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6 Tile Patterns and Shapes to Elevate Any Space

Tiles can be seen in any room like bathroom tiles, bedroom tiles, floor tiles…etc, and can be made of any material like ceramic, porcelain, glass, or natural stone along with many many different shapes. Tiles are known for their durability, water resistance, and ease of maintenance, making them an ideal choice for high-traffic areas, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. In this blog, we will explore the world of tiles, delving into their types, materials, and design considerations to help you make informed decisions when incorporating tiles into your living spaces.


black herringbone tile design and pattern used on wall from Cancos Tile and Stone located in New York and New Jersey

Herringbone tile patterns are distinguishable by their V-shaped arrangement of tiles, bringing a timeless and elegant touch to any room. Herringbone tile floors and subway tiles exude a classic charm and the very popular herringbone backsplash creates an illusion of increased depth and width in the area, which can be particularly advantageous for smaller spaces. This pattern also allows for customization of black and white patterned tiles, making it easy to match various design preferences and color schemes, and its recent popularity in interior design trends adds a modern and stylish touch to any home.

Hexagon Tile

White hexagon tile patterns for bathroom backsplash Cancos tile and stoneHexagon tiles are the most classic and easy maintenance tiles as they hold thinner grout lines making it less busy and easier to clean. Popular in bathrooms, the hexagon floor tile can be laid out in many different patterns and colors. Hexagon tiles are a popular choice for interior design, adding a unique and modern twist to any space. Whether in a sleek monochromatic scheme or a vibrant mosaic of colors, hexagon tiles can effortlessly elevate the aesthetics of your home or office. Their geometric beauty is a testament to the blend of form and function, making them a delightful addition to contemporary decor.


Basketweave tile is a classic tile design inspired by the woven look of a traditional basket. This arrangement alternates between pairs of rectangular tiles, creating an interlocking design. Basketweave tiles can be made from various materials, such as marble, ceramic, or porcelain, and offer a tasteful choice for both patterned wall tiles and floor tiles with patterns.


Rectangle tile pattern for kitchen backsplash from cancos tile and stone

Rectangle tiles, with their simple yet versatile shape, come in various sizes and material

s, offering a wide range of possibilities for flooring, walls, and other surfaces. The classic, elongated form of rectangle tiles provides a sense of balance and continuity to a space, making them suitable for both traditional and modern settings. Their straightforward layout allows for easy installation and creative styles, including herringbone, brick, or subway patterns. Rectangle floor tiles can be found in materials like ceramic, porcelain, or natural stone.


Square tile pattern used for outdoor flooring pool side from Cancos Tile and StoneSquare tiles offer a clean and orderly appearance and can be found in various materials like ceramic, glass and porcelain.  Widely used in flooring and especially as a square tile backsplash, this versatile tile is a popular choice for traditional and contemporary spaces. They can be arranged in straightforward grid patterns for a timeless look or combined with other tile shapes to create intricate designs and mosaics. 


Chevron Tile pattern used for kitchen backsplash at Cancos Tile and StoneThe chevron tile pattern is very similar to herringbone tiles and is achieved by placing rectangular tiles or planks at an angle to each other, with the ends meeting to form a continuous zigzag effect. The chevron pattern offers a dynamic and visually appealing design element that can be used in various spaces, including floors, walls, backsplashes, and more. Its versatility allows it to complement a wide range of interior design styles, from traditional to contemporary. Chevron tile patterns can add a sense of movement and sophistication to a room, making them a popular choice for those seeking a modern and aesthetically pleasing design statement.

At Cancos Tile and Stone, our experts will help you decide on the right tile and tile shape for your residential or commercial use. We offer a superior selection and have the largest inventory in stock so you never have to wait. Additionally, we also offer granite and quartz countertops for your kitchen remodeling or Long Island bathroom remodeling project. Our designers will match your countertops with a beautiful backsplash, flooring and wall tile; so let us help you find the perfect solutions for your home!  If you are looking to talk to experts or looking for tile stores Long Island visit one of our 12 convenient showrooms: East Northport, Farmingville, Hicksville, Lynbrook, Merrick, Riverhead, Smithtown, Southampton, West Babylon, Westbury. or tile stores Manhattan, or New Jersey: North Brunswick. Don’t wait on your kitchen and bathroom dreams, Contact us today! 

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