What Is a Herringbone Tile Pattern?


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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.

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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.

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