Choosing Bathroom Floor Tile

Big tiles or small tiles? Is it big tiles for big rooms, small tiles for small rooms, or does it matter? I get this question all the time. I don’t think there is a right or wrong answer, it’s really a personal preference. But there are some things to keep in mind…

Small tiles on the floor create a more noticeable pattern and draw your eye down, so it’s best to keep patterns elsewhere in the room toned down. Too many patterns in a small room, such as a bathroom, can be overwhelming and look busy. Here are some great examples of small floor tiles used very well in bathrooms.

Traditional Bathroom by San Francisco Architects & DesignersSutro Architects

Large tiles create less grout lines so it’s a preferred choice when it comes to cleaning. Using larger tiles on a bathroom floor allows the room to seem larger. Also, because there’s there’s a less noticeable pattern, your eye naturally looks for a focal point in the bathroom other than the floor. If you’re looking to draw more attention to colorful accents or a focal point such as a tile detail in the shower, an interesting countertop, or a unique vanity, larger tiles on the floor is a great choice.

What’s your preference? Large tiles or small tiles?

Kelley

2 thoughts on “Choosing Bathroom Floor Tile

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