Copper, Hardwood, Glass, Stainless – what’s the connection?
Quite simply, these are some of the latest trends in bathroom tile designs! Want to make your bathroom the hippest one on the block? Feel like you’re a do-it-yourselfer with a flair for the latest designs? Find out what today’s coolest designers are saying about the use of these materials in your bathroom tile choices.
Metal Bathroom Tile Designs
Metals like stainless steal, brushed copper, and satin bronze are coming on strong in the race for the trendiest bathroom remodeling materials. The old days of using huge sheets of stainless or copper are out and now we’re seeing the use of small tile squares of the same material being put together in very interesting patterns. With the new choices in form factors it’s making it easier to choose metal as an accent pattern instead of having to use it for a whole wall.
Most often we’re seeing metal bathroom tile designs in the backsplash area. If you’re going for a traditional and timeless look, stick with bronze and copper as they have a nice antique feel. On the other hand if you are looking for a contemporary and polished look, there’s no better choice than top quality stainless steel.
Glass Bathroom Tile Designs
Glass tiles have been around for a long time but they used to be quite expensive. Now with the multitude of glass tile manufactures these days, prices have come down and selection has gone through the roof. Now instead of simply tiling your backsplash we are seeing whole walls or shower stalls done quite elegantly with glass. There is a level of luxury that only glass can achieve. While it used to be reserved only for the fancy hotels and restaurants, now it’s becoming the latest in tile design trends in modern homes.
Glass comes in so many finishes from glossy to flat and the color spectrum is endless. Sometimes the most challenging part of integrating glass tiles into your bathroom tile design is settling on a style from all the choices available.
Also, let’s not forget that glass is probably the “greenest” material available since it can come from 100% recycled materials. Those people in the remodeling industry are always looking for ways to reuse old material and make it a fascinating part of your new decor.
Hardwood Bathroom Tile Designs
In some old houses we used to see shower stalls and bathtubs surrounded by beautiful wood. While it looks amazing, it’s not very practical for the moist bathroom air. With new porcelain tile manufactured to look like hardwood, you can have that look again in an easy to install, clean, and maintain tile.
These tiles make a great addition to a country home or your house in the woods.