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Meet the esteemed panel of 2015 Baths of the Year Judges PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY BY COLIN MILLER/STRAUSS PEYTON

Jane Ann Forney, Forney + architecture, LLC Award-winning architect, Jane Ann Forney (University of Notre Dame, BARCH 1983) creates lasting architecture for custom homes and unique additions. International residential design and 32 years of experience bring knowledge, creativity and a unique perspective to her projects, with commitment to personalized client service, high quality design and competitive fees. Registered Architect – Missouri; NCARB National Certifica ion; Certified Woman-owned Business; HBA; Professional Women in Building Council. Keith Gegg, Gegg design & cabinetry The founder and owner of Gegg design & cabinetry. Keith began designing kitchens, baths and casework in 1996 and has worked on projects throughout St. Louis and beyond. His design approach balances function with style and incorporates truly unique cabinetry that refle ts each client’s individual style. Creativity, attention to detail, and his engineering background have proven to be a successful combination.

Chris Powers, Alspaugh Kitchen and Bath For twelve years, Chris has designed for Alspaugh Kitchen & Bath. Her B.A. in interior design brings a valuable and comprehensive perspective to the industry. Chris’ passion for design drives her to explore current trends, keeping abreast of the latest innovations to educate and inspire her. She excels at building relationships with her clients while providing excellent customer service from the initial design process through installation.

Janice Rohan Hulse Janice Rohan, a native St. Louisan, has been working in the interior design field since 1980. She formed Park Avenue Design in 1987 after completing major projects for a prominent design fi m in St. Louis. Janice incorporates her studies of fine art, specificall fibers and fabric design, into her interior designs. She has enjoyed many design awards and has been published in several publications.

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Photography by Colin Miller/Strauss Peyton

Making a splash at the Strauss Peyton Studio.

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e do obsess over water. We either have too much, not enough or it’s misbehaving in the form of a thunderstorm or floodin . Regardless, water is our lifeline and essential to our survival. There is a lot of water to be seen in this issue from H2O in pedestal sinks (page 10) and wash basins (page 82) to a sky-high pool and hot tub (page 22). And what is instrumental in many landscapes? Moving water... whether a water garden (page 44) or water squirting out of a ladybug's mouth to the delight of children (page 86). Our Baths of the Year contest winners once again present a high level of creative excellence (page 32). Design with a twist, tile off the charts, tubs evoking relaxation and a broad use of white make this year's winners quite extraordinary. Get ready to be immersed in water...just in time to battle the August heat. Stay cool....Suzie

Suzie Osterloh Publisher/Owner

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August 2015  

August issue. Baths of the Year. 2015 Sourcebook.

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