Stone-Look Porcelain Tile - Element - from Atlas Concorde USA
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Is Stone Tile in Style? - Top 4 Reasons to Choose Stone-Look Porcelain Tile

Now more than ever, consumers are looking to floor and décor tile to add textured, natural allure to living spaces. What’s more, with advances in tile manufacturing methods, it’s possible to bring lasting style to an entryway, kitchen or bathroom. Given its nature-inspired appearance, multifaceted texture and enhanced durability, stone-look porcelain tile was one of the top trends of 2022. Here are four reasons we recommend stone-look porcelain tile and continue to sing its praises.

Stone-look porcelain tile from Atlas Concorde USA
Stone-look porcelain tile from Atlas Concorde USA

Rugged elegance brings connectivity to nature

The organic aesthetic and tactile finish of stone-look porcelain tile makes it a top choice for creating comforting spaces infused with the beauty of the outdoors. True to the biophilic design trend, stone-look porcelain tile features delicate reliefs that mimic natural stone. Its hyper-realistic appearance brings the tranquility of nature to any surface in the home.

Enjoy the beauty of stone with the durability of porcelain 

Natural stone is porous, meaning liquids are easily absorbed. Annual resealing is essential to avoid staining issues, requiring more time, effort and money than porcelain. Stone-look porcelain tile, on the other hand, delivers the same natural elegance in addition to enhanced durability and minimal upkeep. Stone-look tile stays in style because of its resistance to the damaging effects caused by moisture, including scratching, staining or chipping. Without the worry of stains, mold or mildew, stone-look porcelain tile is a lower-maintenance option that looks just like the real thing.

Blur the line between indoor and outdoor living spaces

Inspired by the colors and rugged appearance of natural materials, stone-look porcelain tile can help create cohesive living spaces that blur the line between indoors and outdoors. Grip-finish options, such as those in the Element Collection, provide enhanced slip- and fade-resistance, making it possible for homeowners to use stone-inspired tile across an outdoor patio or deck. Its beauty will endure heavy foot traffic or weathering. The look can be continued through an adjacent indoor living space using a matte finish.

The range of options makes new design horizons possible 

Offered in a range of floor and décor tile options, there are endless design possibilities for stone-look porcelain tile. The variety of shapes, such as hexagons, diamonds or triangles can help lead the eye to the main focal points in the room. With deep, rich colorways and the use of subtle variations in texture, stone-look porcelain tile brings the character of the raw material to any surface.

Atlas Concorde USA's Element stone-look porcelain tile
Indoor or outdoor; enjoy the beauty of Atlas Concorde USA's Element

Given the many reasons listed above, stone-look porcelain is a wonderful choice when deciding on a tile that will enhance your space. Delivering the look of stone with the performance qualities of porcelain, it provides a low-maintenance appeal. Grip and matte finish options make it possible to bring the restorative energy of stone to any setting, merging indoor environments with the natural world. Considering the emphasis on designing living spaces that create a sense of place and connectivity to nature, stone-look porcelain tile is a trend that is here to stay.

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