Kitchen Tiles

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Kitchen Tiles

Our designers will work with you to create the kitchen of your dreams, built with tiles created uniquely for you. UniqueTiles provides you with free design consultations and a free visualisation service.

We take your image and kitchen dimensions and ask you to specify where the design will be placed. From there, we use this information to create a visual of how your finished kitchen will look. We’ll then send you the presentation as an email attachment, and you’ll get to see the finished product before it even begins. You can also request a sample tile to see the actual design and colours on your tiles. We’ll work with you to bring your dream kitchen to life in living colour with our bespoke kitchen unique tiles.
Our tiles are easy to install—you can do it yourself or hire a professional tiler. We’ll send you a grid image of how the tiles should be installed; each tile is numbered on the back, so all you have to do is find where the tile is located on the grid and install the tile in the corresponding position in your kitchen.

Our customer service representatives are happy to answer any questions you may have, or resolve any concerns that may come throughout the entire process of ordering your unique kitchen tiles. Our goal is to bring your dream kitchen from conception to reality. You’ll have a beautiful, unique kitchen space, a luxurious, stunning space to rest and refresh.

Bespoke kitchen tiles provide an easy and affordable way to craft a customised kitchen for your home. Customized tiles can be used for either new-build kitchens or renovation of older kitchens. By combining your personality and style preferences with the decorative features of bespoke tiles, your kitchen will become a beautiful and timeless room in your home. Uniquetiles brings the kitchen of your dreams to life with customised kitchen tiles designed by you and crafted by our artisans.

The Importance of Kitchens in Our Homes

Throughout history, from ancient times to the 21st century, cooking areas and kitchens have been the focal point of home life. Over time, the kitchen maintained its importance in the home but was often separated from the main living areas as a place of heat and soot, with all the messiness of cooking. Kitchens offered no beauty or value to the home.
These days, kitchens have again become the central hub of the home for families, as well as a place to socialise with friends. Due to the importance of kitchens, many people choose to renovate and even build new kitchens for their homes. Unique tiles have become a popular choice when it comes to building a new kitchen or updating an older kitchen.

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Things to Consider Before Designing with Bespoke Kitchen Tiles

Current trends in kitchen design include an abundance of colour, geometric or organic designs, and more. How can these design elements fit into your kitchen with bespoke tiles? You’ll first need to consider your kitchen’s layout; is your kitchen in one room or does it share open space with your living room or dining area?
If your kitchen is in its own space, then you have more freedom to decorate in any colour and unique tile design you prefer. However, if your kitchen has an open floor plan and shares space with another room, then it’s best to create design elements that blend the rooms.
For instance, you might need to consider a colour motif that can be used in both your kitchen and living room and dining area. The goal is to have the open space between rooms flow smoothly from room to room, not be cut up by completely different colours and other style elements.

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Unique Kitchen Tile Design Ideas

Bespoke kitchen tile designs can be used in all types of kitchens—from traditional and country kitchens to contemporary kitchen designs.

Traditional Kitchens

Traditional kitchens feature architectural elements such as mouldings, arches, raised-panel cabinets, and more. Details are of the utmost importance in a traditional kitchen. These kitchens borrow stylistic designs from the past, incorporating them into a more modern design, which makes custom crafted tiles a welcome design element.
Bespoke kitchen tiles in a traditional kitchen might be used on the backsplash, an area of the wall located above the countertop and below the upper cabinets. You could efficiently use a traditional design for custom tiles—maybe something such as a herringbone design done in neutral shades of beige and tan to match the curtains or flooring, or to contrast with the countertop. The possibilities are unlimited when you work with UniqueTiles.
Country kitchens bring the past to life, featuring easy, carefree design elements. Country designs may feature neutral colours, such as tan, brown and beige; or can even be done in classic white, with soft colour accents in primary colours, such as red, yellow, or blue. Open shelves are another feature of country kitchens. These shelves are utilitarian and pragmatic, but also offer a decorative aspect to the room. Cabinets are often furniture-style, recalling past eras of armoires and pie safes.

In a country kitchen, you might consider using bespoke tiles in a low backsplash that follows the countertop around the room. The design could be simple—such square tiles are done in colours of brick—both red and tan, alternating with a row of red brick tiles, then a row of tan brick custom tiles, set on edge, to create a border just above the countertop. You could also add a matching decorative bespoke tile inset above your stove.
Contemporary kitchens generally feature cutting-edge appliances, concrete countertops and more. The modern kitchen offers practicality and simplicity, with functional, sleek appliances and hardware for cabinets and drawers. You won’t find the avocado appliances from the 1950s in a contemporary kitchen. Instead, you’ll find stylish appliances with sleek designs. Steel, chrome, concrete and natural elements are also part of modern kitchen design. Some contemporary kitchens may also include an open floor plan, with the kitchen connected to other spaces, such as the living or dining area.

Unique tiles can easily be used in contemporary kitchen designs. Mosaics or tile murals, made from custom tiles, can be used on the wall above the stove or incorporated into a neutral backsplash. You might choose to create a personalised mosaic, such as a garden scene, to cover the lower border of the splashback all around your kitchen. Your design options are limitless when incorporating bespoke tiles into your kitchen’s design.
Unique Bespoke Kitchen Tile Ideas
With UniqueTiles, your imagination is the only limit to the beautiful kitchen you can create. Here are additional ideas on what you can use to design a personalised kitchen with bespoke tiles.
With bespoke kitchen tiles, you can use a favourite photo or image to create an artistic touch in your kitchen, no matter what the style. You might choose to use a brightly coloured picture of your favourite fruit or fruits—such as a photo of red and green apples. Or you can bring the ocean or sea into your kitchen by using a beautiful beach and shoreline image.
Don’t be afraid to bring a touch of whimsy to your kitchen with unique kitchen tiles. You could use images of butterflies, in pastel colours, randomly interspersed on bespoke tiles with a neutral background of white or cream. Bespoke kitchen tiles can also be used to create dramatic geometric designs along the backsplash and over the stove. At UniqueTiles, we’ll work with you to bring your ideas from conception to reality.
UniqueTiles Offers Quality Bespoke Kitchen Tiles
When you work with UniqueTiles, you can be assured that our bespoke kitchen tiles are of the highest quality. Our tiles come with a 25-year warranty; our tiles are durable and stand the test of time.
If you can imagine it, we can bring the kitchen of your dreams from conception to reality with our beautifully crafted bespoke kitchen tiles.

Are you thinking about adding a new tile to your kitchen wall? You have probably looked at many different examples including natural stone, glass, porcelain and even metal. Some of these options might provide you with the look that you want to achieve, but installing the tile is a completely different issue. Unless you have experienced as a contractor, or if you have laid tile before, you might be able to do an exceptional job. However, if you lack the skills necessary to install the tile, you might need to hire a professional. If that is out of the budget, don’t worry! It’s not that hard to do. Let’s take a look at four easy steps on how to tile a kitchen, steps that will allow you to do this on your own.

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Purchasing Your Tile And Materials

The preliminary step is getting everything that you need to get the project started. You’ll need to purchase the tile that you want for your kitchen at your local home improvement store or a speciality tile company like UniqueTiles. Keep in mind that porcelain and ceramic are much more expensive than vinyl, or even laminate, therefore make a choice based upon what will be aesthetically pleasing, as well as what you can afford. You are also going to need grout, a couple of boxes or tubs of premixed mortar, and also an assortment of tools including knee pads, a square, a level, possibly a tile cutter, a notched trowel, a utility knife and a couple of large buckets with a sponge. Once you have all of this material and have thoroughly cleaned the kitchen, you will be ready to start the tiling process.

Laying The Tile

Now that you have your guideline in place, it’s time to start laying tile. You will want to start at the opposite end of the kitchen, working your way toward the entryway. You will need to mix up another batch of mortar and spread it thinly following the rows or lines that you have laid out. You also want to make sure that you leave room for tile spacers, the area where the grout will be added. Make sure that you press down on the tile to ensure that no air bubbles are beneath. As you do each row, add the spacers, and continue backing up toward the entryway.

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Mixing The Adisive

The next step is to mix the adisive that you will use to secure your tile to the floor. It should be relatively thick, similar to mod in its consistency, yet thin enough to easily come off of the trowel. You will want to spread a thin layer of mortar on the floor evenly, using wide sweeping motions. If you need to put cement board in place to reinforce the floor first, do this before you begin to mortar. After the mortar dries, you will want to use your tools to begin drawing vertical and horizontal reference lines. This is easy if you have a mason’s chalk line that can snap the lines into place in just a few minutes.

Adding The Grout

The final step of the process is adding the grout between the tiles. Simply pull the tile spacers 1-2 mm out, and fill the gaps with grout, adding it in rows, and backing up, the same way that you did when laying the tiles. Be sure to wipe the grout lines with a moistened sponge to remove any excess and to keep it level. After a couple of days, the grout will have fully cured, and you can seal the grout to complete the project.

This quick tutorial on how to tile a kitchen should provide you with the steps necessary to tile your kitchen on your own. Although it might be easier to hire a contractor, if it is a small kitchen, you can probably do this even if you don’t have prior experience. Using this simple tutorial on how to tile a kitchen, you should be able to complete the entire project in just a couple days. If you would like to have custom tiles made to your specification with your favourite designs, you can find out more information on how to get tiles created per your exact specifications by contacting UniqueTiles today.

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