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Striking Subway Tile Wall

Barbara Purdy uses grey grout to full effect.

Designer Barbara Purdy uses a high-contrast grey grout for the white subway tile wall. It complements the dark counters and gives the tiles graphic punch. Open shelving in a warm wood adds an unstudied, rustic touch that suits the wood-frame cabinets and allows for a revolving display of vignettes.

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