Tile Guide - Our Shapes & Sizes

Tile Guide - Our Shapes & Sizes

Welcome to our mosaic tile shapes and sizes guide! We have so many options, which is why we can really say "if you can dream it, we can make it!" You get to choose from 12 different shapes, multiple patterns within those shapes, and over 100 glaze colors. Not only that, but we encourage mixing and matching shapes, along with using multiple colors for a bold look. 

That being said, we know that too many decisions can be overwhelming. So here's an easy overview of the shapes in our mosaic tile guide to browse at a glance. We hope it inspires you to dream up new possibilities for your next tile project! If you want more inspiration from finished projects, visit our tile gallery. Not seeing the shape you're looking for in our mosaic tile shapes and sizes guide? Reach out and see if we can make a custom shape for you! We outline our custom process on this page

Tile Shapes Mercury Mosaics

SUBWAY

Subway tile is a classic and simple choice for a variety of tiled areas including floors, feature walls, or backsplashes. Personalize the look with your glaze choice, a unique layout, or contrasting grout. Each tile piece goes through the hands of at least nine artisans - making this timeless shape anything but basic. Subway can be stacked, staggered, or laid out in a herringbone pattern.

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Green Subway Tile Counter

3"x8" Subway Tile - 1065 Mint JulepPhoto: @e_christine

SMALL SQUARES & BRICKS

For those who love a more detailed look or have a smaller space to cover, Small Squares & Bricks could be the best choice for you in our mosaic tile guide! A smaller version of our Subway, these shapes can be used with many colors to create a beautiful, unified blend!

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1x2 Bluegrass Herringbone Small Bricks

1" x 2" Small Bricks - 1036E Bluegrass.

BUBBLES

Bubbles are a signature look of Mercury Mosaics! They are made up of 14 different sizes of circles with rings and offset piercings. Vibrant colors make the best use of these playful shapes, but the versatility of this tile allows it to look great in any color combination.

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White Bubble Tile Statement Wall

PENNY ROUNDS

These simple yet classy tiles are timeless— whether you’re walking on a 1900s powder room floor or eating at a 21st century bar, Penny Rounds are never out of place and will always be in style. Try them in a single color or create your own color blend for an attention-grabbing alternative. 

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Penny Round Tile Kitchen

Large Penny Rounds - 32 Canton Jade.

CRAFTSMAN SQUARES

Craftsman Squares are made up of a variety of squares and rectangles. A classic pattern from Roman times and reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie style, once installed our client's often remark that they seem like they've been there all along. Entirely handmade, our tile is perfectly suited for the craftsman ethos.  

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Blue Craftsman Fireplace

Hearth: 6″x6″ Subway Tile – 23 Sapphire Blue. Fireplace: Large Craftsman Squares – 21W Cobalt, 23 Sapphire Blue, 12R Blue Bell, 902 Night Sky, 1064 Baby Blue.

HEXAGON

Our Hexagon tile is inspired by the home of the honeybee! A classic and charming tile, these polygonal shapes will grace your space for time to come. Create geometric bliss by mixing hexagon tile with diamond tile for a unique layout. 

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Bluegrass Hexagon Bathroom Floor

DIAMONDS

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but these diamonds can be everyone’s best friend! This bold tile shape is gaining ground in the design world and with good reason. By using multiple glaze colors you can create a unique geometric tile pattern. Focus on one color for a modern, minimal look.

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Medium Diamonds - 11 Deco WhitePhoto and interior design by @nsbuilders

MOD MOSAICS

Love circles, squares, and rectangles? Mod Mosaics will satisfy all your geometry cravings in one unified, clean look. We designed Mod Mosaics for the indecisive tile lovers at heart. Clean lines and curvy pops of color make for sophisticated, eye-catching geometry that adds length or height to any space.  This tile layout is a modern retro dream.

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Mod Mosaics Kitchen Backsplash

Mod Mosaics2x6 Subway - 77E Grey60 Silver Lining. Mosaic Accents - 216 Sea Glass, 1043 Driftwood, 906W Burnt Sugar, 1025 Heirloom Silver, 1013 Denim.

MOROCCAN CROSS 

If you are looking for exotic and beautiful tile with a history, then look no further. Moroccan Cross is a highly versatile shape that works with many different styles from bohemian chic to modern.

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White Moroccan Crosses Kitchen Backsplash

Large Moroccan Cross - 130 White

MOROCCAN FISH SCALE TILE

Moroccan Fish Scales are soaring in popularity due to their unique shape and charm. As a tile that has stood the test of time (dating back to the 8th century) this shape provides a beautiful statement to any room. A staple in contemporary Moorish and Mediterranean styles, we want this shape to take over for #tileworlddomination

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Sea Mist Moroccan Fish Scales

TRIM

Every beautiful piece of art deserves a worthy frame. Whether you need a border for a mosaic accent or clean edging for your tile installation, our designers can help you decide which trim works best for you!

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Bubble Stove Splash Tile

Pencil Liners - 613 Black.

Bubbles956 Smoke N Mirrors, 9 Historic White, 1028 Grey Spice, 406R Aged Moss, 613 Black, 366 Satin Black, 220 Sooty Grey, 913 Old Copper, 906W Burnt Sugar

BULLNOSE

Add a clean edge to your tile by using bullnose! This tile has a curved edge, creating a sleek transition from one surface to the next. Works best on exposed edges or outer corners like this shower niche.

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Blue Bell Bullnose Shower Niche

 3"x8" Subway Tile, 3"x8" Bullnose - 12W Blue Bell

Feeling Inspired?

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