The history of modern subway tile bathroom began more than a century ago. Its name – subway – the tile has got through the similar shape with the tile which was used in New York Subway. This stuff is not square: it is rectangular and resembles small bricks.
The special structure of material used to manufacture subway tile for bathroom let’s cleaning the walls decorated with this stuff easily. Initially subway tile was white, but contemporary models are different – from solid colors of all shades to tile with patterns. The amazing popularity of this product is explained by the shape of tile. As it is rectangular (6 inches x 3 inches), it is easier to make wall decor with it.
You can combine traditional square tiles and rectangular subway stuff. For instance, the centre of the walls will be made of square sky blue tiles, and subway tile will decorate the wall edges forming beautiful stylish finishing in the room. Materials which are used to manufacture these items are different; from ceramic to porcelain, stones and even glass and mirrors.
Installing subway tile in bathroom you can pick chequer wise design, combining the most original tile colors. Try yellow and blue, baby and royal blue, orange and purple, marble and granite. White-and-black combinations when using bathroom subway tile are endless. Depending on the color and structure of the items you can create a modern or classic, provence or an industrial bathroom. Trust your taste and fantasy.