The trademark red colour is perfect for rustic designs and works superbly with brown wooden features. Terracotta matches extremely well with brick wall features and wooden ceiling beams to create a homely feel.
Square Terracotta floor tiles are arranged within a grid formation with a lighter coloured grout which emphasises the rustic beauty. Rectangular terracotta tiles can be arranged in a running bond pattern to produce a traditional feel in kitchens. Hardwearing Terracotta Tiles also have the required durability to withstand the expected high levels of foot traffic in busy family kitchens. Regardless of the size of your kitchen, Terracotta floor tiles work superbly in both small areas and expansive layouts.
Creating a warm and welcoming entrance to your home is always important and Terracotta tiles have all the qualities to offer just that. Porches are a transitional space between the exterior and interior of your home and Terracotta Tiles have all the practical qualities to withstand the expected levels of foot traffic in this area.
Porches tend to get a lot of sunlight and Terracotta is ideal for this situation which is why it is used as a roof tile in warm European countries like Spain and Portugal.
To give your porch a true Mediterranean feel your patio could include hanging baskets and plant pots. Although they are also well suited to modern homes, Terracotta tiles tend to be chosen for the hallways of older, period properties. If you are looking to provide your hallway with a rustic appearance then natural handmade Terracotta Tiles are undoubtedly a superb option.
A matt finish can also provide floors with a higher level of slip resistance which is important in conservatories. Within modern conservatories, red terracotta tiles match superbly with brown wooden furnishings including table and chair sets.
Whether it’s a large main bathroom or smaller downstairs toilet, Terracotta tiles have the required style and practicality to transform these areas.
A popular technique is to match terracotta tiles with shabby chic furnishings, rugs and wooden features.
Terracotta tiles have the required strength and durability to withstand high levels of foot traffic, even in busy living room areas. With a stylish look and high level of durability, it is no surprise that Terracotta tiles are also acquired for staircases in addition to standard wall and floor layouts.
These tiles create a stylish backdrop in any room and have an understated appeal, matching superbly with popular colours like brown, cream and black. The terracotta is pressed in to shape before it is fired at high temperatures in a kiln in order to harden and create the final product. In addition to wall and floor tiles, terracotta is also used to make flower pots, ornaments and sculptures.