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Grey Tile Guide

Grey is one of the most popular colours when it comes to decorating homes, so it’s no surprise that grey tiles are our most popular search on the Direct Tile Warehouse website. 

Available in a range of shades, grey tiles work well in both modern and traditional homes, in hallways, bathrooms, kitchens, outdoors... anywhere around your home. 

Our helpful guide is here to show you how grey tiles are the winning combination of elegant charm with low maintenance and durability.

Argon Grey Tiles

What’s great about grey tiles

Whether you use grey tiles as a backdrop for bold accessories or accents, or let them steal the show, grey tiles have the amazing ability to turn a mundane room into a high-functional, polished area.

They’re unlikely to date too, as grey tiles have a timeless appeal – an on-trend colour combined with stylish clean lines for a sophisticated look.

What goes with grey tiles?

Everything! Grey tiles go with almost any style and colour furniture, whether you use them to tone down vibrant décor, or make them a design feature in their own right. Make a statement by pairing them with bold colours like mustards, create an earthy look with green tones and tan-coloured furniture, or go more delicate with soft faux furs and velvets.

Which colour grout to use for grey tiles?

Grout is often a last-minute decision, but the choice of grout colour can change the look of your space entirely.

Grey tiles + grey grout


A uniform look that makes the room appear bigger thanks to the seamless lines

Grey tiles + white grout
Makes the shape of the individual tiles pop out – perfect for emphasizing metro tiles or a herringbone pattern

Grey tiles + black grout
Perfect for a monochrome or industrial look, with the benefit of staying clean for longer.

Grey tiles + coloured grout
Why not add subtle shading by using coloured grout?

Faux grout lines
Our Avon and Boulevard ranges are single tiles creating the effect of four small tiles.


Shop our grout range here.

Grey Tile Sizes

Cemento Large Grey Tiles

Large Grey Tiles

 

If you're looking for a seamless, neutral base, then try large format tiles. Our Cemento range is a great choice for a minimalist, modern look that you can add to with splashes of colour, accessories or plants.

Dotti Floor Tiles

Medium Grey Tiles 

 

If you’ve got a smaller kitchen, opt for medium-sized grey tiles and use matching grout to make the area appear bigger and create the illusion of continuous space. Our Dotti range is one of our best sellers, with a lovely speckled appearance combined with tough durability.

Eternity Grey Tiles

Small Grey Tiles 

 

Creating a traditional look or a beautiful floor tile pattern? Try smaller grey tiles either on their own or as a design option to create feature walls or floors. Our Eternity tiles have an attractive shape that's ideal for patterns on walls or as grey patterned floor tiles.

 

Grey Tile Finishes

Tessino Grey Tiles

Grey Gloss Tiles

 

If you're looking to create a feeling of luxury and quality with your tiles, then try grey marble effect tiles. They offer a sophisticated look with a high gloss finish that exudes opulence but come at a price to suit all budgets. Our Tessino marble effect tiles are a great choice in a lovely smoky grey. 

Tierra Grey Floor Tiles

Grey Matt Tiles 

 

If you don't want the shine of gloss, then go for matt tiles with lovely finishes that still have plenty of character. Our Tierra grey floor tiles have a fabulous natural look and are available in a range of shades. 

 

Grey Tile Styles

Dolmen Grey Metro Tiles

Grey Metro Tiles

 

If you like the idea of the classic subway tile, but want a different colour to white, try a grey metro tile. Available in gloss, a natural-looking brick effect, or these lovely matt Dolmen tiles in a soft shade of grey. Choose coordinating grout for a seamless look or contrasting grout to make them really pop!

Urban Grey Glass Mosaic Tiles

Grey Splashback Tiles 

 

If you’re looking for a kitchen splashback, smaller tiles will give you the flexibility to play around with feature wall designs. Grey mosaic tiles are a lovely choice for modern kitchens, such as our Urban range in a funky elongated hexagon shape.

Nikea Grey Patchwork Tiles

Grey Patchwork Tiles

 

Get the vintage look with a spot of patchwork. Our Nikea patchwork range come in a medley of different patterns, ideal for creating an eye-catching and unique effect that will complete your kitchen’s shabby chic décor.

Howard Grey Victorian Tiles

Grey Victorian Tiles

 

Victorian tiles are not only fantastic for period homes, but they can also create a grand entrance hall, fantastic feature wall or a glamorous monotone-themed bathroom or kitchen in a contemporary home. Our Howard grey Victorian tiles form an eye-catching pattern and offer a little grip, making them ideal for busy family homes.

Vintage Grey Wood Effect Tiles

Grey Wood Effect Tiles

 

Wood effect tiles give the luxurious effect of timber without the price tag. Grey wood effect tiles are ideal if you want a softer or lighter shade than brown. Our Vintage tiles are a wonderful choice for shabby chic fans and have an R10 anti-slip rating for heavy traffic areas.

Roma Grey Split Face Tiles

Grey Split Face Tiles

 

Split face wall tiles are perfect for adding the 'wow' factor in bathrooms, kitchens and living areas… even outdoors! They’re great for adding some interest and texture. Try our Roma feature wall tiles in a stylish mix of cool grey tones.

Borgogna Grey Tiles

Grey Natural Stone Tiles

 

Natural stone tiles are available in a range of textures and shades, and are perfect for rustic kitchens, and the great outdoors. Look out for tiles with weather resistance and anti-slip properties for paving outdoor areas to create a stylish, contemporary look. A modular tile such as our Borgogna range gives you the opportunity to create a unique design.

Architonic Light Grey Tiles

Grey Indoor to Outdoor Tiles

 

Achieve a seamless flow throughout your home and into your outdoor spaces by choosing one of our contemporary grey tile ranges which can be used inside and out. Our Architonic tiles are an ideal choice for this.

Nistos Grey Tiles

Grey Patio, Porch and Garden Tiles

 

If you’re looking for something more attractive than grey paving slabs for your exterior areas, then grey patio and garden tiles are perfect for a clutter-free look that creates a sense of space and well-being. Our Nistos tiles are available in two different shades of grey and have an R12 anti-slip rating.


Customer case studies

Gemma's Cemento grey tile bathroom   Beth's Victorian tiles cloakroom   Customer grey bathroom   Grey tiles in customer's garden
Cemento tiles in Gemma's bathroom   Victorian tiles in Beth's cloakroom   Grey tiles in Courtney's bathroom   Architonic tiles in Mrs S's garden

 

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