Beyond White Marble: Marble Bathroom Tiles to Try in 2020

Posted 04/03/2020 by Arizona Tile

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Fantasy Brown Satin Marble Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile
Featured Image: Fantasy Brown Satin Marble Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile

When you think of marble, a classic white variety is probably what comes to mind. White certainly is the most common color of marble—often with a grey veining pattern throughout—but it’s not the only option for bathroom tile. If you love the timeless, luxurious quality of marble but are looking for something a little different, here are our favorite ideas for marble tile beyond the most popular white varieties.

When you think of marble, a classic white variety is probably what comes to mind. White certainly is the most common color of marble—often with a grey veining pattern throughout—but it’s not the only option for bathroom tile. If you love the timeless, luxurious quality of marble but are looking for something a little different, here are our favorite ideas for marble tile beyond the most popular white varieties.

CS-Deep Blue Honed Herringbone Tile
Image: CS-Deep Blue Honed Herringbone Tile from Arizona Tile

Marble Tile Patterns & Shapes

Marble is classically used in the form of slabs or traditional square and rectangle tiles, but unexpected marble tile patterns and shapes are a great way to give your kitchen or bathroom a timeless yet contemporary look. CS-Deep Blue offers a range of patterns and designs featuring its cool blue-grey hues. Hex, lotus, chevron, herringbone and other styles give this beautiful marble extra personality and a modern touch.

Bardiglio Grey Marble Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile
Image: Bardiglio Grey Marble Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile

Grey Marble

Make an impact and stand out with the striking Bardiglio, an elegant and dramatic marble in shades of grey. Available in both honed and polished finishes, this grey marble variety features sweeping veins that look beautiful in large format tile as well as intricate designs like herringbone. For a modern kitchen or bathroom, grey is a great alternative to white marble if you’re looking to add a little more tone and contrast.

Negro Marquina Black Marble Bathroom Countertop
Image: Negro Marquina Black Marble Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile

Black Marble

If you’re not afraid to go bold, go for black marble! Stunning, deep and rich, black marble tile like Negro Marquina is an eye-catching choice for a backsplash, fireplace surround or other installation that’s sure to be the star of the room. Black tile complements virtually any color palette and décor style, and creates a unique centerpiece full of drama and natural beauty.

Spanish Grey 4” x 16” Marble Tile Flooring from Arizona Tile
Image: Spanish Grey 4” x 16” Marble Tile Bathroom Flooring from Arizona Tile

Earth Tone Marble

In addition to white, grey and black, some marble has natural, earthy colors in it, such as tan, brown and beige. Fantasy Brown Satin tile features shades of cool brown paired with grey accents, for a unique marble look that pairs well with a subtle, chic color palette of cream, greige and taupe. Its satin finish gives it a softer appearance for a more natural aesthetic. Spanish Grey is another earthy option with a color and quality similar to limestone.

Try It On

Still undecided? We get it—there are so many varieties of marble to love! Try out your favorite marble tiles and slabs virtually with our Just Imagine Visualizer. You can see them alongside the existing products and colors in your bathroom’s design before making a commitment, to find the perfect match for your space.

 

Hear what Yelper Kamilah K. of Gilbert, Arizona had to say about her interactive experience at one of our warehouse showrooms:

"We needed to select granite for our kitchen upgrade. I was given a hard hat and a clipboard and as encouraged to take photos as I wondered around the showroom and warehouse. I selected like 12 different types, and they were nice enough to give me samples of all of them!"