20 Inspirational Tadelakt Bathrooms

Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Loved by architects and interior designers for its contemporary and modern finish, Tadelakt may be one of the top contenders for the British Home Design 2021 Finish Of The Year Award, but it has been actually used in Morocco for centuries.

This enchanting smooth material is both sophisticated, yet primitive due to its traditional Middle Eastern exotic feel. Truly timeless - cultured like being in an cool clean art gallery - and effortlessly minimal.

So what exactly is Tadelakt?

It is lime-based plaster with a coat of protective olive oil soap. When the soap is applied, a chemical reaction occurs with the lime to form calcium stearate, resulting in a durable surface.