12x24 tiles on shower walls

ladybuggyJune 8, 2009

Hi,

I have chosed a 12x24 light travertine tile for my bathroom floors. The bathroom will only have a large glass shower, no tub. I am thinking of putting the same tile on the shower walls? Is it 12x24 too large for the shower walls?

Anyone have pictures of large tiles on their shower walls?

Thanks.

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bill_vincent

Is it 12x24 too large for the shower walls?

Not at all. I've used tiles as big as 24x24, and in my own bathtub I used 18x18's.

    Bookmark   June 8, 2009 at 10:15PM
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ladybuggy

Thanks for the reply. I really wanted to run the same tile up the shower, however, I was worried the tile was too large. I'm glad to hear it's not.

    Bookmark   June 8, 2009 at 10:19PM
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judy9876

Hi There,

12x24 is a very popular size and the style is only going bigger and bigger. I have seen tiles 24"x48" being installed in some nice condo development in NY.

I think if you are going with a travertine 12x24 on the wall then you should use a 1x1 or 2x2 or even a herringbone travetine mosaic on the floor of the shower. The shower floor will need a mosaic, because of the water pitch.

Here is a link that might be useful: travertine mosaics

    Bookmark   June 10, 2009 at 12:25AM
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