Whether you’re adding a small accent or covering the entire wall in decadent color, tile is a great way to update the bathroom. If you’re looking for modern bathroom tile ideas, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up all types of Mid Century Modern bathroom tile and inspiration to get you going on your next renovation!
In the above image, the geometric, neutral pattern of the backsplash tile creates a contemporary and modern focal point while the green penny round floor tile adds dimension and softens the look with some color. For more of this home and the many stunning uses of tile, read here.
While an ocean view is of course incredible, you don’t need oceanside property to enjoy the serenity and color of this bathroom. The dimensional Modern Blue tile from Heath Ceramics mimics the shifting waves.
Vibrant colors and unique shapes abound in the vast selection of Modern and contemporary styles of tile at Modwalls. The small squares of the Brio line, seen here, are a distinctly mid century tile choice for a truly retro look in your bathroom. Deliberating on how much tile to use? This bathroom also gives you an idea of what a fully tiled shower and accent wall can look like.
In a dazzling array of green, Fireclay’s subway tile mixes with 6” triangle tile and small square sheeted tile to create a mid century-style feel, inspired by the vintage sconces.
Make It Midcentury offers lots of whimsical accent tiles to add the perfect mid century touch to your bathroom walls.
A calming emerald green fish scale tile from Mercury Mosaics steals the show in this decadent powder room.
Soothing and unique, this square peach tile is from Clay Squared Mid Century series for a fun and retro effect.
The soaking tub and shower portion of this modern primary bathroom is spacious, with wall-to-ceiling gray kit-kat tile from Ann Sacks that contrasts the retro, pale-jade penny tile flooring, available at Mid America Tile. The minimalist look is soothing, but it still has textural interest.“It’s the most relaxing space in the whole house,” says Christine. “We wanted to make it like a spa.”
Get your Zen moments anywhere you can! Mid century modern bathroom tile can easily lend itself to an organic zen vibe. This relaxing blend of muted tones in linear glass tile by Dal Tile creates a calming and modern bathroom backsplash.
This outdoor shower uses dimensional hexagon tile from Clayhaus Tile mixed with flat in an energizing mix of colors.
Zia Tile´s Bauhaus Design features warm earth tones on handmade cement tile. Installing them in different directions gives you different patterns, as in the photo above where Project House Austin interior designer Christine Turknett covered the bathroom walls and flooring with beige and yellow tile. The tile has the same shape, but it was installed to look like two different patterns. “I like tile with a clean pattern.” Read more about this contemporary bathroom here.
Mod Craft is known for three dimensional tile. Undulating with texture and blue hues, this tranquil bathroom wall is made of Hudson dimensional tile in a Midnight Blue glaze.
Specializing in vintage and retro colors, B&W Tile is perfect for a period look. Powder blue tile pairs with white and metallic accents for a truly period-authentic look.
Don’t miss our latest Renovation Guide issue for more renovation nuts and bolts and inspiration! Our annual Renovation Guide is meant to be your handbook for updating your home properly. There are a lot of decisions that go into maintaining these homes: flooring, lighting, windows…Should this wall move or go away altogether? Can the tile be salvaged, or is it better to start from scratch? In this issue, we have homes that span the range of these choices. They illustrate projects large and small, from homes that contained a trove of original features to homes that didn’t but were rife for enhancements that infused them back in. Along with our experts sharing their insights about renovating every room and our editors’ picks for some products that should help you along the way, we hope you find the muse you need to keep reviving your mod home visions. Get the issue here!