Tile Patterns


Customize your living space with tile.


The herringbone tile pattern is a classic and visually striking design in which rectangular tiles are laid at 90-degree angles to form a zigzag or “V” shape. Patterns can be achieved with various tile sizes and materials.

  • Popular choice for floors, walls, and backsplashes
  • Creates a sense of movement and sophistication
  • Adds a touch of timeless elegance to any space


The subway tile pattern is a classic arrangement of rectangular tiles, reminiscent of those found in early 20th-century subway stations. With a clean, staggered layout, it effortlessly blends vintage charm with modern simplicity. The enduring appeal lies in its ability to blend seamlessly with both traditional and contemporary aesthetics.

  • Versatile, simple and timeless design
  • Popular in any space from kitchens to bathrooms
  • Commonly used in commercial settings


The basketweave tile pattern emulates the woven texture of traditional baskets. Square tiles, often in contrasting colors, are arranged in pairs, creating a visually appealing interwoven design. This classic pattern adds a touch of sophistication and charm to floors and walls, combining timeless elegance with a distinctive visual appeal.

  • Popular choice for floors, walls, and backsplashes
  • Often used with contrasting colors or materials
  • Adds a touch of timeless elegance to any space


The broken bond tile pattern is a modern and dynamic arrangement of rectangular tiles, deviating from traditional linear layouts. In this pattern, the tiles are installed in an offset or staggered fashion , creating a visually interesting and irregular appearance.

  • Popular choice to create visually engaging design
  • Versatile — can be applied with various tile sizes and colors
  • Introduces a sense of movement and style to any space

Bernier Remodeling is your trusted partner for all your tile design and installation needs. With our commitment to excellence and a passion for craftsmanship, we transform spaces with precision and creativity.

Key Tile Work Considerations

1. Tile Patterns and Layouts

  • Herringbone, subway, and mosaic patterns can add character.
  • Consider the scale of your bathroom to determine the ideal tile size

2. Grout Options

  • Choose the right grout color to complement your tile selection.
  • Select epoxy grout for maximum water resistance.

3. Accent Tiles

  • Add a touch of personality with accent tiles or decorative borders.
  • Create a focal point in your bathroom’s design.

4. Wet Areas

  • Ensure proper waterproofing and sealing in wet areas like the shower and around the bathtub.

While DIY tile projects are certainly possible, working with a professional tile installer such as Bernier ensures:

  • Precise and expert installation.
  • Proper waterproofing and sealing.
  • A stress-free process with minimal room for error.

Tile work in bathrooms is a versatile and creative way to enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of your space. Whether you aim for a spa-like retreat, a contemporary haven, or a timeless classic, the right tiles can transform your bathroom into your dream sanctuary. Contact Jason to discuss your bathroom tile project, get design inspiration, and embark on the journey to elevating your bathroom’s style and functionality. Discover how the art of tile work can bring your vision to life.

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“Many thanks and highest recommendations to Jason of Bernier remodeling.com for going above and beyond in remodeling our bathroom.
From coordinating operations in a single bath home, while replacing an old window and water damaged wall, and gutting and updating the whole room,
Jason made the whole process painless. The finished product vastly exceeds our expectations, especially for such a small space to work with.
We highly recommend Jason and will seek him out for future projects.”

Bathroom Remodel Client, Milford