If there's one trend I’m seeing a lot out there that I truly love, it’s the hex or “beehive” tile shape.
I just drove back from Dallas and stopped at a brand new Starbucks in Ennis, TX (a small-ish town off I-45), and I saw these large scaled hex tiles on their walls in black.
When you don’t particularly want a linear look, but square tiles are just a bit tooooo boring, then this is a great alternative. I’m loving all the options that are coming up these days from various sources.
These are from Ann Sacks, and I have samples here in my studio. I love the verticality and the shape. Appropriately named “Hive”.
I love that this shape is somewhat historical and has been around awhile. With any kind of trend you have to wonder if it will stick. Take a look at subway tile — it has real sticking power. Why? Because it has historical reference. It’s been around and is a proven, timeless look that appeals to many.
Take a look at some of these amazing projects from some of my designer friends who have used these shapes in some of their projects:
Amanda Eck of Amanda Carol Interiors used these hex marble tiles on a fireplace surround:
Angela Todd of Angela Todd Designs used these marble hex tiles in a bathroom remodel:
And here are a few of mine:
Here we used the tiny ceramic hex tiles on the floor of a small bathroom off a nursery:
I’ve used these in another bathroom remodel’s floor:
Here was another. Love the hex shape. It's just a touch different and has a non-directional appeal.
Looking to remodel or do some new flooring?
Try a hex tile. I think it’s a trend with staying power.
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