Tile Color Spotlight: Red, White & Chic All Over
Red and white is getting a fresh new face. This playful color combo has graduated from picnic blankets and peppermints to sophisticated, modern-day spaces (but it still knows how to have fun). See how you can incorporate red and white into your next renovation while staying relevant.
This red and white geometric pattern fits right in with this room’s eclectic decor.
Tile color shown: Tomato Red
Tile color shown: White Wash
A floor-to-ceiling wall of glossy red tile makes an eye-catching statement in a contemporary kitchen. For a more subtle (but no less impactful) touch, install it as a backsplash and while echoing red in the furniture and small decor.
Image: Apartment Therapy
Or, try it in reverse! A white subway tile backsplash anchors the entire kitchen while allowing the boldness of the red cabinetry to stand out.
If you’re feeling nostalgic, you can’t go wrong with checkers. A red and white checkered floor adds fresh, playful appeal to this entryway and mudroom while still feeling cozy and a touch retro.
You don’t often see colored grout, but this bathroom install just might change just change the way you look at tile. White hexagonal tile is outlined with red grout for a one-of-a-kind look that we just had to share.
Image: Arch Daily
You can also pair white grout with a red geometric tile for a warm, sunny look that feels like an elevated alternative to terracotta.
Tile shown: Star & Cross in Tomato Red