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Be Bold in the Kitchen – Cement Tile and Moroccan Zellige Backsplash 🙌

11 / 06 / 2018

8x8 square 'Milano' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (12 tiles in each box)


We want our kitchens to look beautiful and reflect our style and taste, but sometimes this space ends up covered in splashed sauces or spilled drink messes. This can leave our cooking areas stained and greasy. But fear not! We’re here to rectify this messy situation with a simple suggestion; why not update your kitchen by adding a backsplash using our marvelously matte patterned cement tile or our shimmering, multi-tonal Zellige?



From behind the kitchen sink to the walls above countertops and even behind an oven, backsplashes can save your kitchen from culinary disasters. No matter how big or small you go when creating an easy to clean backsplash in your kitchen, using designer cement tiles or old-world handcrafted Zellige offers a level of protection you won’t get from wood or paint. Learn how you can get your kitchen up-to-date and looking phenomenal. 



Brightening Up Your Kitchen with Cement Tiles



It’s truly amazing how adding new sparks of color and texture can make your kitchen pop. With Zia cement tile designs, we’re here to  help you maximize your style with a durable and long-lasting product for your backsplash project. All of our cement tiles have deep coloration that is tone-rich and limitless when it comes to pattern options. Energize your kitchen space with mesmerizing mosaics or custom artistry that exudes new found energy and inspiration while you cook. 



All of our cement tiles are customizable with over 60 colors to choose from and a variety of shapes, sizes and thicknesses. Have a custom design or colorway? We can bring your design vision to life, from graphic patterns to subtle, multi-hued solid shapes.



Cement tile works well as an accent to enhance your current kitchen design, and transforms any kitchen space into a bright and exciting place to create family dishes together. Our extensive selection of pattern and color works with any and all existing decor. If you can’t decide on what styles or textures work for you, one of our design team members at Zia Tile would love an opportunity to show you what is available and help find what inspires you. 

Add a Touch of Moroccan Style with a Zellige Tile Backsplash



What sets Moroccan zellige apart is tonal variation, texture, and a handmade quality found nowhere else in the tile world. They are perfectly imperfect, complementing styles that range from French Farmhouse to  a colors available that creates an eye-catching natural appearance because of the natural imperfections of the tile. As a handcrafted product, the luster of the glaze and traditional Moroccan influence makes this tile option extremely popular. 



2x6 'Graphite Grey' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/4 inch thick, 7.23 square feet per box (90 tiles)
Horizontally stacked 2×6 subway zellige backsplash in Graphite Grey.



Zellige brings more than just time-honored artisan craftsmanship to the space between your cabinets and counters, but also a level of durability that every kitchen needs. The flexibility of this tile product allows the creation of astounding combinations of patterns and colors that are completely unique to Moroccan zellige. Traditionally,  designs typically involve styles that include:


  • 4×4 and 2×2 Squares
  • Hexagons
  • 2×6 Bejmat Subway
  • Diamonds
  • Triangles
  • Stars


Using Zellige for your tile backsplash is a smart and beautiful way to showcase your personal design tastes and personality in your kitchen. The varying shades of the color you choose and uneven surface texture makes this an ideal option for those wanting a timeless look. Moroccan Zellige is suitable for almost any style as it has been around for over 1000 years.


Handmade Zellige and Cement Backsplash Tile in Los Angeles


No two kitchens are alike, but adding little accents or creating an entirely new tile backsplash can redefine this space. Zia Tile understands how careful planning and thinking outside of traditional tiling designs will reinvigorate your walls while adding a better layer of protection. Wall space deserves eye-catching artistry through patterned designs on cement tiles or the imperfections and glazes that make Zellige all the rage. 


Maybe you are considering the time-honored perfectly imperfect Zellige tiles to renovate your kitchen’s backsplash and accents. At Zia Tile, only artisans in Morocco make this tile product for us so that you know you have a genuinely handcrafted work of art adorning your gallery. Our extensive collection of Zellige showcases a generous range of hues and textures to help you truly develop an elegant style to match your personality and decoration taste. 


Contact us today to learn more about cement tile and zellige and find a pattern, color and texture that is right for you!

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