Intricate tilework can be so, so worth it.

1. On the Line

A single line of blue tile adds a bright pop of colour to this otherwise neutral Andrea McLean-designed bathroom. See more of this modern Coal Harbour penthouse.

2. Cool Collaboration

The pattern of hexagonal tiles in this bathroom was created by DOTY 2015 winners Clinton Cuddington and Piers Cunnington of Measured Architecture with the artisans at Dear Human. See more of this collaborative design.Turkish Bath inspired bathroom Vancouver

3. All Tile, All the Time

Ann Sacks tiles (in a brilliant cobalt blue) cover nearly every inch of the floors, ceiling and walls in this basement bathroom, renovated by designer Marianne Amodio. See more of this Turkish bath-inspired space.

4. Rise and Shine

Never ones to shy away from colour, the duo at Falken Reynolds lined the shower with large, angular yellow tiles in this New West condo. “The yellow is meant to be invigorating in the morning,” says Chad Falkenberg. See more of this playful suite.

5. Glittering Gem

Designer Kevin Mitchell often strays from tradition, so when an equally unique client gave him carte blanche to redesign a master bathroom, he upped the glam factor with silver leaf and a one-of-a-kind plaid tile design. See more of this gorgeous ensuite.The angular Flos light in the powder room mirrors the angles in the “Textile” tile.

6. Right Angles

The angular Flos light in designer Denise Ashmore’s powder room mirrors the angles in the grey “Textile” tiles. See more of this light and airy home.

7. Teal and Teak

All of the millwork in this mid-century modern-inspired bathroom is teak—so designers Chad Falkenberg and Kelly Reynolds opted for teal (“a really strong mid-century colour”) Heath tiles, which add both texture and a complementary hue to the space. See more of this coastal cabin.

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