When transforming his own 1920s home in Barcelona, interior designer Guillermo Santomà used vibrant shades of pink for every surface, from the walls, floor and ceiling to the shelving. The walls are painted to match the traditional square tiles, while the ceiling, brightly painted like the sky, acts as a skylight to add a touch of surreal fun.
THIS PAGE For millennia, ceramic tiles have served as decorative and functional cladding for both interior and exterior spaces. Durable and easy to clean, they offer countless possibilities in the bathroom, creating colour, protecting surfaces from moisture, adding texture and covering vast areas.
OPPOSITE For an opulent, spa-inspired ambience when using stone, look to the smooth, polished surfaces of marble, granite and travertine, with their unique striations and mottling.