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From a New York subway station in 1904 to your kitchen backsplash today, Subway tile has remained a classic for well over a century. And with good reason. Its timeless appeal makes it an easy choice when selecting tile for a kitchen, a bathroom, or a simple powder room. A rectangular tile, which is usually 3 by 6 inches, Subway tile is laid horizontally with a 50% offset. Though it’s traditionally a ceramic tile with a glossy finish, you can also choose glass, stone and whatever your preference. Since ceramic tile comes in a multitude of colors, it is ideal for matching cabinets of any style. On top of that, they’re stain-resistant and easy to clean. It’s so easy to get confused and frustrated when there are literally hundreds of choices for a kitchen or bathroom wall tile. Keep it simple and sophisticated with Subway tile. It’s always in style.