There are many varieties of laying patterns when it comes to tiles and pavers. A popular pattern is a French Pattern or French opus pattern which is often used for travertine tiles and pavers.

The below is the recommended laying pattern for 2 sets of standard French pattern travertine tiles or pavers. One set consists of the following sizes: 1 piece of 406x610mm, 2 pieces of 406x406mm, 1 piece of 203x406mm and 2 pieces of 203x203mm*. Showing two sets best illustrates how to lay this French pattern travertine. This design is for 1.2cm thick tiles but it also applies to 3cm thick pavers.


Tile Factory Outlet in Sydney has a great range of French pattern travertine tiles and pavers. Why not come and visit our showroom at 107 Warren Road, Smithfield? We are open 7 days a week. Alternatively, check our online tile store to see what great products we have and buy from the comfort of your own home.


  • Please note some of TFO’s French pattern tiles are available in slightly different dimensions, 600x400mm, 400x400mm, 400x200mm and 200x200mm.