Subway tile is my favorite tile – for both its timeless look and versatility. Today I’m sharing 7 different subway tile patterns.
I explain the patterns individually below, but first watch this video which quickly shows the 7 different subway tile patterns:
If you are new to tiling, this is the pattern for you! I love repetition in design, and the horizontal stack provides just that.
This is probably the most popular layout used today in subway tile because it works so well.
I used this layout in our DIY kitchen remodel:
And our DIY laundry room remodel:
If you love repetition but want slight twist on the horizontal stack, try the vertical stack.
If you want a twist on the horizontal offset, take it vertical!
This pattern adds a little fun to subway tile, and this is the pattern I used in the bathroom I’m currently remodeling.
This pattern begins to create the illusions of squares, and it would work well with any decor.
If you’re ready for a pattern that is challenging and looks amazing, then herringbone is for you!
I used this pattern above my stove:
I’d love to know – what is your favorite subway tile pattern? Are there any great patterns I missed?