Bathroom with dark tiled shower and furniture style vanity.

Guest Bath With Dark Tiled Shower and LED Lighted Shelf

The lower level of this Bettendorf, Iowa home has been finished with a home bar space (more on that soon), a game room, tv room, and a guest suite. The guest bathroom is incredible and the shower is truly a sight to be seen. We were so glad to hear from these clients for their lower level project after working with them and Kerkhoff Homes on the main levels of the new home. Press play below to take a quick look around the bathroom and this amazing tiled shower design.

Isn’t that shower amazing? The colors and textures in such a dark tile give a rich look and that LED shelf across the back looks like something you would see in a high-end hotel or resort. This is a tile series named “Molten” and it is comes in a variety of tile shapes, sizes, and other colorways. This series even comes in a popular hex shape. The texture and tones of the tiles have a weathered pottery look, so it only makes sense this color is named “Nero Raku”.

Dark tile shower in a Bettendorf Iowa home. Molten series 12 x 24 inch tiles in Nero Raku color with metallic penny tile mosaic floor.
Dark tile shower in a Bettendorf Iowa home. Molten series 12 x 24 inch tiles in Nero Raku color with metallic penny tile mosaic floor.

Custom Tiled Shower With LED Shelf

We photographed the shower without the overhead light on because this LED shelf is so dramatic and cool. There is a narrow channel strip under the “top” to this niche and a wet-rated LED strip has been installed inside of it. We have the lighting and hardware needed to recreate this look in your home so be sure to reach out with any questions you may have. To help highlight the lighting on this back wall, a ribbed texture tile in the same color was installed floor to ceiling and inside of the niche. The base of the ledge/shelf itself is a smooth tile to keep from water collecting there. We love how the light creates shadows and adds texture that draws your attention.

LED shower shelf in walk in tiled shower. Molten series 12 x 24 inch tiles in Nero Raku color with LED lit shelf.
LED shower shelf in walk in tiled shower. Molten series 12 x 24 inch tiles in Nero Raku color with LED lit shelf.

Large Format Tiles

Large-format tiles have always been a popular choice in commercial design. A lot of the same reasons large tiles are used often in public spaces are the same reasons you may want to consider them for your home. Larger tiles can take on dramatic patterns and details without interruptions in a size like this. You can also pay with texture or pattern for accented areas and fewer tiles are needed to do so. Plus you end up with fewer grout lines to clean.

Shower with large tile in a Bettendorf Iowa home. Molten series 12 x 24 inch tiles in Nero Raku color with LED lit shelf.
Shower with large tile in a Bettendorf Iowa home. Molten series 12 x 24 inch tiles in Nero Raku color with LED lit shelf.

Furniture Style Vanity

The floor of the tiled shower is by Glazzio Tile in the Urban Jungle series and “Grey Chameleon” color. The vanity in this guest bathroom is from our Koch Classic line. This is a furniture vanity ordered with the flat-panel Savannah door and painted “Black” finish. The lower shelf of the vanity is perfect to lay out towels for guests having them in sight but out of the way and off the counter.

Cambria Quartz vanity top in the Seagrove design installed on a furniture vanity in painted black. Guest bath in a Bettendorf, Iowa home with design and materials by Village Home Stores.
Cambria Quartz vanity top in the Seagrove design installed on a furniture vanity in painted black. Guest bath in a Bettendorf, Iowa home with design and materials by Village Home Stores.

Cambria Quartz Counter

The vanity top is from Cambria Quartz in the “Seagrove” design. Love this look? You should see the rest of the house! Check out the other spaces from the main level of this home here on our Houzz page. Save to your own ideabooks images from this project here on our Houzz page.

Cambria Quartz vanity top in the Seagrove design with vessel bowl in furniture style vanity.
Cambria Quartz vanity top in the Seagrove design with vessel bowl. Guest bath in a Bettendorf, Iowa home with design and materials by Village Home Stores.

Want to try on some wall tile in your own space? Did you know that is what the orange circle in the top right corner of this page is for? Just tap that visualizer tool and you can upload a picture from your camera roll or snap one in real time to try on wall, flooring, and countertop surfaces. If you are ready to start designing your own space with our team, reach out today! Connect with us by phone at (309) 944-1344 or use the chat feature here on the blog. You can also come see us and our wide selection of samples at 105 S State in Geneseo, IL 61254. We can’t wait to hear what you are working on and how we can help.

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