From wow-factor designs to textured finishes, create a personalised space with the latest wall and floor tile options
The gentle undulation of these Heatwave ceramic tiles, along with their strong colour, will make a stunning focal point in a large space.
The W15xL56cm tiles cost £510 per m² at Stone & Ceramic Warehouse
Classic brickwork designs
From retro tones to contemporary brights, this statement style is a versatile choice for bathrooms.
Inject colour into your space with these W10xL20cm Metro wall tiles in lime green. With a gloss finish, they really stand out as a feature wall or can be teamed with another colour from the collection of 12 shades for a unique look. Priced £16 per m² from Tile Mountain, the design is also available in a larger size measuring W10xL30cm
These W7.5xL15cm glass Metallica Brick tiles have a straight-edge finish for a contemporary look. Part of Original Style’s Glassworks range, they are available in six elegant colours including Starcia, shown here, as well as square designs, and are priced at £149.95 per m²
Inspired by the ashlar-shaped stonework found on many classical façades, these W25xL50cm Pitti Diamond tiles are made from finely enamelled ceramic. They are available in grey beige and white, and cost £299 per m² from Devon & Devon
Mandarin Stone’s new Casablanca collection of Italian porcelain tiles re-creates the look of original encaustic designs, making them ideal for period properties. Various base tiles and a comprehensive range of décor designs are available, while endless options in both square and hexagon formats allow you to create geometric patterns or a patchwork effect.
This scheme includes W20xL20cm tiles in Casablanca Black and Casablanca Dark Terra, both £32.40 per m², as well as Casablanca Mono Décor 1 tiles, £40.80 per m²
On-trend patchwork panels
Choose a pale, subtle design or go for a bold pattern to achieve a fashionable look for both walls and floors.
The Retro range from Surface consists of nine patterns that are offered as a random assortment. Five of the designs can be ordered singly, with each set of four tiles combining to make a larger pattern. The W20xL20cm tiles complement each other with a unifying palette of muted colours and are suitable for walls and floors. Priced £110.40 per m², the collection also offers six plain tiles. Shown here with Blend Avorio W30xL60cm large-format tiles, £75.54 per m²
For an understated palette, these La Dolce Vita tiles are sold in a set of four different designs in the same colourway, so you can either stick to one shade or mix and match to get the look you want. The W15xL15cm tiles are shown here in Rosa, Lila and Azzuro but also come in white and black, with matching plain white tiles also offered. Priced £10.99 for a box of four at Topps Tiles
Bathstore’s Hoxton range includes four patterns and two plain tiles to allow you to create your own design on both walls and floors. Measuring W14xL14cm, the patterned versions are available in a set of 12, including a selection of each print, at £129.17 per m², while the plain red or cream tiles, in boxes of 12, cost £116.67 per m². The range is also available in grey
Porcelanosa offers a range of ceramic tiles that emulate the grain and striations of fine oak in a panelled design. These Liston Oxford W31.5xL90cm tiles have a rectified finish for minimal grouting and are available in Cognac, shown here, as well as Natural, Blanco and Acero (grey) finishes.
New looks with texture
A big interiors trend, tactile finishes work particularly well in bathroom schemes.
These offset mosaics from Fired Earth work in both contemporary and traditional schemes and can be fitted either vertically or horizontally. The narrow lengths come in W22.5xL30cm sheets with a rivened and textured surface, and cost £224.96 per m². Shown in grey, with cream, silver and multicolour options also available
The raised surface of these Zenith ceramic grey check tiles work well in panels or inside a recess. The range also includes flat tiles in the same W25xL75.5cm format. Priced from £50 per m² at Aparici, ivory and beige versions are also available
One of the latest trends in bathroom tiles is the use of natural, organic finishes, and thanks to CP Hart’s Mollino collection, you can now achieve a beautiful, distressed wood effect without having to worry about timber care or maintenance. Made from durable porcelain, the tiles have an exceptional tonal design and a true-to-life texture, which is drawn from the wood found in the petrified forests of Italy.
The range offers two size options, W16xL99.5cm, £11.91 per tile, and W24.5xL99.5cm, £18.06 per tile, both available in beige, brown, grey, white and musk