Bathroom Tile 24 Ideabooks

I’m a sucker for a black and white bathroom. In New York City, where I live, you’ll find plenty of vintage beauties, decked out with traditional white subway tiles, black and white hexagonal floor tiles, and pedestal...
9 Hard Questions to Ask When Shopping for Stone
Deciding to use stone and choosing the kind to use are more complicated than just picking a finish you like. Because stone is a natural material, its appearance, durability and production can vary from one quarry to another, and from one batch to another,...
How to Match Tile Heights for a Perfect Installation
When installing two tiles from two different suppliers, often the thickness of each tile is not the same. "Lippage" describes the difference in heights between tile set side by side. Too much lippage can cause an awkward and uneven look in a shower or...
Quick Fix: Repair Cracked Bathroom Grout
With any home purchase, there are plenty of positives and hopefully few negatives — and ours was no exception. Our home has great potential and good bones, but with those positives we also inherited many flaws, like banged-up walls, scratched laminate...
Dream Tile, Sensational Style
Did you know that ceramic tile has been dated back as far as 8000 BCE? And though the availability and popularity of glass tile exploded in the 1990s, the first glass tiles were made more than 2,000 years ago. I am fascinated with...
How to Choose Tile for a Steam Shower
Steam is much more invasive than water, so a steam shower requires more care to construct than the average shower. There is much more to the equation than simply adding a steam generator and control pad. Building a steam shower requires a new and complete...
Top 10 Tips for Choosing Shower Tile
Many factors come into play in choosing the perfect shower tile, and often the shower's design will dictate the type of tile that can or should be used. For example, if you love a curved shower bench, you will need to use a smaller tile. That...
10 Top Tips for Getting Bathroom Tile Right
Tile layout is king in any bathroom renovation. Planning tile layout carefully from the start can aid in everything from framing changes to niche locations to fixture locations to lighting locations. Without careful planning, your results might be close...
Major Makeover: Bland to Evocative Asian-Style Bath
Designer Dan Danenberg's clients wanted anything but the norm when they remodeled their Palo Alto, California, master bath. The project involved tearing down the existing bath and closet and transforming both spaces into a large...
Bathrooms Awash in Black and White Tile
In today's bathrooms, white is the standard choice for fixtures like toilets and baths. When it comes to floor tile design, there is a greater variety of choices, but black and white is always a good bet. The classic combo of ebony and ivory has many...
2012 Tile Trends: Bathroom
What will new bathrooms be wearing this year? If they take their cues from major metro design centers and the Coverings tile and stone trade show this spring, we'll be seeing creative...
Loving Color: A Rainbow of Tile
You can find endless inspiration for bathrooms and kitchens decked out in basic white or black tile. Think about how many times you've seen white and black penny tiles in bathrooms and the classic white subway tile in kitchens. But what about the adventurous...
Designer Trick: Take Your Shower Tile to the Ceiling
Creating illusions for the eye can do great things for design. In this case, a simple trick can make your bathroom feel larger. Most of us don't have the grand bathrooms shown to us in magazines or in this ideabook. But that's the great thing about...
Chelsea Neighborhood Inspires Elegant, Urban Bath
I spent an awesome few days in New York during fashion week as part of a group of 19 bloggers and designers. One of our activities was a design challenge: we were broken into groups and had to design a bathroom based on a given neighborhood in New York....
Dip Into a Watery Blue Bathroom
For a refreshing bathing experience, surround yourself with watery blues. These nature-inspired colors are associated with the varied hues found in the ocean and with feelings of calmness, tranquility and healing. Let's take a look at some baths that...
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