A ceramic tile for every bathroom style

Aug. 10, 2020

A ceramic tile for every bathroom style

by Sara Costi

The constant evolution of the living style concept in recent decades has conditioned design criteria for every area in the home. In this context, the bathroom area also takes on new importance in terms of style and function, becoming a place to relax and devote time to well-being and body care. Each design element and detail must be studied carefully, paying particular attention to the choice of flooring and coverings in porcelain stoneware, which form the base of every furnishing style.

How to choose the tiles best suited to your style

The choice of the tiles for the floorings and coverings of the bathroom is not always simple, given the huge variety of products and solutions on the market, many of which appear very similar. The first step is to consider the style you intend to give the bathroom; you can then identify the best product in terms of durability, functionality and hygiene that also looks attractive and offers an adequate colour range to interpret the furnishing style you are looking for.

Casalgrande Padana cementine tiles are an excellent furnishing choice for those looking to create a style with a provençal flavour, and are suitable for both floors and walls. In neutral shades that offer perfect continuity, and featuring unique decorations, they bring character and a touch of tradition to living spaces.

Flooring and Covering : Cementina Beige e Cementina Multicolor Beige
Covering: Cementina Multicolor Beige
Flooring: Cementina beige e cementina Multicolor Beige

Lovers of shabby chic style can choose from the beautiful, rare varieties of the wood-effect porcelain stoneware tiles in the Classwood, Country Wood and Geowood collections, in which diversity becomes beauty and offers new options for expression; or they might like to go for the porcelain stoneware strip tiles of Newood, Tavolato or Ulivo, where the delicate colours and extra-fine texture offer a faithful reproduction of the splendid wood, with its gnarls and prestigious grain.

Flooring: Geowood Iroko

Industrial chic style

Typical elements of industrial style include cement-effect floors in subtle shades, or antiqued wood-effect strip tiles, preferably with minimal joints to ensure greater continuity between the floorings and coverings and boost the beauty and functionality of living spaces.

Casalgrande Padana offers a wide range of solutions to accommodate the furnishing requirements of a diverse customer base. These include the Country Wood and Resina collections, ideal for shaping the material into a style packed with urban character.

Flooring Resina Tobacco - Covering Resina Tobacco and Decoro Fascia Resina

The classic allure of marble

Casalgrande Padana’s three new collections - Marmoker, Marmosmart and Onici, are giving a new twist to the sophisticated charm and elegant beauty typical of quarried marble. Shades of grey blend with colours bathed in light, shaping contemporary living spaces that team beauty with practical appeal, creating bespoke solutions. The undisputed technical features and the vast array of colours, sizes and surfaces available make Casalgrande Padana’s marble-effect porcelain stoneware perfect for tiling floors and walls, as well as furnishing elements such as tops, wall units and shelves.

Flooring and Covering: Marmoker Statuario Oro
Flooring: Marmoker Travertino Noce and Giallo Striato - Covering: Marmoker Giallo Striato
Flooring and Covering: Onice Bianco
Flooring and Covering: Marmosmart Adria Smart

In recent years, porcelain stoneware flooring and coverings with geometric shapes have come right back into fashion, and the most popular and widely used are hexagonal tiles. Thanks to their versatility, they are ideal for the bathroom area, both as a decorative element to frame the whole shower area, or to highlight the wall with the washbasin or bathroom fittings.

Covering: Marmoker Esagoni Birimbau
Covering: Marmoker Esagoni Birimbau

Minimal style

Rigour, elegance, modernity: these are the hallmark features of minimalist style; a small number of perfectly combined, functional furnishing elements, squared lines, wall-hung bathroom fittings, subtle, uniform colours and cement-effect or stone-effect porcelain stoneware floorings and coverings, such as those in Casalgrande Padana’s Architecture, Basaltina and Beton collections.

Flooring: Architecture White - Covering: Cool Grey Gloss and Mosaico Architecture C
Flooring Basaltina Lipari – Covering Basaltina Lipari Decoro C and Ischia Decoro D
Flooring and Covering: Beton Ivory

Granite-effect porcelain stoneware

We have recently witnessed a return to Venetian flooring, which thanks to the sophistication and elegance of the random, irregular repetition of the marble elements it is composed of, turns surfaces into elements of decoration that create the effect of a natural carpet.

Flooring and Covering: Terazzo Grey
Flooring: Macro Bianco Covering: Macro Carnico

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