Porcelanosa's Seedwood collection.
Contourz concrete tile by Lunada Bay Tile.
Walker Zanger's Duquesa collection.
Marble Systems' Elements Collection.
Best Tile's Essex Italian collection of wood-look porcelain.
Chroma mosaic-tile from Onix's Allure Collection.
Elysium's Cavalier line of porcelain tile.

Cutting Edge

Spectacular surfaces in tile

THE LOOK OF WOOD
Porcelanosa’s Seedwood collection of wood-look porcelain tiles comes in large-format, 10-by-59-inch planks and four complementary accent tiles. A fit for both wall and floor applications, the tiles are sturdy and easy to maintain. Available in 11 shades; Ice Minnesota Camel is pictured. porcelanosa-usa.com

SCULPTURAL SURFACE
Contours concrete tiles by Lunada Bay Tile are perfect for wall applications, offering tactile, raised profiles that create a sculptural surface. The sustainable collection comes in five motifs and also includes flat field tiles in an assortment of sizes and shapes. Available in 18 hues. lunadabaytile.com

VINTAGE VIBE
Inspired by sources ranging from Italian textiles to Moroccan mosaics, Walker Zanger’s Duquesa collection of hand-painted ceramic tiles creates a vintage look. Pictured above, a kitchen backsplash in the Fatima motif with a matte finish. Available locally at Architectural Ceramics. architecturalceramics.com; walkerzanger.com

CUSTOM CRAFT
The durable Waterfall line of porcelain tile is part of Marble Systems’ Elements Collection, available by special order. Crafted from a customizable selection of patterns and mosaics, the tiles come in four colorways. marblesystems.com

ALL IN A GLAZE
The Essex Italian collection of wood-look porcelain tiles comes in a Matte or Lux finish; the latter employs a new glazing mechanism to produce a reflective surface. Available in six vivid tones, in an eight-by-48-inch rectangular format at area Best Tile locations. besttile.com

MADE IN SPAIN
Onix, the Spanish glass mosaic-tile manufacturer, premiered its Allure Collection in Spring 2018. One of 11 designs in the collection, Chroma (pictured) was inspired by bold prints and Art Deco motifs. It comes in a range of colorways, finishes and textures. onixmosaico.com

RUSTIC STYLE
Manufactured using a high-definition inkjet glaze, Elysium’s Cavalier line of porcelain tile replicates the rustic, distressed appearance of whitewashed and reclaimed wood. Pictured here in both Bianco and Nero colorways, the eight-and-a-half-by-40-inch planks are available locally at Mosaic Tile. mosaictileco.com