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Tile Trends: 4 Homes With Unique Tilework

Few things can transform a bath like a dazzling display of tile. Featuring striking details and vibrant hues, the tile in these four unique baths—in homes from the Northeast to the Southwest—are sure to make a splash.

Lincoln Square Luxury


Serena Boardman | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

High above Manhattan, this chic condominium home in one of the city’s most sought-after residential buildings has been renovated with impeccable attention to detail. It offers voluminous living and dining rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and a dazzling view of Central Park, an eat-in chef’s kitchen, and two bedrooms gazing west across the Hudson River. Every space is finished to the highest of standards with custom plaster moldings, superior hardware, herringbone-patterned hardwood floors, and eye-catching tilework, particularly on display in the spa-like owner’s bath.

Ojai Compound


Rosalie Zabilla | Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village Road Brokerage

This enviable 110-acre estate encompasses a main residence, a four-bedroom guesthouse, and a 1,000-square-foot art studio—all with spectacular views. The home features a magnificent great room with 20-foot ceilings and walls of French doors, an impressively equipped kitchen with custom cabinets and Sub-Zero and Dacor appliances, and a primary sanctuary that boasts a peaceful bedroom with French doors, a walk-in closet, a workout room, and a luxurious bath with a jetted tub, a steamshower, and colorful Mediterranean-inspired tile.

Inspired Architectural oasis


Patricia Castillo | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Ynez Valley Brokerage

Inspired by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, this home has clean lines and an ambience suitable for formal or casual entertaining. Highlights include a living area with oversized windows offering breathtaking views, a Sonos surround sound system, and a “disappearing” television; a chef’s kitchen; four bedrooms, including an airy owner’s suite with a built-in bed; and a breathtaking bath with a Kohler soaking tub, views of the ocean and Morro Rock, dual floating vanities, and walls and floors clad in large arresting porcelain tiles.

History and Sophistication in Santa Fe


Gary Bobolsky | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage

At the intersection of two of Santa Fe’s loveliest historic lanes, this iconic property has been painstakingly revitalized. The 4,159-square-foot home showcases mountain views from its second story—a rarity in this city and neighborhood—open-concept living room, formal dining area, patios, and gourmet kitchen. Classic Santa Fe–style elements can be found throughout, from sturdy ceiling vigas and warming kiva fireplaces to the striking tile in the shower of the spacious primary bath.

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