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Color Spotlights

Tile Color Spotlight: Add a Splash of Tropical Color with Hawaiian Blue

By Susanne Redfield |

hawaiian blue fireclay tile design inspiration

Tile color shown: Hawaiian Blue

In April, we all start dreaming of sun-drenched beaches, the endless blue sky and a vibrant turquoise sea. Why not channel the look year round with Hawaiian Blue's tropical blue hue? Immerse yourself in the color of crystal clear waters highlighted by a high crackle glaze and rippling variation, or just add a feature wall in this amazingly azure colored ceramic tile. No matter where you use it, backsplash, shower, or hearth, Hawaiian Blue truly conjures up images of sparkling waves and deep lagoons.

Hawaiian Blue is a color that is right at home in vintage settings. Paired with this antique wallpaper the aqua color adds a splash of vibrant color to the traditional space.

light bright blue square bath tub tile

Image: En Mi Espacio Vital

This watery hue is a calming and serene choice for any kitchen, but bold too. The mosaic tile below is refreshingly cool, while the white cabinets and stone counter add a key warming factor.

light blue mosaic kitchen tile backsplash

Image: Bob Villa

To get a rich textured look with a Moroccan vibe try our Star & Cross pattern.

hawaiian blue in star and cross shape tile

Tile shown: Hawaiian Blue in Star & Cross

This aqua sea blue hue can have a real modern effect on a space, in part because the color is a go to for many Mid-Century designers.

mid-century light blue kitchen design inspiration

Image: Cote Maison

Pair this bold blue with white for a refreshing and rich contemporary look.  The tile on the hearth adds a bit of individual character and charm without overwhelming the neutral feeling of the living room.

contemporary turquoise fireplace tile

Image: House of Turquoise

Total immersion in this confident, beautiful shade inspired by the sea is the order of the day in the bath below. The variation in the glaze keeps the monochromatic surface treatment from becoming heavy or boring, each little tile sparkles like a sunlit wave creating a dreamy get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

monochromatic turquoise bathroom tile design ideas

Image: Cote Maison

2x2 hawaiian blue fireclay tile

Tile shown: Hawaiian Blue in a 2 x 2 size

This blue feature wall in the shower draws the eye to the end of the room, enlarging the space visually. A blend of installation patterns creates interest and texture, and choosing the straight set pattern for the colored wall underlines the design element.

blue shower wall feature with tile niche

Image: BHG

Hawaiian blue is a great choice for the clean bright look of the tile backsplash below. Again, the counter and floor contribute to the essential warming tones, while the pristine white cabinets frame the watery blues for an expressive and personal vibe.

hawaiian blue kitchen backsplash design ideas

Image: House of Turquoise

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