The Ultimate Guide To Modern Ceramic Tile Styles And Trends

December 16, 2016


Say goodbye to the days of costly, cumbersome, and limited design options for screen-printed tile patterns! Today’s technological advances have ushered in a new era of design possibilities with digital inkjet printing for ceramic tile.

This cutting-edge technology offers homeowners more choices than ever before, replicating stunning surfaces like natural wood and stone. High-definition patterns and vibrant colors are printed on tile, and the surface is then glazed to enhance and protect the finish. The result? Low-maintenance, cost-effective flooring or wall tiles that beautifully mimic a variety of natural elements.

Still not convinced? Check out some of the most amazing printed patterns offered by MSI below!

Wood-Look Ceramic Tile in Natural Tones of Gray

msi-mercury-wood-look-tile-in-dining-room-flooringMercury Wood Look Tile

The Mercury Wood Look Tiles are stylish and trendy. They resemble natural hardwood with soft gray tones that complement any decor. Perfect for dining areas or living spaces, these tiles are ideal for pet owners or families with children. The ceramic material ensures that spills won't cause damage like lifting or warping in natural hardwood. Use these tiles for flooring in a modern commercial space or as a stylish feature in a rustic residential setting.

Beige Beauty: Just Like Travertine

msi-napa-beige-ceramic-tile-in-bathroom-floorNapa Beige Ceramic Tile 

This Napa Beige Ceramic Tile has a beautiful stone look with warm creamy clouds and veins swirling throughout. It's easy to clean since it's a flat and even surface, unlike natural Travertine which has nooks and crannies to scrub. The large-format Subway tile is a great way to upgrade your home décor. It matches the wall color and adds just enough pattern to create subtle visual interest in this minimalist design. 
 With ceramic material, spills and leaks won't damage your floors like natural hardwood. It's perfect for contemporary spaces like commercial designs or as a feature wall or backsplash tile in rustic residential areas.

Gray Twist Look-of-Travertine Ceramic Tile

msi-napa-gray-ceramic-tile-in-kitchen-flooringNapa Gray Ceramic Tile

The Napa Gray Ceramic Tile is like a twist on natural stone, with gray tones instead of the usual beige. These tiles are glazed for protection and to maintain their beautiful finish and coloring. If you're using them in a wet area like a bathroom, make sure they have an abrasive slip-resistant finish to prevent slips. With ceramic tile, you don't have to worry about spills causing damage to hardwood floors. This material is versatile and perfect for tile flooring in a contemporary commercial space, or as a stylish feature wall or backsplash in a rustic home.

Warm Blends Look-of-Wood Tile

msi-celeste-nutmeg-wood-look-tile-in-kitchen-flooringCeleste Nutmeg Wood Look Tile

The Celeste Nutmeg Wood Look Tile flooring may look like real wood, but it's actually ceramic. The rich brown tones and traditional wood knots give the space warmth and texture. Your guests will be impressed by the realistic design. The durable 6x24 wood tile flooring tiles are easy to clean, perfect for high-traffic areas like a living and dining room combo. Enjoy the benefits of a beautiful floor that's easy to maintain!

Tasteful Chocolate Wood-Look Ceramic Tile

msi-balboa-moka-ceramic-wood-tile-in-living-room-floorBalboa Moka Ceramic Wood Tile 

Consider Balboa Moka Ceramic Wood Tile if you want a darker floor tone. The rich reddish brown color and linear grains create a realistic hardwood pattern. These 6x24 wood-look planks work well in both contemporary and traditional rooms with the right grout color. The tile color is similar to Swiss chocolate truffle, making it perfect for showcasing in a modern living room.

Let's explore the many ways porcelain and ceramic tile can transform your living space! Chat with us online, visit an MSI showroom, or find an authorized MSI retailer for personalized recommendations.

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