its viewers’ mood. The classic gray and monochrome scheme also complements the retro white and blue color-block design on the cabinets.