Its texture ranges from smooth and beveled to a handmade feel, while its bright appearance can contrast nicely with many color palettes. They are simple yet versatile pieces that give these seven Sweeten bathroom renovations a polished and modern look, unique to each homeowner. Sweeten matches home renovation projects with vetted general contractors, offering advice, support, and secure deposits—for free. California transplants, Jeremy and Chris, landed their first apartment in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards neighborhood. Design tip: Thin trim in black runs through the subway tile giving the large canvas some interest. Marble subway tile in a variety of whites and shades of gray gives the space a lot of movement.
Sweeten homeowner Allyson always intended to renovate her 1920s East Flatbush Brooklyn home to be more true to her creative and vibrant personality. She worked with her Sweeten contractor to select pieces that would match the vintage, mid-century modern, Afrocentrist, brass, and natural wood style that she envisioned. Nazli and Larry undertook a gut renovation on their Brooklyn brownstone in the Bedford Historic District. They are just varied enough to give them a real handmade look rather than the flat subway tiles we usually see.” Nazli says her only regret is not using them in more spots throughout the house. Janna carefully selected the materials to achieve a refreshed and spacious bathroom, without compromising the pre-war aesthetic. They took this opportunity to redo the bathroom tile design for a refined and elegant aesthetic, while still maintaining a budget.
An upstairs leak ruined the ceiling of his 1940’s era co-op bathroom, prompting architect Brian Kaplan to renovate.