Say hello to bold design with these decorative beauties
Patterned tiles are an effective way of updating a bathroom without having to completely renovate the whole room. A new tiled wall, floor, or even just a splashback, can invigorate your existing bath, basin and brassware, giving your bathroom a fresh, new look.
With so many different tile colours, patterns, shapes and styles to choose from, we’ve picked an edit of the best patterned tiles that have recently hit the market in the UK.
The scalloped fish scale trend has been swimming its way into modern interiors too.
See more tiles in hexagonal, scalloped fish scale and other unusual shapes here.
Of course the classic metro tile is continuing to have its style moment (in cool new herringbone and basketweave formations), so it’s never been easier to give your bathroom a modern revamp with some stylish new bathroom tiles.
For scene-stealing style, patterned tiles will give you the biggest impact, but before you take the plunge be sure to view them as a large repeat pattern, rather than in isolation, as the look will change when they are clustered together.
Play around with how you put the tiles together too, as with some tiles, particularly those with a geometric pattern or shape, the overall pattern can change depending on how you lay them out and which edges you put next to each other.
Consider using tiles up to dado height, or completely cocoon a modern shower room with floor-to-ceiling tiling to create a a stylish and splash-proof wet room.
See these stunning shower rooms.
Whatever you decide, a wall or floor of new tiles will instantly amp up your bathroom with a splash of colour and pattern.
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The geometric pattern on this hexagonal tile creates a 3D effect.
Part of a mixed box of patterned and coloured tiles, so you can create a patchwork effect.
This vintage style tile is available in hexagonal or square formats.
Neisha Crosland brings shapely pattern to Artisans of Devizes with this modern geometric encaustic tile collection. Featuring different and unusual tile shapes that fit together to create bold walls and fabulous floors, Crosland's Jigsaw collection is a kaleidoscope of refreshing colour.
A collection of triangles make up a classic hex shape for a carefree take on form and style.
Created entirely from marble, the Ann Sacks Benton Mosaic collection bring gorgeous small-scale pattern to modern, glamorous bathrooms.
Create a vintage look with William Morris' iconic Chrysanthemum pattern.
When tesselated these tiles create a striking pattern.
Part of the brand's Organics collection, these patchwork tiles have a heritage feel with a modern twist.
Create a Moroccan-inspired bathroom with a wall of fish scale tiles. Available in over 80 different colours.
This hardwearing tile can be laid in a variety of ways to create a contemporary or classic effect for both walls and floors. Think vertical or diagonal slices, chequerboard style or a zig zag herringbone look for something a little different.
Give your bathroom interior a contemporary twist and lots of cool colour with Bert & May's blush pink Octagon tile.
Individually hand-crafted, this tile is created by artisans without using clay, glazes or kilns. Made with high- quality Turkish cement sand with natural stones granule and colour pigments, each tile is hand-pressed, grinded and sealed with Turkish soap.