Your guide to timeless monochrome interiors

Friday 1 July 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins Tags: Trends, Wall, Kitchen, Bathroom, Floor

Interior trends have changed and evolved over time but a black and white colour scheme always remains a timeless staple. Living with a monochrome pallete may not be to everyone’s taste but there is no denying its simple and classic appeal. Using black and white tiles is a striking combination and with careful design, a monochrome interior can transform any space in your home.

Beautiful bathrooms

Creating a tranquil and relaxing bathroom that is also functional can be a difficult balance to get right, but with a white bathroom suite you’re already half way there! Try using delicate black mouldings or simple black drop-in tiles amongst a glossy wall of white field or brick tiles for a nod to the classic monochrome scheme. For a more dramatic look consider a striking feature wall of black glass tiles like Crushed Black Pearl or a wonderfully practical black floor, which looks striking against a white suite.


Seasonal style

One of the many benefits of a black and white interior is that it looks beautiful all year round, especially when used in pattern. Geometrics are on trend right now and Victorian floor tiles have enduring style, so the two create a winning combination! Take a look at this path which is not only stunning but also highly durable.

Bold Kitchens

Black and white kitchens always manage to stay relevant especially with such a large choice of glossy cabinets, fixtures and fittings in these colours. Go all out modern with a black glass splashback like Merle or try using these Winchester half tiles in Sloe for a traditional style kitchen with a contemporary twist.


What’s your favourite monochrome style? Tweet us your installations and let us know if you have any interesting tiling projects coming up!

For more ideas, head over to our Inspiration pages or browse more images on Pinterest.

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