What Grout color goes with white subway tiles in the bathroom?

I'm redoing and slightly expanding my one and only small (ranch house) full bath - removing the tub, getting 3'x3' shower, shower tiled floor to ceiling, with clear glass doors, wet room floor (no shower threshold), white 42" vanity with black top, charcoal 12x12 floor tile, sea bluegreen accent tile in walls of white subway tile, walls tiled to about 42", painted above. I need an aesthetic opinion please! Should the white subway tile grout be white or black? The deco tile (green and blue seaglass mosaic) is getting bright white grout. This is a SMALL bathroom. Windowless ... but I am also getting a sun tube, yay.
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 14, 2017
    That is personal taste,if it were me i would stick to white.

  • MN Mom MN Mom on Feb 14, 2017
    Lay out a couple of your subway tiles on some black paper and see how you like to look of the contrast. You can also see examples of tile and grout combinations on Houzz or of course, Pinterest.

  • Gail Gail on Feb 14, 2017
    I used white subway tile in my kitchen. I didn't want white and black would definitely not have produced the look I was after. Mine is subtle. Use silver or platinum. No shine or glitter in these colors just a very subtle gray.

  • Diana Clark Diana Clark on Feb 14, 2017
    Great comments, thank you, very helpful I plan to post photos of the final result here in a few weeks ...

    • Bernice H Bernice H on Feb 15, 2017
      Looking forward to it! We just finished our bathroom..white sub tile and white grout...with accent..I will be posting as soon as the hardware is on the vanity! Post yours also please!

  • Diana Clark Diana Clark on Feb 14, 2017
    On of the issues is finding the same grout color to be used on both the white subway tiles and the adjacent course of color accent - photo attached. This sample has white grout and I can't see it with grey (for example) - but bright white seems best to bring out the rich tones in these glass mosaic tiles. Any other thoughts?

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Feb 15, 2017
    I prefer white, especially because you have a lot of other colors going on  good luck! Keep us posted on your choice!

  • Connie Connie on Feb 18, 2017
    I have subway tile surrounding my bath tub. It has white grout and it always looks nice and clean. I definitely would not use black as a first choice. Start with white and you can always go back and paint/stain the grout later.

    • Diana Clark Diana Clark on Feb 18, 2017
      thank you, bright white it shall be,and I'll post photos after it's all done