Is Subway Tile Out of Style?


Classic, clean white subway tile has been a top kitchen and bath trend for years.

Sometimes, even the classics demand a refresh. And subway tile — long favored for its practicality and clean aesthetic — is no exception. With a renewed emphasis on color, pattern and texture in 2017, we’re seeing some departure from the simpler subway tile looks we’ve come to know and love. This year, designers and homeowners are gravitating toward bigger, bolder tile options —and even putting some new twists on the old subway tile classics.

Here’s a look at what’s trending in tile now. Plus, some exclusive tips and tidbits from tile industry experts!