2022 Tile Trend Forecast

TERRACOTTA & EARTH TONES

The earthy warm tones of clay and terracotta are growing in popularity; ranging from the lightest shades of peach and clay, through to burnt orange and deep brick, all shades of terracotta are becoming popular in both interior and exterior spaces. Recreate the saturated terracotta landscapes from holiday getaways or Moroccan architecture, with warmly toned porcelain tiling.

GROND ONE/ TWO

HARS ONE/ TWO

OLUKI

NEVALI

PALERMO

SAGOL

SCULPTURAL TILES

Sculptural tiles can be applied to accentuate architectural spaces. Choose vibrant shades to create a statement and an eye-catching feature wall, or select a more neutral colour palette for a more subtle and sophisticated feel. The 3D formats offer light reflecting textures that add depth and movements to walls. Play with shapes, patterns, and colours with our selection below:

BINARY

KAWAY

STRIATION

NALAKARA

AVENA

VARIA

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Sustainability is no longer singled out as a ‘trend’ because it has become increasingly prominent in our everyday lives. Sustainable material sourcing is an important aspect that is now integrated into the majority of design decisions. As a planet we are far more conscious about sustainable living and the ways in which we can reduce our carbon footprint, and Grestec is pleased to announce that its working towards a net zero climate impact by 2030 (read more here).

Grestec offer many ranges with high recycled content and environmental certifications including EPD, Leed, ISO 14001, ISO 9001:2005 and Breeam, we have selected a few below.

Please note: We are currently working through adding environmental information to our tile literature, so it’s always best to ask our team, as the range may be eco-friendly even if our literature doesn’t state it yet.

AGRI POZZO - 40%

GADARA - 40%

TITAN - 50%

NALAKARA 69%

Dorado

DORADO 40%

Wilde FMO30075

WILDE - 40%

NATURALLY WEATHERED

Naturally weathered style tiles provide users a closer connection to nature. Purposely worn in, tumbled, un-even edged tiles for a lived-in look can be used to create a relaxed interior style.

HAVASU

HAMPTON

GROND TWO

DYNAMIC PATTERN

For 2022, geometrics are here to stay, with designs embracing maverick, vibrant patterns, and bold colours. Up the ante with dynamic surface decoration that helps to zone spaces and incorporate a creative flair. 

WEIMAR

LIRIO

MATITA

WARM WOOD

As modern Scandi interiors continue to rise in popularity, the inclusion of wood within a design scheme is now much more favoured. Wood effect porcelain stoneware is a great alternative to natural wood, to provide the natural tones of wood and feelings of warmth, but with the high-quality technical properties of porcelain.

LUMBER ONE/ THREE

BLYTON

Mitrewood ABS33571

MITREWOOD

SMOOTH MINIMALISM

Offer calmness with minimalistic stone effect porcelain; ranging from tonal neutrals to slate grey. Grestec offer high quality contemporary porcelain stone tiles that embody minimalism and the pure aesthetics of natural stone, suitable for internal and external applications for seamless designs. 

GROND ONE

MADISON

RADA

WALLPAPER TILES

The concept of ‘Wall Decor’ means reducing the visual perception of joints to create a continuous ceramic surface, resulting in an impressive wallpaper effect. Utilise this style to bring a new lease of life and a pop of colour to interior designs. Our wallpaper effect tiles combine various quirky styles from vibrant tropical prints to floral patterns and classic retro styles.

VISTA ART

ARA

OSISI