A look at how bold tiles transform the most oft-ignored room
Here’s proof that the most utilitarian room in the house can be both functional and decorative. Sarah Brown talks to designers who are making creative tile choices that transform this oft-ignored room into the most-talked-about space in the house Bathrooms are having a moment, the perfect small-scale canvas for homeowners and designers looking to imbue a stand-alone room with colour, texture, and personality. Whether the goal is bold, relaxing, or sophisticated, there’s a tile for that. Pretty and practical, tiles are being used on floors and walls alike to create a one-of-a-kind experience. With a dizzying array of choices, the sky’s the limit. What are you waiting for?
This page Glamour is the name of the game in this stunning ensuite renovation from Veronica Martin Design Studio. The luxe wall and floor look like marble but are actually porcelain tile from Ciot. “Porcelain is really changing the way we design these days,” explains Martin. “The realistic representation of natural materials, but with more durability and ease of maintenance, is a game changer for my industry.” Polished nickel accessories add warmth, matching well with the gold tones of the pretty crystal chandelier.