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December 29, 2015
Vibrant tile enlivens these bathrooms with pattern, color, and texture.
Swedish Prefab Home, Bath

At this colorful Swedish prefab, six-inch-square blue tiles cover the walls and floor of the upstairs bathroom. The towels and rug are also by H&M Home.

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Originally appeared in This Bright Green Prefab in Sweden Looks Just Like a Monopoly House
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London Terrace home bathroom and tub

The sunniness of this London terrace house's bathroom is emphasized by the use of buttery yellow Zellige tiles and coordinating curtain fabric. The siding of the bathtub and the built in shelves are made from the same hardwearing salvaged hardwood as the kitchen surfaces.

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Debi Treloar © Ryland Peters & Small from Reclaiming Style by Maria Speake and Adam Hills of Retrouvius
Originally appeared in A Gracious London Terrace House Is Reborn with Salvaged Materials
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Japanese-Inspired Bainbridge Island house Master Bathroom

For the master bath, the residents of this midcentury Washington house wanted a splash of color: sea green concrete Moroccan tiles with geometric designs. The paper lanterns are also a clear homage to the building’s Japanese inspirations.

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Originally appeared in A Smart Update for a Japanese-Inspired Midcentury Modern House
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Brooklyn Artist Studio Bathroom

At this warehouse renovation in Brooklyn, the bathroom tiles were a point of contention: the client wanted Mexican tiles, while the architect favored a bare-bones, Donald Judd-like approach in keeping with the warehouse experience.

The compromise was that they used industrial sinks and designed the stainless-steel hardware to be as utilitarian as possible, and commissioned a set of plain tiles with a strict color palette of five yellows, five blues and five whites. 

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Originally appeared in This Spacious Home in a Former Warehouse is Part Art Gallery
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Architect Barbara Bestor Los Angeles tile bathroom

Architect Barbara Bestor reworked the bathroom in the midcentury modern home of Los Angeles painter Francesca Gabbiani and artist, musician, and deejay Eddie Ruscha, outfitting the space in Granada tile.

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Laure Joliet
Originally appeared in A Bright, Geometric Bathroom Renovation in Los Angeles
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Colorful tex tiles from Mutina in bathroom of Rhode Island family vacation home by Bernheimer Architecture.

At this Rhode Island vacation home, the second-floor bathroom's colorful Tex tiles from Mutina sport an array of different textures for a unique tactile experience.

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Originally appeared in An Idyllic Rhode Island Summer Cottage Is the Perfect Escape for a New York Family
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Swedish Prefab Home, Bath

At this colorful Swedish prefab, six-inch-square blue tiles cover the walls and floor of the upstairs bathroom. The towels and rug are also by H&M Home.

Photo by Annika Lundvall.

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