Recyled Glass Flooring Tile: An Eco Treat for Your Feet!
When it comes to bathroom flooring, there is a world of options out there. One of the biggest trends we are seeing is a move toward greener, more sustainable bathroom flooring. Recycled glass tile as a bathroom floor choice has been growing and growing in popularity. An utterly beautiful option, recycled glass tiles are long-lasting, […]
September 3, 2012
50 Shades of Grey Bathrooms
The E L James novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, has become such a hit that it’s spurred a whole series of related products – from mood-setting albums to lingerie. But the book is SO popular that it’s even taking consumers outside the bedroom. USA Today reports that the novel has been topping best-seller lists for […]
August 21, 2012
7 Awesome Attic Bathrooms
According to Remodeler Magazine’s 2012 Remodeling Costs vs. Value Report, “Among discretionary projects, the Attic Bedroom remodeling project is in the top 10 for the third year in a row, despite being the most expensive project in the top 10, at an average cost nationally of $50,148. One possible reason for the high value placed […]
July 17, 2012
Catch a Glimpse of Us in the Boston Globe!
Did you see the Boston Globe Magazine on the weekend? If you picked it up, you might have seen the work of our friend, Yvonne Blacker. Yvonne designed a one-of-a-kind vignette at the North Shore Design Show (NSDS). Her space showed a modern twist on a mudroom, complete with a gorgeous indoor/outdoor potting sink made […]
June 27, 2012
North Shore Design Show
Just a hop, skip and a jump away from us, the Wenham Museum is hosting the North Shore Design Show (NSDS). It features the finest interior designers from around the region showcasing their talents by creating one-of-a-kind vignettes that honor the museum’s mission celebrating the history and culture of Boston’s North Shore, and the artifacts […]
May 17, 2012
Bath Trend: The Horizontal Shower
One of the latest trends for upscale hotels is the ultra-luxury bathroom that incorporates beautiful design and the utmost level of comfort. Dornbracht, an international manufacturer of premium bathroom and kitchen fixtures, is known for offering high quality craftsmanship and design. And, now, they are offering up something new, exciting and oh-so-relaxing – the horizontal […]
May 15, 2012
The Victorian Bathroom
Back in 1861, a woman named Isabella Beeton wrote a book entitled, “Mrs. Beeton’s Household Management“. It’s an extraordinary book – a guide to running all aspects of a home in Victorian England. It’s packed with sage advice on how to entertain guests, hire household help and stretch your dollar at the market. While in […]
April 16, 2012
5 Clever Towel Storage Solutions
Whether you have a large bathroom or small, everyone can do with some new ideas for towel storage. All you need is a little creativity, imagination and resourcefulness. Here are clever solutions that won’t put a dint in your budget. 1. HIDDEN SPACES It’s true that you can find space in between the wall studs, […]
April 13, 2012
Cool Finds at the AD Home Show & Beyond
As you know, we’ve been following both BlogTourNYC (#BlogTourNYC) and the Architectural Digest Home Show (#ADHome2012), which just wrapped up on Sunday. Over the past few days there have been an outpouring of blog posts from interior designers and lifestyle writers spotlighting products and trends as well as sharing wonderful bits of advice and inspiration […]
March 28, 2012
The Waffle Terry Robe Makes a Splash at BlogTourNYC
Earlier this week, we posted a piece about the BlogTourNYC organized by Modenus.com, in which 15 influential design and lifestyle bloggers are taking in all that NYC and AD Home Show has to offer. We couldn’t spoil the surprise back then, but we were the official robe sponsor! There was one of our Waffle Terry […]
March 23, 2012
Do You Love Design? Follow BlogTourNYC!
At the Turkish Towel Company, we love following design, especially bath and kitchen design. We keep up with the trends, even though our towels are modern classics, and look fabulous no matter what the style! One of the big events coming up is in New York, The Architectural Digest Home Design Show 2012 which starts […]
March 20, 2012
Lagoon By Kosta Boda
Looking for a bathroom sink that’s elegant, and perhaps a little playful? Look no further than the Lagoon glass basin by Kosta Boda, recently designed by artist and designer Kjell Engman. The handmade basins – available in two designs, with or without a decorative fish – are aquarium inspired. Engman has used the glass medium […]
March 15, 2012
In Praise of Neutral Colors….
Recently, in the NKBA’s 2011 Design Trends Survey, the annual survey of its kitchen and bathroom designers, one of the trends worth noting was the use of gray in bathrooms. According to the report:
“In kitchens, gray was used as the overall color scheme by only 9 percent of designers as we moved into 2010, but […]
March 2, 2012
3 Big Ideas for Small Bathrooms!
Is your bathroom, well, a little on the small side? For many people (including me!) this is your daily reality. But there is no reason why small spaces can’t have big ambitions. (If you really want to be inspired, see how architect Gary Chang has made his small apartment of 330 sq. ft. work in […]
February 20, 2012
When is a Bathtub Not a Bathtub?
Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, along comes this genius storage idea from GW International. I spotted it via design social media maven Leslie Carothers –you can follow her on Twitter @tkpleslie— who in turn had spotted it from the talented Jennifer Brouwer (@JennBrouwer). What a brilliantly simple solution for small bathrooms with […]
February 1, 2012
Vintage Bath Decor: One of a Kind Wonders!
Last Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EST, #DesignTV –hosted by the dynamic design duo of Amy Beth Cupp Dragoo (@abcddesigns) and Jonathan Legate (@jonathanlegate)– discussed the latest in the world of design. Reclaimed wood, navy blue as a neutral, brass and gold accents, and vintage emerged as some of the strongest trends on the scene. When […]
January 23, 2012
Laurie Gorelick on Timeless Bath Design
Yesterday, I spoke to Laurie Gorelick, an interior designer based in Natick, MA, about the latest in eco-chic bath interiors as well as a few things homeowners need to keep in mind when thinking about renovating their bathroom. Today, Laurie discusses some trends, luxury touches and, more importantly, how to create a timeless quality. And, […]
January 6, 2012
Laurie Gorelick on Eco-Chic Bath Designs
Laurie Gorelick is an interior designer based in Natick, part of the Greater Boston area, here in Massachusetts. Her firm, Laurie Gorelick Interiors is a full-service interior design studio providing residential and commercial design services. Laurie was gracious enough to take time out of her busy schedule to chat with me about how she got […]
January 5, 2012
Why Buy White Towels?
White towels… they’re synonymous with luxury, comfort and hospitality. But many people hesitate about buying white, worried that they require extra care. It simply isn’t the case. They actually hold up better than color towels, over the long run. Here are a few reasons you may wish to keep some white towels in stock for […]
January 3, 2012
How to Clean Crystal Wine Glasses
With New Year’s Eve almost here, celebration preparations are underway! And, our crystal glasses are due to make an appearance, as we say goodbye to 2011 and toast in 2012. As it is best to avoid washing your best crystal in the dishwasher, cleaning and polishing fine crystal requires a little extra effort. Here are […]
December 30, 2011
How Many Towels Do I Need?
One of the questions we get often via Facebook or Twitter is, “How many towels do I need?” Well, the answer varies depending on physical factors like how many people live in the house, how many bathrooms there are and how much closet space is available to store all your beautiful towels. It also changes […]
December 20, 2011
Buttonwood Inn’s Pecan Shortbread Cookies
Over on Twitter, we follow a lot of inns and B&Bs, many of them our clients. The thing about following inns, is that innkeepers are generally incredible cooks and often tweet about their breakfasts or tea-time goodies. I think I’ve gained 10 pounds just reading the tweets. 🙂 Day after day, the gourmet offerings from […]
December 18, 2011