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May 1, 2015
Modern design moves, from creative tile to freestanding tubs, define these sleek bathrooms.
Blue mosaic tiled bathroom

Bold color is embraced in this Brooklyn bathroom, with tilework by Trend Mosiacs. Faucets are by Grohe and vanities are by Hastings. A Flos Glo-Ball pendant light illuminates the space. 

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Francis Dzikowski
Originally appeared in A Bright Brooklyn Loft with an Envy-Inducing Walk-In Closet
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Modern glass shower in the Twisted Farmhouse bathroom

A glass-lined shower with a Hudson Reed showerhead adds a modern touch to a bathroom in a renovated farmhouse. A pane of privacy glass lets natural light enter the room. 

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Originally appeared in A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
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Casa Na white tiled bathroom

White tiles — hydraulic ones on the floor and beveled ones on the walls — make for a tranquil bathroom in a Lisbon apartment.

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Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Originally appeared in Minimal Apartment in Lisbon Divvied Up by Sliding Doors
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New Zealand bathroom with salmon pegboard screen and custom pendant light

A salmon-hued pegboard screen hides a bathtub and wash basin in the bathroom of this New Zealand residence.

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Originally appeared in A Floor-To-Ceiling Cutout Makes Quite the Statement
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Exposed concrete column in a Brooklyn bathroom

An original column and playful tiles create a playful mixture of old and new in this renovated Brooklyn loft.

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SABO project
Originally appeared in Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage with a Custom Cabinet Wall
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Barcelona Flat Bathroom

In the marble-paved bathroom of a Barcelona flat, the architects employed a simple trick to get the most out of the small space. Since the ceilings were already high, they raised the floor level about two feet to fit a Dornbracht bathtub beneath the shower.

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Originally appeared in Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
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Modern Brooklyn renovation has sliding glass door in bathroom

This Brooklyn bathroom includes a washroom that can be closed off from the bathing area with a sliding glass door.

Originally appeared in History Stays Alive in This Brooklyn Home
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Modern renovation in San Francisco with master bathroom

The elegant bathroom of a San Francisco house features a tub by Benedini Associati for Agape, a Dornbracht tub filler, and retractable shades. Heath Ceramics tile line the floors.

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Originally appeared in A Home with Eclectic Style Looks Just Right
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Kansas City bathroom with blue and gray tiles from Daltile

The kids’ bathroom in this Kansas City residence is lined with semi-gloss Modern Dimensions tiles from Daltile. “We wanted it to be playful,” architect Matthew Hufft says, “so we chose each color and laid out the tile distribution in Photoshop.” 

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Originally appeared in A Kansas City Home Packs Quite the Surprise
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Fire Island white and yellow guest bathroom

In the guest bathroom of a Fire Island beach house, a set of Senegalese nesting baskets mirrors the yellow-and-white pattern on the linoleum floor.

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Lucas Allen/GMAimages
Originally appeared in How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
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Australian master bath with wood tub and Ikea sink

The ofuro tub in the master bath of this Australian abode meshes with the home’s tallowwood wall paneling. The Ikea sink is outfitted with Vola faucets. 

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Originally appeared in Local Wood Covers This Getaway for Two Architects
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Monochromatic Bathroom in Copenhagen Townhouse

In a Copenhagen town house, mosaic tiles adorn an ordinary glass fiber shell bathtub. Natural light from a large dormer window gives the tiles an almost iridescent glow. The toilet is Duravit

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Originally appeared in Black, White, and Gray All Over: Monochromatic Copenhagen Townhouse
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Renovated Montreal bathroom with black and white Ceragres tiles

In the master bath of a Montreal triplex, a dowdy tub was replaced with a standing shower. The wall and floor tiles are by Ceragres, and the sink, tub, and towel rack are by Aqua Mobilier de Bain. 

Originally appeared in Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal
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San Francisco bathroom with cork floor

This San Francisco master bath incorporates custom cabinets by Bob Clausen, fixtures by GroheHansgrohe, and Kohler, and a sink by Duravit. Plush Lisbon cork carpets the floor. 

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Originally appeared in One Bedroom Became Three in This Space-Efficient San Francisco Renovation
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French bathroom with towel rack, IKEA mirror and cabinet, and secondhand stool

The Basics series radiator by Italian manufacturer Tubes doubles as a towel rack in the bathroom of a Royan, France retreat. The cabinet and mirror are from Ikea.

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Originally appeared in Flea Market Finds and Modern Design Can Live in Harmony
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De Gaspé House by la SHED architecture, Montreal

In the renovated bathroom of a Montreal duplex, a freestanding bathtub sits beneath a skylight that runs the width of the room. A large mirror hangs above the vanity, which is outfitted with a butcher-block countertop. Black mosaic tiles were used on the floor.

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La SHED Architecture
Originally appeared in A Transformative Duplex Renovation in Montreal
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Blue mosaic tiled bathroom

Bold color is embraced in this Brooklyn bathroom, with tilework by Trend Mosiacs. Faucets are by Grohe and vanities are by Hastings. A Flos Glo-Ball pendant light illuminates the space. 

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