5 Edgy Tile Trends

Take a walk on the wild tile side, with unexpected designs and tile trends for walls and floors.

Cutting-edge style can cover a range of looks, from the glamour of polished alabaster to the grittiness of a graffiti-covered urban street. Whether inspired by the mainstreaming of subculture via films like Exit Through the Gift Shop, the popularity of converted lofts, the popularity of Tony Duquette causing cravings for malachite, or the '70s-luxe styles brought about by Kelly Wearstler's odes to bravura modern, the tile industry is watching and responding. Here's a sampling of some of the most cutting-edge looks from around the world that are trending in tile for 2013, on display at the Coverings show in Atlanta in spring 2013.

By: Becky Harris

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