RANDOM PATTERNS CREATE BOLD NEW LOOKS FOR FLOORS AND WALLS
Look to International Slate & Stone for the newest ideas in slate applications. Now our random patterns, shown below, present an entirely new, and bolder "look" for any floor or wall. Random patterns add warmth, intimacy and interest to large, open spaces while unifying smaller areas. Use our nonlinear arrangements anytime, and anywhere, you want to draw the eye, highlight, create emphasis or simply break away from the expected.
Our simple, easy to follow directions are designed to unleash your imagination for creating one-of-a-kind floors and walls using shapes and combinations that reflect your personal style.
|Floor patterning Guide:
Before you begin installation, ensure the floor is level.
Never assume a room is perfectly square-always begin by squaring
off center at the center of the room and starting the pattern along one
When calculating the quantity of tile needed, always add 10% to
your calculated square footage to account for cutting and losses.
Each diagram equals 9 square feet.
A dark on the pattern indicates where tiles begin to repeat.
|| Random is not a pattern, but a specific look designed by the installer.
Most random arrangements need to work on the percentages.*
Modular patterns, if laid according to this guide, will have a
solid grout frame every three feet.
12" x 12" 60%
6" x 12" 40%
6" x 6" 40%
*When installing tile in a random configuration, the percentages of tile for the three sizes involved do not add up to 100%, in order to allow for different looks throughout the installation. These percentages will also allow for overage needed due to centering of the layout.
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