Because bathrooms can be on the small side, solid colors can be a great choice for decor, but sometimes a bit of pattern can be an unexpected and attractive alternative. Whether the pattern is on the floor or on the walls, these five bathrooms demonstrate that even in a small space, pattern can be beautiful.

1 Wallpaper by Albert Hadley in Lonny Magazine.
2 Bathroom by Stonebreaker Builders & Remodelers.
3 Deborah Needleman's home in Martha Stewart Living.
4 Here the print is in the form of tiles and is paired with an organic touch. Studio Paterakis.
5 Bright faucets and bold sinks by Arne Jakobsson accentuate the graphic tiled floor in this bathroom from Byggfabriken.

(Images: as linked above)