Tube Tiles a Design Classic

Date: May 15 2018 3:57PM

London Metro

Here at Tiles4all there is one particular style of wall tile that we get asked about time and time again ... metro tiles, love them or hate them they are still one of the most popular requests from our customers.

Metro tiles, subway tiles, bevel edge tiles, whatever you want to call them this style of wall tile has remained fashionable for more than a hundred years and with good reason. Made popular by their use in the London, Paris and New York underground stations, these tiles have found their way in to main stream domestic use. They are Ideal for use in both kitchens and bathrooms producing a simple modern styling that never seems to date.

Though this type of tile is frequently used as a kitchen wall tile, the smaller size means that this bevel edge style of tile also look amazing when used on the wall in compact shower enclosures or even as a simple splashback around a bath.

This timeless style will have a place in our homes for many more years to come, so if you are planning a kitchen or bathroom makeover consider using a metro tile in your design for simple but effective elegance.

Bevel edge wall tiles are available to buy in white, black or cream. The white option is often used with grey grout to create a very appealing retro vibe.