Herringbone tile pattern uses rectangular tiles placed diagonally in a "woven" effect, according to Fireclay Tile. It is available with a variety of different sized tiles, creating a variety of impacts.
Using different colors of tiles will also give a different effect. One pattern uses a mixture of browns and creams for a stylish kitchen, says PFGrenada. The pattern doubles up long tiles, one brown and one cream, on each diagonal slot.
Another herringbone style is a "Detroit blues" glass tile pattern, notes The Tilery ATP. This pattern is a random placement of rich browns, blues and whites with a polished finish, which is suitable for the kitchen, bathroom or foyer.