6 fabulous bathroom floors & walls

6 fabulous bathroom floors & walls
Universal Magazines
By Sarah Knox


Forget boring bathroom tiles, the latest options on the market feature texture and touchable details that turn the bathroom into a sensuous, tactile space.

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1. Qatar Dimensional Tiles from Porcelanosa and Earp Bros are reminiscent of desert sands and form a unique interaction between texture, shadow and tone. Each tile is rectified to ensure minimal joints and a seamless appearance. www.earp.com.au

 

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2. Bas Relief Garland tiles are designer Patricia Urquiola’s new take on the floral motif. With a slightly digitalised appearance and chiaroscuro effect, they add a modern twist to a well-loved design. www.academytiles.com.au

 

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3. Sea tiles from Porcelanosa and Earp Bros are designed to replicate the undulation of a gently rolling sea. The metre-wide tiles are highly reflective and create an eye-catching and constantly evolving look that changes depending on lighting within the space. www.earp.com.au

 

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4. A contrasting combination of tiles lends a warm, natural element to this bathroom. Earp Bros Pietra tiles in Caliza create a beautifully tactile surface with slightly protruding stone squares, while PAR-KER tiles in Montana (on floors and walls) give the appearance of timber in a significantly more durable and eco-friendly porcelain. www.earp.com.au

 

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5. Wallpaper is enjoying its comeback in the bathroom. Kabuki wallpaper from Signature Prints appears textured through detail and subtle tone changes in the print and turns this space into a glamorous powder room. www.signatureprints.com.au

 

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6. Art and nature combine in Caesarstone’s Concetto range of handmade, semi-precious stone surfaces. White Quartz (pictured) — said to replicate the look of an ice glacier — has a shimmering quality that functions to draw the eye and highlight desired areas of the bathroom. www.caesarstone.com.au

By Sarah Knox
From Kitchens & Bathrooms Quarterly magazine Vol. 19 No. 3



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