Travertine is a great *finish* that can be used anywhere in your home as it will always look beautiful. From bathroom walls and kitchen splashbacks to travertine pavers Newcastle around your pool, you’ll be amazed how travertine can transform your home. If you thought travertine was just for your floors – think again!

Travertine is often mistaken for marble or limestone, but it’s actually a form of rock with sedimentary properties that has a beautiful buffed matte finish that can’t be matched.

Travertine looks great in both traditional and modern homes, and there aren’t many floor materials that can create the same rustic yet sophisticated look to an entry-way than travertine floor tiles.

If you want to add a *big look* to your bathroom, why not try large format travertine. This vein cut travertine is sold by the slab, and every slab is designed by nature and unique. If you want to keep it contained to one area why not use it as a backsplash behind the vanity, or in the shower.

Travertine tiles

Travertine is an ancient material that dates back for generations and has been used in many monumental buildings around the world, and while it has historical connections, it is still used in homes today. From sleek and sexy with minimal grout joints in a splashback to a traditional layout with chiselled edges, it’s an extremely versatile stone that looks perfect anywhere.

When it comes to choosing travertine for your home, remember that while it comes in a range of patterns and colours, it will scuff and scratch easily. Depending on the surface finish, high polished travertine is more resistant than a matte finish. It can also be porous and is best not used where oils and water can soak into it and stain its beauty.

Travertine is a tried and true material that looks great in a bathroom, from tiles on the walls, to tiles on the floors; you will love its versatility. Travertine tiles set on the diagonal can give a gorgeous diamond geometry that, when coupled with its natural matte finish will transform any shower from ordinary to amazing.

Travertine adds sophistication to the outdoor areas of your home, from garden pathways and stepping stones to around the swimming pool. Like other natural stones, it looks great in summer or winter and will age beautifully over time.

Polished Travertine adds luxury to your home and is perfect for a patio, or an indoor/outdoor room, large pavers with thin grout lines make the area look bigger, while another flooring – carpet or floorboard, defines your spaces making your indoor/outdoor area feel larger and more inviting.

In the kitchen, consider dark wooden cabinets against lighter tones of travertine floor tiles or splash backs, that contrast between textures and finishes in a kitchen, bathroom or living room adds a touch of luxury and elegance that’s hard to beat.