In the past year we've seen some of our most stylish clients swap the staggered for the stacked layout. This layout is perfect for those who favor modern, contemporary, or transitional design styles. We hope you love these 6 ways to rock the stacked subway tiles look as much as we do!
We love horizontally stacked subway tile because of the strong grout lines. This creates a crisp geometric feel that catches the eye instantly. Take this look to the next level by picking a glaze and grout combination with high contrast, maybe even playing with complementary colors.
This look still has the strong geometric feel of the horizontally stacked subway tile, but gives a more delicate and sleek vibe. Learn all about it with our blog "A Complete Guide to Handmade Tile Variation"
The rectangular shape is more distinct, creating clear grout lines so the glaze colors don't appear as "blended."
We think that adds to a modern aesthetic, amping up the geometric vibe of the tile. 2"x6" Subway Tile - 613 Black, 958 Rainforest, 1036W Bluegrass, 1025 Heirloom Silver. It's an optical illusion: the more tiles your eye sees the more surface area it attributes to the space.
For this eye-catching look, they used a deep green subway tile stacking vertically, creating a statement shower wall. We love the additional contrast of mixing tile materials and shapes- it only helps the stacked look stand out in the space. Browse more installs in similar colors with our blog "Our Most Popular Glossy Green Glazes" For this project we simply stacked square subway tile, tilted it at a 45 degree angle...and voila!