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Rectangle Tiles: A Popular Choice for Appealing Floors

Rectangle tiles are a classic yet versatile choice for modern interiors. Don't be fooled by their straightforward shape. Rectangle tiles, in their quiet grace, hold the power to transform any space. From expansive modern floors to intimate bathroom retreats, these versatile gems offer a canvas for endless creative possibilities.

Their clean lines and elegant proportions lend themselves to various styles, from minimalist to rustic charm. Choose elongated beauties for a sleek, contemporary vibe, or play with textures and finishes for a touch of rustic warmth. The possibilities are truly boundless.

Why Solidshape?

At Solidshape, we offer an exclusive collection curated by renowned artisans and meticulous manufacturers, ensuring every tile is a testament to superior craftsmanship and exquisite design. Our knowledgeable team navigates the world of rectangles with you, helping you find the ideal dimensions, finishes, and layouts to complement your unique vision.

You will find the perfect rectangle tile with us, from glazed porcelain's relaxed elegance to hand-cut terracotta's earthy charm.


What are rectangular tiles called?

Rectangular tiles are often called subway tiles, primarily when used in a classic brick pattern. This term originated from their use in early 20th-century subway stations.

What is the common rectangle tile size?

The most common rectangle tile size is 3x6 inches, but they are available in various sizes, including larger formats like 12x24 inches, to cater to different design needs.

How should rectangular tile be laid?

Rectangular tiles can be laid in several patterns, including the classic subway, herringbone, or basketweave patterns. The choice of pattern depends on the desired aesthetic and the specific space. Laying them in a staggered or offset pattern can create a sense of movement and space, while a straight lay provides a more uniform and structured look.