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Visions in Tile

Visions tile and stone, inc. has always stayed on the cutting edge of our industry. Tile is still a top contender of choice in residential and commercial settings due to its versatility and durability. Today’s porcelain and stone tile options conform to any style that meets a sought-after look. Modern, avant-garde, industrial, farmhouse, traditional and mid-century tile looks are popular in today’s market. Tile should create a feeling of happiness and energy. Luxurious colors, surprising textures, unique shapes and incredibly large formats are increasing in popularity.

While the consumers want a fresh, crisp appeal, they also desire their space to be cozy and inviting. Floor to ceiling wraps in tile create a beautiful flow to the space, especially in baths. Exterior tiles, porcelains and stones, for paving patios have created a lot of interest from the consumer. Patterned encaustic and porcelain tiles create an inviting outdoor living area. Wood look tiles are very popular for floors and walls, giving a calm approach to the area.  Full height backsplashes, counter to ceiling, emphasize the strength of this focal point.

The tile market has so many new formats and sizes. Bigger is better! 24 x 48” and 30 x 60” tiles are increasing in popularity for an upscale look. Square tiles are back! 24 x 24” has become the standard. These formats reduce the amount of grout used, as many large formats are rectified allowing a tight grout joint. The production of porcelain tiles has surpassed everyone’s expectations! Natural stones are scanned and reproduced on this strong body tile.

The designs are limitless. Mosaics, hexagons, fish scales, pickets, chevrons, lanterns, circles, triangles! The waterjet has made so many shapes possible. Many tiles can be ordered in customized colors to create a personal and unique installation. Terrazzo tile has made a big comeback, especially in a midcentury modern look. Metal is being incorporated into designs, with natural gold, bronze and black as popular newcomers.

Warm and cool tones together define a new direction for colors. Organic tones of nature are the popular trend. Soft beige, warm whites and warm pastels are coming back into the market. Bold colors, especially blue and green, have been a strong accent in the industry. Though we may see these colors making a comeback, greys and blacks are still very popular.

With beautiful changes in the world of tile, the consumer can enjoy the art and practicality of tile in many forms. At Visions tile and stone, inc., our gallery of tile changes frequently to keep up with the look and needs of our customers.  Before making your final tile selections, visit our showroom to see how our experienced and talented staff can help you create your vision on your next project.

Visions tile and stone, inc.

6801 E 14th Street 

Tulsa, OK 74112

  • Nancy Paschal-Smith and Ashley Ashley Zimmerman. Photo credit Michael McRuiz