3 Retro Bathroom Style Ideas

When it comes to any bathroom renovation, tiles can play a huge part in creating a retro space that is buzzing with colour and character. It’s all about blending classic elements of bathroom design with those that are more contemporary to create a look that is eclectic and full of life. Whether your bathroom is small or large, here are our tips to create a retro bathroom that will wow whoever walks through the door.

Colourful Ceramic Tiles

Nothing screams retro like bright bold colours. Lively hues of dusty blue, mint and pink all made their appearances throughout bathrooms in the 80s, delivering a truly eye-catching look and feel. We are now seeing more and more people combine these colour palettes with both classic and modern fixtures for a wonderfully nostalgic feel. Combining two colours is a great way to bring this look into the bathroom and can be effortlessly attained with our Nador Tiles in Pink and Mint. You can even pair them with rounded mirrors and vibrant accents for an eye-catching and modern throwback.

Pink and Mint Bathroom Tiles

Bold Wallpaper and Patterns

Embrace a modern and timeless look by incorporating spontaneous patterns and wallpaper into the bathroom. For spaces such as cloakrooms, you can try out a classic dark blue bathroom tile, such as our Poitiers Indigo Gloss Tile, and pair it with characterful patterned wallpaper and modern details for the perfect combination. Similarly, our Varadero Blue Geometric tiles bring the perfect hint of contemporary colour to traditional settings, especially when positioned in a unique formation that flows beautifully from the floor and up the wall.

Wallpaper and Pattern in the Bathroom

Art Deco Elements

For those keen to create a bold and eccentric look, art deco features are perfect for a retro-inspired bathroom. They can also make a bathroom of any size feel more extravagant and elegant.

When achieving this look, we always recommend starting with the perfect base floor tile, such as our classic Kingston White Brillo tile. The soft natural swirling veins of the marble-effect design brings light into the room, providing a foundation for other layers of colour to be added in.Pops of pink and blue can then be incorporated to bring a more modern approach to the area. You can then finalise it with art deco hanging lights and a rounded mirror for classic curve appeal. The result is a truly to die for scheme that will certainly see you through the years.

Art Deco Bathroom Details

We hope this blog has inspired you to take on the retro look in the bathroom and embrace new colour palettes and aesthetics. If you plan to renovate with this style in your own home, make sure you tag us on social media!

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