40 Modern Bathroom Tile Designs and Trends

geometric bathroom wall

Bathrooms can make or break the overall design of the house. It is so significant that home sellers and developers focus design and renovation efforts on the room. An outdated bath can turn off prospective buyers or depress its user, while the modern, sleek and stimulating modern bath can energise and excite. Bathroom styles and trends are dynamic, you must upgrade the look as often as every few years. The easiest way to remodel your bathroom is by changing the tiles. Check out these modern bathroom tile designs and trends;

1.       Beautiful Grey

This grey minimalist bathroom is modern, sleek and cool! Silver, white and blue accents provide points of interest while the grey overall tone keeps the room relaxing and comforting. Its modern elements also include the strategically built-in shelves.

modern grey bathroom

2.       A Terrazzo Floor

A burst of colour and style! The trendy millennial pink of the interiors is punctuated with white accents and complemented by the arresting speckled terrazzo flooring. Very colourful and very modern.

modern pink bathroom

3.       Vertical Stripes

A bit nostalgic, but definitely modern. The shower features a two-tone striped wall from two shades of subway tiles – white and blue-grey. The result is a wistful nod to the nautical look – carefree, innocent and romantic.

nautical bathroom design

4.       Pastel Shades

Colourful bathroom accents walls are hot and trendy. This cool and modern bathroom features a creatively tiled wall of pastels. The tan and russet shades pick up the wood accents while the blues complement the dominant white interiors.

modern pastel bathroom tiles

5.       Rustic Bricks

Adding bricks or brick inspired tiles to your bathroom gives the room a warm rustic touch. It shakes off the dullness and coldness of the modern bathrooms. The bathroom effectively combines the modern elements – smooth tiles and neutral colours, with charming accents – brick wall, vintage faucets and plants in recycled containers.

brick bathroom wall

6.       Teal in the Shower

The lovely blue-green shade of teal provides a pop of colour to the neutral tones of this modern bath. Complementing both the bright white walls and black accents, the teal wall provides an interesting detail.  

modern minimalist bathroom

7.       Rock Tile Wall

Using textured tiles is a great way of adding definition and character to a bathroom. The interesting rock tile wall of this smooth and cool white, black and several-shades-of-grey bath. The floor-to-ceiling window helps keep the room bright during the day.

modern classy bathroom

8.       Starred Hexagonal

Add a good dose of whimsy to your otherwise cool and generic modern bathroom. Mix up your tiling with to achieve this unique and striking look. The white overall tiles provide the clean and modern look, while the starred hexagon tiles in Prussian blue give a charming quaintness to it.

modern hexagon tiles

9.       Marble and Glass

The elegance and timelessness of marble and glass in a stunning tile design. Give your bath the understated grace of marble and the sparkle of glass.

marble and glass tile

10.   Glossy Black Herringbone

Add a bit of shine to your sombre and neutral bathroom. This glossy black herringbone wall gives the modish and edgy modern bath good perk up. Stylish and chic.

modern glossy black tiles

11.   Weathered Wood

Wood elements are popular minimalist and modern accents. This posh bathroom of marble walls, silver accents and the glass-encased green wall is balanced by the warm and charming weathered wood flooring.

rustic luxurious bathroom

12.   Blue Portuguese

Colourful, intricate and charming. Light blue Portuguese tiles are popular accent tiles for modern bathrooms for its delicate details and appealing vibe. Perfect accent for the flat and neutral colours of modern interiors.

blue Portuguese tiles

13.   Two-Toned Triangles

Cool, elegant, minimalist. The unfussy geometric details of the tiles are both modern and fascinating. The random placement of the tiles creates an interesting and colourful pattern.

two-toned bathroom tiles

14.   Mother of Pearl

Elegant and rich, the mother of pearl bathroom wall is the perfect accent to the classy and timeless bathroom design. The one-inch square mosaic wall provides an interesting and delicate detail to a room of flat surfaces.

elegant white bathroom

15.   Mixed Hexagons

Using mixed tiles easily define certain areas of the room. While the white marble tiles look great on walls, the sea green ones are perfect for the floor. Forget order and uniformity, the creative placement of the tiles adds to the quirkiness of the design.

mixed hexagon tiles

16.   Flower Patterned Floor

Jazz up your white modern bath by adding Spanish tiles into the mix. The classic and arresting patterns of the Spanish tile floor give the room the warmth and pastoral charms of the Mediterranean.

beautiful modern bathroom

17.   Pink Diamonds

The trendy millennial pink shade perfectly complements the modern grey tones. This bathroom features the contemporary bare concrete finish and is matched by the chic and modern pink diamond tiling. Gorgeous!

pink diamond tiles

18.   Grey Slate

Slate is classy and timeless. The understated beauty of the slate tile textures is enough to dress a bathroom. This modish and stately grey bath uses the slate tile in its many forms and sizes.

grey slate bathroom walls

19.   Stained Glass Look

This colourful wall gives the white bathroom a good measure of brightness and fun. Using triable tiles of different hues, the mosaic gives a majestic stained-glass look. Not bad for a shower.

colourful bathroom wall

20.   Marble Fish Scale

The fish scale tile can easily go tacky and dated. But, this marble version of the popular design is modern, eye-catching and stylish. Keep the rest of the interiors clean so as not to overwhelm the interiors.

fish scale marble tiles

21.   Glacier Glass in Herringbone

Glacier glass tiles are glossy, elegant and modern. Picking up the right colour will complement or highlight key room designs. This blue-grey glacier glass tiles in a herringbone pattern provide the colour and cool to the modern bathroom.

glacier glass bathroom tiles

22.   Uneven Grey Hexagons

Uneven tiling is a great technique that provides added texture and character to your bathroom. The uneven setting of this hexagon tile wall highlights each of the tiles’ unique pattern and texture. The light and shadow play gives it depth and a fascinating look.

uneven bathroom tiling

23.   Portuguese Tiles Mosaic

Bright colours, interesting patterns and quirky looks! The Portuguese tile can dress up your bathroom with style and charm. The bold colours and patterns perfectly fit the starkness of modern minimalist interiors.

colourful Portuguese tiles

24.   Multi-Toned Vertical Stack

The narrow vertical stacked tile bathroom wall is on rage. Upgrade the look with these multi-toned tiles to create interesting patterns and details.

multi-toned bathroom tiles

25.   Wood Themed Tiles

Inject rustic charms into the cool minimalist interiors of your modern bathroom. Wood-themed tiles on the floor and an accent wall give the room a warm welcoming ambience.

rustic modern bathroom

26.   Blue Subway

Classic subway wall tile, a modern shade of blue. The ashy shade of cobalt blue is cool and bright at the same time. The perfect complement to the glass, chrome, white and tan hues of the room.

blue subway tiles bathroom

27.   White and Grey Patterns

White bathrooms are clean, modern and bright. For those who want a fun and interesting twist to their white bathrooms, adding these lovely white and grey patterned hexagon tiles can do the trick. Still elegant and classy, but with a touch of quirky.

lovely white bathroom

28.   Metallic Tile Mosaic

Edgy, trendy and stunning. The posh accent you need to impress. Great for powder rooms, guest bedroom baths and the master bedroom bath.

modern luxurious bathroom

29.   Random Colours

The bright-coloured tiles set randomly to the floor tiling give the otherwise lacklustre bath nice perk up. The colourful theme is highlighted by the awesome painted tile mix of the shower wall.  

modern colourful bathroom

30.   Marble Hex

Marble is a classic bathroom element – luxurious, beautiful and elegant. Upgrade the standard marble wall with the marble hex tiles. The smaller tiles in an interesting shape will give your bathroom walls more texture, more shades and intricate details.

marble hexagon tiles

31.   Geometric Patterns

Modernise the outdated white square tiles by adding geometric patterns and prints. Complement the look with solid black or white walls or counters. Creative, quirky, chic.

modern white tiles

32.   Mixed Herringbone

Can’t decide between the cool marble and warm wood tiles? Get them both in this interesting and exciting mix of tile materials. The herringbone pattern adds in texture and character to the room.

elegant marble and wood bathroom

33.   Stacked Stone

Modern, beautiful and edgy. The beautiful stacked stone accent wall gives a lovely contrast to the smooth surfaces of this modern bathroom.

modern bathroom

34.   All in White

White is consistently among the most popular bathroom ideas and designs. This stunning white bathroom is made modern by its minimalist styling. Designs and décor mainly come from the different shapes and patterns of the white tiles used.

modern white bathroom

35.   Pebble Accent

This ultra-modern bathroom design features sleek grey tiles, chrome fittings, glass and a very contemporary pebble accent. The black stones match the edgy modern vibe of the design.  

dark grey bathroom

36.       Shades of Blue

The vintage vibe is coming strong in the bathroom tile trends, while blue shades complement the cool and neutral colour of modern designs. Painting over your old and outdated square tiles in different shades of blue can instantly give you a modish and beautiful bathroom.

blue bathroom tiles

37.       Black Slate Squares

Dominant, virile and stylish. This luxurious and modern bath features a spacious shower with black slate walls and ceiling and black pebble tiles for the floor and seat. Chrome fittings and the wide window keeps the room well-lit.

modern black bathroom

38.       Floral Tiles

Florals and making a comeback! These eye-catching floral tiles will add lots of colour and charm to your modern bathroom. Complement the look with wood accents and clean white interiors. Feminine, fun and colourful!

charming modern bathroom

39.       White in Straight Herringbone

The herringbone tile pattern delivers the chic, minimalist and sleek look of today’s modern bathroom ideas and designs. This straight herringbone white tiles are perfect for modern white bathroom.

modern white bathroom

40.       Random Hexagons

This black, white and grey modern bathroom is far from the boring stereotype of modern minimalist designs. The random placement of the tiles and the infusion of printed ones transformed the modern design into a fun, special and unique space.

modern bathroom

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