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It might look like this tile was gently dipped in bright green glaze, but the effect actually comes from the lighting. Fixtures placed at strategic points underneath cabinets and countertops makes the tile a bit more visually interesting, while still maintaining its classic look.
Glazed in a brilliant peridot shade, Amoroso Designs used a simple subway tile from Walker Zanger's Studio Moderne line, designed by Michael Berman. "The look is a really cool result of the lighting," says Amoroso Designs founder Shelly Amoroso. "It evokes a mood, instead of flattening the look with a consistent light."
The best part is, the effect changes from different points of view in the galley-style kitchen, and can be mixed up even more by turning certain lights on and certain lights off. From here, the eye is drawn towards the lighter shades of green towards the end of the kitchen.
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