10 Bathroom Tile Trends to Follow in 2020 & Beyond

10 Bathroom Tile Trends to Follow in 2020 & Beyond

Bathroom Tile Trends

If you're renovating a bathroom this year, then knowing today's top tile looks is a must. Check out the following guide to bathroom tile trends in 2020, and then pick out the ideas that you want to incorporate into your next decorating project. With these ideas, you can create a bathroom look that's just right for 2020 and beyond.

Shimmer and Shine

Metallics and other shimmery elements are adding a special touch to tile these days. You'll find tiles with sparkly gold streaks and gemstone flecks.

You can achieve this popular look in your bathroom with mosaics that include pieces of cut glass or mother of pearl. Our La Perla Silo pattern is a great example.

Texture That Pops

To really make a statement, look into tiles with dimensional elements. Bumpy, patterned and grooved tiles are all the rage right now.

From molded chair rails to soft throw blankets, texture in interior design is nothing new. Decorators know that incorporating textural elements into your room lends depth and interest.

To emphasize your textured tiles, limiting your color palette is usually best. In a monochromatic or neutral scheme, the texture can truly shine. Check it out in our show-stopping Dimension tiles., which feature just a hint of gray.

Think Big

Tiny tiles are great for creating intricate designs and mosaics, but large tiles have their place as well. In fact, this year, many people are convinced that big is the way to go. Oversized tiles are taking bathroom design by storm.

Check out the impressive statement that the big limestone tiles make in the photo below.

Don't be afraid to go even bigger! The following bathroom uses some massive tiles in the floor design.

Beyond the Rectangle

Geometric patterns are in demand this year, and homeowners are opting for slightly more unusual shapes instead of basic squares and rectangles.

One of the most popular shapes in the hexagon. Della from the Effusion Quick Ship collection is a great example of this trend. The neutral colors ensure that this one will look great in your bathroom for years to come.

Watch this video for another way to form a hexagonal tile design:

Diamonds are another great geometric figure to try. You can use Mirra tiles from the Curv line for a bold diamond pattern.

Bold in Black and White

Eyecatching floor tiles in neutral color palettes are popular right now. The basic color scheme allows the tile arrangement to pop. Black and white are a classic pair, but you could also use grays or browns for this idea.

Our Curv line features several styles that would work well with this trend, including the Paol design shown below. Paol relies on a black-and-white scheme but uses just a touch of gray to soften the look.

Here's an example of a bold black-and-white floor in a bathroom layout.

Green and Coral

Pantone chose coral as 2019's Color of the Year, so it's no surprise that this shade is still a hot commodity. It looks especially good paired with sage green.

You could go very warm and bright with these shades, but that runs the risk of the style looking dated in a few years. Opting for a slightly more muted scheme may give you a palette with more staying power. Check out the earthly coral and green used in the Viridian style from the Urbani collection.

Beautiful, Beautiful Blue

Coral was last year's Color of the Year, and this year's is Classic Blue. According to Pantone, this shade reflects peace and stability.

Why not consider blue for your bathroom design, then? The Caris design in the Studio Quad line contains a shade that's quite similar to Classic Blue.

Green-blues are popular this year too. Check out the beautiful watery blue of this bathroom floor that we designed.

Natural Effects

Another trend to consider is infusing your interior designs with natural, outdoor elements. Wood and stone are particularly popular. You can mimic these looks with wood- or stone-finish tiles. Of course, you can also use tiles made of real stone.

We carry a wide variety of stone tiles in many different shades. Our Marble Tile line is a good example. Here it is in the Grigio Pearl style.

Lush Foliage

Flowers and leaves are popular motifs right now — the bigger, the better! Homeowners are including oversized vines, palm fronds and other flora in their bathroom decor.

Our Mirage tile mural will give any bathroom a tropical feel. The black and white design is nothing short of stunning.

This bathroom mural is another excellent example. It even features the coral-pink color that's so popular in 2020.

Playful Patterns

Think tile is only for traditional looks? Think again! In 2020, tile designs are channeling a fun vibe that reflects decorating styles from 50 or 60 years ago. As you explore tile layouts, you may come across geometric patterns and funky layouts that make you nostalgic for a bygone era.

You'll find fun patterns like this in our Univo collection. There's an example of Univo Arbor behind the bathtub in this room. Notice that it uses the mossy green that's so on-trend right now.

The versatility of tile means that you can use it to create nearly any bathroom look. Which of the nine ideas above most stands out to you? Talk to Artsaics about these 2020 bathroom tile trends so you can start formulating a plan for how to make one or more of these looks your own.

About the Author

Nelson Londono founded Artsaics in 1998 after learning the ins and outs of designing custom artistic tiles and stone mosaics. The New York-based surfacing company specializes in producing stunning artistic tiles & stone designs with fine natural stone from around the world. Nelson and his team's passion lies in working with their hands, heads and hearts to make each and every space a unique reflection of self expression. You can learn more about Artsaics here.