Bring wood floors into the bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room. Wood look tile is also great for basements. It is more resistant to water damage and more durable than wood floors.
Concrete tiles come in endless textures, colors, and patterns. Look for 3D tiles, polished or stamped, stained or raw. You can get a super chic look or go for more industrial.
Arrange your tile in a way that is more unique and distinct. The chevron pattern is not only trendy, it breaks up the same-old tile arrangement.
3D tiles bring a whole new dimension to walls. Go for a monochrome color. The relief in the tile will give the eye enough dimension.
Metallic Grout / Inlay
New metallic grouts are great. You can also use metal inlays for high-design look and feel. Bringing metallic into your tile work adds shine and polished mixed-media approach.
Black & White
Black and white is always a simple, classic approach. You can use simple patterns, or bring in a more worldly Moroccan feel. Since you are sticking with two colors, you can make the pattern a bit more interesting without going over board.