Retro bathroom tile flooring — 3 awesome new choices from Daltile

I am super excited at the new mosaic flooring I discovered at Daltile this weekend while poking around their website. These can be found in their Keystones collection.

These three new choices now to go to #1 among all possible flooring choices for 50s and 60s homes. Guys, the American Olean Chloe is nice, but not nearly as correct for the postwar period. (It’s a holdover from the 30s and early 40s.) Drats, 5 years too late for my 3 bathrooms. Oh well.

FYI, the very first design shown — “Random” — is by far my favorite. I cannot tell from the online material whether different variations of white are possible. I know we tend to think that all the whites must match – but I don’t think it’s a must, particularly when it comes to the floor.

Ring the bell, put out a press release, this is BIG wonderful news for the retro renovation community.

  1. Donna Daniel says:

    Definitely the Daltile keystones were used in my 1953 ranch kitchen. But I had to get under three layers of yucky kitchen carpet to find them. And the cleaning was a bear. The tack strip from the carpet ruined the edge pieces so I am in the middle of trying to find the gray speckle keystones for repairs.

  2. Lissie says:

    This thread is a little old – but the square random pattern is what I would like to use for our 1958 bathroom redo. I couldn’t find it on the Daltile sight – does anyone know where to see it online? Thanks!

    1. pam kueber says:

      Disagree. Random block mosaic tile floors = super common in midcentury homes. More common, I’d guess, than 4x4s. And 6×6’s — those came much later.

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