Terra cotta floors wrap around the swimming pool, complementing the villa's Mediterranean style. Meanwhile, two archways lead to the dressing rooms, bathrooms, atriums and kitchen that comprise the ground level.
Ryan Benoit and Chantal Aida Gordon of The Horticult threaded stainless steel rods through terra-cotta pots and suspended them from horizontal surfaces. These striking vertical gardens can punch up the smallest balconies and patios.
HGTV fan Leanne Michael Interiors adds a Spanish influence to a bathroom with Saltillo tile and a hand-painted Talavera sink. Terra-cotta tile is one of the oldest tile materials and lasts a long time when well-made.
This neutral bathroom features a rectangular terra cotta sink with exposed plumbing and chrome fixtures. Two mirrors are positioned together to line the corner in which the sink is placed, while a glass door provides a view of the rest of the space.
Add a focal point with a a planting in a single decorative container that's unique and eye-catching -- like this terra cotta urn with lizard sculpture. In this planting, the coral-colored Geranium (Pelargonium) marries well with the neighboring Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora).
Terra cotta tiles are bisected with thick wood beams on the floor of this goes-on-forever chef kitchen. It has two islands, three sinks, a pizza oven, a gleaming pot rack. Just imagine the meals that get made here!
The patina of the terra cotta backsplash tiles and stone floor contrast with the modern range and classic stainless steel island. The vintage French lab stools used as barstools help add to the layered and curated look of the space.
Living room flows to family/game room flows to dining room and on to the kitchen in the easy open plan layout of the home's first floor. Large windows all around fill the interiors with pretty natural light that reflects warmly off the terra cotta floors.
White subway tile and a decorative border treatment create a crisp contrast to the accent wall in this bath. Stylized floral artwork and a red edging on the shower curtain help to tie the palette together.