Making Patterned Tiles a Focal Point in Your Home: 5 Design Hacks

Your home should be your pride and joy. It’s the place memories are made with the people you love – be that family, friends, neighbours or out-of-town visitors. Whoever they are, your home deserves to be shown off to them not only as the place you have to be, but as the place you want to be. So, with summer on the horizon, we’re here to show you how to make the best of those plain walls, boring floors and bare garden spaces by adding a bit of quirk and... Read More

How To: Create a Picture-Perfect Patio with Outdoor Tiles

With summer fast approaching, warm days in the sunshine are closer than ever. So, if your garden isn’t looking as good as it could, a patio renovation could be exactly what it needs. Whether it’s for barbecues, social gatherings or simply soaking up the sun on a lounger, there’s no denying the usefulness of a patio when the temperatures rise – and, in today’s article, we’re offering our guidance when it comes to making yours as beautiful as possible. With a little thought, a selection of our outdoor tiles and... Read More

How to Prepare a Wall for Tiling (Step-by-Step + Top Tips)

Preparing your walls for a fresh wall tile installation is simple and hassle-free with our no-nonsense guide at the ready. You can install new tiles on various surfaces, as long you prepare the wall appropriately. Just make sure the surface is level enough, and dust and dirt-free – and that there are no signs of residual moisture. When proper preparation is done, you can easily apply adhesive and stick your fresh tiles straight onto the wall. How to prepare for tiling a wall: Remove old fittings, such as pins, screws,... Read More

Kitchen Wall Tiles: Finding Your Style, Size & Colour

Whether you’re looking for a quick kitchen update or a complete redesign, choosing the right kitchen wall tiles matters in more ways than you think. And with so much choice now available, in today’s blog, we’re drilling down into the various considerations involved when shopping for tiles for your kitchen wall – ensuring you’re left brimming with inspiration and practical advice to bring you closer to the right decision. From style preferences to practicality, we’re here to help you find the most suitable style, size and colour of kitchen tiles,... Read More

Making Industrial Chic Work With Mosaic Tiles

No longer restricted to converted loft spaces, factories and warehouses, industrial chic interiors are now an enduring trend in the big, wide world of home design – offering surprising versatility for old and contemporary settings alike. Drawing on the use of aged wood, galvanised metal, glass and exposed bricks, this style leans towards a utilitarian look with simplicity at its heart. However, it goes much deeper than functionality, using different materials, shades and textures to create a depth of character that oozes warmth, style and comfort. In today’s blog, we’re... Read More

The 2018 Trend Hijack: Quartz Tiles

Whether you’re looking to breathe new life into your kitchen, bathroom or any other area of your home, we’re here to help. In today’s post, we’re drawing inspiration from some of this year’s hottest home design trends and exploring how you can use gorgeous quartz tiles in a number of ways to make stylish, on-trend and enviable updates throughout your property. High contrast colour schemes We’ve seen a shift towards bolder, brighter colours over recent years, and 2018 is upping the stakes again – with even more high-contrast colour palettes... Read More

How to Masterfully Balance Bathroom Functionality and Fashion

When it comes to bathroom design, simplicity has often taken centre-stage. But for those who are looking for a little more from their interior, there’s an abundance of different furnishing, accessory and storage options you can use. With so many different ways you can decorate your bathroom, it can be hard to see the wood for the trees and think about what a bathroom requires at its core – functionality. Finding the sweet spot between the practicalities of the space and its aesthetic appearance needn’t be difficult or drab –... Read More

Bathroom Wall Tiles: 4 Unorthodox Colour Choices For a Beautiful Bathroom

In modern homes, the bathroom is now much more than a functional space – it’s seen as a pivotal area where interior design is allowed to shine. Whether you love classic styles, exotic vibes or modern features, there’s plenty of scope for putting your own stamp on your bathroom – which is why so many homeowners are embracing the wonders of colour in this typically practical room. From the bright and bold to the unconventional, today, we’re sharing some of our favourite unorthodox colours choice for modern bathrooms – leaving... Read More

4 On-Trend Ways To Refresh Your Kitchen Floor

  The kitchen floor is an underrated style aspect of any home – often overlooked in favour of other, more immediately eye-catching elements of the kitchen, like wall decorations or shiny new appliances. However, here at Tiles Direct, we believe there’s a world of possibility when it comes to finding on-trend kitchen floor tiles. In today’s post, we’ll run through some inspiring designs that will motivate you to get the most out of your kitchen floor now that spring has arrived. The rug effect Combining two types of tile to... Read More

Metro Tiles: Your Springtime Colour Inspiration

While it doesn’t seem quite true at the minute, it’ll soon be spring, and colour will start to appear in gardens and parks across the land as flowers begin to bloom and trees begin turning green again. Having an interior design plan that reflects this is always a good strategy, and revamping your interiors to include colourful metro tiles is definitely the way forward for spring 2018. Below, we’ve listed a few ways you can use colour to make a big, beautiful impact in the year ahead. Bring the outside... Read More