Concrete-look tiles – The latest flooring trend



In the past people may have steered clear of using raw concrete as a flooring option because it's perceived as cold, dull and maybe even too industrial.  A concrete look however, is on trend at the moment.  Enter Johnson Tiles with their new Inkjet printer which allows for a concrete look to be printed onto ceramic and porcelain tile bodies.   

Photorealistic designs are printed onto tiles, giving home decorators more options to select from including raw concrete and even the softer tones of screeded designs. Concrete-look tiles are easy to install and require less maintenance than real concrete options.

The concrete-look range is extensive with many colour variations.  There are also different tile formats and sizes which again tap into the latest trends, and allow for interesting and creative installation patterns such as herringbone and brick arrangements.

Johnson Tiles, through its inkjet technology, also produces wood-look tiles.  These can be interspersed with the concrete-look tiles or even used as a border which creates a unique look and bespoke feel in any room.  

Concrete-look tiles can be used just about anywhere, indoors or out, including floors, walls, fireplace surrounds and patios. Homeowners can select from a range of colour options to ensure that it blends with the décor of the house.

Grey is still one of the popular colours when it comes to home décor and this is good for people wanting a concrete look. Available in dark and dramatic or soft and serene colour variations, Johnson Tiles concrete-look tiles offer a sophisticated and elegant look.  Grey is a neutral colour and works well with most décor styles. Greys are great for the kitchen too. Kitchens are designed to be sterile places and grey suggests this kind of cool cleanness, grey also works well as it matches well with both modern silver or classic white coloured appliances.

Concrete-look inkjet tiles by Johnson Tiles provide one of the most durable and long-lasting surfaces around. Concrete-look tiles are as functional as they are beautiful and can resist wear and tear, heavy foot traffic, stains, and moisture exposure. They are also cost-effective and easy to maintain, meaning that you can enjoy the beauty of a concrete look without having to worry about colour’s fading or cracking. 

For more information on concrete flooring, contact Johnson Tiles on 011 206 9700 or visit www.johnsontiles.co.za.

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