Subway tile has been around for more than 100 years, but recently it's enjoyed a huge surge in popularity, appearing in bathrooms and kitchens in all kinds of styles, from the very traditional to the super modern. You typically see subway tile in white, in the familiar running bond pattern, but the versatility of their rectangular shape means these tiles can do so much more. If you thought subway tile was boring, wait until you see these eleven bathrooms.
For as long as we can remember, subway tiles have been a country staple. Turns out, updating the classic is easier than you might think. Create visual interest by arranging the tiles in one of these nine new ways. Click through for more helpful interior design charts and design infographics.