5 terrific tile trends to inspire a bathroom re-do

terrazzo tile

Is a bathroom reno on the horizon? This type of renovation is not only a great return on your investment (ROI), it can really elevate your bathroom experience (hello at-home spa!). Picking the right tile for your space plays a crucial role in the look and feel of your finished bathroom, so choose wisely. It’s a costly mistake if you don’t.


Consider the colour and shape when picking a modern tile for your bathroom. Geometric-shaped tiles will add depth to the room; rectangular (subway) tiles are a modern fave and help to achieve a streamlined look. And, of course, keeping the colour choice monochromatic will help your space look sleek and cool.


Did you know that terrazzo tile is a composite material of marble chippings set into cement? Experts believe terrazzo originated in 15-century Italy (invited by the Venetians) to reuse stone offcuts. Could terrazzo be the OG of sustainable flooring? Either way, the beautiful tile will add a creative dose of pattern and colour to any bathroom space.


bathroom with marble tiles

You can’t get more classic and luxe than using marble in the bathroom. This durable stone comes in various colours contrasted with beautiful natural veining. Use marble in the bathroom to create a high-impact look, but remember, to keep up the high-end esthetic, it needs to be properly maintained and sealed.


Transport yourself to the south of Spain with encaustic tiles that will bring a hit of warmth and joy to any bathroom space. Look for tiles that have a lively pattern and that closely ressembles vintage – this will give your bathroom an authentic look.


Whimsical tiles

Not for the faint of heart, these bold tiles are sure to make a statement! When working with this style of tile, keep your accessories and wall colour neutral. This allows the tiles to pop, but also doesn’t overwhelm the space.

Sara Duck
Sara Duck

With over 15 years' experience as a magazine editor, writer and content creator, Sara brings her passion for design and decor to our pages each issue. @bysaraduck

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