August 19, 2014
Even though they’re the least public rooms in a house, bathrooms should receive the same attention to design and detail as the other rooms. Textured tile work is a great way to add visual interest.
The blue-tiled master bathroom stands in contrast to the muted tones of the rest of the house. The tile is recycled glass from China.

In a renovated San Diego home, the blue-tiled master bathroom stands in contrast to the muted tones of the rest of the house. The tile is recycled glass from China.

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Originally appeared in The Family Tree
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Eddy Uritani (or Uncle Eddy, as he’s known to Zane) did all the tile work in the kitchen and bathroom. The tiles come from a Canadian company called Interstyle.

At the center of an architect’s remote Hawaiian retreat, beneath a 6-foot-wide circular skylight, is a cylindrical tub room with a wood-clad exterior and bright red tile work on the inside. The tiles come from Canadian company Interstyle.

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Hidden wall cabinets in bathroom

The bathroom of a once-derelict 650-square-foot Chelsea co-op now feels luxurious, thanks to a floor-to-ceiling mosaic of opalescent indigo tiles.

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bathroom in a modern house with green mosaic tile floor

For a renovation located in Glebe—an inner-city suburb of Sydney, Australia—Carterwilliamson Architects took an environmentally friendly track. The home is green in more ways than one; vibrant emerald tiles add a punch to the bathroom.

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crown heights apartment brooklyn bathroom

The cool blue tile work in the bathroom of a Brooklyn renovation creates a relaxing space.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Blue
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The Mora faucet was actually intended for use in a kitchen. Photo by <a href="http://www.permagnuspersson.com/">Per Magnus Persson</a>.

In the Söder neighborhood of Stockholm, a 495-square-foot attic gets in touch with its dark side. Even the bathroom has a dramatic appearance, with a mosaic of square black tiles and a jet-black tub made from recycled plastic.

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Originally appeared in An Attic Studio in Stockholm
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Brooklyn renovation interior bathroom

The owner of a Brooklyn apartment got her hands dirty during the rehabilitation of the 19th-century duplex. Painstakingly glazed and fired scalloped tiles cover the walls and ceiling of the bathroom.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Blue
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A skylight over the middle of a room is a nice thing. But, as architect Riley Pratt demonstrates, using a skylight along the edge of a room can help dematerialize walls and make an indoor space feel especially luminous. Here, a shower stall inside a renov

Located in an old warehouse building with a façade largely devoid of windows, a Los Angeles home could easily have felt dark and constricted, if not for some clever interior innovations. In the bathroom, spruce-colored tiles and a wall-to-wall skylight give the impression of showering outdoors.

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Originally appeared in Light Box
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woodwork portland renovation interior bathroom

The bathroom of a 520-square-foot retreat in Portland, Oregon, is both clean and simple; the main attraction is a mosaic of blue-green glass penny tiles by Terra Verre that decorates the floor.

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Originally appeared in Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland
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A roll-down shade encloses a guest bath on the lower level. The bath tile is two-by-two Daltile mosaic. The sink is from Kroin.

The guest bath of a Los Angeles home might blend right in with the living space, separated only by a roll-down shade, if not for the stark contrast of bright blue tiles by Daltile.

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The blue-tiled master bathroom stands in contrast to the muted tones of the rest of the house. The tile is recycled glass from China.

In a renovated San Diego home, the blue-tiled master bathroom stands in contrast to the muted tones of the rest of the house. The tile is recycled glass from China.

Photo by Noah Webb.

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