Some interior design trends never go out of style, think marble surfaces and geometric patterns, and the truly timeless experience rolling revivals throughout the years. Well, we’re here to tell you the delightfully speckled terrazzo tile is one such classic.
Once the mainstay of mid-century homes, this sustainable and chic composite tile is made by setting chips of marble, quartz, metal or glass in resin or concrete. The process of making these custom tiles is quite laborious, making the finished product a little expensive. But if you love the look, there are some great modern alternatives available that won’t break the bank.
Here are our tips for incorporating this stunning style into your home.
Keep it Simple With Monochrome
Now, the terrazzo look can be daunting at first sight, but don’t be overwhelmed by all the Pinterest boards. The beauty of this tile is that it can be as neutral as you like, perfectly complimenting any space with ease. If you’re looking for a style that won’t date but still has a bit of pizzazz, stick with a simple colour palette. A monochrome or cool neutral colour scheme is sophisticated and looks elegant in any bathroom.
Achieve the look:
Our Pietra Lombarda in Off White Matt is a beautiful luxe tile, offering a subtle terrazzo look that won’t overwhelm a space. Compliment this tile with black or silver tapware, and you’ve got yourself a bathroom fit to grace the pages of any design magazine!
Luxe For Less
A custom-made designer terrazzo tile can set you back a pretty penny, but there are some great alternatives readily available. Using a terrazzo look tile in a larger area can be super effective, and create a truly luxurious space.
Achieve the look:
Our Beton Grey Lappato 600 x 600mm tile is an affordable solution for those looking to incorporate this look in their home and offers a great terrazzo/polished concrete effect. Another excellent cost-effective alternative is our Byblos Deco Matt range, our pick to create a sleek and calming vibe in any room.
Terrazzo Suits Any Room
While terrazzo is traditionally used for flooring and commonly found in trendy bathrooms, it can be used in many versatile ways. It’s interesting surface pattern and durability make it the suitable for most uses, so let your imagination run wild and produce a cool effect by incorporating it in unaccepted ways in your home!
Achieve the look
Perfect if you’re considering a backyard reno, the Beton Charcoal External is right at home in the elements. The terrazzo look provides unexpected interest and texture to any outdoor patio, and its grip surface finish will make sure you stay on your feet.
The terrazzo look is here to stay, and our friendly showroom staff can help you achieve it. Head to your local Elegance store to explore the range for yourself, and let our team of experts provide you with all the advice you need to complete your desired project.