Even though talavera tiles are soft, they can be used as inserts among larger floor tiles. There are a variety of ways you can install talavera tile inserts depending on the floor tiles shape. You can used with with square and octagonal tiles. Often in Mexico they are used for indoor foyer, living, dining rooms as well outdoor verandas and patios. They create Spanish hacienda environment and add colorful accents to otherwise one color floors. Depending on the tile size you can use both 4×4 and 2×2 ceramic tile inserts.