Simple white custom cabinets are paired with tiles from Heath Ceramics in this San Francisco kitchen. The simple palette lets bright accents, from vases to dishware, stand out.
A narrow sink area in a Manhattan town house feels more spacious thanks to a large skylight. An angular brushed-stainless-steel sink adds an industrial tone.
Shelving doesn't always have to be used for purely practical storage. In the kitchen of this tiny London apartment, the resident showcases collected trinkets on a slim marble ledge.
This master bathroom in a Kansas City home shows the benefits of mixing materials and textures. Rather than pairing the light tile with the expected white and metal, the architect chose solid walnut vanities.
This Madrid apartment makes a case for pops of playful color in the kitchen. A glossy orange blacksplash is an unexpected choice for black lacquered cabinets and countertops.
Contrasting tile helps distinguish the bathing area from the washroom in this Brooklyn residence.
Custom cabinets and an island made out of the same material—birch—provide this Finnish home with visual uniformity.
A pegboard screen painted in a salmon hue is a clever way to hide a bathtub and wash basin, as shown in this New Zealand bathroom.