The two-tiered marble island in this Italian kitchen has baskets for vegetables and spices, a sink and plenty of room for food prep. Bricked archways painted with Italian frescoes create a grand passage from living room to kitchen. Among the frescoes are handpicked yellow and blue tiles that create a unique patchwork backsplash throughout the space.
Taking inspiration from Pantone's colors of the year, rose and gray-blue tones create a calming atmosphere in this dining room. An antique Italian marble chandelier and mirrored dining table amp up the glam factor.
Bathroom surfaces—flooring, countertops, backsplashes and walls—can go a long way toward creating an air of elegance. In this luxe master bath, Clay Construction used Italian marble tile inside the shower and on the floor, as well as granite countertops.
Saturated with rich blue and gold hues, this eclectic sitting room allows for a diverse mix of furniture and styles. Where the tumbled marble terrazzo floor calls Italian design to mind, the Sputnik-style light above is reminiscent of midcentury modern details.
The Italian Calcutta Gold marble countertops make this transitional kitchen a great place to gather. The polished nickel pendants from Restoration Hardware add sheen and enhance the height of the ceilings. This white chef's kitchen is accented by the pale blue walls, creating a refreshing space to enjoy a meal in.
This kitchen is a traditional design with a some farmhouse flavor. Contemporary lighting such as Murano glass cylinder ceiling light pendants provide some eclectic flair to the kitchen. Upscale appliances by Sub-Zero and Wolf add luxury to the kitchen design. Gray-colored Italian marble slabs are used to create a backsplash that provides a good deal of texture. The windows are purposely left untreated in order to allow for the maximum amount of light without disrupting the view to the outdoors.
This open plan traditional kitchen has farmhouse flavor. Contemporary lighting such as Murano glass cylinder ceiling light pendants and mid-century Emeco aluminum dining chairs provide some eclectic flair. The dining chairs are intended to juxtapose the antique, weathered farm table. Upscale appliances by Sub-Zero and Wolf add luxury. Gray-colored Italian marble slabs are used to create a backsplash that provides a good deal of texture. The windows are purposely left untreated in order to allow for the maximum amount of light without disrupting the view to the outdoors.
Large marble tiles make up the patio floor in the backyard of this lovely Italian villa home. A raised border surrounds the in ground swimming pool with built in tile seating. The scenic view gives a gorgeously spacious feel to the serene backyard.
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.
Pristine marble floors and an elegantly curved staircase make a magnificent first impression in the home's two-story foyer. Intricately detailed stair railings pair with an ornate chandelier for an Italian Renaissance-inspired look.
Set against vibrant blue walls, this tumbled marble terrazzo floor comes to life with energy and color. A golden bar cart and 17th century Italian painting add antique charm to the space, as well as invite guests to drink and delight in conversation.
A marble courtyard gives grand presence to the muted and elegant interiors of this Newport Coast, California, estate. The Mediterranean-inspired architecture continues indoors through the use of rustic ceiling beams and wrought iron balconies, though the rooms have contemporary flair. Arched openings used throughout this courtyard also are repeated inside. The roof hinted at above features 300-year-old ceiling tiles reclaimed from an Italian castle.