Thursday, April 14, 2005

Bathroom Tile

There's daltile, Ann Sacks, Pratt & Larson, and they're all trying to suck me dry.

They seduce me with iridescent pebbles:



Gorgeous glass:



and all sort of other things I really can't justify spending $20 per sq.ft. for.

Hakatai has the buzz. Their glass mosaic tiles grace Anthropologie stores and NYC public restrooms alike.

This is a little overwhelming:



But something more restrained:


except with a colored field instead of the white might be a good compromise.

They also have a nice cobblestone/pebble style:


I like the restraint (or is it frugality?) of using it for one section of wall and an accent strip. This stuff, of course, costs $24 per sq.ft.

The Carter Light Blue/Ice Green blend:


is, amazingly, only $4.60 per sq.ft. At that price, doing one wall of my shower enclosure will only cost $128.80. I can use the same blend as a 4-6" tall accent strip around the wall, with something like this:



in 6" field tiles on the wall below it and/or the floors.

I'm so good at spending money, I should have a degree in it. But that would have probably required math, so never mind.

4 comments:

Janey said...

If you do your bathroom in bright orange and yellow tiles like The Pagoda on Sandy, you will be my hero forever.

lexuh said...

A wild-eyed hero with crooked lipstick because my bathroom makes me want to simultaneously flee and barf, though.

Actually, just an accent wall in orange and yellow might be cool. Crap, now you've made me want to do my kitchen backsplash like that!

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