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Designing a small bathroom – 30 tile ideas and tips

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Small bathrooms need more planning and precise design, because a bad decision can make the space appear even smaller. The tiles are perhaps the most important factor for one small bathroom and cannot be changed easily if wrongly planned. That is why you need to carefully consider the tile size, style and color.

Tile Ideas for Small Bathroom – What Size ?

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When it comes to tile size for small bathrooms, there are two options. The small mosaic tiles that can be used to create complex patterns or large format tiles that can create an illusion of a large room. What would you say about 30 × 60 cm wall tiles?

Tile ideas for small bathroommaterial

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The tile material also plays a big role in the selection. If you are going for large format floor tiles, ceramic is not a good idea. Consider polished porcelain stoneware tiles with a natural stone or wood look. If your go for mosaic tiles then ceramic is fine, although the glass mosaic tiles look a lot better. Make sure that matt tile designs are not as easy to care for as the glazed ones.

Tile ideas for small bathrooms – colour

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In terms of tile color, light shades are always the better option for small rooms, although you can also check out some successful examples with dark colors in our ideas below. Play with different nuances and patterns to create a tumult of dynamism.

Marble floor is pure classic

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This bathroom was designed entirely in white. The walls are designed with waterproof wallpaper, while white marble tiles were chosen for the floor. The advantage of such neutral tile colors is that they can be combined with decorations of any color. In contrast to the floor and wall tiles, you can change these at any time after you have looked at the furnishings.

Warm, beige nuances

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Decorated with a gilded frieze

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Wood in the bathroom is no longer a taboo

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Functional design in gray 

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Mosaic tiles in shades of gray

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black fittings

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Lay wall tiles vertically in the small bathroom

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light colors – lilac and cream

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Floral pattern as an accent

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Cream and dark orange

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