Pulling together a great space is all about combining interesting textures, colors, shapes, styles and what better way to add a little bit of each by thinking outside the box when it comes to tiles. White subway tiles are a modern classic but there's a new tile trend popping up in bathrooms and kitchens — fish scales. Plus what better way to pretend you're a mermaid that lives by the ocean while having a soak? Here are ten fabulous bathrooms and kitchens that use fish scale tiles in the most perfect way.
This space above, designed by Camilla Molders Design, elicits a briny mermaid fantasy with rich shades of blue and green.
You'll really feel like you're under the sea with this floor to ceiling look featured in Inside Out Magazine.
A mix of blue green shades pop in this otherwise neutral bathroom by Home Polish.
A darker sea green adds some drama to this bathroom found on H&M Home (UK).
If color just isn't your thing, you can always stick with classic white like this look featured by Mercury Mosiacs.
Take it to the floor and add some drama using a glam hue of black fish scales combined with antiques and gold in this space spotted on Homepolish.
The black tiles really ground this fresh, beachy space designed by Emily Henderson.
If you feel like a little sea-side inspiration in your kitchen then consider fish scales for your backsplash. These fresh blue tiles are a modern update in an otherwise traditional kitchen, featured in House Beautiful.
This multi-colored backsplash brings together all the calming shades of blue in this kitchen spotted on The Room Edit.