White subway tile wainscoting with dark grout adds a vintage look to this pale green bathroom. A furniture-style white vanity and clawfoot tub bring a touch of elegance to the casual feel of this space.
This kitchen boasts soft gray cabinetry and a white subway tile backsplash for a classic, timeless look. An industrial pendant light hangs above the sink, accentuating the dark grout of the backsplash.
A modern floating vanity and lighting contrast stylishly with the traditional floor in this bathroom on New York's Upper East Side. Dark grout in the subway tile ties in with the border on the marble floor.
A metal shower enclosure, subway tile and dark grout introduce masculine elements to the gentleman's bathroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. A black marble vanity and black tile floor laid in a basketweave pattern maintain the masculine appeal while softening the design a bit.
The backsplash in this bathroom is the star of the show. Its circular white tiles are presented uniquely with black grout -- the contrast is striking, and dark grout doesn't show dirt and stains as readily as light.
Round tile floor laid in dark grout lends a contemporary, graphic feel to this girl's bathroom. A hot pink vanity dressed in Lucite handles makes a bold statement, while the white countertop and walls keeps the space clean and crisp.
The kitchen and dining area were completely gutted and renovated from floor to ceiling. The galley style footprint features bright blue custom cabinets and counter-to-ceiling penny tiles with a dark grout to give depth.
A sleek black kitchen faucet makes a stark contrast against the clean white quartz countertops in this bistro-inspired kitchen. White subway tile set with dark grout creates an elegant display in the upper glass cabinets, while clean-lined gray cabinets below add a touch of contemporary.
A second-floor sunroom was converted into this master bathroom, which required a bit of creativity in order to achieve enough privacy to make the homeowner comfortable. The dark grout ties in the black windows, and the white soaking tub coordinates beautifully with the white subway tile.
A honed granite countertop provides functional seating at the kitchen island in this narrow kitchen. Painted faux-antiqued cabinetry brings a bit of rusticity to the overall refined and spacious feel. Repurposed bricks create a façade on the accent wall while over-scaled subway tile with dark grout is used above Calcutta marble countertops. Vintage industrial lights hang over the island adding drama and whimsy.