A new year always means a fresh focus on new trends for the year ahead. I normally spend my time going through all the trends and bombarding you all with what’s going to be new and high flying in every area. This year, however, I have decided to share with you thoughts on new trends over the coming weeks, so it isn’t all overwhelming.

Thinking of what’s going to adorn your Bathroom walls, or Kitchen this year, then look no further than the huge trend of the hexagonal shape. The hexagonal tile has become one of the main trends in ceramic, and porcelain tile design. You can get this natural looking tile (think honeycomb from bees) in various surfaces. Glossy, matt or relief will give an amazing visual statement and add to your room focus.

Having seen many images using lots of colour in one area, I believe the hexagonal tile does look good just as one colour and size. Very dramatic, and moves us on from our love of the metro tiles. This trend is going to be here for a while, and whereas in the past we have been so used to chrome and silver taps, we will be crying out for Black, and other metals, like Copper, Gold and Brass. I wonder which will be your favourite?

Photo Credit Marrianne Evennou

Another trend which caught my eye was the use of the hexagonal tile in the terracotta colour. Remember the 90’s when floor tiles had a big focus on terracotta? Well, it is back, but using modern shapes to make it work. Which gives a warm focus to flooring, and if it looks like this picture then count me in!

Source Johnson Tiles

If your not a fan of white tiles then as you can see from these pictures that a nice slate grey will look amazing as a feature in your Bathroom or Kitchen. I personally love the relief effect as seen in this picture from Johnson Tiles. Such a statement, and looks the part when it comes to having a backdrop to your bathroom design. Whichever effect you choose, matt, gloss or relief, I am sure you won’t be disappointed.

Photo credits to

Featured Image –  Copper- DHgate.com.

Gallery Images – Black floor -My Domaine -Black Splashback – Inside out Au

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  1. Jodie Whitham

    January 13, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    Love this print – it seems very retro which I love. The black is my favourite, not as keen on the white, but that’s just me x

  2. Julie Kalungi

    January 13, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    That Hexagonal bathroom floor looks super cool. I love black and white 🙂 Mind you I havent seen many hexagonal tiles in my neighbourhood.

  3. hannah

    January 14, 2017 at 9:46 am

    It looks really retro too, i like this as it looks different. I really hate this trend that all bathroom suites have to be white x

  4. Katy

    January 14, 2017 at 9:53 am

    I love this print! Great post.

  5. Jennifer Durrans

    January 14, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    Wow never seen this before but sure looos modern and stylish! I’d love them in white

  6. Kacie Morgan

    January 14, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    I like hexagonal tiles, they remind me of honeycomb 🙂

  7. rachel

    January 15, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    I do love hexagonal tiles, there is something so aesthetically pleasing about them x

  8. Jess

    January 15, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    I love hexagons, I think they look really striking in dark colours for floors 🙂

  9. Cecilia

    January 16, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    Those tiles looks amazing, would be amazing in my bathroom! x

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