Choose Granada Cement Tile For A Splendid Shower

Start Your Day With A Stupendous Shower

Houzz recently included Granada Tile in a round up up fifty fabulous showers. It’s inspired us to do our own round-up of the incredible showers that are possible with Granada Tile’s concrete tile. Of course, we won’t deny that we’re biased. Without a doubt, our encaustic tiles are stunning in the shower. First of all, there’s their beautiful colors and patterns! With over 40 colors and 400 eye-catching designs, we’re certain there’s one style that will sing to you. And then, there’s the way that they feel underfoot. They’ve been described as soft, velvety and silky. Here’s a few ideas to get you going! Save them to your idea board (and find us) on Houzz or to your bathroom pinboard on Pinterest.

Granada Tile's solid color cement tile is the bathroom tile in Mike D's Malibu home

Solid color cement tiles in the home of Beastie Boy Mike D, designed by Barbara Bestor

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Our blue and white Fez cement tile (available and in stock)

Alhambra concrete tiles, also in blue and white

Tunis concrete tiles

Normandy cement tiles, available and in stock, in a French-tinged master bathroom, designed by Jaimee Rose

Granada Tile Company's Fez cement tile in black and white brings drama to a small bathroom

Black and white Fez cement tile shower, available and in stock, designed by Gianna’s Interiors

Ready to start designing your new shower stall? Check our interactive catalogue to play with colors. Or you can peruse our cement tile shop (where we have a large selection of in-stock handmade master-crafted cement tiles). Of course, we’re here to help you make a decision. By the same token, you can call us at 213-788-4238. Let us help you decide which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your project. We know you’ll fall in love with your new cement tiles even before the grout dries.

Granada Tile’s Fez Cement Tile Brings Modern Punch To A Bathroom On Apartment Therapy

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When Issac Aptaker decided to update the old bathroom in his Silverlake, Los Angeles home, he remembered the blue and white Fez cement tiles he’d seen at nearby coffee shop Intelligentsia.  He felt sure that in black and white they’d add just the modern, masculine, industrial, graphic punch he was looking for in his bathroom.  And he was right! The bathroom, designed by Elizabeth Backup Design, mixes classic white subway tile on the walls with our Fez encaustic tiles are used as floor tile and as shower tile, giving this bathroom the “wow” factor it was desperately in need of.

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Our Fez concrete tile is used as the floor tile and are also used in the shower stall.

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They also cover the shower bench.  You can see the full before and afters of this bathroom on Apartment Therapy.

photo-8Considering your own bathroom update?  Our Fez encaustic tiles are in-stock and ready to ship!  The qualities that make Granada Tile’s cement tiles the choice of an award-winning coffee shop like Silverlake’s Intelligentsia — along with their beautiful designs and vivid colors, our concrete tile is long lasting, easy care and low maintenance — are the same ones make it perfect for your home tile project, whether used as patio tile, porch tile, kitchen floor tile, kitchen backsplash tile, bathroom tile, shower tile or laundry room tile.  Start by visiting our cement tile shop to peruse our large selection of in-stock handmade master-crafted cement tiles and call us today at 213-788-4238 to discuss which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your home or restaurant project.

photos and bathroom design by Elizabeth BackUp Design

Bathroom Tile: Why Granada Tile’s Cement Tile Is A Great Choice For Shower Floor Tile

 

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Beyond their beauty, Granada Tile’s cement tiles are a great choice for a shower stall floor tile installation because concrete tiles are less likely to be slippery when wet than their porcelain tile counterparts.  Although encaustic tiles feel smooth and velvety to the touch, when seen up close cement’s surface has a natural variation that gives it some “grab”.  And, because concrete is naturally porous, instead of beading up on the surface or forming a film as water is apt to do on glazed tiles, water is absorbed by the tiles.

Above, Normandy cement tiles bring elegance to an Arcadia bathroom’s shower tile floor. Below, in an all-white bathroom, Granada Tiles’ Fez concrete tiles, in in-stock blue and white, bring a touch of whimsy to this shower’s tile floor.

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Below, custom-colored Estrella encaustic tiles bring a touch of the Greek Isles to this bathroom. Extending the bathroom tile floor into the shower stall tile is one quick trick to making a small bathroom feel bigger.

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The qualities that make Granada Tile’s cement tiles perfect for a hardworking coffee shop floor tile or restaurant tile floor — in addition to their beautiful designs and vivid colors, our concrete tile is long lasting, easy care and low maintenance — are the same ones that make it perfect for your home, whether used as shower floor tile or shower wall tile, bathroom floor tile, kitchen backsplash tile, fireplace tile surround or outdoors as patio tile.  Start by visiting our cement tile web store to peruse our large selection of in-stock handmade master-crafted cement tiles and call us today at 213-482-8070 to discuss which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your home or restaurant project.

 

 

Bathroom Renovation: Fez Cement Tiles in Wills Casa’s Shower Stall

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In their otherwise black and white bathroom, Nick and Amber Wills of Wills Casa installed our Fez concrete tiles in their shower stall to perk things up and because they’d loved the pattern since they came across at Intelligensia Coffee in the Silver Lake section of Los Angeles.

Because their shower stall area is actually not the square you might think from the photo above, there was some debate as to which way to lay the cement tile, square to the entrance to the shower or angled?

Fez-Bathroom-WillsCasa5In the end, they decided to lay it at an angle to the entryway to the shower because it would be squared off to the main footprint of the shower stall:

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We love this use of our tile.  Like a installing a cement tile backsplash in a kitchen, using cement tiles on just the floor of a shower stall can add color and pattern and make a big impact with lower cost and commitment.  Plus, as we noted last week, using concrete tile on the floor in a wet room like a bathroom or kitchen is a great idea not only because it looks good, but because it feels good on the feet and is apt to be much less slippery than porcelain tile.   For a closer look at all the changes that Nick and Amber made to their bathroom, check out the full blog post here.

The same qualities that make Granada Tile’s cement tiles perfect for a hardworking coffee shop or restaurant space — in addition to their beautiful designs and vivid colors, Granada Tile concrete tiles are long lasting, easy care and low maintenance — are the same ones make it perfect for your home, whether used as floor tile or wall tile.  Start by visiting our web store to peruse our large selection of in-stock handmade master-crafted cement tiles and call us today at 213-482-8070 to discuss which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your home or restaurant project.

Installation Equation: Using Cement Tile For A Balanced Bathroom Design

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When it comes to designing a pleasing and balanced bathroom, our Granada cement tiles can be your secret weapon to creating a room that is inviting.  With their vivid colors and beautiful designs, our concrete tiles can bring in warm elements such as swirls, color, and pattern to balance a room that is innately cool. In the bathroom above, masculine elements such as the square, boxy shower stall, the angular marble ledge, the black tub, the shiny white subway tiles, and the cool stainless steel fixtures are visually softened by the swirling design of the custom colored black and white Normandy cement tile bathroom floor.  This concrete tile design’s enchanting curvaceous quatrefoil pattern is a girlish counterpoint to the heaviness of that sombre black tub and a giggly contrast to the efficiency of that white shower, creating a perfect bridge between the two that makes the room feel inviting even without that plush white robe just waiting to embrace us.  The warmth of the concrete tile pattern enables the room to easily embrace elements such as that brass bowl and wood vanity without feeling unbalanced.

Whether used to cover your bathroom floor, a shower stall, your bathroom walls, interspersed in a design with solid color tiles or as a tub surround, the beautiful tile designs and vivid colors of Granada Tile cement tiles bring beauty and warmth to your bathroom and add personality to this often lackluster room.

The qualities that make Granada Tile cement tiles perfect for a hardworking coffee shop or restaurant space — in addition to their beautiful designs and vivid colors, our concrete tiles are long lasting, easy care and low maintenance — are the same ones that make it perfect for your home, whether used as floor tile or wall tile, in the kitchen or bathroom, inside and out.  Start by visiting the Granada Tile web store to peruse our large selection of in-stock handmade mastercrafted cement tiles; play with color using our interactive Echo Collection cement tile catalog; and. call us today at 213-482-8070 to discuss which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your home or restaurant project. 

 

 

Installation Equation: 4 Great Granada Tile Cement Tile Small Bathrooms

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As you can imagine, here at Granada Tile we believe in the old decor adage that, when it comes to the smallest rooms in your home, like the bathroom, you should have fun with design and be generous with color and pattern.  As these photos prove, the vivid colors and beautiful designs of our cement tiles make it easy to do that in your bathroom, even if it holds little more than a sink, a toilet and a shower stall!  Hold the white and embrace the beauty of cement tile designs!

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Estrella cement tiles in a custom color combination cover the bathroom floor and continue into the floor of the shower stall, giving this compact bathroom an expansive feeling that belies its tiny footprint.

Alhambra Cement Tile

 

With its walls covered in our Alhambra cement tile, this shower stall does as much as any blast of cold water or double shot of espresso to wake up a morning ritual.

Cluny Cement Tile

With its range of turquoise, aqua and cobalt, it would be hard to be blue after spending time in this small space where the exuberant swirls of our Cluny cement tile dance across the bathroom floor. (photo by Ken Koonce)

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In high-contrast black and white, our Cluny cement tiles gives what could’ve been a standard issue bathroom a jolt in the arm, transforming it from ho-hum to oh wow.  (photo courtesy of Ken Koonce)

The qualities that have made our Granada Tile cement tiles the concrete tile of choice for hardworking coffee shops or restaurant spaces — in addition to their beautiful designs and vivid colors, our cement tile is long lasting, easy care and low maintenance — are the same qualities that make it perfect for your home, whether used as floor tile or wall tile.  Visit the Granada Tile web store to peruse our large selection of in-stock handmade mastercrafted cement tiles, check out our cement tile interactive catalogue  and call us today at 213-482-8070 to discuss which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your home or restaurant project.