Traditional with a twist, every inch of this powder room in boutique hotel Noble + Proper exudes luxury from the monochromatic walls to the oversized checkerboard floor featuring 6x6 Ceramic Tile in Ivory and Red Rock.
As layered and cozy as your grandma’s favorite throw, Noble + Proper lodge’s kitchen is grandmillennial done right. A bold floor pattern of 8x8 Ceramic Tile in Vintage Leather and 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Ivory is perfectly complemented by the neutral backsplash of 4x4 Ivory Tile nestled between floral wallpaper.
The vacation rental is new but the vibe is pure vintage. Designed for Big Bear's Noble + Proper by Handsome Salt, this baby blue kitchen features a floor of 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Morning Thaw and 8x8 Tile in Sorbet to create a unique offset checker pattern that pops.
The first look of a vacation rental sets the tone for your stay. Noble + Proper nails it with an entryway designed by Handsome Salt featuring an offset checker floor of 8x8 Ceramic Tile in maroon Vintage Leather and 4x4s in warm white Ivory.
A great backyard pool is all about first impressions. Offset stripes of 2x6 tile in charcoal Quartzite and light grey Dolomite are instant eye-catchers on the waterline and stairs as you wade in for a refreshing swim.
Step inside a traditional bathroom with a pastel twist. Designer Kim Wolfe created an unconventional checkerboard floor thanks to Handpainted Squiggle Tile (from our collab with Block Shop Textiles!) in minty Plein Aire Motif, while 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Tumbleweed with 6x6 Cove Base Trim clads the wall as an attractive complementing wainscot.
With a clear vision of what–and who–she was nurturing a space for, LaTonya Yvette transformed her colonial-style home into a retreat that emphasizes Black joy and rest. In the welcoming kitchen she brought her checkerboard floor dreams to life with 12x12 Ceramic Tile in Feldspar and Red Rock, while a timeless backsplash of 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Hunter Green grounds the natural brightness in this thoughtfully appointed space.
This modern kitchen gets the checkered treatment thanks to 3x3 Mosaic Tiles in Tusk and Dolomite, and the result is elevated eclectic that's both timeless and right on-trend. Even better? You can experience the checkerboard charm in person–this lodge is available to book on Airbnb.
Come for the ornate sconces, but stay for the 3x3 checkerboard tile floor in Cardamom and Mist and a custom shower in matching 2x8 subway tiles. This Art Deco-inspired powder room designed by Claire Thomas for Harding House is truly one for the books.
Content creator Claire Thomas does fresh cottage style best, playfully pairing up golden and white bathroom tiles to create an inviting, suite escape.