Our advice site continues to deal with the types of ceramic tiles, without which it is difficult to imagine the repair and decoration of wet areas. This time let’s see how a tile in the form of an elongated hexagon, a hexagon, can look in the interior. This will help us understand the reasons for its popularity today..
Sometimes a tile in the form of an elongated hexagon is called a leaf or a fence. It is understandable why – in shape, such tiles really resemble tree leaves and pickets of a wooden fence. In the West, tiles of this elongated hexagonal shape are often called crayons, that is, “crayons.” Well, that’s also justified.
Describing the trends of the Cersaie-2018 exhibition, the portal mentioned that the tiles in the form of honeycombs and hexagons were noticeably smaller. Yes, but this only applies to regular, classic hexagons! But elongated, much more interesting, are now actively used by designers in their projects. Ordinary homeowners also began to pay more attention to this option for tiles for the floor, bathroom, bathroom, kitchen apron..
In this project, where elongated hexagons are laid in the form of a mix of tiles of different shades of green, they are chaotic, especially like a scattering of leaves. Yes, this method of installation is rather complicated, it requires preliminary layout, careful planning and selection. But what an original kitchen apron turned out!
Elongated hexagonal tiles can be laid both vertically and horizontally. Both options are able to visually either raise or expand the space and are very interesting in their own way..
A beautiful effect is provided by a combination, alternation of elongated hexagons of different shades. Sometimes these are contrasting colors, sometimes – shades of the same primary color.
Designers are not afraid to combine different types of hexagons in decoration, for example, shower walls and bathroom floors..
A wall lined with elongated hexes can become an accent focal point. For example, as in this kitchen, where a wide window was framed with such tiles.
Once again, the unusual styling option and the bright blue tint of the tiles turned the kitchen backsplash into a very noticeable interior design detail..
The shape of the hexagons can be like this. The result is a very stylish and classic styling that is somewhat reminiscent of a carriage coupler for upholstered furniture..
The shape and size of a tile in the form of elongated hexagons can be very different. From wider hexagons that are slightly larger than a mosaic, to narrow, large slabs used on the floor. Crayons tiles are suitable for a wide variety of interiors – both modern and classic, always looking unusual, elegant and stylish.