Ceramic tiles are made of clay and are fired in earth kilns at very high temperatures. Modern ceramic bathroom tiles are available. Ceramic tile can be used in all areas of the bathroom. Floors, walls and shower surrounds can all make use of this versatile product. When designing a bathroom with ceramic tile, it helps to keep the overall style of the room in mind. Sleek lines and oversized tiles are the perfect finish to a contemporary or modern design. Select two complementary ceramic tiles in subtly different colors.