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Tessellated Floors:  Borders

Tessellated borders are formed from tiles of varying size, shape and colour that fit together to produce a strongly geometric pattern that is repetitive.

Suitable for heritage & traditional settings, simple patterns can also be created for use in more modern and contemporary styles. Renditions can also reproduce most original patterns.

 Areas of Use

Tessellated tiles can be used in all internal and external residential and commercial applications. Due to the nature of tessellated patterns they offer good slip resistance and can be used in wet areas.

 Laying Requirements

It is important to employ a tiler experienced in tessellated tiling as it involves time setting out the pattern correctly, understanding where to start and finish the repeat of the pattern and how to turn borders correctly around corners.

Tessellated patterns and borders are supplied as loose pieces (not on sheets). This is done to ensure that the product, once laid, is authentic in appearance and aesthetically pleasing. Joint sizes between tile pieces can vary throughout a floor from 1mm to 3mm. This is to accommodate any size variation from tile to tile and allows the tiler to open and close up the joints to ensure patterns and borders work. Always allow for an infill tile to be placed on the outside edge of the border. After centring the main pattern and border the tiler cuts the infill tile to suit.

Tessellated tiles can be laid in a traditional bed of sand and cement or a non-slump glue with a 6mm notched trowel. Your tiler will advise you of which method will suit your project.

Tessellated patterns and borders can be made up in colourways other than those shown. We can assist you either in person in our showroom, or via email and telephone.

For general information about tessellated flooring go to the Product Information category.

Reference to actual product samples is recommended for exact colour, size and texture.


Balmain Border 120mm, 150mm, 190mm wide Cremorne Border 120mm, 150mm wide Glebe Border 100mm, 120mm wide Deco Border 120mm, 150mm, 190mm wide Grand Norwood Border 150mm, 190mm wide Norwood Border 100mm, 120mm, 150mm, 190mm wide Richmond Border 85mm, 100mm, 120mm wide Ritz Border 100mm, 120mm wide Windsor Border 155mm, 200mm wide Alexandria Border 100mm, 120mm