19 Eclectic Tile Scenes That Will Inspire You To Go Bold

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | September 29, 2017

Be inspired by a little eclectic elegance with this roundup of homes that have mastered tile accents.

SIX WAYS FROM SUNDAY

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In the kitchen, cabinetry by Y&Y Wood Design houses La Cornue, KitchenAid, Sharp and Sub-Zero appliances from Ferguson. Countertops are a quartzite from Keys Granite. RH barstools pull up to a stainless-steel-topped moveable island beneath Thomas O’Brien pendants for Circa Lighting. Encaustic floor tiles from Walker Zanger were installed by Creative Stone Surfaces. (Tour the home)

OUT LIKE A LION

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Moorish, Spanish and typical Mediterranean elements abound in this Palm Beach home, as evidenced by this entry detail. (Tour the home)

BLACK AND WHITE ACCENTUATED

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Tile from Mission Stone & Tile in Nashville covers a wall of the master bathroom, where Calacatta marble appears on the flooring from International Granite and Marble and on the countertops from Texas Custom Granite. A Visual Comfort & Co. chandelier overlooks a Victoria + Albert tub with Kohler fixtures from Ferguson, accented by a table from Memorial Antiques & Interiors. Lone Star Glass custom-antiqued the mirror. (Tour the home)

CIRCLE SURROUND

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The kitchen was reimagined with a French-farmhouse feel. A new metal stove hood crowns a backsplash of Spanish handmade terra-cotta tiles from Country Floors, and the existing cabinets were refreshed with a custom finish. The hammered-nickel sink and Rohl faucet are both from Jack London Kitchen & Bath. (Tour the home)

FIRE WALL

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In the master bedroom, Ann Sacks tile covers the fireplace wall, bestowing texture. A whimsical Arteriors pendant shines down on a Della Robbia bed flanked by Copeland Furniture nightstands. The Fabrica carpet is from Hill-Devine Design and Supply. (Tour the home)

DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND

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Architect Sonny Ward and his project managers Corey Miller and Malek Alqadi thoroughly revamped the kitchen. A Tom Dixon pendant from YLighting is above the new island, which is topped with Caesarstone. Builder Brad Keeler oversaw the installation of the cabinetry crafted by Showcase. The appliances are Thermador; the Kohler sink features a Grohe faucet. (Tour the home)

ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD

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Illuminated by natural daylight flooding through an oval skylight, the master bathroom has been outfitted with a custom floor made of complementary stones and a custom mosaic wall tile from Mosaicos Tile. (Tour the home)

SHOWSTOPPER

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Holly Hunt’s Corona pendants embody the kitchen’s elegant yet casual aesthetic, while Emtek hardware decorates the custom cabinetry by Joseph Zambarano of Sea Hill Custom MFG through Shoberg Custom Homes. The Matrix counter stools are from Wayfair; the Rohl faucets are from Ferguson. (Tour the home)

STANDING TALL

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Fondly known as Ebby, a statue from the homeowners’ previous estate is now part of the fountain at their new home. Landscape architect Greg Trutza contrasted the required desert plantings on the property’s edge with roses, manicured shrubs and a checkerboard terrace inside the garden walls. (Tour the home)

TO BOLDLY GO

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Inspired by photos of rooms in Portuguese palaces clad in colorful hand-painted tiles, every wall of the kitchen is covered with diamond- motif tiles from Solar Antique Tiles. Pendants from Ann-Morris in New York light the white counters and white-painted cabinets by Beacon Construction Group; the McGuire barstools are from Baker. (Tour the home)

SHE’S BEAUTY AND SHE’S GRACE

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Builder Marvin Morris, who worked with partner Steve Hullinger, paired reclaimed 18th-century yellow terra-cotta French tile with white limestone from QDI Stone in the entry flooring. The 19th-century Swedish cabinet is from Kay O’Toole Antiques and Eccentricities, the antique French mirror is from M Naeve, and the Classic Cloth drapery fabric is from George Cameron Nash. (Tour the home)

BUTLER’S STASH

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The spacious and well-lit pantry features limed-oak shelves by Beacon Construction Group and wall tile from Solar Antique Tiles. (Tour the home)

IN YOUR CORNER

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Tucked into an outdoor stairway niche, the floor tile from Walker Zanger shows up on the serving station in the courtyard. The stairway was added to the family’s original home, which was re-coated with stucco and remodeled into a guesthouse. The stairs lead to a sun deck and access to the master bedroom of the main house. (Tour the home)

GOT THE BLUES

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When interior designer Eddie Lee proposed surrounding the fireplace of his client’s SoHo loft with a wall of hand-glazed cobalt blue tiles from Cle in Sausalito, California, he originally received pushback. Now, the client says it’s one of his favorite aspects of the apartment, due in part to the dramatic backdrop it provides for the Rashid Johnson work that hangs on the right. (Tour the home)

UNDER GLASS

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An Ovo tub by Hastings Tile & Bath is the sculptural centerpiece in the master bathroom; a wall of glass mosaic tile from Daltile adds drama. The limestone floor is from The Fine Line, and the goblet table is from Holly Hunt. (Tour the home)

PUT A RING ON IT

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Architect and homeowner Sebastian Velez designed the entry mahogany door, which was handcrafted in Colombia. The bench is by Giulio Lazzotti, the controlled rusted-metal artwork is by Mauricio Arango Mejia, and the custom graphic design on the floor is by Original Mission Tile. (Tour the home)

GEOMETRIC LOVE

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In the master bathroom, Designers Guild wallpaper from ID Collection echoes custom-cut Daltile marble flooring; the shower’s subway tile is from Porcelanosa. Douglas Cabinetry fabricated the vanity, which features a Mirabelle sink and Vicostone top from CounterSource. The MTI tub and Toto fixtures are from Ferguson, and the vintage sconces are from John Gregory Studios. (Tour the home)

TEAL DREAMS

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Blue hues are featured in the boy’s bunk bath with walls painted in a bright Sherwin-Williams hue; the color reemerges on the floor in hexagonal concrete tiles from Decorative Materials. Cabinetry from Wood Zone is topped with a Caesarstone material in Pebble and accented with a Kohler sink and faucets. Surfboard pulls and hooks from Etsy and a light fixture by Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co. finish the fun, beachy look. (Tour the home)

RUSTIC MODERN

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The original tile floor in the entry was preserved, and all the millwork was painted white. Tucked into the curve of the stair rail is a custom settee by JamesThomas Interiors. The hand-knotted wool-and-silk stair runner by Hokanson was inspired by architectural details in the foyer’s plaster ceiling. (Tour the home)

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