Elle Decor - 37 Bathroom ideas to inspire you

 

Where you want your bathroom to be you own home relaxing home spa or a joyful place to energise you for your morning routine – we have the inspiration you need. From mosaic geometric tiles to floor-to-ceiling marble, cool terrazzo and even wallpaper- specifically designed to survive in wet conditions – there's something for everyone.

1. Written in Stone

 

If you are looking for a showstopper look no further, this spectacular slab of multi-hued stone proves that a little goes a long way. All that’s needed to make a statement is a clever use of single splash of richly patterned, coloured stone. This bespoke console can be viewed from two spaces, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows behind.

HOM Mosaics to match 

 

Aloha Self Adhesive £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Geo Blush £12.99 per tile, £142..89 per square metre.

2. Take to the Floor 

 Bathrooms need to be practical and clean but they seen to lack pattern. Walls are always the obvious choice for adding colour and pattern the floor is more peripheral which means you have more freedom to create a brave and striking treatment that might not work on a vertical plan.

HOM mosaics to match 

  

Geo Grey Hex £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Opulence Porcelain Vanilla £24.99 per tile

3. Avocado Revival 

 

The trend nobody expected to get a second wave is here – Avocado Bathroom is proving our appetite for all things 70s is at its zenith. The shade is liveable, warm and versatile, which is presumably why it was such a hit the first time around. 

HOM Mosaics to match 

  

Cairns £5 per sheet, £55 per square metre, Aquamarine Self Adhesive £5 per sheet, £55

4. Screen Time 

More than just a clever space saving device a screened off en-suite has the potential to be a striking design feature and a way of incorporating unexpected materials into a scheme. Choosing a trans lucent material also has the benefit of letting in light from adjoining rooms. 

HoM Mosaics to match

 

Antwerp £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre, Quartz Linear Black £15.99 per tile £175.89 per square metre 

5. Brutalist Beauty 

 

For those seeking an edgy, utilitarian feel you will need rugged textures and versatile shades of grey make concrete and stone the material of choice. Their innate strength are highly practical, although concrete is naturally porous, its can be easily sealed and used for everything, from basins, walls and floors.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

 Opulence Porcelain Grey £24.99 per tile, Opulence Poreclain Black Ripple £26.99 per tile. 

 6. Hip to be Square 

 

With tiles of every shape, colour, texture and decorative style its easy to overlook the square. There is a lot of creative mileage to be had from the simple square. Create graphic arrangements with different coloured tiles to build interest. Be playful, create checkerboard mosaics for drama, or immerse the space in a single colour.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Glamour £11.99 per tile, £131.89 per square metre, Darwin £5per tile £55 per square metre 

7. Three Dimensional Tiles 

 

When you combine durability and hygiene, with a sculptural flair it’s easy to see why three-dimensional tiles are booming in bathrooms. They are versatile whether you have a large expanse of wall to fill or just a small stretch, choosing a relief design brings subtle interest to bathroom walls without becoming too overbearing, especially in muted, restful shades

HoM Mosaics to Match  

  

Hexia Blush £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre, Porto £13.99 per tile. £153.89 per square metre 

8. Cocooned Space 

 

If we venture to the darker shades of the spectrum we can create a comfortable and cocooned space for our bathrooms. We can use tactile surfaces such as timber, plaster walls to create a safe way to foster this feeling, however balance them with streamlined fixtures such as taps and mirrors to maintain a contemporary feel.

HoM Mosaics to Match

  

Gunmetal Luxe £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre, Paris £14.99 per tile £164.89 per square metre

9. Spa Sense 

 

Don’t treat your bathroom like any other functioning rooms would be an opportunity of creating a spa-like space for relaxation. Consider it as an extra living area with homely additions like relaxing lounge chairs. Select neutrals and nude to set the spa – like atmosphere you need for a relaxing bath.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Carrera Brick £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre, Florence Luxe £16.99 per tile, £186.89 per square metre

10. Neon Furniture 

 

Italian home of architect Patrizio Fradiani is rich in detail with original stone floors. However, this highlighter-bright yellow lass cubicle is an inspired and unexpected addition.

HoM Mosaics to Match  

  

Aquamarine Self Adhesive £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Rio Remix £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

11. Desert Oasis 

 

Designing in grayscale doesn’t need to be dull, this wallpaper creates points of interest across the wall, and the concrete basin is lending a contemporary edge.

HoM Mosaics to Match 

  

Geo Moroccan Black & White £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Casablance Monochrome SA £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre 

12 Blue is the Colour 

 

Interior Designer Iya Turabelidze used bright blue in the bathroom of this private home to ensure it leaves a lasting impression.

HoM Mosaics to match

   

Lapis Blue SA £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Porto £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre

13. La Vie En Rose

  

Interior designer Beata Heuman took colour inspiration from a space she saw in Forte Dei Marmi in Tuscany, which had a large Carrara marble sink sitting against soft pink walls.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Country Rose £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Hexia Blush £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre

14. Sunset Strip 

 

Love instagram filters? Why not apply a real life one to your bathroom with a coloured glass shower screen. A yellow panel casts a permanently sunny glow over the otherwise pared-back palette of natural materials.

 HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Vodka £11.99 per tile, £131.89 per square metre, Geo Moroccan Large £14.99 per tile, £164 89 per square metre

15. Grand Circle 

 

Round Mirrors are a key statement in bathrooms, there’s no better example than in this dual washing space at The Library hotel in Kol Samui, Thailand.

HoM Mosaics to match 

   

Cairo £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre, Bangkok £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre

 16. Check Mate

 

Use square tiles to create a chequerboard pattern. When used as a backdrop with a stand out washbasin the result is fantastically graphic.

HoM Mosaics to match 

 

Antwerp £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre, Darwin £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

17. Geo Blues 

 

Why stop tiling when you’ve covered the splash zone? Why not continue to around the door frame and upper expanses of the wall, creating an all encompassing surface that’s fully committed to it’s waterproof function. 

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Stargrazer Teal Luxe £16.99 per tile, £186.89 per square metre, Brixton £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

18. Light industry 

 

Contrast is key, contemporary basins matched with industrial- style bulkhead lights with pretty, mint green tiles.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Geo Moroccan Large £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Lisbon £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre

19. Good Grout 

 

If want to make a bog impact in your bathroom, why not switch out small design elements for something exciting. In this bathroom you can see neutral ceramic tiles have ben enlivened by red grouting.

HoM Mosaics

   

Mini Metro Black SA £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre, Lapis Blue SA £5 per tile, £55 per square metre 

20. Under Cover

 

Cladding a wall can make a real different be it wood, stone or tiles. The space above has been wrapped in colourful Terrazzo, echoing the curved alcove.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Abu Dhabi Bronze SA £11.99 per tile, £131.89 per square metre, Iridescent Midnight £5 per tile £55 per square metre

21. Industrial Edge

  

Love the rundown rustic and turn unloved spaces into useful washrooms without the need for refinement

HoM Mosaics to match

   

Shoreditch £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Copper Luxe £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre

22. Cemented 

 

Encaustic tiles make a impactful yet simple backdrop to your bathroom! Their handmade finish and intricate design bring a sense of warmth to a room, that is often filled with slick materials.

HoM Mosaics to match

 

Vintage Blush £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre, Porto £13.99 per tile, £152.89 per square metre

23. Fine Burgundy 

 

Creating a scheme from a single object can produce unexpected results. In this space the designers have extended the dark red directly from the marble, balancing the stone’s white tones with rest and space.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Ibiza £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Bangkok £12.9 per tile, £142.89 per square metre

24. Private Oasis 

 

An open plan layout gives you the luxury of an en-suite without making the space feel boxed in. In this space you will see a simple concrete wall provides just enough privacy.

HoM Mosaics to match 

 

Aloha SA £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Cairns £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

25. Tangerine Dream 

 

To get an energising boast in your bathroom use a single, bright tone throughout. In this space the designer has used a zingy apricot hue accented with gleaming hue accents with gleaming brass.

HoM Mosaics to match 

 

Glamour Bronze £13.99 per tile, £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre, Country Rose, £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

26. Pipe Dream 

 

The ‘Pipe’s shower by Marcel Wanders is a classic timeless design. Its simple yet functional and is a perfect statement piece in a black and white bathroom.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Monte Carlo Black Luxe £16.99 per tile, £186.89 per square metre, Jewel Black £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre

27. Rainbow Room 

Any space can become a bathroom as long as you get inventive with the plumbing. The designers have transformed this space using a burst of colour, protective flooring, seating and storage to form a multi purpose area, have transformed the space above.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Ibiza £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Rio Remix £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

28. Get Leathered

  

Juxtapose hard, heavy stone with a soft material to create a comforting, welcoming feel.

HoM Mosaics to match  

 

Opulence Porcelain Grey Ripple £26.99 per pack, Opulence Porelain Black Ripple £26 per pack

29. Wonder Wall 

 

In this space the designers harnesses the endless creative opportunities afforded to the terrazzo trend in this joyful villa. The designers used coloured pigments, stones and glass chips to create different textures and tones,

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Calgary £14,99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Camden £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

30. Glam Rock 

Wall-to-Wall marble excludes pure luxury for a reason – the price tag. Large format porcelain tiles reproduce the veins and natural stones in a more affordable but deeply impactful way.

HoM Mosaics to match  

 

Opulence Porcelain Vanilla £24.99 per pack, Opulence Porcelain Grey Ripple £26.99 per pack

31. Floor Story 

 

Let the tiles do the talking with a pattern that’s bold, but also pulls in other tones from the space. The Soft coral of these ties is offset by the room’s natural palette.

HoM Mosaics to match 

 

Geo Moroccan Large £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Hexia Blush £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre

31. In the frame

  

Marble is a work of art therefore you need to treat it like a work of art and mount in a frame as seen this is bathroom by the designers. This is an effective way of accentuating a smaller area of stone in your budget is limited.

HoM Mosaics to match  

  

Cairo £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre, Florence Luxe £16.99 per tile £186.89 per square metre

33. Gold Standard 

 

The designers in this space have mixed textures creating a delicate, unique washing zone. Keep colour to a minimum to highlight the varying surfaces and combine woods, metals and ceramics to emphasise the tactility. 

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Rose Gold Elysee £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Dylan £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre

34. Welcome to the Jungle 

 

Create a sense of wonder in your space and get creative with nature. Add in plants; create a mini green house feel by adding a sky light.

HoM Mosaics to match

   

Aquamarine SA £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Aloha SA £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

35. Supersized

  

Large format tiles create a sense of luxury, the seamless finish lending a bespoke feel while actually being simper to install.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Opulence Porcelain Black £24.99 per pack, Opulence Porcelain Vanilla £24.99 per tile £24.99

36. Tropical Taste

 

Who says bathrooms belong indoors? Create a private oasis by immersing yourself in nature as well as water; surround yourself with fronds and foliage.To create a modern look take a minimal bath with plants of all varieties as shown in this space.

HoM Mosaics to match  

    

Geo Blush £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre, Cairns £5 per tile, £55 per square metre

37. Shadow Play 

 

A three-dimensional slatted wall adds depth and is an elegant way to distract from a lack of window. Create atmosphere with the warm glow of low-level lighting as seen in this space.

HoM Mosaics to match 

  

Geo Grey Hex £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Stargrazer Grey Luxe £16.99 per tile, £186.89 per square metre 

With thanks to Elle Decor

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