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Floor tile orientation question?

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    Hi all,
    My missus likes these tiles and wants to put them down in the kitchen/dining room.

    They have a white 'vein' that runs through them but it's not uniform.

    IMG_20210504_104326.jpg

    I wondered what advice you would give regarding orientation of these? Are they better all laid the same way next to each other? Or are they better with each one rotated 90 deg in relation to the one next to it? Or just a random mix etc?

    The pattern is a bit more pronounce in real life than comes across in the photo.

    Thanks for any advice you can give me :)
     
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    Personal preference.

    Check to see how many pattern repeats you have in your layout, you might be lucky and be able to create a natural looking slab from what you have or buy another box and do so - if its too many / too busy / or too much effort then do random!
     
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    Thanks for that. I'm an idiot. I assumed all the tiles were the same but they're all very different anyway so I think they'll look fine. Thanks for the tip though :)
     
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    Be grateful the client selected smallish tiles!
     
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    I'm the client - they're for my kitchen :)
     
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    Don't show your missus the 1m X 1ms!
     
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    Haha! Good point :)
     
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    nice tiles! where are they from?
     
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    They're from "Ceramic Tile Warehouse". :)
     
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