Carrara Venato 9×18″ Subway Tile

Large format subway tiles in a running brick pattern of herringbone pattern on the floor have grown in huge popularity over the last 18 months.  Large format subway tiles (larger than traditional 3×6″) have less grout lines and can create a less busy appearance.

The Builder Depot offers both 6×12″ and 9×18″ and as a pioneer in large format subway tiles not only the first online store with 9×18″ but also at a price of just $8.00SF offers the lowest price for large format marble tiles in the USA.  9×18″ is generally priced at $40SF or higher.  The only other online competitor is priced at $35SF and it is not a genuie Italian marble.

$8SF Carrara Large Format 9×18″ Subway Tile

Subway Tiles rectangles are increasing in popularity each year. At first it was the simple introduction of 3×6″ Carrara Subway Tiles as a running brick format pattern on the wall. At the end of 2009 and start of the following year the introduction of 4×8″ and then following that the larger format of 6×12″ gained market share.

Subway tile popularity has been fueled by various design formats – magazines show hotel bathrooms looking like the best that a luxery spa has to offer with 6×12″ Carrara Venato installed in a Herringbone format on the floor. Magazine made sure that with regards to Carrara marble tiles it was no longer ‘hip to be square’. Builders Depot Direct has been the market leader in introducing large format Carrara Subway tiles and continues to do so in 2011.

Builders Depot Direct is now stocking 9×18″ Carrara Subway Tile. This beautifully white Carrara Marble is perfectly manufactured and at just $8.00SF is well below retail prices of $50SF+. Now with the Carrara Venato collection people can create almost endless designs with everything needed for a complete bathroom installation from borders, trims, mosaics, field tile and various forms of Carrara Subway Tile.