Outdoor tile gives you a real opportunity to make a visual, mid mod splash. Gather inspiration from these stylish backyards starring some modern tile.
Above, the mosaic square tile in a randomized pattern gives the fountain a modern, pixelated vibe while the lime green tiled wall is bright and easy on the eyes.
There’s so much to love here, but for now, we’ll draw your attention to the patterned tile on the poolside fountain. The pattern adds interest, fun, and texture without stealing the show.
There’s just no getting over the blue glass tile here. Blues are popular mid century modern choice for a reason: It creates a monochromatic contrast with the water.
Here, it’s not just the pool but the retaining wall with textured ModCraft tile.
The textured pattern of this ModCraft tile adds depth and contrast outdoor spaces such as an impressive seating area and outdoor kitchen. See our inaugural Exterior & Landscape special issue for more.
The elevated wall on the far side of this pool creates an area to really show off the tile. This dreamy blue provides slight contrast with the pool and clear desert sky.
Glass mosaic tile in a variety of shades adds some contrast and geometric mid mod flair, especially with the graduated levels.
Why only use tile on the pool’s border? Using blocked patterns of tile on this pool floor makes it memorable–with or without flamingo floaties.
In outdoor spaces prone to water exposure, use materials rated for outdoor use. This outdoor shower’s glazed brick is a sturdy and stylish choice.
Go bold with an outdoor shower in bright, hexagonal, textured tile from Clayhaus Tile.
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