Khloe Kardashian's bathroom has a 'maximarble-effect' that is changing how we decorate in 2024

The socialite's bathroom taps into not one – but two – future design movements, and trend forecasters are naturally impressed

Khloe Kardashian
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Khloe Kardashian may be used to influencing fashion and beauty trends, but a look inside her California bathroom suggests she's also ahead of the curve in the world of interiors. The media personality's bathroom, created by London-born designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, taps into two trends that are set to change how we decorate in 2024 – despite being designed years before. 

'I love this bathroom I did for Khloe Kardashian,' Martyn says. 'Turkish marble wraps the floor and bathtub, whilst Irish linen diffuses the light at the windows. Wired rock crystal sconces provide the light source, and an eclectic array of corals and sponges I collected for her add interest and an inviting vibe on the deep shelf around the bath.'

All of these elements could hold a rightful place at the top of tile trends, but it is the large Turkish marble specifically that will influence how we design in the seasons ahead.

Interior Designer
Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Interior Designer
Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Martyn is a world-class talent and the largest award-winning designer and author based in Los Angeles. He is known for his trademark glamour and flair for the exotic as he curates sophisticated and inviting interiors for Hollywood A-listers and global glitterati, including Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Tommy Hilfiger, Cher, Ellen Pompeo, and Eva Mendes, to name a few.

According to Ca' Pietra's 2024 design trend report, large 'maximarble-effect' tiles, and interiors inspired by faraway shores are expected to influence bathroom design in the near future – and Khloe's Turkish marble taps into both. But what does each trend involve? 

The experts at Ca' Pietra explain that maximarble pieces are essentially large format marble-style flagstones that are designed to make a statement. Khloe has opted for a timeless black and white colorway, but to bring this look firmly into the new year, we should also look for a vibrant twist on the classic. 

'These tiles are all about the effect of marble and its majestic coloring,' the team says. Classic Carrara marble tiles are a timeless place to start, but for something more on-trend for 2024, it’s all about those more unusual marbles from deep green Guatemalan-style marble.'

Dramatically veined marble bathroom

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As mentioned, however, Khloe's maximarble tiles pay homage to yet another future design quirk: bathrooms inspired by faraway shores.

'Interiors inspired by faraway shores are a constant feature on ‘the gram,’ but 2024’s traveling trend isn’t specific to a country, which makes it feel much more free-spirited,' the Ca' Pietra team explains.

'Bathroom walls can absolutely be in on this one, but the focus is bathroom floors, grounding your space in a sense of elsewhere so you can literally step foot into Andalusia, Cuba, Morocco, or wherever your imagination feels at its happiest.'

For more inspiration from Martyn Lawrence Bullard-designed homes, we're picking up a copy of his new book, Star Style, which exhibits his celebrity projects in one space. 

While renovating a bathroom is no quick task, we expect both these 'trends' are more than fleeting (because who doesn't want to feel like they're exploring a faraway shore every time they take a bath?). So, while it's no simple project, we'd say that following Khloe's lead is worth the investment.

Megan Slack
Head of Celebrity Style News

Megan is the Head of Celebrity Style News at Homes & Gardens. She first joined Future Plc as a News Writer across their interiors titles, including Livingetc and Real Homes, before becoming H&G's News Editor in April 2022. She now leads the Celebrity/ News team. Before joining Future, Megan worked as a News Explainer at The Telegraph, following her MA in International Journalism at the University of Leeds. During her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, she gained writing experience in the US while studying in New York. Megan also focused on travel writing during her time living in Paris, where she produced content for a French travel site. She currently lives in London with her antique typewriter and an expansive collection of houseplants.