“Bathroom floor tile is an essential component when it comes to creating a stunning and harmonious bathroom space. Bathrooms may be some of the smallest rooms in the house, but they offer decorators a unique opportunity to take risks and showcase their creativity. When you open the bathroom door, you are greeted by a beautiful world of color, pattern, and tranquility. One element that plays a crucial role in tying it all together is the bathroom floor, especially when adorned with exquisite bathroom floor tiles. Lauren Cherkas, the president of Artistic Tile, encourages homeowners not to hold back when incorporating tiles into their space.”
AZURE BLUE TILES
Whoever said too much of a good thing is bad? A palate-cleansing white ceiling and upper wall afford an all-out blue tile takeover in a California kid’s bathroom, by ELLE DECOR A-List designer Pamela Shamshiri. The bright azure tiles are from Heath Ceramics.
Take a cue from designer Tracy Hardenburg, whose penchant for bold geometric patterns ever inspires. In this glamorous loo, Hardenburg opted for a graphic, geometric pattern using Liaison Mulholland by ELLE DECOR A-List Titan Kelly Wearstler for Ann Sacks. Sometimes the art of decorating really is that black and white!
When you have a small space, using a pattern can make it feel bigger. Here, a geometric blue Popham Design tile runs from floor to ceiling. We’d go so far as to say the final result is a dream come blue.
HIGH-FASHION FLOOR TILES
In this blush-hued powder room, the intricate Italian tile floors were inspired by Phoebe Philo’s stores for Celine. “[The client] pulled a really early reference to it,” says Le Whit’s Liza Curtiss. “Because of the diamond shape, we thought that it created a really fun pattern, and it mimicked Murano glass.”
You can never have too much of a good thing, as designer Victoria Sass of Prospect Refuge Studio proved in this happy Wisconsin lake house. “It’s a plaid city in here!” she says of the powder room. Working with a Minneapolis tile company called Clay Squared to Infinity, she created a number of custom glazes and patterns to achieve a perfectly rustic summer camp vibe.
BLOWN-UP CHECKERBOARD SLABS
If you’re considering a bathroom renovation, don’t limit yourself to just ceramic tiles. Expanding your options can lead to stunning results. Take, for instance, the exquisite bathroom of Montana Labelle, a talented designer based in Toronto. In her own home, she crafted a tranquil oasis reminiscent of a spa retreat. What sets this space apart is the flooring choice. Labelle went beyond the conventional and adorned the bathroom floor with tiles, specifically her own exclusive line of bathroom floor tiles. These distinctive tiles effortlessly complement the Brutalist-inspired custom vanity, creating a harmonious and visually captivating atmosphere. So, when it comes to enhancing your bathroom, consider venturing into the realm of bathroom floor tiles, just like Montana Labelle did in her Toronto haven.
INTRICATE PENNY TILE FLOORS
Penny tiles are having a moment, reappearing in Coldplay guitarist’s Manhattan crash pad. And now in this guest bathroom, designed by Tanya Smith-Shiflett of Unique Kitchens & Baths. The quintessential copper penny tile boasts a cream border that creates a tasteful definition.
Sometimes, when it comes to bathroom design, the choice of flooring can truly transform the space. One such option that never fails to impress is the bathroom floor tile. In a recent project undertaken by the renowned Sydney-based design firm, Arent & Pyke, they showcased their creativity by incorporating a unique blend of elements. By selecting a captivating graphic patterned tile from Popham Design, the designers successfully achieved an extraordinary result. What makes this choice even more remarkable is how they skillfully matched one of the colors in the wallpaper. The vibrant tile, adds an unexpected but delightful punch to the overall bathroom aesthetic. The bathroom floor tile became a standout feature, combining functionality with artistic expression. With such innovative design choices, it’s no wonder that Arent & Pyke continues to set new trends in the world of interior design.
Go ahead, get a little zany! Instead of choosing a more minimal flooring option to offset the patterned vanity and walls of their Lake Forest Showhouse bathroom, the Stone Textile Studio team boldly embraced their inner maximalist, creating custom geometric painted floors for an extra dose of dimension that is both off the wall—and on it!
Elevate your bathroom into a luxurious oasis with exquisite bathroom floor tiles. Immerse yourself in tranquility as you step onto the spa-inspired flooring, transforming your space into a peaceful retreat. In this remarkable California project, acclaimed designer Nicole Hollis featured on ELLE DECOR’s prestigious A-List, created a guest suite bathroom that exudes serenity. By skillfully selecting floor tiles that perfectly match the vein-cut travertine walls, Hollis has crafted a harmonious ambiance that is simply awe-inspiring. Indulge in the blissful experience of a well-designed bathroom, where every element, down to the bathroom floor tile, is thoughtfully considered for your ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.
ELECTRIC BLUE BATHROOM FLOOR TILES
If you weren’t chosen as one of the winners for a stay at the Malibu Barbie house on Airbnb, you can still create a Barbie-inspired atmosphere in your own space with stunning bathroom floor tile. Designer Leah Ring took a bold approach by perfectly coordinating the tiled floors in this primary bathroom with the vibrant turquoise blue walls and vanity. This bathroom is far from boring, and you definitely won’t find anyone falling asleep in this lively and energetic space! The choice of bathroom floor tile adds an extra touch of sophistication and style, enhancing the overall aesthetic of the room.
ABSTRACT FLOOR TILES
Give your color-blocked tile a little pick-me-up, as did California-based designer Linda Hayslett. Who paired a patterned black tile with plain to create a more interesting layout. The result is an organic touch that breaks up the otherwise monotonous space.
When it comes to bathroom floor tiles, you can never go wrong with using different shades of the same color. This creates a high-contrast effect that seamlessly complements the overall design. Michelle R. Smith, an ELLE DECOR A-List designer from New Orleans, incorporated this approach in her son’s bathroom in a Greek revival house. She opted for custom tiles from Quemere Designs to create a striking border that extends from the floor all the way up to the ceiling. This design choice proves that using various shades of blue can result in a visually appealing and unique bathroom, challenging the notion that having the blues is always a bad thing.
LATTICE FLOOR TILES
A neutral-colored wallpaper might be begging for a brave departure underfoot. Here, designer Regan Baker uses the tried-and-true color scheme in a graphic pattern for the floor of this beautiful powder room. One word: yes.
CLASSIC ITALIAN FLOOR TILES
In design, history repeats itself in the best of ways. In his fairy-tale home in Italy, designer Filippo Chia used 19th-century Riggiole tile for this guest bathroom—proof that ancient Rome has more than one thing to teach us in the 21st century.
Take inspiration for your bathroom floor tile from your own wardrobe, just like designer Sasha Bikoff did for her guest bathroom in her Hamptons home. In this unique design, she utilized a tile of her own creation, inspired by stylish bandana patterns, from New Ravenna. “Preserving the timeless appeal of the bandana symbol in stone was important to me,” she reveals to ELLE DECOR.
PRETTILY PATTERNED FLOOR TILES
If you’re a pattern-on-pattern devotee who has gone all out in the rest of your house. You know the importance of finding the perfect bathroom floor tile. A well-chosen tile can act as a palate cleanser, bringing a serene and spa-like atmosphere to your bathroom. In this particular case, designer Caren Rideau expertly incorporated the concept of “Bathroom Floor Tile” by opting for a sophisticated yet minimalist patterned floor, utilizing subtle colors to create a harmonious and elegant space.
HEXAGONAL TIMBER FLOORS
In this exquisite renovation of a Paris apartment, Spanish designer Lorenzo Castillo showcases his expertise in blending contrasting elements to perfection. To enhance the visual appeal, Castillo went beyond traditional ceramic tiles and opted for a stunning combination of materials. The focal point of the bathroom is the vanity area, distinguished by a beautiful light-finished wood hexagon parquet floor. This choice creates a captivating contrast with the elegant marble-clad water closet and shower located just beyond. The end result is a primary bathroom that exudes both luxury and comfort, with the bathroom floor tile serving as a striking centerpiece.
DAMASKLIKE PATTERN TILES
A playful pattern, with repetitive abstract motifs, can uplift a dull space and give it personality. When it comes to bathroom design, the choice of floor tiles plays a crucial role in transforming the overall look and feel of the space. Here, Lauren Mahoney of Decoroom utilized the exquisite Palmyra pattern from Lascaux Tile on the bathroom floor. The Bathroom Floor Tile in the Palmyra pattern not only adds a touch of refinement but also introduces a playful element, creating a unique and captivating atmosphere. By incorporating this stunning tile design, the bathroom instantly becomes more vibrant and visually appealing. The Bathroom Floor Tile becomes the focal point of the room, bringing charm and character to an otherwise ordinary space. With its intricate details and impeccable craftsmanship, the Palmyra pattern by Lascaux Tile proves to be an excellent choice for those seeking to enhance their bathroom’s aesthetic appeal.
STATELY 3D-EFFECT TILE
We’re taking all the notes from this pretty Parisian primary bathroom, by ELLE DECOR A-List designer Jean-Louis Deniot. The custom geometric flooring contains a hint of blue that is echoed across the aqua-blue walls.
SUBTLE GRAY PENNY TILES
In the stunning bathroom of this elegant Millbrook, New York estate, expertly crafted by designer Gregory Shano in collaboration with his client Joyann King, the captivating beauty of bathroom floor tiles is truly showcased. The choice of black penny tile, provided by Artistic Tile, not only adds a touch of sophistication but also allows the vibrant Brunschwig & Fils wallpaper to steal the spotlight. By incorporating the exquisite bathroom floor tile, this space becomes an embodiment of timeless style and luxury.
Why work in just one dimension? Architect Carlos Garciavelez and interior designer David Lawrence of Carlos David opted for a three-dimensional marble pattern for the primary bathroom in their Upper West Side apartment. This is proof that when it comes to small-space flooring, more is always more.
CHAIN LINK-THEMED TILES
Who says mosaics should be limited to the walls? Los Angeles–based ELLE DECOR A-List designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard gave Ellen Pompeo’s primary bathroom in California some Hollywood glamour with this beautiful chain link–themed tile flooring.
COOL GRAY MARBLE TILES
Matchy-matchy isn’t always tiresome, especially when it comes to the stunning bathroom floor tile. Just take a look at this exquisite Carrara marble design in a Mediterranean-inspired bathroom, expertly crafted by architect Raëd Abillama. In this beautiful space, Abillama has seamlessly extended the luxurious marble from the vanity to the floors, creating a cohesive and harmonious ambiance for his wife’s personal sanctuary in their Beirut residence. Who needs roses when you can bask in the elegance of a bathroom adorned with exquisite marble tiles?
RUST-COLORED MARBLE TILES
Don’t be afraid to push some boundaries on textural combinations. Just follow the lead of ELLE DECOR A-List interior designer Jessica Davis of Atelier Davis. Whose Kips Bay Dallas Decorator Show House powder room is a daring combination of orange-honed marble and terra-cotta-marble mosaic tiles by Artistic Tile, tied together by a backdrop of earthy painted walls. Intended to evoke a waning sunset, this space is almost too sumptuous to spend just 15 minutes in.