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5 Ways To Funk Up Your Cloakroom

Often under-appreciated rooms, the downstairs toilet or cloakroom are spaces which are typically viewed as functional, rather than an area of interior design prowess, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Just like any other room in your home, your cloakroom deserves a little TLC – despite its size. Tucked away behind a closed door, cloakrooms are the perfect place for you to experiment with new trends you might not want to trial in larger areas. And today, we’re bringing you 5 fabulous ways to funk up your cloakroom... Read More

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Porcelain Floor Tiles Versus Natural Stone

Image source: Pexels Choosing floor tiles for your home poses numerous challenges. Not only do you have to grapple with your own personal style, you also need to think about the cost, durability and practicality of the floor tile you choose. Popular choices for many people are either porcelain or natural stone floor tiles, due to their aesthetic appeal, wide variety and hardwearing properties – but knowing whether to go for natural stone or porcelain can also be a tough decision in itself. In this blog, we’ll be providing you... Read More

How To: Design the Perfect Wetroom

In principle, it’s possible for any home to accommodate a wetroom, and they can be a great way to update your bathroom, as well as value to your home. But before you dive straight in, make sure you have a full understanding of the practical logistics involved. To ensure you have everything covered when it comes to waterproofing, layout, bathroom tiles and finishing touches, we’ve put together a guide for designing the perfect wetroom that will make every shower feel like a visit to the spa! Waterproofing and drainage Doing... Read More

Pretty Patterns and Playful Prints: Get Creative With Wall and Floor Tiles

Are you looking to add a bold new style to your home? Well, why not play around with patterned tiles and colour combinations to bring a pop of colour and character into your property? Tipped as one of the hottest interior design trends of the year, patterns are making a big impact, as people continue to move away from neutral aesthetics. From funky geometrics to vintage prints, at Tiles Direct, we want you to feel inspired when it comes to styling your home – so we’ve put together some handy... Read More

The Rise of Coloured Grout

Just as the choice of tile types, colours and sizes has increased, so too has the choice of grout colours. Gone are the days when you were restricted to white, grey and beige –  there’s now a broad spectrum of colours available, including even sparkly grouts for some added glamour. In this post, we’ll be exploring the increased use of coloured grout, and the versatility it can bring to a tiled area. From adding a splash of colour in all-white interiors to accentuating small tiles with contrasting tones, we’ve got... Read More

Tactile Surfaces: Get The Look With Wall Tiles

The key to interior design is layering – bringing depth and character to an area so it appeals to the senses and evokes an emotional connection when you walk into a room. From the freshness and simplicity of a monochrome kitchen to the soft and fuzzy feel of a snug lounge, all the design elements and textures work to create a particular ambience. If you’re looking to add a whole new dimension to your home, why not tackle the hot interiors trend that is tactile and structured surfaces? Using different... Read More

Choosing Wall Tiles for Your Utility Room

If you’re lucky enough to have a separate utility room in your home, then you’ll already know the practical benefits of a separate area for laundry, extra storage and worktop space – and in some cases, another sink! However, there’s more to a utility room than just its functional uses, and for that very reason, you should consider this space when it comes to interior design. Your utility room can be the perfect space to get creative with interior design trends and with that in mind, we’re going to be... Read More

3 Reasons to Choose Country Wall Tiles for Your Home

Understandably with interior design, fashions and trends change all the time. It’s often the case that existing trends evolve and develop into a hybrid versions to meet new lifestyle demands or to push the boundaries of design and innovation. However, for us, a mainstay in the interior design sphere is country living – it’s timeless, classic and elegant, as well as relatively easy to achieve. So, in our latest blog, we’re going to be delving into the world of country interiors and how you can create a wonderful country aesthetic... Read More

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Tale as Old as Tile: Black and White Wall Tiles

There’s a reason why black and white as an interior colour palate has never gone out of fashion. It’s sophisticated and versatile, while also providing a fantastic visual impact – and given the interior world’s current love affair with monochrome and block colouring, it’s the perfect way to bring chic style into your home. These traditional colours can be put to great use either individually or combined by using wall tiles – you just need to find the right balance to create a timeless style. Today, we’re going to be... Read More

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Mirror Mirror: Ways to Add Luxury With Glass Wall Tiles

There are numerous ways in which you can bring luxury into your home – from designer furniture and plush fabrics to rich colours and showy decorative pieces. However, it doesn’t always need to be about high-priced items and sumptuous soft furnishings – you can achieve a fabulous luxury look using glass wall tiles. With a natural elegance and beauty, glass is a go-to material for luxury style, with the ability to transform an ordinary space into an opulent one. In this blog post, we’ll be giving you some fantastic tips... Read More