Possible layout of tiles in the bathroom: basic methods and interesting ideas

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Construction And Repair
22 May 2016

create a unique and attractive bathroom design depends on the materials used.The most popular solution for the bathroom is tiles.The performance and design features of this material allow to create a truly unique and reliable coverage.With a variety of patterns and a wide color range, you can realize the most courageous decisions, and apply different tile in the bathroom and lighten to visually enhance the interior space.


The first step - the project ↑

Create a design project on paper
Draw a design project on paper by hand - a public way to

first thing you have to do is to create a design project the bathroom, which will be rendered a certain way of layout, color scheme and pattern tiles.To do this, you can consult a professional designer or do it yourself in a special computer program.Another simple solution is to draw such a project by hand on a piece

of paper.It all depends on your creativity and skills.Create a variety of layout options for the tiles in the bathroom, you can choose the most attractive and make it a reality.

Create a design project the bathroom in a computer program
very convenient to use a computer program to create a design project - at any time can change everything

Important!The layout of the tiles - this is a full visual representation of the future facing tiled walls and floor space with a description of the size, part number and names of the tiles.

It should be noted that the visual perception of the room affects the color and size of the tiles.Because it is worth remembering the following:

  • tiles bright colors and small size visually expands the room;
  • tile dark shades allows you to narrow or delineate the boundaries and areas of the bathroom;
  • horizontal stacking method expands the space and the vertical height of the visually adds to it;
  • for visual increase the floor tiles should be laid on the diagonal;
  • to visually enlarge the room with the help of the figure, it should be placed across the bathroom;
  • vertical arrangement of the frieze and contrasting stripes on the corners of the room tiles add height;
  • for adding height decorating items should be placed at eye level or slightly higher.

popular option layout ↑

Any existing layout elements ceramic tiles are variations of basic standards.

classic styling wall tiles ↑

Horizontal tiling in the bathroom
horizontal tile option - a combination of two contrasting colors

This layout of the tiles in the bathroom the most simple and popular.Tile is laid in neat rows, a seam in the seam.Apply this method of installation for a square or rectangular tile that is placed horizontal to the floor.Usually use tiles one color and without pattern, but there are three main options for laying tiles that combine different colors.

first option involves changing the color of dark - light - dark, which are separated by borders.This option is perfect for rooms with high ceilings.

second option is laying a smooth transition from dark to light colors from the bottom upwards.The main thing that you need to consider is correct placement of the transition line, it should be just above the sink.

third option is similar to the second, but the transition line is placed flush with the bathroom.This allows you to visually expand the space and make it lighter.It should be noted that the walls can be decorated with small patches of tiles with patterns that can be positioned vertically or horizontally, thus enhancing the effect of increasing space.

vertical stacking wall tiles ↑

room with a low ceiling can be expanded by performing a vertical layout of the tiles.For this method, use only rectangular tile that fit vertically in a seam weld.Besides monochromatic styling can also be divided into two basic options.

In the first variant color change takes place in the corners of the room.Each corner of the vertical lines can be performed in the color tile opposite from the base, thereby to visually increase the height.

The vertical stacking wall tiles
vertical stacking wall tiles will highlight the elements of bathroom tiles using a different color

second option will zonirovat laying each element bathtub.To do this, the entire width of the sink, toilet or bathroom tiles laid, the color of which is different from the primary, and the place of transition is emphasized by means of borders.Among other things, to enhance the effect of the vertical panels can be placed in a dedicated area.

Combined tiling ↑

To create unusual and memorable interior in the bathroom, you can use the combined method of installation.To do this, you can select one of the four main installation options:

laying tiles diagonally

This method of stacking the most expensive in materials, since it implies a large amount of cutting.The layout of the tiles in the bathroom on the diagonal will visually expand the space and, if necessary, hide the irregularities of the walls.For this installation method is applied only square tile and laying is carried out at an angle of 45 degrees relative to the floor.

Option diagonal laying without tilting tiles
triangular arrays of tiles in a contrasting color can simulate a diagonal laying

Important!Diagonal layout can be done without tilting the tiles.It's enough to create a triangular arrays in opposite corners of the tiles of a different color, as shown in the figure.

combination of horizontal and vertical

Combined method of laying tiles
Combined blow - a combination of vertical and horizontal stacking

characteristic feature of this embodiment is the use of stacking square and rectangular tiles.Square tiles are used as the base coat and rectangular - for stacking vertical and horizontal lines of the opposite color.So a simple way you can visually increase the height and area of ​​the bathroom.

Another option that combines vertical and horizontal stacking, is a modular manner.With it creates a region or regions of the same tile tiles surrounded by a different color or size or shape.The result is a "window" that can be filled in any pattern.

Spectacular "inverse" laying

Option inverse tile in the bathroom
Inverse styling allows you to split the zone in the bathroom by using different colors of tiles

This option allows you to split the room laying on the area in a variety of color combinations.The highlight of this layout is the presence of randomly placed tiles of a different color on the wall and a mirror image on a nearby wall.To implement this layout most suitable horizontal or vertical tiling.

Traditional chess laying

Chess way to layout the tiles in the bathroom
for staggered installation can take only square tile

layout checkerboard tiles in the bathroom and the easiest way to simple option.He performed in two contrasting colors and allows you to combine the diagonal, horizontal and vertical installation, just change the color scheme for the vertical and horizontal lines.Such stacking can be performed only from square tiles.

Offset Stacking

Combined method of laying shift
combined laying method can combine the different ways + style shift

Running the layout of the tiles in the bathroom like masonry.For its implementation using a narrow rectangular tiles that are laid horizontally with a shift from the previous bottom row.Combining tiles of various colors and shades, you can get a beautiful and unique surface.

layout of the bathroom floor tiles ↑

Despite the fact that the basic element for lining the walls appear, thanks to laying tiles on the floor, you can highlight and reinforce the effect of increasing the visual space.Methods layout floor tiles are the same as for the walls.The only difference is that the effect of the layout will be directed to increase the floor space and enhance the effect of cladding.The important is to respect the harmony in color and method of laying floor and wall tiles.

to those already listed layout options can add three more, which are used only for the floor tiles.

The first option - it is tiling "herringbone".This kind of layout requires a lot of skill and mastery, but looks very impressive, resembling flooring in the room.

second option - "typesetting" - also carried out under the parquet.For these options, the layout is only a narrow rectangular tiles.

third layout floor tiles in the bathroom the most unusual, as is a combination of tiles of various sizes, allowing you to create an intricate pattern.Thus the basic tile is laid with inserts of the smaller tiles, but always the same shape and size.

Video catalog: Ideas layouts

Regardless of which option is chosen layout should adhere to the harmony in color and different combinations of layouts tiles.When creating and implementing the design in life must take into account the fact that the bathroom - a place where people can relax, purify and relax.And thanks to modern technology process of laying tiles became simple enough, and it's easy to do yourself.