Every Bathroom Tile is an Important Element
More than just a practical floor or wall covering, tiles can be skillfully used to:
An (almost) Tile-less Elegance
Using bathroom tiles in just a few selected areas can make a very strong design statement. Contemporary bathroom styles lend themselves perfectly to a simple and minimalistic approach.
Create the perfect balance with your Limited Use of Tiles, or give it ...
The Full Treatment
Do you want to clad both floors and walls in tiles? Apart from the practical advantages, it can be the perfect canvas to showcase your bathroom fixtures and fittings. Even with a harmonious palette, you can still create visual points of interest.
Take a closer look at some Tile Design Ideas
All Eyes on The Tiles
Successful bathroom designs use the shapes, placement, colors and even the grout lines of bathroom ceramic tiles to lead the eye to a well chosen spot.
You can be subtle or extremely bold in your approach.
It is the clever use of Bathroom Tile Patterns that can make all the difference.
Get Tactile with Tiles
The bathroom is the one area in the house where hard surfaces really get in contact with our skin.
This is your opportunity to play around with varied textures or to introduce a surprise element to stimulate the senses: both visually and to the touch.
Bathroom Mosaic Tile is especially easy to manipulate.
You may have the budget to commission custom tiles for your bathroom.
Or you may have the creative juices flowing to create your own accent tiles - or use standard field tiles in a unique way.
Here's a few custom Tile Ideas for Bathrooms to get you going.
Light colored, reflective tiles will generally make a room appear more spacious than darker matt tiles. Square tiles placed on the diagonal can also "stretch" the dimensions of an area.
Mirrors are a must have in any bathroom and they especially contribute to enhance the perception of space in a bathroom.
Have a look at some Tile Design Ideas for mirrors and focal areas.
Just a Touch of Luxury
Accent tiles come in so many varieties, but quite often with a high price tag. There is no need though to use them extensively.
Take a good look at the overall design of your bathroom and decide where you can use them with maximum effect.
A final practical tip: When buying your floor AND wall tiles, do buy a few extra and store them. Tiles do get damaged from time to time and it will be hugely frustrating to find you need a discontinued bathroom tile.
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Bathroom Tile - Getting Started:
- How much of your area should be tiled
- Which patterns will achieve the desired effect
- Where to add the fine detail
- Should you
on custom tiles?