While brick bond tiling has long been a popular tiling layout for both subway and square tiles, there is a new trend emerging in both kitchens and bathrooms. This involves using textured, stone effect subway tiles, to create exposed brick effect wall tiling. In both contemporary and traditional kitchens and bathrooms, this is a great way to add texture and natural effect tiling to your property. But what does this invovle? And what are the advantages of this tiling effect? 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 everything you should know about wall tiling for an exposed brick effect.
What is exposed brick effect wall tiling?
This type of wall tiling is a method that creates what looks like a wall of exposed bricks. By using the brick bond tiling layout, with the centre of one tile laid directly over the join between two tiles on the row below, you can create a stunning visual effect, with intricate tiling detail. And by pairing this tiling layout, with natural stone effect subway tiles, that also offer realistic texture, you can create a unique and interesting kitchen or bathroom tiling feature.
What are the advantages of exposed brick effect wall tiling?
Exposed brick effect wall tiling can bring a range of benefits, including:
- Adding texture to your space- creating texture also helps to create contrast, and this by design draws attention and visual interest.
- Stunning addition to rustic or country kitchens- in a rustic or country kitchen, there is a large emphasis placed on natural design and natural materials. So what could be more impressive behind your aga, or hardwood worktop, than an exposed brick effect wall?
- Industrial effect- for many contemporary kitchens, there is an emphasis on creating a slight industrial effect. This includes copper and metal pipes and taps, as well as industrial designed kitchen lighting. Exposed brick effect wall tiling can be the perfect addition to this design style.
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?