How different this bath would be if a smooth-faced tile had been used instead of the bubbly, bumpy Frame! The texture puts the wall on an equal design footing with the swoopy faucet, and the metal accent strips help balance the materials palette. [From the Who Knew? department: Today is #NationalTileDay. Let's raise a mortar-filled trowel and toast our trusted installers.] fapceramiche.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.