Make your coastal bathroom ideas a reality with our Little Fishes Tile! Dive in the tropics every day amidst a school of friendly little fish. This 7" x 12" large format artisan tile seams together to form a continuous...Read more
Make your coastal bathroom ideas a reality with our Little Fishes Tile! Dive in the tropics every day amidst a school of friendly little fish. This 7" x 12" large format artisan tile seams together to form a continuous pattern when assembled in a subway pattern. Perfect for showers, backsplashes and bathroom remodels. Use as a backsplash tile or surround yourself with an entire walk !n shower!
At first glance, the surface of this large format art tile appears almost photographic. However, running your fingers along the smooth, shiny surface reveals that the fish are actually sculpted in low relief in the porcelain clay body tile itself!
Handmade Artisan Tile
At Living Walls Tile, we use the same traditional techniques as turn of the century American art tile manufacturers. This distinctive process involves embossing a pattern into the wet clay art tile prior to glazing. The thick glaze then fills the recesses and recedes from the edges, creating varying thicknesses and thus, varying values. For a more complete explanation, please visit our process page.
Glaze Colors for Coastal Bathroom Ideas
- Bermuda Blue
- Caribbean Turquoise
- Deep Blue
- Seaglass Blue
To complete your coastal bathroom ideas, check out our matching border and trim tile, glazed in same Caribbean turquoise or deep blue glaze as your fish tile, this tile can be used to border your backsplash tile or fill in larger areas with a subway oriented pattern.
Now you can bring the delicate flora and fauna of the tropical forest floor to your bathroom wall. At Living Walls Tile, our cool tile patterns allow you to elevate your bathroom design and add an element of sophisticated and timeless elegance to your home.
The Delicate Leaves Pattern is inspired by Oplismenus hirtellus, commonly known as basket grass, a tropical ground cover plant that inhabits the moist understory of forests of Hawaii, and other Pacific Islands.
This versatile 7" x 12" tile can be glazed in any of our glaze colors and oriented both horizontally and vertically, or, in a mixed, cool tile pattern. These tiles are 1/4" thick and are compatible with most commercially produced tile. Add a splash of color to a field of neutral colored tile, or tile your entire wall with Delicate Leaves Tile!
Complete your installation with our Border and Field Tile, which can be glazed in matching glaze colors.
Lush Grass Tile Biophilic Bathroom
If you've been looking shower tile for your biophilic bathroom design, then consider the Lush Grass pattern. This large format 7" x 12" rectangular tile captures the image of wet, thick grass just after a rain. Look closely at the detail, and you'll even notice droplets of water on the blades! Wether you choose to tile a small section on one of the walls of your shower, or line the entire enclosure from floor to ceiling with this tile, your daily shower routine will turn into a ritual that you look forward to. The biophilic design aesthetic seeks to make your bathroom into tranquil and serene space, surrounded by images of beauty from the natural world.
These tiles, like all Living Walls Tile, are made by hand, one at a time, in our small artisan tile shop in Missoula, Montana. Each tile is embossed with a subtle texture which when glazed with a tinted glaze, becomes filled, creating darker and lighter tones. This is an authentic process, no gimmicks, the texture is actually sculpted into the tiles! The lush green glaze, which is mixed in-house from our own original glaze recipe, is made from completely natural materials , such as feldspar and copper, which creates the beautiful, deep glaze surface. Our biophilic glaze colors are imbued with the natural colors of nature because they are mixed from natural ingredients!
To complete your shower tile designs, consider using our matching Border and Field Tile, which comes in varying widths and lengths and can be glazed with matching glaze. The Lush Grass Tile is also compatible in thickness with most commercial tile, and can be easily cut on a normal tile wet saw.
When assembled in a subway pattern, the individual reeds interlock on all four sides, creating the illusion of a thatched wall of grass. The visual depth that is created on this art tile is achieved by first embossing a texture into the wet porcelain clay. The rich green glaze pools in the recesses creating areas of darker value. Run your fingers along the smooth surface of this art tile and you will feel the underlying texture. Size, 7" x 12", never needs watering!
Arts and Crafts Tile Mural
Now you can design a custom arts and crafts tile mural to fit your bathroom or fireplace surround. By combining the various elements in the pond life tile series, you can create a mural that is custom shaped to fit your bathroom or fireplace surround. All tiles in the series are 6" x 6" and are compatible with each other. The Heron and Cattail sets are vertically oriented elements, while the bass and frog are horizontal. The Lily set, Bluegill and Open Water tiles, can be used to fill in the spaces surrounding. Make your pond wide and shallow, or tall and deep!
These tiles are made using the same process popularized by arts and crafts tile makers in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Each tile is embossed with a very shallow texture, which causes the transparent but tinted glaze to pool in the recesses and recede from the edges, creating a beautiful illusion of depth. As with all tile at Living Walls Tile, each tile is pressed by hand using clay and glaze that are mixed in house. It's real tile, handmade in Missoula, Montana.
The arts and crafts tile pond life series can also be framed and simply hung as wall art.