1. Marble-Look Walls and Mosaic Flooring

Marble-look ceramic tile walls and mosaic flooringMarble-look ceramic tile walls with a large horizontal running bond pattern and coordinating mosaic grid flooring give this bathroom an elegant look. Using the same flooring throughout the entire bathroom visually amplifies the space.

2. Make Mine a Combo

Ceramic tile feature wallWhen you have a tub and shower combination, you may have the opportunity to create a feature wall with decorative tile. We love the color consistency of this decor, especially with the unique tile flooring pattern! For tubs that are not freestanding, consider a tub surround with your ceramic tile choice.

3. Rustic Rectangles

Rustic rectangular tileThis unadorned, urban vibe is accentuated by large rectangular panels and a curbless shower.

4. Sleek Subway Tile

Sleek subway ceramic tile shower wallWhite subway tile provides a classic feature backdrop that contrasts well with the slate gray flooring (notice that the grout in the subway tile picks up the color of the floor tile).

5. Diamond Rug Accent

Diamond rug ceramic tile accent on a shower wallThis lighter diamond rug accent pattern of tile on the shower wall pops against the darker natural stone-effect tile. The lighter grout accentuates the tile on the floors and walls and compliments the feature area.

6. Modern Octagon and Dot

Octagon and dot ceramic tile shower wallThe varying yellow tones of these octagon and dot shower walls make for a bold contrast with the black grid flooring, creating a striking look.

7. Subtle Accents

Ceramic shower tile with a floral patternSubtle floral patterns accent the earth tones of this shower for a clean, comforting environment. While the shower walls feature a rectangular grid, the flooring uses a mosaic for added slip resistance.

8. Not Your Average Black and White

Modern farmhouse bathroom with ceramic tileThis modern farmhouse bathroom is a mastery of complements and contrasts: rustic white brick walls against charcoal mosaic shower floor tiles surrounded by a feature floor of unique patterns that bring together all the color elements in this bathroom.

9. Better Where It’s Wetter

Mosaic ceramic tile window border in a showerThe blues, yellows, and greens in this mosaic window border add an under-the-sea sensation to this shower’s earthy, variegated subway tile walls and iridescent navy tiled ceiling.

10. Aqua Agua

Vertical aqua subway tile provides an invigorating pop against the white on white subway and the stone-look mosaic tiles completing this look. A curbless shower allows the flooring to flow in and out of the shower (but the water stays IN)!

Vertical aqua subway tile

11. Keep It in the Family

Stone-look ceramic tile in a bathroomThis bathroom uses different sizes and shapes of natural stone-look tile but keeps it in the same tile family of coordinating options.

12. Functional Grid

Functional grid ceramic tile in a showerThis dark gray mosaic accent stripe and three-dimensional white wall tile forms a simple grid design that’s fun and functional. Note: The shower floor reuses the same mosaic but with a matte finish and dark grout.

13. Uncommonly Good

Marble-look ceramic tile shower wallThe accent wall in this shower combines the look of marble with an uncommon shape. The result is a shower that’s simultaneously classic and modern.

14. What’s Old Is New Again

Octagon and dot ceramic bath tileUsing a marble-look for this elongated octagon and dot pattern adds a modern twist to a style made popular in the Victorian era.

15. Stone Grids

Bathroom stone-look ceramic tileThe different sizes and shapes of these stone-look tiles build a clean, consistent look both inside and outside of the shower.

16. Warm Wood-Look Tile

Wood-look ceramic shower tileYou might not think to put wood on your shower walls, but this bathroom pulls it off effortlessly without worrying about water-damaged wood because it’s actually wood-look ceramic tile.

17. Size and Color Contrast

Contrasting ceramic shower tileThis is a lovely example of juxtaposing colorful mosaic tile as a feature wall and backsplash with large, natural stone-look tile panels. Combining color, texture, and size contribute to the dramatic focus of the feature areas.

18. Shades of Gray

Gray marble-look ceramic shower tileShades of gray marble-look ceramic tile in rectangles and hexagons define vertical and horizontal surfaces to create a serene and clean master bath getaway.

19. Move Over, Subway Tile

Ceramic subway tile horizontal accent stripe in a showerThis shower’s dramatic stone effect uses a horizontal accent stripe of pearled subway tile paired with large rectangular grid walls and mosaic flooring.

20. Ultra Modern Geometric Design

Modern geometric ceramic shower tileStone-look square tile flooring supports the ultra modern geometric design of these herringbone-striped walls. The lines of dark grout in the white rectangular floating accent wall bridge the bathing areas and become a focal point of the room.

21. Greige Is the New …

Greige ceramic shower tile“Greige” is the new beige and the new grey — the new neutral everyone is clamoring for! The movement of grain in the floor and shower walls are anchored by perpendicular white mosaic subway tile in this shower floor for a look of modern rustic charm, as well as cleanliness and an air of efficiency.

22. Unleashed Luxury

Black ceramic tile shower wallGlossy black mosaic tile walls and long planks of dark wood-look tile flooring give this shower a spa feel that could easily be implemented in a smaller space (sans the sunken tub). Note the subtly textured floor tile that has the look of linen.

23. Natural Colors and Natural Light

Mosaic ceramic tile shower wall with a windowA doorless shower deserves a window to the world! The artfully laid mosaics of this space combine natural colors and reflect the natural light for a space with a fresh and energizing aura.

24. Elongating and Luxurious Accents

Running bond mosaic ceramic tile accents in a showerAs they are both vertically placed, the large rectangular grid tile walls and running bond mosaic accents visually elongate this shower. The pattern created by the different colors in the mosaic adds a unique touch that picks up the curved bench and floor mosaics. Remember that tile can be installed on your ceiling (as shown here) to provide another decor element.

25. Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Marble-look ceramic bathroom tile in a diamond gridThe marble-look squares laid in a diamond grid lead you to the shower laid in large-format tile panels for an elegant and open feel in a relatively small space.

26. Play With Your Grout!

Ceramic shower tile in a chevron patternImage via Flickr

This shower’s dark grout and white subway tile in a herringbone pattern make for a unique design using an economical tile choice. Smaller tiles add additional traction to the flooring and a coordinating accent to the niche. Explore more niche ideasand ideas for colored grout!

27. You Won’t Be Blue

Blue ceramic shower tile with accentsImage via Flickr

Shades of blue won’t make you blue with this cheerful combination of subway tile with an accent horizontal stripe and pencil trim detail. Psst, we think blue tile might be the next big trend!

28. Accents That Pop

Pixelated mosaic shower tile wallsImage via Flickr

The wide white grout surrounding these square accents stands out against the pixelated design of the mosaic tile shower walls.

29. Modern Mexican Tile

Modern Mexican ceramic tile shower floorImage via Flickr

The designs on this shower’s grid flooring add a twist to traditional Mexican tile by using more subdued colors. Hexagon mosaic walls with charcoal grout complete the fun look.

30. Textured Accent Wall

Textured ceramic tile shower wallPhoto via Pixabay

This curbless shower pulls off a minimalist pattern and color scheme by including a highly textured accent wall.

31. Stone Age

Stone-look ceramic shower tile with mosaic accentsPhoto via Pixabay

This shower’s patterns are anything but stuck in the stone age. Contemporary stone-look square tile is laid in an off-center grid accented by a diamond banner with running bond mosaic borders. Learn more about grid patterns by downloading this freetile schematic template.

32. Marble Chevron Mosaic

Marble chevron mosaic ceramic tile shower wallThe soft color changes in this shower’s marble chevron mosaic wall add a softening touch to the rest of the shower’s clean-cut lines (and we love the black pencil trim on the niche).

33. Crosshatch Wood-Look Tile

Crosshatch wood-look ceramic shower tileSurprise! Wood-look tile in the shower! The crosshatch mosaic wall design creates a unique twist by making the walls the feature tile instead of the shower floor.

34. Row After Row

Mosaic ceramic tile accent rows on a shower wallPhoto via Pixabay

Bold rows of mosaic rectangles in the stone-effect tile pick up the dark cabinet tones, as well as the darker wood-look ceramic tile flooring.

35. Mixing It Up, Naturally

Natural stone-effect ceramic shower tileNatural stone-effect tile in your shower and bath area is already a modern trend, but this beautiful bathroom takes it one step further by using various sizes of rectangles in an off-center pattern. Mosaic tile in the shower flooring and shelf area accents this clean design and the running bond grid flooring pattern directs your eye toward this unique combination.

36. Zero to Sixty

Chrome-effect mosaic ceramic tile bathroom wallsThis high-glam chrome-effect wall mosaic tile that extends from the vanity to the shower is definitely an escape from the rat race.

37. Go Big or Go Home

Porcelain-look ceramic tile shower wallsThese large gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs create a dominant elegance. Add wood-effect tile planks and custom printed wall ceramic tile panels and you have a look that rivals your majestic view.

38. True Blue

Blue mosaic ceramic tile shower wallsSurround yourself with shades of blue mosaic ceramic tile for a truly refreshing shower experience.

39. Artistry and Craftsmanship

Ceramic tile feature wall in a showerCeramic tile’s versatility helps you reflect your personal design style. The craftsmanship of ceramic tile on this feature wall creates a focal point of beauty — a work of art in your shower!

40. Nothing to Hide

Dimensional ceramic shower tile wall

Shower doors are another decor element to consider — doorless, frameless, and how about this unique partially frosted option! What a beautiful way to add privacy and still display the gorgeous dimensional shower wall tile. (Don’t overlook the mirrored niche!)