Accent Wall Materials

Tile Accent Wall Ideas

If you're tired of wallpaper and paint, a tile accent wall is a unique way to add dimension and texture to a feature wall that looks and feels stylish, easily customizable, and modern.

Ideal for a bathroom or kitchen setting, a mosaic tile wall allows you to pick the pattern and design motif and make it something completely unique and eye-catching as soon as you walk into the room. For a contemporary feel, you could opt for using mixed materials such as a combination of glass, ceramic, and natural stones. Moroccan-style tiles are often filled with vibrant colors and make an inspired choice for an open-concept and otherwise neutral kitchen space.

Keep reading as our design experts take you through everything you need to know including how to tile an accent wall in a living room to what tile pattern you should choose to help make your room look bigger.

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles
Credits: Studio Arthur Casas

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Sundance Villa Azure Mural 9.83' L x 20.5" W Textured Wallpaper Roll

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Free Form Work Table Home Office Solid Wood Industrial Writing Desk - 78.7L x 35.4W x 29.5H / Brown

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Free Form Solid Pinewood Table Simplicity 3 Legs Table for Dining Room - Brown / 55.1L x 27.6W x 29.5H / Without Chairs

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Contemporary Style Leather Dining Chair Solid Back Armless Chairs for Home - Light Coffee / 2 Piece Set

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Arno Armchair

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Roberto Lazzeroni Dining Room Chair - Isadora Arms Cammello Saddle Extra Light Italian Modern Leather, Ash

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Mid Century Modern Solid Teak T21 Fire Chairs by Korup, Set of 8

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

LITTON LANE Medium Irregular Black Contemporary Mirror (35.0 in. H x 3.4 in. W)

Incorporate Mosaic Tiles

Try Herringbone Patterns

Try Herringbone Patterns
Credits: Clearcut Construction & Co

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Black Steel Barstool Natural

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Industrial Modern Counter & Bar Stool Wood/Metal in Black/Brown, Size 27.0 H x 18.0 W x 17.0 D in | Wayfair

Try Herringbone Patterns

StyleCraft Gavin 26 in. Dark Brown, Black Solid Acacia, Iron Counter Stool

Try Herringbone Patterns

Aksel MD DIY Floating Shelf Bracket | Shelfology

Try Herringbone Patterns

Banqueta Industrial 2un

Try Herringbone Patterns

RRTYO Cloister 11.81 in. 1-Light Farmhouse Antique Brass Rhombic Bell Geometric Pendant with Clear Glass Shade

Try Herringbone Patterns

Household Minimalist Creative Contemporary Style Pendant Lighting for Restaurant - 3-Light / 7 / Cognac

Try Herringbone Patterns

"Floating shelf - 2 1/2\" thick"

Try Herringbone Patterns

Opt for 3D Tiles

Opt for 3D Tiles
Credits: Hubert Zandberg Interiors

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Remmy Transitional Solid, Blue/Ivory, 8' x 11' Area Rug

Opt for 3D Tiles

Metal Line Spark Chandelier Contemporary Pendant Light for Kitchen Dining Room - 8-Light / Black

Opt for 3D Tiles

Canap Caravane bleu turquoise

Opt for 3D Tiles

Jasper White Glass Coffee Table (Glass)

Opt for 3D Tiles

Fauteuil Harpe conu par Jrgen Hvelskov en 1963

Opt for 3D Tiles

Inga 72" Apartment Sofa With Velvet Blue

Opt for 3D Tiles

Verve Design Brushed Brass Elle Lamp Base

Opt for 3D Tiles

No Other Woman by Marmont Hill Framed People Art Print 24 in. x 16 in., Multi-Colored

Opt for 3D Tiles

Experiment with Mixed Materials

Experiment with Mixed Materials
Credits: mt home

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Sand Dollar End Table - Finish: Natural

Experiment with Mixed Materials

Use Large Format Tiles

Use Large Format Tiles
Credits: multipanel

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VANITYFUS 65 in. Stone Resin Flatbottom Solid Surface Freestanding Double Ended Soaking Bathtub in White with Brass Drain

Use Large Format Tiles

Tucci Panda Marble Basin 300

Use Large Format Tiles

mDesign Plastic Small Round 1.7 Gallon Trash Can with Removable Swing Lid, Black

Use Large Format Tiles

Hillend Auenwandleuchte LED Anthrazit, 1-flammig

Use Large Format Tiles

Modern Simple Style Marble Wall Sconce Fixture for Bedside Corridor and Stair - 23.5 / Gold

Use Large Format Tiles

Create a Geometric Pattern

Create a Geometric Pattern
Credits: casa ceramica

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Kave Home Caetana Vaas - Wit

Create a Geometric Pattern

Matrix Biolage Smoothproof Conditioner 33.8 oz

Create a Geometric Pattern

Implement a Brick-like Design

Implement a Brick-like Design
Credits: TWOBO + LUIS TWOSE

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Sav & Okse Fjerre Tafel Eiken Whitewash

Implement a Brick-like Design

Modern Bar-stool Plastic Counter Bar Stool for Kitchen Bar with Metal Legs - Black / 2 Piece Set / Counter Stool(26H)

Implement a Brick-like Design

Minimalist Brown Standard Dining Set Rectangle Shape Solid Wood Dining Set with 4 Legs Table - 59.1L x 31.5W x 29.5H / Natural / 5 Piece Set

Implement a Brick-like Design

Mercer 4 Seater Dining Set - Louvre Dining Chairs - Yellow

Implement a Brick-like Design

Springdale Ligthing Mojave 2-Light Dark Antique Bronze Pendant

Implement a Brick-like Design

Embrace Bold Colors

Embrace Bold Colors
Credits: sierra delahiguera

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Kleine Tischlampe Blom, handgefertigt

Embrace Bold Colors

Vitra - Dcoupage Vase - Feuille

Embrace Bold Colors

Novo 1-Light Mini Pendant - Aged Gold Brass | Opal

Embrace Bold Colors

Soviet chess. Soviet chess set. Chess USSR. Souvenir chess USSR. Plastic chess. Vintage chess set, r

Embrace Bold Colors

WAC Lighting Niveous 13 in. 120-Watt Equivalent Integrated LED Aged Brass Pendant with Glass Shade

Embrace Bold Colors

Opt for Marble Tiles

Opt for Marble Tiles
Credits: DRUMMONDS

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Balterley Harrington High Level WC and Flush Pipe

Opt for Marble Tiles

Chandelier Napoleon Sp8 Chrom 40w Max

Opt for Marble Tiles

Incorporate Wood-Look Tiles

Incorporate Wood-Look Tiles
Credits: Adlet Kylyshbekov

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1pc Wall Mounted Rotating Towel Bar, Multifunctional Multi-layer Towel Hanging Rack, Kitchen Stainless Steel Towel Rack For Bathroom

Incorporate Wood-Look Tiles

28.3  H Single Leg Metal Base Solid Color Round Slate Coffee Table For Apartment - 23.6L x 23.6W x 28.3H / Black

Incorporate Wood-Look Tiles

Install a Tile Rug

Install a Tile Rug
Credits: Kelly Wearstler

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Oxbend Bench - 4 feet wide / White Ash

Install a Tile Rug

Solei - Tide

Install a Tile Rug

Otto Side Table

Install a Tile Rug

Set di cinghie nero 20 mm x 0.8 m, 6 pezzi

Install a Tile Rug

Use Fish Scale Tiles

Use Fish Scale Tiles
Credits: blue ribbon homes

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Kissenhuelle Dove

Use Fish Scale Tiles

Black Steel Barstool Natural

Use Fish Scale Tiles

Industrial Backless and Armless Bar Stool Wooden Counter Stool - 1 Piece / Counter Stool(26H)

Use Fish Scale Tiles

Modern Armless Counter Stool Iron Dessert Shop Bar Stool with Wooden Seat and Pedal - Natural / 6 Piece Set / Short Stool(18H)

Use Fish Scale Tiles

Acacia Platter Wood Natural Davis & Waddell

Use Fish Scale Tiles

Opt for Textured Tiles

Opt for Textured Tiles
Credits: mandarin stone

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Ivy Hill Tile Angela Harris Fuller Black 23.62 in. x 47.24 in. Matte Porcelain Floor and Wall Tile (15.49 sq. ft./Case)

Opt for Textured Tiles

Nearly Natural 15 in. Artificial H Green Pothos with Decorative Vase Silk Plant

Opt for Textured Tiles

Table d'appoint en bois ptrifi blanc et taches noires H:27,5 D:18

Opt for Textured Tiles

Out In Grey Vase - jp

Opt for Textured Tiles

Incorporate Metallic Tiles

Incorporate Metallic Tiles
Credits: finch studio

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WILLOW ROW Large Vintage Style Fern Shadow Boxes Wall Art - Set of 2 in Brown at Nordstrom Rack

Incorporate Metallic Tiles

Papel de Parede Autoadesivo Pedra 66 - 2,00M

Incorporate Metallic Tiles

Create a Gradient Effect

Create a Gradient Effect
Credits: jkath

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Abat-jour En Papier 1pc, Papier Pliable Cratif, clairage Intrieur Origami Suspendu Couvercle De Lampe Suspendue, Dcoration De La Maison

Create a Gradient Effect

Latitude Run Wood Floating Shelves Wall Mounted 17 Inch in Brown, Size 1.6 H x 17.0 W x 6.7 D in | Wayfair | Home Decor

Create a Gradient Effect

Hustle Hexagon - White / Matte / 8x9 / Hexagon Field Tile

Create a Gradient Effect

72 in. Aged Oak Shaker Mantel Shelf

Create a Gradient Effect

Ash floating shelf

Create a Gradient Effect

- Wandregal Sumiko Aus Massivem Ulmenholz

Create a Gradient Effect

Ivy Hill Tile Nantucket Coral 2 in. x 20 in. Polished Ceramic Bullnose Tile, Pink

Create a Gradient Effect

1-Light Color Cadbury Modern Wall Sconce 10" Lighting Nickel + Slate Blue | Dutton Brown

Create a Gradient Effect

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically
Credits: Chase Daniel

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The Company Store Textured Waffle White Cotton Blend King Woven Blanket

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically

SAFAVIEH Tuscon Rust/Green 6 ft. x 6 ft. Machine Washable Floral Border Square Area Rug

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically

Kleiderleiter volllackiert in schwarz

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically

Acacia Wood Stool Round Top Outdoor Bar Stool

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically

Altman Plants 9 cm Succulent Garden in Terra Cotta Clay Pot

Utilize Subway Tiles Vertically

Experiment with Tile Borders

Experiment with Tile Borders
Credits: linda brettler

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2/4 Lights Living Room Ceiling Mounted Fixture Vintage Brass Flush Mount Light with Square Frosted Glass Panel Shade - 4-Light / Brass

Experiment with Tile Borders

Malcolm Vanity Light - Aged Brass

Experiment with Tile Borders

Square Milky Glass Ceiling Mounted Fixture Colonial 3/4 Bulbs Living Room Flush Mount Ceiling Lamp in Brass - 3-Light / Brass

Experiment with Tile Borders

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles
Credits: Justina Blakeney

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Okrgy st do jadalni z drewna Keva, rne rozmiary

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

Room & Board | Modern Ansel Side Chair in Declan Fabric Walnut - Stain-Resistant Fabric

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

Bendt Draaifauteuil 'Mek' Met voetenbank, kleur Geel

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

2x6 Herringbone Pattern - 75 Emerald - 75 Emerald

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

Tapered Bamboo Hanging Light Fixture  Asia 1 Light Beige Suspension Pendant Light for Bedroom - Beige

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

The HC Companies GAB18000E35 18 Inch Diameter Decorative Indoor Outdoor Shallow Durable Weatherproof Resin Flower Garden Bowl Planter Pot, Terra Cotta

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

Saro Lifestyle Striped Woven Throw Pillow With Down Filling, Yellow, 22" x 22"

Choose Moroccan-style Tiles

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles
Credits: mosaic tile co

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Yosemite MINT021 Home Decor Framed Mirror, Medium - Silver & Gold Iridescent

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

VOLPA USA AMERICAN CRAFTED VANITIES Napa 36 in. W x 18 in. D Bath Vanity Cabinet Only in White

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

Atwater Table Lamp-Grey-1ATWA-TLC

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

Nature Study In Sepia I - Finish: Bronze Frame with V-Groove Mat

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

HomeRoots Victoria Silver Gallery Framed Wall Art 26 in. x 26 in.

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

11 PCS Silver Glass Mosaic Kitchen Backsplash JMFGT2014 Bathroom Glass Mosaics Wall Tile

Incorporate Mirrored Tiles

Opt for Monochromatic Tiles

Opt for Monochromatic Tiles
Credits: domus group

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