Mosaic tile set in diagonal rows creates an eye-catching niche for the shower head in this traditional shower. Marble sheathing the walls is interrupted by a decorative border, adding interest and drawing the eye throughout the space.
The shower is a nice example of how the designers of this La Jolla beach cottage played with texture and pattern. Mosaic tiles in varying shades of green liven up the storage niche and make playful stripes on the wall.
The spa-like master bathroom of HGTV Dream Home 2012 showcases Turkish travertine tile, maple cabinetry in a chestnut finish and iridescent glass mosaic tile. Spotlit by a double-tier iron chandelier, the tub niche creates a dramatic focal point that is visible from the master bedroom.
Inspired by David Hockney's 1978 artwork" Swimming Pool with Reflection," the shower is lined with glass mosaic tiles in shades of watery blues in the boy's bathroom at the San Francisco Decorators Showcase 2015. A built-in wall niche is unexpectedly edged with lighting and provides a spot for shower necessities.
A striking accent wall is the focal point of this stylish transitional living room. Niches with a stone and glass mosaic tile back wall add depth to the Moroccan-patterned accent wall, which pops against the living room's soft gray walls.
Designer Julie Rootes selected the gold-leaf metal niche in the powder room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 to mimic the color and honeycomb pattern of the silk wallcovering. The look is complemented by 24-karat gold and onyx mosaic tile.
The gray and white color palette in this contemporary master bath gives the room a clean, airy feeling. A frameless glass enclosure keeps the streamlined shower in view, and white subway tile is accented by gray mosaic tile on the floor and inside a functional niche. White marble surrounds the shower, and floor tile is laid in a tight herringbone pattern for added interest.