Technically, a mosaic tile is defined as anything measuring less than 6 inches in diameter. But in most people’s minds, mosaic tile means much smaller shapes. They may be as small as 1 inch across. They could even be irregular pieces of tile put together to create a mosaic pattern or mural. We have a variety of sizes, shapes, and types of mosaic tile La Canada Flintridge CA at Mission Tile West, such as:
- Ceramic, glass, stone, and metal tiles
- Iridescent, non-iridescent, and matte finishes
- Squares, rectangles, hexes, dots, diamonds, and other shapes
- Abstract or patterned mosaics
- Variety of color palettes
Working with Mosaic Tile
Mosaic tile is a really flexible material. The small size of the tiles makes it easier to fit the tile into a wide variety of spaces, and you can even successfully apply mosaic tile to curved walls or stairs where larger tiles just wouldn’t work. Most styles of mosaic tile La Canada Flintridge CA come in sheets containing multiple tiles, making installation a snap. The resulting surface is easy to clean and will wear well over time.
Designing with Mosaic Tile
Mosaic tile is often used on large tiled areas in order to add interest without becoming overwhelming. Pale colored mosaic tile makes small spaces like bathrooms seem larger, while dark shades of mosaic tile La Canada Flintridge CA can give a sense of intimacy to larger rooms. Many designers like to complement mosaic tile with borders or liners made of decorative tile. On account of the rich color palette that can be achieved with mosaic tile it’s easy to match paint, furnishings, and decorative tile to a room containing mosaic tile. For more design inspiration, come visit one of our showrooms or look through our online design galleries.