Bathroom subway tile ideas for a cool and splashproof space

Bathroom subway tiles are guaranteed to work in any style or size space, making them a pretty much fail-safe option. As the name suggests, they began life in the New York subway, as an easy-to-clean and light-reflective wall surface that was, first and foremost, a practical wall covering for a dark and grimy subway. 

But it wasn’t long before restaurants, hotels, and then finally residential homes clocked on to the versatility, practicality, low cost, and serious style points that come with the humble subway tile.