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Greenwich Loft Studio modern-bathroom

Greenwich Loft Studio

The owners of this 520 square foot, three-level studio loft had a few requests for Turett's design tea,: use sustainable materials throughout; incorporate an eclectic mix of bright colors and textures; gut everything..but preserve two decorative tiles from the existing bathroom for nostalgic value.

TCA drew on its experience with 'green' materials to integrate FSC-certified wood flooring and kitchen cabinets, recycled mosaic glass tiles in the kitchen and bathrooms, no-VOC paint and energy efficient lighting throughout the space. One of the main challenges for TCA was separating the different programmatic areas - ktichen, living room, and sleeping loft -- in an interesting way while maximizing the sense of space in a relatively small volume. The solution was a custom designed double-height screen of movable translucent panels that creates a hybrid room divider, feature wall, shelving system and guard rail.

The three levels distinguished by the system are connected by stainless steel open riser stairs with FSC-certified treads to match the flooring. Creating a setting for the preserved ceramic pieces led to the development of this apartment's one-of-a-kind hidden gem: a 5'x7' powder room wall made of 126 six-inch tiles --each one unique--organized by color gradation.

This complete renovation - from the plumbing fixtures and appliances to the hardware and finishes -- is a perfect example of TCA's ability to integrate sustainable design principles with a client's individual aims.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Sara Rivka Dahan added this to Pep Up With Patchwork Tiles
The bathroom is a great place to take chances, too, as the look is contained, and one experiences it on a limited basis. The eclectic mix of bright colors, textures and materials (as well as vintage tile) in this home in Manhattan's Greenwich Village neighborhood is unique.

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swabha added this to Bathroom Ideas
last Saturday
Kids bath wall
sss811 added this to Bathrooms
February 5, 2015
Ombré different tile
jessothbard added this to jessothbard's Ideas
January 23, 2015
hooisit added this to hooisit's Ideas
January 19, 2015
Crazy tile
traceylauren added this to bathroom
January 17, 2015
Mario & Son added this to Lynley
December 16, 2014
how fun is this?
dzikagrucha added this to kitchen
October 9, 2014
annemarie230 added this to annemarie230's Ideas
September 21, 2014
Tile patch work
Janet Hope added this to Interior design and finishes for Janet T.
August 15, 2014
awesome tiles
frolic added this to frolic's Ideas
August 9, 2014
floor to ceiling random tiles
onesquethaw added this to onesquethaw's Favorites
June 21, 2014
Quilt Bath Tile Effect
bluedog added this to bluedog's storage/decor/cool
June 9, 2014
quilt look tile -- backsplash?
Shannon Daniel added this to shannon_daniel's Ideas
May 27, 2014
Tiled wall
mar0123 added this to Bathroom Ideas
May 18, 2014
cool tiles
selby9175 added this to selby9175's ideas
March 27, 2014
lthall added this to sunset finalists
March 24, 2014
Outside bath
barbhix added this to Floyd's Room
March 12, 2014
like tile for garage BR
libby68 added this to Color
March 9, 2014
love the idea w different tiles
frandysmithurst added this to frandysmithurst's Ideas
March 4, 2014
kellcoo added this to kellcoo's Ideas
February 21, 2014
wolsen added this to DIY Projects to try
February 14, 2014
So cool !
mz1608 added this to good dsign
January 18, 2014
mix tile
Mario added this to maab's Ideas
November 15, 2013
ambros1 added this to bathroom
November 3, 2013
bathroom tiles
colourbug added this to bathroom ideas
October 30, 2013
he bathroom is a great place to take chances, too, as the look is contained, and one experiences it on a limited basis. The eclectic mix of bright colors, textures and materials (as well as vintage tile) in this home in Manhattan's Greenwich Village neighborhood is unique.
csallred added this to Bathroom
October 24, 2013
Accent tile overload
Olive Powell added this to olive_powell's ideas
October 10, 2013
Amy du Plessis added this to Kitchen
October 7, 2013
Heel iets anders met teels
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September 8, 2013
Tile tile tile
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September 1, 2013
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August 27, 2013
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August 24, 2013
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August 13, 2013
bigdgal50 added this to Bathroom Ideas
August 3, 2013
bathroom tile
otutu added this to otutu's Ideas
August 3, 2013
Faïences patchwork sdb
michael_j added this to michael_j's ideas
August 1, 2013
Funky tiled wall
olo26 added this to olo26's Ideas
July 23, 2013
Ombré tiling
coneryka added this to all house
July 12, 2013
patchwork tile
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July 10, 2013
twotag added this to Tile
July 9, 2013
Variety of color
vanessa536 added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 8, 2013
Jackie Bourne added this to jackie_bourne's Ideas
July 7, 2013
"The bathroom is a place to experiment with tiles and pattern and colour because it is a contained space and one experiences it fleetingly". Good idea.
Rambha Gulati added this to rambha_gulati's ideas
July 5, 2013
thev wall
poeticsofplace added this to marina dream
July 4, 2013
hand made tiles
lousyfreak added this to bathroom
July 4, 2013
Patchwork tiles
Margie Chance added this to master bath remodel
July 4, 2013
drakemorgan added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 4, 2013
multi texture/colors
ducktrap added this to ducktrap's ideas
July 4, 2013
more patch-work tile
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July 4, 2013
pdregister added this to pdregister's ideas
July 3, 2013
wow-tile collage in the bathroom
The Last Layer, Inc, added this to reginalind's ideas
July 3, 2013
Too fun.
Decked Out Spaces added this to Introducing Pattern
July 3, 2013
patchwork wall
jawaidraza added this to Interrior
July 3, 2013
patchwork tiles can use upper or lower sides of passage walls.
genevievemarie added this to genevievemarie's Ideas
July 3, 2013
I don't love patchwork tile, most of this article I don't like, but this I do like, you can tell they took time to color coordinate the tiles, and they are more contemporary in feel therefor better for my eye to look at
akanksha_creative added this to akanksha_creative's ideas
July 3, 2013
artleyt added this to first floor bath
July 3, 2013
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July 3, 2013
winer20 added this to winer20's ideas
July 3, 2013
anything this "definitive" should be mounted on a board and installed so that it can easily be removed. It looks grand but it's not for everyone.
cdrezek added this to bath
July 3, 2013
unique tile
chelseacada added this to bathroom
July 2, 2013
Neat tile!
rolly added this to bathroom
July 1, 2013
outdoor tiny bathroom, boom suprpriiise!!
byngave added this to byngave's Ideas
July 1, 2013
Tiles bathroom patchwork
fatemeh added this to f_hadjavi's ideas
July 1, 2013
.. tiles ..
chiphead added this to chiphead's ideas
July 1, 2013
Very interesting look.
mauriebh added this to mauriebh's Ideas
July 1, 2013
Bathroom wall is tied
jltg added this to Kitchen Ideas
May 26, 2013
good use of gradients here
livzhou added this to bathroom
May 9, 2013
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April 30, 2013
recycled tiles
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April 3, 2013
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March 31, 2013
Tile wall
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March 12, 2013
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March 9, 2013
hindels added this to hindels's Ideas
March 7, 2013
Love this quilted tile look
JD Home Design added this to Bathroom Ideas
February 3, 2013
Scrap tiles on bathroom wall
michaelsyul added this to michaelsyul's Ideas
January 5, 2013
Cool tiles
epong added this to epong's Ideas
December 29, 2012
Wall art
balsko added this to bathroom
December 29, 2012
like a quilt!
cwaycaster added this to livingroom
December 15, 2012
patchwork tile for livingroom fireplace
elmorgan1 added this to elmorgan1's ideas
December 5, 2012
mosaic wall
peacebwithyou added this to upstairs bath
September 11, 2012
whimsical tile for back wall in bathroom!! i love this idea
crissy170 added this to bathroom
August 20, 2012
amanda... bath tiles
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August 18, 2012
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July 22, 2012
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July 12, 2012
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June 27, 2012
patchwork tile
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June 22, 2012
Cool tile
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June 18, 2012
Crazy but cool
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June 10, 2012
crazy creative
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May 28, 2012
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