BATHROOM TILES : LIGHT VS DARK TILES

BATHROOM TILES : LIGHT VS DARK TILES

19 July 2021
BATHROOM TILES : LIGHT VS DARK TILES

BATHROOM TILES : LIGHT VS DARK TILES

Choosing between light and dark coloured tiles for your bathroom can be a big dilemma, especially with a multitude of varieties available. It’s worth doing the research beforehand that suits your space to aim for the perfect look of your bathroom. Sometimes the excitement of it can drag you to stumbling block. Amid the muddled pondering, we have put together a few ideas to consider before selecting a light or dark theme for your bathroom interior.

BOONS OF DARK TILES

Bold Look

Black colored tiles give a strong and bold look to the entire space of placement. The masculinity of the dark tiles can be used in small sections to highlight specific areas of the bathroom like behind the bathtub or shower or wall mirror.

Modern appearance 

To create trendy aesthetics and astonishing ambiance, dark tiles are an ideal choice to begin with. Dark bathroom tiles are distinguished, modish, stylish, sophisticated and an easy inclusion in varied theme sets. Tiles can be placed in herringbone pattern, staggered pattern or pinwheel pattern to enhance the overall aspect of your bathroom.

Hides dirt and easy to maintain

Dark tiles and dark grout work as a tag team so having a dark tile theme is of great benefit for the ones who are meticulous about keeping the grout concealed. Dark grout helps to camouflage some of the dirt and grime in between dark tiles – although they do some timely clean up.

BANE OF DARK TILES

Darkens the space

Dark tiles absorbs more light falling upon them as compared to light coloured tiles. Thus, dark tiles can make an impression of the room looking smaller and darker. However, if your mind is stuck with the thought of using dark tiles whereas your bathroom space is not so big, you can easily combat this issue by deliberately placing mirrors to reflect more light to make the room shinny or installing ceiling lights at various points to lighten up the bathroom.

Make the area feel smaller

The dark coloured bathroom tiles grounds the floor, which makes the room feel smaller. To avoid such a feel, we recommend to use light coloured tiles for the floor if using dark coloured tiles for the walls. This contrast will create a horizon to make the dimensions of the room seem larger.

BOONS OF LIGHT COLOURED TILES 

Timeless style

Be it a white car, or white interior of the house, light colour palette will never go out of  fashion. Light coloured tiles proves to be a classic choice for any space as it brings with it so many opportunities to decorate the space with highlighting decor elements like a stylish mirror or a sassy Jacuzzi. You can pair Lavish Ceramics classic light coloured tiles to get the aesthetics of minimalistic beauty.

Makes the bathroom look bigger

Light coloured tiles reflect most of the light that falls upon it thus brightening up the entire room. Light colour themed rooms also requires less ceiling lights as the minimalistic elegance already covers the room with the shine and and makes it fresh and airy.

Keeps dark coloured decor at focal points

With the light background, all the dark colored decor elements of the bathroom will be highlighted due to the contrast between them. This chessboard theme can be used as great neutral canvas to add a personal touch.

BANE OF LIGHT COLORED TILES

High maintenance

As much as we love to panel our bathroom space with light colour palette, it calls for regular cleaning up as the dirt and grime that accumulates clearly shows up on the tiles.

Difficult to keep similarly grout clean

One of the downfall of using white tiles to keep the grout clean as compared to darl tiles. In order to keep it clean, we may have a tip that can help you to overcome this issue : try using tile with larger format area because that will require less grout.

 

Both the wall tiles are going to bring out the perfect look what you desire for, its just a combination of tiles along with the decor elements you have chosen for your bathroom where the catch lies. Infact a mix of both the tiles can bring out wonderful themes too. Lavish Ceramics gives ample choices to select from to create the perfect bathroom theme as desired according to the overall appearance of the room.