#1 Modern Mirrored and Stone Tiles
The Glitz Collection focuses on the contrast between smooth, neutral, stone pieces against mirrored tiles that make a lobby almost appear bejeweled. They can be used as accent borders, feature walls, on rectangular columns, or around a fireplace surround. They help to bounce light off a spectacular chandelier at night or panoramic windows during the day.
#2 Mother of Pearl Mosaic Tiles
If you're going for a soft luster and not a sharp shine, you can still use materials like mother of pearl with your stone mosaics. They are not as forward as mirrored tiles, but still produce interesting lighting effects Mother of pearl is a semi-precious material, adding to the elegance of your hotel lobby. These can even be used on the floor, if you so desire.
#3 Glass Mosaic Tiles
Glass mosaics offer subtle glow effects, unlike a mirrored or mother of pearl tile. They are particularly nice for lobbies with high natural lighting and can be used in strips or mosaics. The strips tend to have a very sleek modern look, whereas the mosaics can be used to create any number of themed designs for a feature wall. Imagine this lovely nature collage put up as a permanent work of art in your hotel lobby.
#4 Etched Stone DesignsIf you'd rather not have too much shine, and prefer an understated yet elegant, black and white theme, then the Barroque Collection is the one for you. These laser-cut designs not only offer an intricate design from fine scroll work to paisley or floral motifs, but it can also intrigue visitors to take a closer look due to the etching technique used to create these fine tiles. Once they run their fingers along the wall, they'll know that this is no ordinary tile.
#5 Marble Tiles
Nothing can compare with marble for a high-end statement, particularly if the stone in use is Statuary. It is an excellent choice for large tiled pieces, and can be used in a hotel lobby as the main showstopper.Octagon with Large White Stone and Small Black pattern - However, marbles are not just limited to black and white color schemes. You can get anything from a
#6 Waterjet Cut Designs
If you'd rather create a branded design with your business name or logo for the lobby, you can do that with waterjet tile designs. This technology is able to cut even the most difficult curves in hard stones like marble with a high degree of accuracy. Just take a look at this custom waterjet design using Tapeti tile.Custom Waterjet Medallion - View Details
#7 Any Tile Around a Fireplace
Consider putting in a fireplace hearth so that you can add that type of lighting to space too, especially in cold weather areas. The drama of a lit fireplace, whether it is gas or natural, is beyond compare for attracting guests to a lobby. Add a mosaic fireplace surround and as the flames jump and play, you'll also get a little glittery effect that is charming.