5 Fall Tile Trends for 2021
You may have noticed a chill at night, a change in the leaves, kids going back to school, or everything going pumpkin spice. Yep, fall is back! As another summer fades and autumn creeps in, you may be looking for more than a change of season. Fall is a perfect time to start a new renovation project at home and we’re here to help with 5 fall tile style trends for 2021.
Colors to Watch for This Fall:
Muted colors of nature set the tone for the season of change. Cool water, crisp fall fruit, and chlorophyll fading landscapes are all represented. Featuring Mustard Seed, Cardamom, Caspian Sea, Salton Sea, Tumbleweed, Antique, Sand Dune, and Hunter Green, sample the season with our Fall Favorites Sample Pack.
1: Warm Memories
The weather might be getting cooler but warm colors are cropping up everywhere you look in autumn. Forests ablaze in fall foliage, pumpkins polka dotting fields in orange, and people piling on layers of fall color schemes. A warm color palette in your home sets the scene for cozy memories over hot drinks with family and friends.
Photographer Maria del Rio takes the sepia tones of nostalgic fall memories and infuses them into her warm and welcoming guest bathroom.
Handsome Salt matches a rich red and soft pink to warm up this spacious glass tile bathroom.
Mexican paver floors and walls of rich brown brick give this kitchen a warm and rustic atmosphere.
Brick Shown: Columbia Plateau and Lewis Range // Design: Mark Williams Design Association + Niki Papadopoulos // Image: Emily Followill
Blush-colored Tumbleweed tile gives this black and white kitchen a burst of warmth that makes it feel like home.
Hues of goldenrod and aging grass give this cottage tile floor by Claire Thomas a distinctly fall feeling that invites you to draw a warm bath.
2: The Return to the Office
Whether you're working from home or heading back to the office, good design goes a long way. If you spend your time on the clock in an office, invigorate it with a tile design that makes going to work more fun.
Stick around for a stop and chat when your office kitchen is as inviting as Dollar Shave Club’s.
Inspire creativity with intricate handpainted tile like the common space of this Baltimore office.
Bring the comforts of home to work with you, including good taste in kitchen finishes like this glossy backsplash by Project M Plus.
Ceramic tile stands up to years of wear and tear and looks great doing it, like at this Austin coworking space, The Commune.
If you’re work-from-home for the long haul, create an office space that helps you get into a productive mindset and inspires your best work.
3: Home is Where the Hearth is
Need more hygge vibes in your home? An indoor fireplace is a perfect way to bring cozy comfort to your home. From rustic brick to handpainted ceramic tile, turn your fireplace into a focal point you’ll love to gather around.
Bold black brick makes this fireplace the center of attention in a bright open concept home.
Rich and rustic, this glazed brick fireplace feels warm and welcoming even without a fire.
Speaking of sans fire, a tiled faux firebox is a perfect way to turn attention to a non-functional fireplace.
Want more en fuego inspo? Check out our 3 top fireplace trends.
4: Self-Care at Home
The rush of summer is finally over and now’s the time to slow down with some soothing self-care. Create an oasis for yourself by turning your bathroom into an at-home sanctuary.
Let the day melt away in this peaceful spa bathroom with dark tile surrounding a deep soaking tub.
Pampering yourself is a priority in this elegant bathroom that invites you to stay awhile.
This Art Deco-inspired powder room designed by Claire Thomas for Harding House is truly one for the books.
Glazed brick mimics the exposed brick interiors New York is known for in Vanessa Carlton’s SOHO loft bathroom.
5: Timeless Trend: Go Green!
When designing to current trends, it’s always important to think long-term too. That means considering what a living space will look like in the future but also what our planet will look like.
Sustainability is always in style and you can design knowing Fireclay is Zero Waste, Climate Neutral, LEED Qualifying, and a Certified B Corp in part because of our industry-leading environmental practices.
Plus, 1% of all brick sales are donated to the National Parks Conservation Association to fund the preservation of our national parks for generations to come.
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