48 Eye-Catching Bathroom Tile Ideas
Spain, Morocco, Japan, and so on — the designers included here checked out the globe to implant a home's most close space with worldwide style.
The grays and blues of a California bathroom by Christina Rottman echo the Pacific Ocean just outside. The tub's teal tiles from Ann Sacks match an antique floor covering from Mansour to a T.
With Carrara marble cresting out from underneath the cast-press clawfoot tub, a bushel weave embed from Cumar gives extra detail in the focal point of a Massachusetts main bathroom. Interior designer Hattie Holland picked Farrow and Ball's Parma Gray for the trim since it "has a memorable inclination with that dim cast and plays off the Carrara marble so well."
Colleen Bashaw drew motivation from alleviating spas to pull together this visitor shower. Floor tile from Studium rhythmic movements over the room, while Cole and Son's Palm Leaves backdrop includes a tropical touch up top.
"I needed show!" says designer SuzAnn Kletzien of this daring en suite bathroom. The affect starts with a dynamic hexagonal-tile "mat" by Artistic Tile. In Nero Marquina, Pacific White and Thassos marbles, it's a luxury variant of traditional penny-tile.
Adriatic Sea tiles by Fireclay Tile line the shower in Justina Blakeney's "Jungalow." The example — and trio of specialties — set off a gem like mirror.
This "angler's shack" sits straightforwardly over the water, so groups of Ann Sacks tile reverberate sea sees outside. The floors look shipshape on account of Carrara hexagonal tiles.
"I've constantly adored those glass gold-leaf tiles ... they are so Liberace!" says Bailey McCarthy of Ann Sacks' Davlin accumulation. Calacatta Gold marble and an antique crystal fixture make the remodeled main bathroom a genuine showstopper.
Glass entryways put a shower on full show, so Matthew Quinn played up the view with Origami Kiki marble tiles from AKDO. The sporadic example and hexagonal shapes "are dynamic, yet the nonpartisan palette ensures it isn't too noisy outwardly," he says. He kept whatever is left of the give subtle AKDO Soft Gray marble tiles.
Cement floor tiles get the dim and "include only the perfect measure of example," says designer Daleet Spector of a downplayed shower. "What's more, they're cool and crisp on exposed feet. The room is lavish yet in an extremely present day, downplayed way."
The round theme of Ann Sacks' Beau Monde Glass Mosaics tile in this San Francisco ace bathroom echos the round stool and Roman shade.
In a Cape Cod bathroom, designer Kyle Timothy Blood made a T-molded cover of tile in a Moroccan example. "Did you see how the 'cover' runs directly under the vanity?" the designer says. The tile and woodwork is from Mosaic House.
The shower slow down of a California visitor bathroom is clad in Carrara marble tiles from Stones Unlimited and the Soho marble tiles are from Exquisite Surfaces.
Marmi Blanco tile by Porcelanosa and a botanical divider covering make a central divider in a ladylike bathroom.
"The primary thing we looked for was that tub," says Chicago-based designer Julia Buckingham. "It's the crown gem." A "mat" made out of tile adjusts the point of convergence, "and you'll never need to dry-clean it."
Hand-painted Portuguese tiles convey show to the powder room of Mark D. Sikes' Hollywood house.
Silver travertine tiles, Ann Sacks' Palladium, line the dividers and floor of a Boston townhouse's lord bath.
The ace shower dividers in a Manhattan penthouse are tiled in Bisazza's Mughetto, and the floors in Ann Sacks' Savoy.
Graphic Escher tiles by Amethyst Artisan and zebra backdrop lift a children's shower in an apartment enriched by Miles Redd.
Gray-grouted Nemo metro tiles line the dividers of an apartment's second shower.
A powder room in a common Los Angeles home highlights Ann Sacks' Maghreb 4 tiles on the divider.
"I get a kick out of the chance to obscure limits," says designer Karen Vidal. The tile she decided for this 1970s shoreline house bathroom is like that of a concrete floor in Spain, however the example depends on a piece print from India.
In a kid's bathroom, turquoise tiles by Mission Tile West make a 1930s-roused vibe.
In a Spanish Colonial-propelled powder room, the realistic tiles are unique to the Richmond, Virginia, house.
"I adore cherry blooms," says designer Caroline Beaupère. "Also, this ace shower in a house in Jersey City, New Jersey, was motivated by hanami, the Japanese custom of going to see the blooms as a feature of a festival of spring.
Designer Deirdre Doherty gives a crisp look to this bathroom in an old Spanish Revival. By mixing in a touch of modern chic, the space feels absolutely new. (The divider tile is Michael S. Smith for Ann Sacks and the floor tile is Cluny by Granada Tile.)
In a New York City bathroom designed by Alla Akimova, the dramatization is truly on the floor. Glassos tiles in Vetro Bianco on the dividers and the vanity reflect light delightfully. (The chevron, made out of Dark Emperador and Thassos marble, was custom cut by Manhattan Renovations.)
A Nantucket shoreline house's blue main bathroom gets its vaporous look from high roofs and dividers painted a light blue. Designer Frank Roop drew the mosaic tile floor on a PC with CAD programming, and Tile Showcase produced it in one piece, similar to a carpet.
In a workmanship deco bathroom, mother-of-pearl liner outlines the Arpell Bianco tile by Artistic Tile.
A geometric design encases the mirror and sconces in a New York bathroom, with tile by Studium.
Glass tiles from Waterworks line the dividers and floor in the visitor bathroom of this California nation home by designer Jay Jeffers. The golden stripes separate the space and include a note of whimsy.
In a New York City bathroom designed by Sandra Nunnerley, fog mosaic tile by Studium has a watery, pearlescent sparkle.
The visitor bathroom in designer Betty Lou Phillips' French-style Dallas house was roused by showers in five-star inn suites. The Monsieur and Madame "mats" are decorated mosaics.
Designers James Michael and Phoebe Howard found the motivation for a New York City apartment in the Hollywood hit Something's Gotta Give. The side-sprinkle of Asher Gray marble tiles is from Ann Sacks.
Ann Sacks tiles stripe a California pool shower from floor to roof, giving the space an advanced, brought together look. To abstain from separating the progression, designers Heidi Bonesteel and Michele Trout iced the shower divider just in the center. "We adore stripes, yet we'd never observed them in a divider tile. It's energetic and unique," Bonesteel says.
In the ace shower of an Andy Warhol-roused apartment, Veranda Bamboo tiles by Ann Sacks are reminiscent of a fluted segment and add surface to the characteristic palette.
Blue and White
The main bathroom covering of Portuguese coated tiles was introduced by the former proprietor's decorator. "Aren't they beautiful?" says Joe Nye. He slipcovered a side seat in an integral blue-and-white cloth stripe.
House Beautiful's style chief Newell Turner introduced a high contrast floor in his New York home's bathroom.
To mirror the sea outside this Laguna Beach bathroom, designers Heidi Bonesteel and Michele Trout included an outskirt of turquoise blue tile. Underneath it, the dividers are done with foot-square tiles, which give the room a spotless, spa-like look on the grounds that there are less grout lines.
Designer David Jimenez needed this Kansas City home's bathroom to feel like a spa. The dividers are tiled from floor to roof in sloped edge tram tile and the floors are Calacatta Gold marble.