When you’re taking the next step with your home’s bathrooms, you’re going to face a crucial choice: Do you go with the prefab shower units, or do you hire a mason and build the tile shower you’ve been dreaming of. To be sure, there are pros and cons to each. For one, having a tile shower is going to cost you a bit more than going prefab.
However, that cost has tremendous benefits. For one, tile showers are a lot more durable than their prefab siblings. Also, they just look a whole heck of a lot better. Really, when you want a bathroom that oozes luxury, you have to go with a tile shower. There’s really no substitute!
So, you’re convinced. You know it’s worth the expense. But, now you’re in a pickle. How do you even design a tile shower? Well, that’s why we’re here to help. Below, you’re going to find 23 stunning tile shower designs that get things right. We’re going to show you all the different things you can do with color and patterns in order to have the bathroom that you’ve been dreaming of.
So come take a look at these tile shower designs! You’ll be glad that you did.
1. Grab A Seat
Never underestimate how nice it can be to have a tile bench installed in your shower.
2. Clean Tile
The clean look of the large blocky tiles in this shower are perfect for the contemporary design of the bathroom.
3. That’s Not Wood
You can do incredible things with tile! For example, you can get ceramic tiles that look like planks of wood to create a shower that looks like this.
4. Like Stone
A tile arrangement like this, which mirrors a stone wall, can turn your shower into a private sanctuary.
5. Signature Accent
One thing you can do to really accentuate the beauty of a tile shower is add an accent strip, just like you see here.
The light, ocean blue tiles used in this wonderful shower create a decidedly cheerful vibe.
7. Tile Floor
With no threshold between the bathroom floor and the shower floor, this tile shower varies that flooring a bit.
With a larger tile shower, you may wish to create a window that opens to the rest of the bathroom.
9. Reflective Tile
The grey, reflective tile used in this beautiful shower creates a traditional and luxurious vibe for the space.
When tying together a tile shower with a bathroom, you can continue the tile pattern as a backsplash over the vanity.
11. Reflecting Patterns
Just the same, you can reflect the pattern of the flooring in the tiling of the shower. Be sure to vary it a bit, though.
Tiles that have an embossed pattern can really create a stunning look for your shower.
13. Traditional Love
If you’re going for the “stone” look, then consider using white tiles. This can really create a wonderful, traditional and cheerful vibe for the shower.
14. Real Pebbles
One way to create a natural feel for your tile shower is to use real pebbles as the flooring. Check this out! (Just hire a good mason!)
Note how the area of flooring in front of the vanity in this bathroom matches the flooring in the tile shower.
With darker tiles, you’ll want to find an interesting lighting solution to really make the beauty of your shower shine through.
You can do a number of things when it comes to including a shelf in your tile shower. Check out what’s been done here.
18. Modern Look
The non-offset blue tiles used in this wonderful shower / tub create a thoroughly modern look.
19. Cool Look
The dark and light blue tiles used in this wonderful shower create a cool vibe that’s totally relaxing.
20. Black And White
The black and white color scheme used for the tiles in this shower is truly arresting thanks to smart patterns.
21. Accent Stripe
You have to love the white tile stipe that’s used to accent the beautiful grey tile of this shower.
22. Complete Package
One reason to go with a tile shower in your bathroom is to create a bathroom that looks like the complete package.
23. Light ‘Em Up
Tile showers are absolutely beautiful, especially when you do interesting thing with color and patterns. Be sure the shower’s well lit, though, so people can see it and enjoy it!