Porcelain is ceramic because it is composed of clay. The composition also includes sand and glass, so it's heavier and more robust, making it ideal for heavily trafficked floors. Porcelain is waterproof, appropriate for outdoor use, and can be made to look like anything, from wood to stone, fabric, and leather.
The 4X4 square is thinner, but when glazed, has a hard outer shell, and is waterproof, sufficient for medium traffic floors. Other ceramics include mosaics or terra cottas; both are exceptionally durable, and it's not uncommon to see mosaic shower floors or terracotta bricks on a rustic-style kitchen floor. Subway tiles are usually used on backsplashes but can be on low-traffic floors.
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