Kitchen Tiles

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5 Ways Wall Tiles Are Better Than Paint or Wallpaper

While the relatively low material and labour costs can make paint and wallpaper seem appealing, the chic design and long term benefits mean that time and time again, homeowners are choosing wall tiles to decorate their homes. Whether it’s a home extension or bathroom re-fit, weighing up the costs can make choosing between tiles, paint and wallpaper often seem like a challenge. That’s why in today’s blog post, we’re taking a closer look at why and how wall tiles can be a great alternative to paint or wallpaper – so... Read More

5 Easy Ways to Make the Kitchen the Heart of Your Home

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, the kitchen is the perfect haven reserved for interaction, creativity and making memories with friends and family. Putting your heart and soul into your kitchen is the key to creating a positive and personal space. With so many style tips and trends constantly emerging and changing, it can be difficult to find the place for you in the world of interior design. However, with our simple and easy-to-action guide, you can help you make your kitchen a personal space that is individual... Read More

Kitchen Tiles and Designs: Trends for 2017

Investing in your kitchen’s interior is important for two vital reasons. The first is that you’ll want your kitchen renovation to last, and secondly, the kitchen has the potential to be the central area of your entire home. While accessories and appliances all factor into the design of your kitchen, tiles are a statement on their own – and the durability, variety, and low maintenance of kitchen tiles make them a great choice for your kitchen. When used effectively, kitchen tiles can say a lot about yourself and your home... Read More


Wall and Floor Tiles: Trends for 2017

With the start of a new year comes a flurry of resolutions, and if overhauling your interior is part of your plan for the year ahead, we can help.  At Tiles Direct, we like to look ahead so that we can bring you the biggest interior wall and floor tiles trends for 2017 – helping you design a home you so you can start the new year in style. Shape and size Whatever look you’re trying to achieve, the shape of your tiles is key. Large, brick wall tiles create... Read More

5 Ways to Create a Cosy Kitchen in Winter

In our excitement to get our living rooms looking Christmassy and festive over the winter months, we often forget about one of the most important rooms in the house – the kitchen. Failing to add a touch of warmth to your kitchen can leave it feeling practical and boring, and discourage visitors from spending time in this part of the house. If you’re looking for some creative ways to get a cosy kitchen for winter, we’ve got 5 ideas to get you started. Go dark In the winter, embracing the... Read More

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4 Easy Steps to the Ultimate Low-Maintenance Kitchen

Most families eat and entertain in the kitchen – meaning this room should not only be clean for cooking, but also serve as a stylish space for keeping company. This can be difficult, given the number of spillages and scuffs that happen here on a day-to-day basis – and in high footfall areas of the house, you’ll understandably want to keep cleaning and tidying to minimum. With this in mind, a low-maintenance kitchen is definitely the way forward. From an elegant tiled splashback to no-fuss fittings, follow our handy tips... Read More

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3 Timeless Uses for Metro Tiles

From photographs in magazines to subway stations, inspiration for interior design is everywhere. With metro brick originally rising to fame on the underground transport network in NYC and London, these iconic tiles have fast become a favourite with home designers. It’s not hard to see why, either – combining fashion with function, their versatility makes them a perfect choice for all kinds of interior design themes. In today’s blog post, we’re taking a look at a trio of timeless ways that you can use metro brick in your home. So,... Read More

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Your Room-By-Room Guide to Mastering Mosaic Tiles

If interior design is a fine art, every room is a blank canvas with boundless potential. Combining function with fashion in your home allows you to create a liveable artform that truly reflects your personality and, ultimately, design a living space that you love. Today, we’re taking a look at the powerful visual impact you can create with mosaic tiles, as we bring you a room-by-room guide to mastering the art of mosaics. From crafting an eye-catching kitchen splashback to incorporating your identity into an iconic feature wall for your... Read More


3 Shabby Chic Kitchen Floor Ideas

In a society that’s obsessed with modern technology, it’s no surprise that more and more interior designers are looking to incorporate a sense of tradition and antique elegance into their latest projects. Whether it’s upcycling or accessorising the room with authentic artefacts, there’s no doubt that the distressed look is here to stay – and it’s an aesthetic that couldn’t be easier to achieve in your home. In today’s post, we’re starting from the bottom – as we bring you three of the best ways to inject a touch of... Read More

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Style Secrets: Making an Impact With Unique Floor Tiles

Whether you’re redecorating in preparation for the festive period or putting your personal stamp on a new property, interior design choices should always reflect your creative flair. From choosing colour schemes that suit your personality to opting for a distinctive floor that commands attention, it couldn’t be easier to be bold in a home of your own. In today’s post, we’re celebrating the latest style secrets in interior design as we highlight some of the most unique and creative flooring options out there. From adding a vibrant twist on shabby-chic... Read More