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Top 10 Residential Projects of 2020

By Kali

Top 10 Residential Projects of 2020

As we countdown to 2021, we're looking back on the best of 2020. It's been a difficult year, but we've been so inspired by all of the thoughtful, beautiful design that has happened amidst all of the challenges 2020 has brought. We're recapping some of our favorites here but for more, head to our Pinterest Board that has even more highlights from this past year. 

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Here's our top 10:

#10 - Contemporary Hexite Tile Backsplash in Antique
As warm as the patina of worn leather, this bathroom's Hexite Tile backsplash in Antique handsomely showcases our glaze's artisanal color variation. 

As warm as the patina of worn leather, this bathroom's Hexite Tile backsplash in Antique handsomely showcases our glaze's artisanal color variation.
As warm as the patina of worn leather, this bathroom's Hexite Tile backsplash in Antique handsomely showcases our glaze's artisanal color variation.

Tile Shown: Hexite in Antique // Design: Jared Zimmerman & Shannon Badiee // Images: Aerial Canvas

#9 - The Posada by Joshua Tree House 
Designed by Sara and Rich Combs of The Joshua Tree House, this beautifully restored inn is a desert lover’s dream that is teeming with inspiration for the home. 

Applied with a warm custom colorway, this dining room's handpainted floor tile grounds every gathering with its down-to-earth half moons.

Tile Shown: Fallow in a custom motif // Design + Image: Sara Combs + Rich Combs

A weathered blue brick backsplash and shower lends relaxed and rustic allure to this bathroom.

Brick Shown: San Gabriel // Design: Sara Combs + Rich Combs // Image: Margaret Austin Photography

Inspired by Moroccan style, floor tile in our Star and Cross pattern sets the stage for this guest suite's southwest meets old world style.

Tile Shown: Star and Cross in Antique // Design + Image: Sara Combs + Rich Combs

#8 - House Beautiful's 2020 Whole Home Concept House: Handpainted Bar
Concept House is ready to party. Me & General Design chose black and white Handpainted Tiles adding a graphic punch to the playfully appointed bar, this family-friendly home lounge is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. 

House Beautiful's 2020 Whole Home Concept House is ready to party. With black and white Handpainted Tiles adding a graphic punch to the playfully appointed bar, this family-friendly home lounge is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
House Beautiful's 2020 Whole Home Concept House is ready to party. With black and white Handpainted Tiles adding a graphic punch to the playfully appointed bar, this family-friendly home lounge is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Tile Shown: Fallow in Cool Motif and a custom inverse motif // Design: Me & General Design // Images: David Patterson

#7 - Mustard Seed Kitchen by Taylor & Taylor
This petite condo kitchen feels extra special and inviting thanks to our Mustard Seed Tile's golden undertones and matte finish.

This petite condo kitchen feels extra special and inviting thanks to our Mustard Seed Tile's golden undertones and matte finish.
This petite condo kitchen feels extra special and inviting thanks to our Mustard Seed Tile's golden undertones and matte finish.

Tile Shown: 2x8 in Mustard Seed // Design: Taylor + Taylor // Image: Tiffany J. Photography

#6 - Shavonda Gardner's Basalt Bathroom
With no shortage of drama, Shavonda Gardner's scene-stealing bathroom sets the stage with gorgeous black subway tile and a herringbone floor.

With no shortage of drama, Shavonda Gardner's scene-stealing bathroom sets the stage with gorgeous black subway tile and a herringbone floor.


With no shortage of drama, Shavonda Gardner's scene-stealing bathroom sets the stage with gorgeous black subway tile and a herringbone floor.

Tile Shown: 1x63x9 and 3x12 in Basalt // Design + Images: Shavonda Gardner

#5 - Jessica Davis: San Gabriel Kitchen Backsplash
Adorning her kitchen backsplash with our minty green glazed thin brick, interior designer Jessica Davis gives her mid-century modern home an artful upgrade. 

Adorning her kitchen backsplash with our minty green glazed thin brick, interior designer Jessica Davis gives her mid-century modern home an artful upgrade.
Adorning her kitchen backsplash with our minty green glazed thin brick, interior designer Jessica Davis gives her mid-century modern home an artful upgrade.

Brick Shown: San Gabriel // Design: Jessica Davis // Images: Emily Followill Photography

#4 - The Hunter Houses Aerial Bedroom Floor Tile 
Sunny swirls radiate across this bedroom's handmade floor tile, featuring a Handpainted pattern in a custom colorway featuring Feldspar, Milky Way,and Mustard Seed.  

Sunny swirls radiate across this bedroom's handmade floor tile, featuring a Handpainted pattern in a custom colorway featuring Feldspar, Milky Way,and Mustard Seed.


Sunny swirls radiate across this bedroom's handmade floor tile, featuring a Handpainted pattern in a custom colorway featuring Feldspar, Milky Way,and Mustard Seed.

Tile Shown: Custom handpainted Aerial in Mustard Seed, Milky Way and Feldspar // Design + Images: Danielle & Ely Franko

#3 - Blue Scalloped Tile for an Eclectic Kitchen
Topped with matching handmade trim, this blue scalloped tile backsplash gets along swimmingly with this kitchen's earthy and artful details.

Topped with matching handmade trim, this blue scalloped tile backsplash gets along swimmingly with this kitchen's earthy and artful details.
Topped with matching handmade trim, this blue scalloped tile backsplash gets along swimmingly with this kitchen's earthy and artful details.

Tile Shown: Ogee Drops in Peacock // Design: Murphy Deesign // Images: Sara Tramp

#2 - Vanessa Carlton's Checkered Mosaic Floor Tiles
Playing off her client's love for dark rooms with plenty of natural light, designer Sarah Sherman Samuel incorporated custom checkerboard mosaic floor tiles with a matching border for Vanessa Carlton's dormer bathroom in her Nashville home. 

Playing off her client's love for dark rooms with plenty of natural light, designer Sarah Sherman Samuel incorporated custom checkerboard mosaic floor tiles with a matching border for Vanessa Carlton's dormer bathroom in her Nashville home.


Playing off her client's love for dark rooms with plenty of natural light, designer Sarah Sherman Samuel incorporated custom checkerboard mosaic floor tiles with a matching border for Vanessa Carlton's dormer bathroom in her Nashville home.

Playing off her client's love for dark rooms with plenty of natural light, designer Sarah Sherman Samuel incorporated custom checkerboard mosaic floor tiles with a matching border for Vanessa Carlton's dormer bathroom in her Nashville home.

Tile Shown: 1x1 Tiles in Akoya and Halite with 6x6 in Akoya // Design: Sarah Sherman Samuel // Image: Joseph Bradshaw

#1 Cheerful Rainbow Tile Bathroom 
The tile moment we all needed in 2020! The handmade ceramic tiles in a rainbow array of colors bring all the smiles to this cheery striped bathroom. Bonus? All colors are made from our Recycled Clay! 

Need an instant pick-me-up? Handmade ceramic tiles in a rainbow array of colors bring all the smiles to this cheery striped bathroom. Bonus? All colors are made from our Recycled Clay!
Need an instant pick-me-up? Handmade ceramic tiles in a rainbow array of colors bring all the smiles to this cheery striped bathroom. Bonus? All colors are made from our Recycled Clay!
Need an instant pick-me-up? Handmade ceramic tiles in a rainbow array of colors bring all the smiles to this cheery striped bathroom. Bonus? All colors are made from our Recycled Clay!

Tile Shown: 3x12 tiles Amalfi Coast, Turquoise, Neptune, Lemon Cream, Koi, Desert Bloom, and White Wash // Design: C. Cook LLC, Custom Interiors // Images: Cameron Behbahany

Inspired by our favorites? Order samples online now. Need help? Simply call, chat or fill out our Design Assistance Form and one of our talented Design Consultants will get back to you shortly. 

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