Kitchen tiling Design
Interior designer Cindy Kadet helped choose the glass backsplash tiles, paint colors, and furnishings for this Long Island kitchen. (See next slide for tile details).
Moroccan cement tile with a modern look, handmade in Marrakech for walls or floor. Fretwork in Coral, Khaki, and Milk (shown), $22 per square foot. POPHAM DESIGN: 323-906-9556; pophamdesign.com.
Classic brick tile with depth and character thanks to hand-applied crackle glaze. For walls or floors, indoors or out. Available in 65 colors, including Caribbean Crackle, shown. V20, 4" × 8", $30 per square foot. URBAN ARCHAEOLOGY: 212-431-4646; urbanarchaeology.com.
Shannon Bowers designed an entire kitchen in Dallas, Texas, around these old reclaimed tiles from France. "When I saw that tile — the colors, the simplicity, the realness of it — I knew I had to have it for this kitchen, " she said. The tiles were purchased at Chateau Domingue, a store in Houston.
Featured in House Beautiful in March 2008, gorgeous hand-cut striped tiles made from thin strips of colored glass make a jazzy accent against a solid color. Or splurge and do an entire backsplash. Phuze Tiles, $11-$76. WATERWORKS: 800-899-6757; waterworks.com.
Ah, remember Paris. Remember Casablanca. These pretty tiles combine the durability of concrete with the romance of clicking heels in foreign places. Promenade Fleurette Concrete Tile, $75/sq. ft. WATERWORKS: 800-899-6757; waterworks.com.