Bathroom tiles are practical, durable and can help you to create great design features. An interesting tile can completely change the look of your bathroom. But changing your bathroom tiles is an expensive exercise, so you want to get it right.
Here are some of the latest bathroom tile trends. Would any of this year’s trends suit your bathroom?
The patterned tile is back. Patterned tiles, in one or more colors, are more popular than ever. The black tile below creates a classic and very elegant floor in this all white bathroom.
Love the mosaic, handmade tile looks, but not the price tag? Try this DIY version below using chalk paint and a stencil over existing tiles. You can mix your stencil styles to get a richer, rustic Moroccan look.
Adding different colored tiles to designs can create big bold patterns on floors and feature walls.
Neutral matte finishes are also popular. The soft, elegant, under-whelming style wins you over with simplicity. Matte finishes are practical. They don’t show water marks or smudges easily, are non-slip and low maintenance for households with busy bathrooms.
Neutral colors relax the mind. This year they are being used everywhere in bathrooms. You can layer different shades of the same color for interesting design features. The most popular neutral colors this year, include cream, grey or beige.
Slate tiles are expensive and generally used in high-end bathrooms. Part of its unique style is that it varies in color. Smaller pieces can be used to create geometric patterns. It is slip resistant, highly durable and long lasting. And while it is more expensive, unfortunately it scratches and needs resealing.
A variation on the subway tile trend is here. Color, different sizes, and contrasting grout colors are being used instead of the all white subway tiles previously used. The new tiles are longer and narrower and used in herringbone and other geometric patterns.
The video below has shows a variety of colored subway tiles, a mix of geometric tiles and different wood and black tiles.
Warm terracotta colors are back for a rustic, natural look. They add warmth to neutral colored bathrooms and are being used on floors and walls.
Black tiles remain popular. They are versatile and go well with glass, brass, gold or chrome accessories, and lots of different design styles.
Marble looks stunning in any bathroom. Each marble piece has unique subtle coloring, style and veining. Softer color tones are trending this year, in matte and glossy finishes and large scale patterns.