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Color Spotlight: Warm up with Browns

Posted by: Kali • Nov 28

Color Spotlight: Warm up with Browns

Image: Veranda; Tile colors shown: Walnut, and Smoky Quartz

Currently warm browns are an extremely popular choice for today's interiors, including kitchen and bath designs.  Brown is neutral, but makes a statement, and brown is warmly inviting while still feeling modern.  All of our browns here at Fireclay offer a crisp element with a rich aesthetic, adding coziness and just the right amount of texture to any room.

Our brown hues, Birch and Cinnabar would look great in a color palette similar to the living room space above.  A curated combination of rich brown texture is highlighted by fresh white walls and hints of greenery.

Tile colors shown: Birch, and Cinnabar

For darker brown tile such as our color, Walnut, try a subway layout with bright white grout.  The white grout will highlight the dark brown hue making it stand out instead of blending in.  The kitchen below uses this style to tie together all the components of their industrial chic, country kitchen.

Image: Decor Pad

A richly indulgent dark brown hue, Fireclay's Walnut is finished with a sumptuous satin surface for a deep and toasty neutral palette.

Tile color shown: Walnut

Using browns in your interior is all about the variation in shade and texture.  To keep this neutral interesting try combining different brown hues for varying levels of depth and dimension.  The bedroom below is a perfect example of how to successfully layer browns.  The space has everything from a dark chocolate-brown to light, birch inspired browns, the result?–A cozy space with a ton of personality.

Image: Archiproducts

Tile colors shown: Barnwood, Pewter, and Quail Feather

With all the natural light and crisp white cabinets, a rich brown looks fresh and clean. This lovely, traditional kitchen exudes a comfortable, welcoming flavor without the stark quality of an all white interior.

Image: HGTV

In the kitchen below a dark brown feels sophisticated paired with textured white and subtle grey finishes, and rustic wood accents.

Image: Decor Pad

This winning powder room radiates a classic confidence with the 4x8 brown subway tiles and white grout. The platinum framed mirror adds a polished accent of metallic to a serene and cultivated space.

Image: Decor Pad

To add more texture to our brown hues try one of our specialty shapes.  You  can get a similar look to the kitchen below with our specialty shape, Ogee in Smokey Quartz. This translucent glaze exhibits a high crackle finish and handsome variations along its edges for s rustic sense of depth.

Image: Pinterest

Tile color shown: Smokey Quartz

You can achieve a similar look with our other soft browns, Nutmeg, and Oak.

Tile colors shown: Nutmeg, and Oak

Ready to warm up with browns?  Order free Tile samples now.  Need some help?  Simply call, chat or fill out our Design Assistance Form and one of our talented Design Consultants will get back to you shortly.

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