more white tiles for your kitchen backsplash- top 10 clé favoritess
today we are featuring two more of our top 10 white tiles that are brimming with good looks and tile magnificence for any and all kitchen backsplashes. our current featured tiles are oversized ceramic tiles and traditional hand cut subway tiles.
*but first a quick note before we proceed! lots of folks get nervous about using tiles- what color is best for what application and what size for what space? generally speaking, the idea of making a tile selection leaves many feeling a bit pale. what to do and where to start?? be sure to check back shortly as clé will be publishing a great easy-peasy tile guide to make semi-pros of all of us. the clé tile guide will be a great way to get started with any tile installation.
but for today, sit back and enjoy the ride as we cruise from san francisco down to LA, enjoying some of the most milky white and subtley delicious uses of our favorite white tiles for your perfect kitchen splash. yesterday's selections of white moroccan zelliges and white glazed brick took us to the outer reaches of tile imperfection. they were - perfectly, imperfect!
our tiles for today, get their cool good looks from taking tradition and turning it up a notch or two.
3) oversized ceramic subway tiles
march SF white 6"x12" oversized subway tiles
we started seeing this new take on subway tiles in a few of our favorite cooking shops around the globe. one such favorite shop is the ahhhh-worthy, march sf. it is owned by a previous alice waters trained chef whose food expertise is only rivaled by her great taste in kitchenware and kitchen design. along with our favorite range from british tradition- AGA, and march's carefully selected kitchen items is the enormous wall of oversized subway tiles which clad every inch of wall from floor to ceiling.
from mcintyre tile, we feature a similar porcelain subway tile in a new classic size: 6"x12" or 8"x12". that's a size that we call stately, mature and full of confidence! if your kitchen wants to look like any of those adjectives- check out this new porcelain from clé by mcintyre.
4) traditional subway tiles with an elongated size
white hand-cut subway tiles 3"x12" bottega louis in downtown LA
sometimes it's not what you wear but how you wear it- yes?! at bottega louis in LA, it's all about that. from tables to chairs, plate to cutlery- all the added goodness you expect from a world-class food emporium is there. but due to the special magic taking place in this wondrous realm o'treats- the sum of the whole is greater than it's parts.
for instance, take the simplicity of most of their decor (click here to see more)- simple table settings, carrara floors, white subway tiles, and add a few touches of gold-encrusted antique buffets, tufted black leather banquettes...well you get the idea!
so back to our topic- yummy white subway tiles with a bit of a twist (in this case, slightly elongated). at clé we take the idea of subway tiles to heart by offering this traditional concoction in nearly any imaginable size. all of which is lovingly hand-cut from the finest porcelain clay body. perfect in a simple space or in one that's resplendent with luxe. we can't get enough of white subway tiles and challenge you to take this humble tile and turn it into your own signature look. bottega louis did!