Plumbing/ Fixtures/ Faucets

A black baseboard can prevent tile and wallpaper patterns from clashing, and black walls, ceilings, and window frame can allow vibrant feature wall, backsplash, colorful bath to really pop.

A new 19-home luxury development in Santa Monica, Calif., will offer some inventive green features. AIRE, which will have units starting at $900,000, will offer low-water plants, a green wall, decks made of…