A large impact, aesthetically pleasing living space and easier maintenance — large-format tiles have countless style and function benefits. We are going to discuss the definition of a large-format tile, advantages and how to design a space with these grand tiles in mind.Tiles For Sale Johannesburg
We thought we’d share a few tricks we used to create the illusion of space. These tips can be used in any space in the home:
AESTHETICS & ADVANTAGES
Increase functionality in your designs by incorporating large-format tiles. One of the best things that large-format tiles do is minimize grout joints, creating a crisp and elegant design. Not only does this create a seamless look, but it is also easier to clean and requires less maintenance.
Simply due to the size of large-format tiles, you have the ability to create the illusion of a bigger space with neat, sharp grout lines. Observe below how the large-format floor tiles naturally create a more open, transitional space in this impressive fireplace setting.
DESIGNING WITH LFTS(large-format tiles)
A big, expansive tile is exactly what you need to make any space appear even more fabulous. Large-format tiles reduce visual interruption by requiring fewer grout joints. Consider using LFTs to maximize a large floor plan while creating a visually cohesive look. The design process is actually quite straightforward. Using large-format tiles horizontally will create the illusion of a wider space, and to make your walls feel taller and exaggerated, use LFTs vertically.
The gorgeous shower below displays a horizontal large-format wall tile that creates a bold statement and visually broadens the sophisticated space to appear wider.
An appealing characteristic of many large-format tiles is the multi fired process that brings a unique dimension to their surfaces, creating rich textures and adding an elevated flair as seen in the photo below.
LFTs can be used to create a spa-like feel when used in bathrooms, as pictured in the luxurious shower below. Large-format tiles can often mimic other materials, such as a concrete look, to achieve a desired industrial aesthetic. To create a truly dynamic and eye-catching room, pair large-format tiles with mosaics to see the opposite sizes play off each other.
Wondering if LFTs are for you? First, consider that to enlarge any space you must pick the size of tile that supports your desired feel. Large format is excellent for complementing a larger room, but these innovative tiles can truly be used in any space. Additionally, if you want to intensify the size of a small room, a large-format tile might be just what you need to reflect a more spacious feel.