10 Herringbone Tile Pattern Ideas

10 Herringbone Tile Pattern Ideas

A unique twist on a classic shape, our herringbone tile pattern is the perfect way to let your creativity shine with standard subway tile. Each piece is sized and glazed by hand in-studio, giving it unmatched depth, variation, and texture. Use our easy-to-install sheets to create a herringbone masterpiece. Here are 10 of our favorite herringbone designs to help inspire your next project! 

1. Ombre Herringbone Tile

Dreaming of a cozy, Scandinavian bathroom? Look no further than this Pinterest perfect design by the amazing Joinery and Design Co. We love an ombre tile design almost as much as we love a herringbone layout. It is the perfect way to add an extra eye-catching element to your space. Even though we love color, we think this neutral palette proves that you can make a statement without overwhelming a space with color. 

For more ombre tile ideas, visit our blog "6 Neutral Ombre Tile Ideas for Your Home"

Ombre Herringbone Tile2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone130 White11 Deco White, 77E Grey.
Photography - Joinery and Design Co.

2. Bar Tile Design

Whether you're at home or at a restaurant, bars are the perfect space to experiment with bold design. We love this dramatic and dark ambiance, and what better to create a statement than with a glossy emerald tile? By simply rearranging these 3"x6" Subway Tiles into a herringbone pattern it creates a totally different vibe - sophisticated, sleek, and bold. 

For more herringbone backsplash and tiled bar designs, visit our blog "8 Bar Design Tiled Backsplash Ideas"

Bluegrass Herringbone Tile
3"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 47 Vermont Pine.
Photography - Sims Patrick Studio

3. Colorful Ombre Backsplash

Ombres don't have to be in the same hue. In fact, we recommend getting creative when it comes to this exciting tile design. Instead of the ever-so-trendy black to grey to white ombre, let your personality shine with an ombre of different glaze colors from our color palette. This Construction2Style basement bar tile backsplash is a mosaic masterpiece that's sure to catch the eye of all your guests.

For more on this backsplash, visit their blog "Our Lower Level Custom Tile Design" And click here for more colorful backsplash ideas.

Ombre Herringbone Bar Tile2”x6” Subway Tile in Herringbone - 1036W Bluegrass61 Navy958 Rainforest155 Steel1013 Denim22E Blue Opal77E Grey130 White11 Deco White
Design - @construction2style 
Photography - @ksolbergphoto
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4. Custom Tile Lettering

Pink herringbone tile with custom tile lettering? Yes, please! It's no secret that we are a little obsessed with tile lettering. We always say if something inspires you, put it in tile! Whether it be a favorite quote, an important date, or a family crest, the options for custom tile lettering are endless. The Coven opted to make their already inspirational mosaic stand out even more by surrounding their words with pink herringbone tile.

For more tile lettering, visit our blog "Creative Ways to use Tiled Lettering with Mosaics

Pink Herringbone Tile and Custom Tile Lettering2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 309E Grapefruit. Custom Tile Lettering - 366 Satin Black.
Photography - Studio BV

5. Glossy Green Backsplash

These 75 Emerald herringbone tile beauties come out of the kiln ranging anywhere from smooth emeralds to deep teals. With a polished and silky finish, these tiles are unbeatable. We've seen this glaze and pattern combo be flawlessly executed time after time so we decided to make them readily available on our online site.

For more on our favorite green blue glazes, visit our blog "Our Most Popular Glossy green Glazes"

Bluegrass Herringbone Handmade Tile
2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 75 Emerald.
Photography - Pencil Shavings Studio.

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6. Farmhouse Backsplash

This burnt hue color palette is ideal for a welcoming environment with casual elegance. From terra-cotta floors to caramel farmhouse backsplashes, our burnt orange colors are timeless and trendy. When working with a pattern such as herringbone, make sure to look into open shelving. This will give you the most out of your handmade tiled backsplash while providing the perfect backdrop for plates, bowls, books, etc.

Get more open shelving ideas with our blog "Tile + Open Shelving: A Match Made in Heaven"

Terra Cotta Handmade Herringbone Tile2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 112 Saddle Clove.

7. Laundry Room Herringbone Backsplash

Push the romantic mood of herringbone with our dreamy 28 Everglades glaze color. This glaze and pattern combination will turn any room into a Scandinavian dream. Herringbone doesn’t have to be only for minimalists. Embrace your maximalism style and go bold by using strong colors for your ceramic tile. These earthy green tiles are full of variation and make the perfect choice for a modern Scandinavian design with a unique twist.

For more tiled laundry room ideas, visit our blog "6 Tile Ideas for your Laundry Room"

Herringbone Handmade Tile in 28 Everglades
2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 28 Everglades.
Photography - Joinery and Design Co.


8. Pink Statement Floor

Don't forget about your floors when it comes to making a statement. In our opinion, pink is one of the happiest and most welcoming colors, and our 309E Grapefruit glaze is the perfect vibrant, yet mellow option. Show off your bubbly personality by tiling your laundry room or bathroom with pink herringbone tile.

For more tiled floor ideas, visit our blog "13 Floor Tile Ideas For Your Home"

Pink Handmade Herringbone Tile
2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 309E Grapefruit.

9. A Herringbone Shower Full of Variation

When the pattern is as strong as herringbone, you don’t need to go crazy with color. This shower nook is a prime example of how sometimes less is more. When it comes to our high-variation glazes, each tile is full of unique depth and character that will you remind you everyday how special handmade tile is. 

For more on tile variation, visit our blog "Fall in Love with the Variation of Handmade Tile"

White Herringbone Handmade Tile
2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 130 White.
Photography - Joinery and Design Co.

10. Herringbone Bar Trim

This Bari J. drink station proves that you don't need a whole wall of tile to make an impact. If you aren't committed to a full backsplash, try this approach by adding a border of tile around your bar area and lining it with trim. Positioned in our signature herringbone pattern, these Small Bricks & Squares are the perfect option to outline your bar with tile. 

For more on this kitchen, visit our blog "Before & After: Bluegrass Bohemian Kitchen"

Handmade Bar Tile Design
Small Bricks & Squares - 1036W Bluegrass
Photography - Bari J.

Order tile samples to see, touch, and fall in love with our handmade tiles in person. We would also love to hear what inspires you! Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling

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  • Lynn Hanson

    I love your tiles! Beautiful, classy tile designs.

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