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Shape Spotlight: Ogee Drop

By Kali

Shape Spotlight: Ogee Drop

With its elegantly fanned silhouette, Ogee Drops can be installed in three different ways for equally captivating patterns. A classic tile shape, the Ogee Drop is most definitely a customer favorite because of their ability to add interest to any space they adorn. We're sharing some of our favorite Ogee Drop projects and the three ways to install on today's blog. Want to see them all, click here

Straight Set:
Taking cues from exotic Moroccan architecture, Ogee Drops in a Straight Set pattern is a fresh and modern twist on ancient designs. This arrangement creates a whimsical scalloped pattern for a playful layered fan effect. 

Ogee Drops in Calcite with a light gray grout allows this beloved pattern to really pop on this floor.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Calcite // Design: Studio DIY // Image: Jeff Mindell

Our Ogee Drop really gained some fame when Emily Henderson chose this shape in Crater Lake for her masterbath. 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Crater Lake

A tub surround adorned with Ogee Drop Tile in Moonstone is sure to give anyone's morning routine a welcome uplift: 

Ogee Drops in Moonstone make for serene soaking vibes in this bathroom.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Moonstone // Design + Install: TRG Home Concepts // Image: Courtney Apple

This pattern also lends itself to blends: 

A blend of Ogee Drops in a sea of greens creates dimension and movement, while making a bold statement.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Emerald, Sea Foam, Azurine, Lagoon and Hawaiian Blue // Design: Megan Bishop // Image: Pawel Dmytrow

A little goes a long way with this beloved shape: 

Ogee Drops go to work in commercial spaces too. This shape in a colorful hue makes for a

Let's take a closer look...

Ogee Drops in Emerald

Tile Shown Ogee Drops in Emerald // Design: Young America Creative // Image: Lauren Andersen

By the way, we love this shape and pattern in warm tones too. 

Ogee Drops in Nutmeg.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Nutmeg // Design: Faith Blakeney // Image: Justina Blakeney

This shape was also featured more than once in the Coastal Living 2016 Showhouse. We love how the designer chose to feature it in a warm tone in one of the bathrooms: 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Tangerine

This shape and pattern can also go to work in commercial settings, like this San Francisco restaurant: 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Bryce Canyon, Gardenia, Sunflower, Tomato Red // Design: Nomadiko Design Studio 

Turning our Ogee Drop upside down into a teardrop pattern also creates a dynamic, layered affect that many compare to fish scales. 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Crater Lake and Caribbean

From single color to a blend (like the kitchen below), this pattern works its magic in a playful, yet classic way. 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Azurine, Boundary Waters and Sugar // Design: Kristen Peña

This expansive Tokyo kitchen serves up a fresh take on Japanese wave patterns with an Ogee Drop Tile backsplash in Sea Foam: 

These teardrop Ogee Drop tiles in Sea Foam make for a soothing kitchen backsplash.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Sea Foam // Design: Christl Kagiyama

While this kid's bathroom is plenty playful thanks to the Ogee Drop shower tile, interior designer Jillian Harris added timeless details like a white Frost glaze and brushed gold fixtures to make it oh-so-grown up.

Ogee Drops in Frost

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Frost // Design: Jillian Harris // Image: Janis Nicolay

Full of fresh cottage charm, this bathroom gets a playful twist with scale-inspired shower tile in Powder Blue. 

Ogee Drops in Powder Blue.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Powder Blue // Design: Melanie Gowen Design // Image: Michael Lucas

Moroccan arrangement effortlessly interlocks to create a captivating ripple effect across any floor or wall application. 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in White Wash

If you want to highlight this intricate pattern, choose a contrasting grout color, as they have done in the modern kitchen below: 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in White Wash // Design: AIH Development 

If you love the movement of the Moroccan pattern, take it up a notch with a higher variation glaze like Sea Foam: 

Ogee Drops in Sea Foam

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Sea Foam // Design: Pamela Pennington Studios // Image: Michelle Drewes Photography

The Coastal Living Showhouse also featured Ogee Drops as floor tile set in a Moroccan pattern in one of the bathrooms. 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Sea Green 

Want a bold floor tile? Opt for a blend of colors in our Ogee Drops in this rippling pattern: 


Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Rainy Day, Sea Glass and Tusk

Is Ogee Drop the shape for you? Order color samples online 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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