2021 Tile Trends for Your Home

Are you looking for a fashionable, low-maintenance, and relatively affordable way to add character to your home interior? Tile is a beautiful addition to any home and to any part of a home, its versatility is making it increasingly popular in 2021. Here’s what’s trending so far this year:

Bring the Outdoors in

Last year was challenging for many. As a result of spending so much time indoors and the added stress of the pandemic, many people are trying to make their space more relaxing. It’s no surprise that peaceful settings such as nature inspire home renovations. 

Incorporating natural elements into your home decor can bring a sense of tranquility and add a new dimension to a room. There are many ways to bring the outdoor elements in, and with recent technological advancements, it’s easier than ever. Ceramic tile is made in countless natural textures, colors, and designs. 


Over the years, tile trends have gone through the rainbow but this year neutrals are taking center stage. A neutral tone tile selection matches just about any interior decor or style. The most sought-after neutral tones are tans, greys, and greens. If you decide to hop on the neutral tone train, consider incorporating textured tile to add more depth. Interested in implementing green tile into your home? Here are 23 Green Tile Ideas for Your Kitchen and Bath!

Hexagon Heaven 

Kick the traditional tile shapes to the curb! Hexagonal tiles are desirable this year because they’re a tad unconventional, yet they carry the same appeal of traditional tile as an easily repeatable pattern. Hexagon tiles are available in every pattern, color, texture, and size you can dream of. Mix your hexagonal tile with square or rectangular tiles to add complexity to your design. 

Bigger the Better 

Lastly, XXL tiles are making a statement this year, and are guaranteed to capture the attention of anyone that walks in the room. Thanks to fewer grout lines, large format tiles make a room feel more open and spacious. Aside from its visual appeal and ability to make a room look bigger, people appreciate large format tile for its easy maintenance. 

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About the Author

Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes. She has consistently been one of the top Realtors in the Long Beach area. Prior to her award-winning career in real estate with the Shannon jones Team, Shannon has had successful careers in journalism and public relations. She holds a bachelors degree from UC Irvine and a masters degree from UC Berkeley. Shannon holds E-Pro, CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), and PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) certifications. Shannon is very personable and maintains a very strong moral compass, always putting the best interest of home buyers/sellers above monetary goals. A California native, Shannon enjoys gardening, travel, reading, cooking and poker when she’s not selling homes MY DESIGNATIONS Lic# 01247705 | CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) | E-Pro | PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) MY SERVICE AREAS Anaheim Bellflower Buena Park Carson Cerritos Cypress Downey Fountain Valley Garden Grove Huntington Beach La Palma Lakewood Long Beach Los Alamitos Los Angeles County Norwalk Orange County Rossmoor San Pedro Seal Beach Signal Hill South Bay Westminster