Subway Tile – Classic and Contemporary

Schumacher Homes Charleston A Owners' Retreat Bathroom (Akron, Ohio Model Home)

Subway tile makes for a sleek and shiny backsplash for the Jack and Jill sinks in our Schumacher Homes of Akron Charleston A Model Home.

It’s been over 100 years since this classic decorative accent made its debut in the New York City Subway System, and its popularity has only grown – becoming a true American classic look.

Use different colored grout for a grid-like effect to your subway tile.

Use different colored grout for a grid-like effect to your subway tile.

Subway tile offers an excellent choice because it’s both beautiful and functional. You can go colored or classic white, then achieve an artistic pop with a contrasting grout.

Use marbled or textured subway tile for a dressier look.

Use marbled or textured subway tile for a dressier look.

Subway tile makes an awesome backsplash for your kitchen. You can create a durable, easy-to-clean backsplash that will help make your kitchen into one of your favorite rooms in your new home.

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The uses for this on-trend tile are endless – floors, walls, backsplashes, and bathtub surrounds; in stacks, offset, chevron, herringbone or other creative patterns! Check out Schumacher Homes Bathroom and Kitchen Photo Galleries for more subway tile inspiration!