Wood Look Tile Trends


Wood look tile has established itself as a standard in the tile industry. It’s not the newcomer it once was, but it keeps reinventing itself. With interesting new colors, details, and applications, it never feels outdated either.

Here are the three newest ways to use wood look tile that are timeless but maintain a contemporary hint to keep your design fresh.
Residential foyer with floor tile that looks like wood in a cassettone pattern, white door with side windows, pendant lighting, and coffered ceiling.

Patterns

Planks in patterns are the biggest news in wood look tile right now. Herringbone, chevron, parquet, and variations on these are everywhere. They have a fresh look with a vintage edge that makes these patterns both on-trend and classic. 

Modern bedroom design with floor tile that looks like gray seasoned wood, king bed, chaise lounge, and chandelier hanging from lighted tray ceiling.

Mixing Colors

Another interesting wood look flooring is mixed colors. Wide variation of color makes the floor look more dynamic but retains continuity of mood and warmth throughout the room.


Daltile’s Cinematic offers 8 colors palettes that vary in contrast and depth.
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Use in Contemporary Design

Wood look tile is often used in more traditional designs. But that shouldn't stop you from using it in contemporary, urban industrial, or a Scandinavian-influenced design. It can be as sleek as concrete or marble if you pick the right look.


Several of our wood look trend series have a streamlined, smooth look that is well suited to modern and contemporary styles.

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Shop Wood Look Tile

From oak to acacia, weathered to little variation, see our broad selection of wood look tile.

Spacious hotel lobby and bar with wood-look tile floor in a herringbone pattern. Light brown leather modern style low arm chairs and coffee tables on the side.

Wood Look Tile vs. Real Wood

Wood look tile is more realistic looking than ever and offers perks wood doesn’t.

Spacious bathroom with large glass shower on the right wall and long mirrored vanity on the left. Wood-look porcelain tile floor throughout.

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Shower

Real wood in a shower is crazy. But slip-resistant wood look tile is perfect for the shower.

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Grout for Wood Look Tile

Our experts provide these 5 things you need to know about grout for wood look tile.

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