Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but our diamonds can be everyone’s best friend! This bold tile shape is gaining ground in the design world and with good reason. With so many shapes and sizes of tile out there, it's hard to know exactly what to pick. We're here to help narrow it down. Our Diamond tile comes in three sizes: small, medium, large. They also come in three patterns with endless color possibilities. Here's the scoop on this magical shape...
Pick your Poison
1. Pick your tile size. When it comes to our Diamond collection, size matters. These tiles are ¼” thick and come in three sizes that each serves a specific purpose. The size of tile that you choose not only influences the style of the room but the cost of your overall project.
2. Decide whether or not you want your tiles mesh-mounted. In order to ensure a smooth installation, we typically mesh mount our standard Diamonds for all three sizes unless instructed otherwise. This will save your installer the headache of laying out tile by tile.
3. Choose a layout. Diamonds can be laid out in three patterns: Chevron, Argyle, or Cube. While the Cube pattern is the most popular, the other two can be just as exciting in the right setting.
4. Pick your colors. With over 130 glaze colors to choose from, the options are endless. Getting creative with color is what we do best. We'll help you decide if a random mix, a pop of color, a feathered ombre or something in between is best for your space.
Small Diamonds are ideal for small spaces for two reasons. First, if you choose too large of a tile for your small space, chances are you won't be able to make the statement you want. If you choose a smaller size, you have more freedom to play with different patterns and colors. Second, creating a pattern with a smaller shape will open up the room and make it appear larger.
For instance, this Barker Freeman backsplash covers just 17 sq ft of space. Choosing small diamonds allows for an eye-catching, repetitive monochrome star pattern. Had he chosen a larger sized tile, the statement of this backsplash would have been much less dramatic.
For more ideas for tiling small spaces, visit our blog "Tile Ideas For Small Spaces"
Small Diamonds in Star Pattern - 301 Marshmallow, 9 Historic White.
Given there is enough space, Medium Diamonds provide the most creative freedom with designs. They can create feathering ombres, beautiful waves, and everything in between. Their sleek lines allow for movement which no other tile shape can compete with.
After many trials, we have this custom gradient down to a science so much so that we can now offer the look in our standard sheets. Based on your square footage needs, we will create easy-to-install interlocking sheets so you can get the custom look without spending the custom-look dollars.
For more on this statement backsplash, visit our blog "7 Steps to Designing a Custom Backsplash"
Top and Bottom Right: 2”x6” Subway Tile - 130 White. Medium Diamonds - 130 White, 77E Grey, 60 Silver Lining, 815W Light Grey, 155 Steel, 912W Cloudy Sky, 366 Satin Black, 613 Black.
Bottom Left: Medium Diamonds - 366 Satin Black, 613 Black, 60 Silver Lining, 77E Grey, 11 Deco White, 155 Steel
Medium Diamonds with a Twist
Since Medium Diamonds are so versatile, we've been experimenting with mixing them with different shapes to create unbeatable patterns. Now available on our website due to popular demand is our Large Hexagon and Medium Diamond pattern.
This trendy look combines our Large Hexagons and Medium Diamonds to create a one-of-a-kind pattern using an artistic placement of approximately 80% Hexagons and an accent of 20% Diamonds.
For more Diamond Tile patterns, visit our blog "10 Unique Diamond Tile Designs"
Top: Shed Tiny House. Medium Diamonds and Large Hexagons - 134 Spanish Moss.
Bottom Left: Geo-Star Pattern - 61 Navy.
Bottom Right: Geo-Hex Pattern - 913 Old Copper.
Large Diamonds are almost two times the size of Small Diamonds. These big beauties are approximately the length of a pencil. Given their size, they are the most cost efficient Diamond shape starting at $49 per square foot. We recommend using Large Diamonds for spaces with a lot of surface area such as a floor or statement wall.
For more floor tile ideas, head over to over blog "13 Floor Tile Ideas For Your Home"
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