A decorative backsplash gives presence to the cooktop in this opulent traditional kitchen. Niches in the detailed cabinetry provide space to display collected pottery, while decorative pendants fit with the style of the space.
Richly paneled walls continue onto a dark-stained, coffered wood ceiling. An elaborate ceiling medallion surrounds the antique brass chandelier. A formed marble fireplace surround creates a focal point in the space.
Black granite and Carrara marble tiles set in a grid create a stunning floor pattern in this luxurious bathroom. The Carrara marble is carried up the wall in the form of subway tile to make the large space feel intimate.
Archways frame the backyard exterior of this Italian Villa home. Large marble tiles form a spacious patio floor surrounding an in ground swimming pool. Wheeled lounge chairs are easily positioned around the space.
This farmhouse kitchen received a fresh update, with white shaker-style cabinets and dark soapstone countertops. Carrera marble subway tiles form the backsplash behind the oven, adding a timeless look to the design.
A wall of marble subway tile forms into a framed blue and brown mosaic tile backsplash that adds visual interest to this transitional kitchen. A blue tea kettle and red knobbed stove pop against the white cabinetry and black granite countertops.
Arched french doors and column framed openings line this home creating an attractive exterior surrounding to the patio. Giant neutral marble tile forms the patio flooring. A raised border, one step higher than the patio, lines the in-ground swimming pool.
A custom marble fireplace frames an 80-inch flat-screen TV, forming this modern great room's pièce de résistance. A low, custom sofa serves as a perfect spot for TV watching, lounging and enjoying conversation while taking advantage of the sweeping city view.
Gray walls create a lovely transition from the white angled ceiling to the white and gray marble floor tile. Tile extends up the wall to form a backsplash surrounding the oval bathtub. Natural light from the window bounces off the porcelain tub surface and glass shower walls.
A floating double vanity with sleek styling and a white finish is topped by twin medicine cabinets in this gray-and-white, contemporary master bathroom. Marble floor tile laid in a herringbone pattern complements white subway tile on the walls, forming a clean color palette that's crisp and modern.
A subtly marbled white countertop waterfalls over the edges to the floor of this long kitchen island. Hanging above, a mix of shapes form a pendant light display with a warm glow from the copper colored interiors. The surrounding white elements of the kitchen keep the space looking light and spacious.
Smooth gray cabinetry is topped with a white marble countertop for a sophisticated and timeless bathroom design. Mirrors are mounted above the built in sinks forming double vanities separated by an attractive breakfast tray display featuring white orchids. A black and white hand towel adds a simple decorative contrast to the room.
A pale color palette and ample natural light form the backdrop for a streamlined, traditional entry hall filled with unique pieces. A sturdy marble table holds an inlaid box and a pair of whimsical porcelain dogs. Upholstered benches provide spots for guests to sit or for homeowners to perch on their way in or out of the house.
The white and gray marbled floor tile extends up the wall to form a backsplash behind this tall, white bathtub. The oval shaped tub fits beautifully below the sharp lines of the window casting natural light over the polished surface. A built in wall cubby creates easily accessible storage.
Light and refreshing, this sitting room just off the master bedroom features blue and green accents that reflect the ocean hues. A lovely mint green sofa and hexagonal coffee table with a marble top offers a place to sit and relax. In the opposite corner of the room, an X-based desk and neutral rolling chair form a bright and airy office nook.
Marble tile is turned to form a diamond pattern over the top half of this shower while matching tile is lined in squares on the lower half. A smaller tile diamond border separates the wall sections adding intrigue to the tile design. A built in storage cubby is covered with small green tile adding a touch of color.
A native to Brazil, marbled bromeliad (Neoregelia marmorata) boasts light green leaves with striking red markings on top and bottom. Bright light coaxes maximum leaf color, which peaks as a glowing wine red. Flowers form in the center cup, opening slowly over a long period of time. But most folks grow this beauty for the eye-catching leaves, not the blossoms.