10 Favorite Baths à la Française


Via Remodelista

We sorted through our archive of dozens of French homes to select 10 of our all-time favorite French baths. Join us for a tour.

Above: A Régis Larroque–designed loft in the 11th Arr. of Paris sports a bathroom with floor-to-ceiling white square tiles and gray grout. See the rest of the flat in A Minimalist Parisian Loft. Photograph courtesy of RL Interior Architecture.

Above: Chalky limestone walls from the 12th century frame a bathroom in the Fontevraud Abbey hotel in the Loire Valley, featured in Fontevraud Abbey in France: The Ultimate Haunted Hotel. Photograph by Nicolas Mathéus.

Above: In a two-room apartment for special guests of French brand Marie-Sixtine, a pink terrazzo floor flatters a clawfoot tub and paneled wall, both painted in Farrow Ball’s Down Pipe. See the rest of the apartment in Chez Marie Sixtine: The Chicest New Guest Pad in Paris. Photograph by Julie Ansiau, courtesy of Marie-Sixtine.

Above: Designer Dorothée Meilichzon mixed three different tiles in a bath at the new Hotel Panache in Paris. See more in Hotel Panache: The Power of Jolie Laide Style.

Above: Another bathroom at the Hotel Panache is lined in warm gray subway tile in a running bond pattern.

Above: A bathroom in a rehabbed farm building at Château de la Resle in Burgundy features a Vieques Tub by Patricia Urquiola for Agape. See the rest of the estate in A Burgundy Château, Hotel Edition.