Choosing tiles to match waterfall worktops


For contemporary kitchens, waterfall worktops, especially for the kitchen island, are increasingly popular. These extend the worktop surface over the edge of the kitchen island or cabinet, right to floor level. Not only does this protect the edge of the cabinet or kitchen island from damage, as it is the same durable worktop material, but it also creates a stunning, striking visual effect. Tiling can also have an impact on this effect, and choosing tiles to match waterfall worktops should be an important consideration. But what does this involve? And how can you make sure you choose the right tiles for the role? Well, here at Tiles 2 Go, we are Preston’s leading tiling experts. From contemporary tiles to traditional, patterned and textured to plain and glossy, we stock a range of tiles suitable for a variety of tiling projects. As a result, we have produced this guide to effective tiling and waterfall worktops.

Top considerations when choosing tiles to match waterfall worktops

When choosing tiles to suit your waterfall worktops, and your contemporary design scheme, you should consider:

  • The colour of the tiles- depending on the effect you want to achieve, you could choose tiles that match perfectly with the worktop colour and design. This can help create an almost endless visual effect, linking parts of the kitchen together. Alternatively, you could opt for a contrasting colour, to help the visual aspect of the kitchen worktop stand out. In addition, if you use a dark worktop colour, you may want to avoid dark tiles, in case you make the space appear smaller.
  • Floor or wall tiles- because waterfall worktops reach to the floor, floor tiles may seem like the obvious choice to match this design feature. But pairing this with wall tiles can also be equally effective, especially for cabinets that stand against the wall. You will need to consider how our floor and wall tiles will be used together, to emphasize and enhance the waterfall worktop design feature.

For your latest tiling project, why not take a look at our range of tiles today, online or in store, here at Tiles 2 Go?