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5 Big Bathroom Tile Trends You Need to Know About in 2023

Are you thinking about changing your bathroom tile style this year but not sure what to do? Then look no further, for we have you covered! And we've got the answers to all your burning bathroom questions. 

What different types of tiles are in trend?

There are a few, but they depend on what type of look you're going for. From contemporary to traditional, the choices are endless and completely yours. But here's a round-up of some of our favourites that we think you need to know about, to make your bathroom stand out in 2023.

1. Large bathroom tiles and marble tiles

Large tiles are massively on trend for 2023. Offering a clean and modern look, they can make a small bathroom appear larger and are ideal for showers. 

Wonderlust Silver large tiles 60x120cm in a bathroom setting. Tiled wall and floor with white bath, black partitions and paired bronze sinks in black unit. 

We love how the stormy silver porcelain stone effect tiles elicit finesse in this gorgeous monochrome bathroom as both wall tiles and floor tiles The large tiles open up the space even more and the copper-coloured sinks accent their warm mineral tones. 

Pair with marble tiles and you're really stepping into opulent luxury. These Magnifique bookmatched tiles by Ca' Pietra are giving us all the Turkish bath feels while taking us to beautiful oceanic views. All accentuated by the stunning bookmatch design of these marble effect tiles and how they are laid.

For more on the benefits of large tiles, check out our large format tiles ideas and advice blog. 

 2. Hexagon tiles and bold prints

One of the best ways to make your bathroom stand out and make a statement isn't with bathroom wallpaper, but with patterned wall tiles. And we have just the bold and beautiful specimens ready to burst into your bathroom this year.  

Jungle Hexagon tile 21.5x24.5cm in a wetroom setting. Tiles are on the shower wall and spill onto the floor. Features lots of green potted plants, a wooden stool and towels.

The intense blues and greens of these Ca' Pietra Jungle hexagon tiles take us away to refreshing tropical waterfall showers. Pair with solid colour hexagon tiles in the same range to complete the cascade from wall to patterned floor tiles.

From vibrant floral depictions to striking geometrical shapes, our Ca' Pietra porcelain tiles range has all the intricate styling of wallpaper with the durability that porcelain tiles afford. And because hexagons are the most efficient shape in nature, these hexagon tiles will make the most of your space.  

Exotic Hexagon tiles in a bathroom setting. With freestanding gold and blakc sink, gold art deco shelving and furniture, white bathroom accessories and green potted plants.

How exotic are these hexagon tiles? With a deep background, these floral patterns look stunning with back bathroom accompaniments and metallic touches.

 3. Terrazzo tiles

Terrazzo tiles are a significant feature in on trend bathrooms this year. Inspired by the rich heritage of Venetian craftsmanship, these Italian tiles are perfect for adding texture and character to your bathroom with their marble chip design. 

But our collection goes one further. Being porcelain, you've got the benefits of low maintenance and ease of installation combined with the beauty of traditional terrazzo. 

Terrazzo Hexagon tiles 21.5x25cm in a bathroom setting on the wall and vanity unit. Top half of wall is tiled in dark blue square tiles. Vanity unit has a sink in Terrazzo style, with gold taps coming out of the wall and small rectangular mirror to the side.

Mix terrazzo tiles with hexagon tiles and you've got a match made in bathroom tile ideas heaven! Designed so some aspects have a glossy finish, these Italian-inspired beauties will lend your bathroom a dynamic edge.

Add in some blue bathroom tiles to highlight the Mediterranean colour scheme and take your on trend bathrooms to the next level.  

We love how Peronda has captured the offcut elements embedded in the cement design so well with these Terrazzo Floor Tiles

4. Mosaic tiles

Mosaic tiles offer a multitude of intricate patterns and vibrant colours which add a touch of visual interest and artistic flair to any bathroom. Whether you prefer a contemporary, minimalist look or a more eclectic and bohemian vibe, mosaic tiles can match your unique style. 

Matchstick Ice Mosaic tiles 31.3x29.6cm in a bathroom setting with a white freestanding bath, wooden shelf and green potted plants.

The small, geometric design of these matchstick tiles really accentuates a natural-looking bathroom. The neutral colour goes brilliantly with stone effect tiles and green accessories, creating a calming ambiance.

Gelato Mint Scallop tiles 25.9x27.3cm as bathroom tiles ideas and bathroom wall tiles with a blue rectangular sink featuring bathroom bottles

These scallop tiles are giving us all the nautical feels in this bathroom. Pair with a lovely white grout and black hardware to achieve sea-worthy success. Also available as white mosaic tiles and pink mosaic tiles.

5. Metro tiles

Metro tiles (or Subway tiles) have long been a popular choice for bathrooms because of their timeless and versatile style. Their clean and sleek lines create a classic and sophisticated look that can complement a variety of design aesthetics, from traditional to contemporary. 

And the simplicity of metro tiles allows them to blend effortlessly with different colour schemes and materials, making them a versatile option for any bathroom decor.

Tunstall Deep White Brick tiles 6.2x12.5cm in a bathroom setting with blue decor tiles in the middle, white pedestal sink, dark blue paint above the tiles. Features a wall mirror and a wooden stool with potted plant on top.

The white brick tiles simplicity of these ceramic wall tiles ties in fantastically with Ca' Pietra's peacock blue decorative tiles to give a Victorian style to this feature bathroom. 

Metro Grey Plata Gloss Bevelled Brick tiles 10x20cm. Grey brick tiles inn a bathroom setting with a shelf featuring hair products, toothbrush and toothpaste. Also with a wooden body brush on the wall.

Or maybe you're feeling on trend grey decor? If so, these bevelled grey metro tiles could well be a bit of you. The glossy finish helps to reflect light too, making smaller spaces appear larger. So what's not to love?

And that's it! Our 5 big bathroom tile trends that you need to know. We hope you like them and find some inspiration for your next bathroom project. But, in case you need to know more, we've answered more style questions below to set you on your way to bathroom heaven.

What colours are in trend?

In 2023, expect to see a mix of bold and muted colors in bathroom tile designs. Subway tiles in neutral and earthy tones continue to be popular, but bright and vibrant colors such as emerald green, navy blue, and mustard yellow are making a comeback. These bold colours can be used as an accent or on the entire wall to create a statement.

What patterns are in trend?

Geometric patterns are becoming more popular in 2023. Hexagonal tiles, Moroccan-inspired tiles, and subway tiles arranged in unique patterns are some of the options in trend. Additionally, floral patterns are also making a comeback and can be a great option for a feminine touch.

Which tiles are best for bathrooms?

When choosing bathroom tile ideas, it's important to consider the durability and slip-resistance of the tiles. Large bathroom tiles are great for creating a sleek and modern look, while terrazzo tiles offer texture and character. Mosaic tiles can be used to create intricate designs, and subway tiles are a timeless classic.

How to incorporate these trends into your bathroom design?

Incorporating these bathroom trends can be as simple as adding a few accent tiles to your shower or creating a feature wall with bold colours or patterns. Mixing and matching different types of tiles can also create a unique and personalised look.

In conclusion, 2023 offers a wide range of bathroom tile trends to choose from. Whether you prefer large bathroom tiles, subway tiles, or mosaic tiles, there is something for every taste and style. So, why not incorporate these trends into your bathroom design to create a space that is both stylish and functional?

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