Archive | November 13, 2012

White Tile Baths with Bold Grout

restaurant bathroom with dark-grouted white subway tile and a black and white hex tile floor

Should dark grout be viewed as an evolving style or merely a practical matter?

With such a wide variety of tile available in today’s market I am always struck by the number of bathrooms done with white tiles, especially metro tiles (subways) and squares. No doubt the popularity of these two shapes has to do with their wide appeal and neutral classicism – that kind of can’t-go-wrong for the money insurance. What does move the look forward is the combination of colored grouts with white tile and how the contrasting gray or earthy-tone grout becomes a design element on its own and a way to visually reinforce the overall pattern.… Continue Reading