Tile Floors

A versatile flooring option, tile floors can look rustic or cutting edge and can be installed in virtually any pattern.

Unique, Eco-Friendly Flooring

This porcelain tile floor conveys the look of natural slate without the upkeep. The surface contains recycled materials and is created using a special technology that produces up to 10 times as many unique patterns before repeating one. Photo courtesy of Shaw Floors

Classic, Contemporary Style

A blend of ancient beauty and contemporary style, this marble tile features rich veining and color. The chevron pattern—a series of Vs—makes a bold statement that’s ideal for modern homes. Photo courtesy of Walker Zanger

Beautiful Modern Details

This ultra-modern porcelain tile floor echoes the look of texture-rich fabric. The rectified edges create minimal grout lines and seamless walls. Photo courtesy of Daltile

Inexpensive Natural Beauty

A dining room gains style with earthy tile floors. An affordable alternative to travertine, this ceramic style features enhanced detail produced by a digital imaging process. Photo courtesy of Mohawk Flooring

Durable Slate Tile

Natural beauty and durability make slate tile a favorite for floors. Featuring a richly textured charcoal gray surface, this slate was quarried in Vermont and comes in three finishes: natural cleft, honed or cascade. Architect: BOBarchitecture; private residence; interior flooring: Heathermoor Slate. Photo courtesy of Vermont Structural Slate Company

Realistic Stone Appearance

Large-format porcelain tile lends contemporary flair in a modern living space. High-definition glazing technology produces a surface that closely resembles stone. Photo courtesy of Florida Tile

Indoor/Outdoor Versatility

Adding tile to the patio extends comfortable living space outdoors. This antique Parefeuille, originally used as ceiling tiles in French barns and stables, lends rich warmth and color. Courtesy of ANN SACKS

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