Collection by Aileen Kwun

Modern Rooms With Colorful, Alluring Tile


Culled from the archives of Dwell, these stunning rooms make the case for modern tile.

“There’s no right answer except to play and experiment,” Adler says about furnishing the interior.
For the master bath, the clients requested a splash of color: sea green concrete Moroccan tiles with geometric designs.
The sunken bathtub in George Nakashima’s Sanso Villa mimics the shape of a swimming pool on the grounds.
In the upper-level bathroom, tiles painstakingly fired by DeSimio cover the walls and ceiling.
In the guest bathroom, penny tiles were chosen “because they’re incredibly economical, utilitarian, and we liked their...
Tiles of natural felt dot the walls in the Universitair Medisch Centrum, Utrecht.
Uncovering the original concrete surfacing of the columns, which are unusually thick thanks to the building’s original...
The bathrooms feature Oceanside Glasstile recycled glass tiles from Mission Tile West, in palettes inspired by the...
In the master bathroom, Chris clad the tub and walls in Carrara marble.