Create a luxury bathroom that you can unwind in by introducing some stylish new tiles. From stunning Marble effect pattern tiles for the floors, through to industrial looks for the walls and floors,
If you are planning a new bathroom design, make sure you read this post before making any decisions! We have also helpfully included some tips to ensure you are well informed before you begin your tile search.
Wall and Floor Tiles
Are you struggling to decide on whether or not to have the same wall and floor tiles in your bathroom? We help customers make this decision all the time, so here are some of our basic pointers.
It all comes down to your overall desired ‘feel’. Do you want an open, airy bathroom? Maybe you’re more of a cosy, dark and moody kind of person? Or perhaps your style is fun and quirky?
In general, using the same light-coloured tiles on the walls and floors of your bathroom can help a small room to feel more spacious. If you opt for dark tiles, you might not get that false sense of space but instead you will create an ultra-modern minimalist look.
TOP TIP: consider using the same tile in the same size on your walls and floors for a modern, minimalist look.
Do you want a feature wall or section in your bathroom? Technology has advanced in leaps and bounds to create endless options for this! Whether you’re looking for brick-style tiles, 3D textured tiles or large-format panels, we can help you to find the perfect feature tile to tie your bathroom design together.
If you want an easy-on-the-eye look with a feature wall, we offer tile ranges to include matching floor, wall and feature wall tiles. Alternatively we have stand-alone feature tiles such as our best-selling Handmade 30 x 7.5cm tiles, decorative tiles to add a pop of pattern and colour, wood effect porcelain and various large, 3D tiles.
We also pride ourselves on having the most extensive range of decorative and patterned tiles in the UK, and we can perfectly match them to other colours and elements so you don’t have to.
TOP TIP: instead of a feature wall, you can create a feature floor with one of our decorative tiles from our extensive collection.
Large Format Tiles
Don’t fall into the trap of thinking “my room is too small for large format tiles”. In fact, because large format tiles mean less grout joints, they can help smaller spaces to feel more spacious and luxurious.
‘Large format’ refers to tiles in sizes from 75 x 75cm up.We sell a wide variety of large format porcelain tiles in sizes up to 120 x 360cm, all of which are perfect for bathrooms as they are waterproof, super easy to clean (use bleach if you like) and more tile means less grout joints to clean. Winner!
TOP TIP: if you don’t want grout joints in the shower, check out our collection of Coverlam porcelain sheets.
Have you been spending more time on Instagram and Pinterest during lockdown, seeing some luxurious, spa-style bathrooms and wishing they were yours? We hand-select every tile we sell from the world’s leading manufacturers, to ensure that we can provide our clients with the most luxurious, on-trend tiles at affordable prices.
We regularly welcome new tiles into our showroom to ensure we remain at the forefront of design trends. We can help you to create your dream luxury bathroom to suit your style. Check out our new Savannah range if your style is more quirky and eclectic, or our Sherwood wood effect range for a Scandi vibe.
TOP TIP: Speak to our In-House Designer to discuss how the latest luxury tile and interior design trends can work for you.
Introducing Antibacterial, Self-Cleaning Tiles
Grespania have a range of extra-special tiles – H&C Tiles - which boast a titanium dioxide coating, reducing pollution and providing antibacterial properties.
When these special tiles are used externally, they react with ultraviolet rays to generate active oxygen. This reaction breaks down dirt, and as a result of the hydrophilic properties of the tiles, water spreads over them easily – meaning every time it rains, all the dirt simply washes away.
When used internally, the titanium dioxide coating provides odour-elimination and antibacterial qualities. This makes them perfect not only for your bathroom, but also for commercial buildings such as health centres, hospitals and gyms.
Whilst this treatment can be provided for Grespania’sother tile ranges (dependant on tile choice and quantity) check out our Meteor tile range, which comes with this coating as standard.
TOP TIP: use our Rocatex C-10 Ultimate Grout Sealer to protect your grout from stains and limescale.
We have lots of colours, shapes, sizes and finishes available for creating your new bathroom. Tiles are best in a bathroom due to high-humidity areas, porcelain tiles absorb less than 0.5% of water so are the best tile for bathrooms, saunas, spas or swimming pools. Ceramic tiles are also used. Bathroom tiles can be used for feature walls or floors. La Fabrico Tile design team can help marry up the different designs and shades to make you dream bathroom. Bathroom feature tiles can be used on shower walls, behind a bath or on a full wall to help create a large impact of a design or colour. Bathroom floors have recently become the latest design by creating a pattern with our decorative tile and matching with our handmade wall tiles. Again our team can help guide you though and help with the installation. Whether you’re looking for practical bathroom or a stylish shower, you can shop our diverse range of bathroom tiles to find the tile that will help you make your bathroom your own, exploring different colour combinations and finishes to complete the look you require. With such a huge selection on offer, you can achieve everything from minimalist, contemporary to rustic and homely looks with ease.
The latest tile trend in bathrooms are large tiles as big as 3 x 1 meters. These large tiles are being installed into bathroom showers so less grout joints will show. We supply Grespaina Coverlam and Marazzi Grande. Please contact us for this specialist tiles.
Fancy a quirky bathroom? We have hexagonal tiles, futuristic chevron tiles, narrow bathroom border tiles, a full selection of rainbow coloured tiles and some completely unique shapes, and small handmade rectangular tiles, we can also make a herringbone pattern.
The majority of our patterned tiles are porcelain, which means they are the most durable tile material and can be used on walls, floors, steps, sills, inside, outside, and require very little maintenance, as they are stain and chemical resistant.
In residential designs, we have most commonly seen them used on entire floor areas of hallways, porches, kitchens and bathrooms. They are also popular choices for feature walls, feature sections, kitchen backsplashes and bathtub panelling.
In commercial designs these tiles are popular choices for WC floors and walls, counter/kitchen island tiling, stair risers, hotel lobbies and hotel en-suites.
Large Format Tiles
We can supply over 65 different large format tile designs, not including the options of large format marble effect book match – so honestly, there’s definitely something to suit your unique taste here at La Fabrico!
What is a Large Format Tile?
The term ‘large format tile’ refers to tiles from 80x80cm upwards. At La Fabrico we offer multiple options of large format tile choices from 80x80cm right up to an extraordinary 162x324cm. These include 80x80cm and 90x90cm tiles from our standard ranges, as well as specialist products from Coverlam and Marazzi Grande. These two product ranges also offer fabrication in the same pattern, for a truly minimal, contemporary design flow.
How do I choose a tile?
The most important thing to remember here is that if it is for yourself, choose what YOU want. Too often we get customers who end up choosing a ‘safe’ option which they do not necessarily love, simply because they are worried about fashions and potential future house buyers. However, remember that at this moment in time you’re the one spending money on your home - you need to choose what you really love! Do not worry – we do not expect you to come in with the knowledge of exactly what you want. We are on-hand to offer ideas, options and advice on your projects – taking (the majority of) the stress out of the process for you
Add Value To Your Home.
Having a tiled kitchen and bathroom is a great starting point to increase the value of your home – even if you don’t tile anywhere else such as hallways and living rooms, having tiled bathrooms and kitchens is enough to add value to your property.
We offer an entirely free Interior Design Service where we can help you not only in choosing your tiles, but also in matching all of your elements together in creating a truly wonderful design! Do not hesitate to contact us with your enquiries: email@example.com