The tile work is done for the shower. The white subway tile is a classic choice with a light grey grout it will keep this shower alcove bright. The shower floor is a 1″ hex tile in carrara marble. The shape of the 1″ hex tile is a good fit to the 1920 era of the house. A standard bathroom floor from the 1020’s would be a white porcelain hex tile.The marble may not have been a choice available in Portland at that time, the material looks great in this bathroom.
There is a lot of variation in this natural material. The marble is quarried in Italy, the colors in the marble can very from bright white, to greys and some yellow. We had a few days wait to get the color marble that we wanted in the quantity we needed. We wanted to use the sample on the right for this project.