Subway tile is a style of white glazed ceramic tile, that was used on the walls of the New York City subway stations in the early twentieth century, especially the 3" × 6" size which was used then. Today Subway tile comes in all sorts of colors, and can be laid down in many different patterns.
Subway tile is simple, timeless, and very cost effective. What I like most about subway tile is how versatile is it. With some creativity, you can achieve a variety of patterns, and textures with just one low-cost tile. Here are eleven different examples of how you can lay subway tile. Which one do you like best?