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REMODELED BATHROOMS Softly, softly From the painted cabinets to the mirror treatments, everything about this new bathroom hits the right note


Feel the difference Natural light bounces off handmade tiles in this bathroom, creating a lively, inviting space that’s like a breath of fresh air


When space matters To maximize light and space, the designer took out a walk-in closet, moved a doorway, and glazed a door to the bathroom


Puttin’ on the Ritz Taking a cue from luxury hotels, this new master suite brings a little sparkle and glamour to everyday living


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COLOR & MATERIALS Sense of enchantment Remodeling this master suite has created a precious jewel box – a bathroom that sparkles beneath crystal-studded lighting

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Beach scene This guest bathroom celebrates a relaxed seaside aesthetic


Glamorous welcome With glittering reflections, dancing flames and smooth textures, this master bathroom is reminiscent of a spa retreat


White on white Varying textural elements and innovative accessories enhance this feminine space


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Mediterranean appeal A sense of balance and a subtle nod to Middle Eastern design give this bathroom an engaging, enduring ambiance


TRADITIONAL BATHROOMS Behind the scenes A suite for a movie star – the latest traditionally styled bathrooms have a glamorous look, reminiscent of the glory days of Hollywood


Victorian charm This master bathroom replicates the original traditional wall casings and marble floors in the home


Down the garden path The garden casts a spell on this master suite in a new Georgian-style house, with a design influenced by the views beyond the windows


Spanish lesson Although within a new addition to an historic home, this suite respects the 1920s Spanish architecture


CONNECTIONS TO THE OUTDOORS Natural complexion This resort-style retreat looks to views of the harbor one way and noses into a dramatic cliff face the other


Travelers’ tales Exotic vacations influenced the design and material palette of this suite, where the look appears more evolved than ordered


Through the looking glass A double-sided fireplace allows a glimpse into the private sanctuary of this contemporary bathroom and its five-star luxury



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FROM THE PUBLISHER It has been said that a change is as good as a vacation. But giving a room or a home a new look could be an exception – we’re more likely to feel that we need a vacation afterward. The trick is to create that getaway feeling indoors with a bathroom that provides a relaxing retreat for years to come. @DavidJideas

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This guest bathroom features a casual, beach-inspired theme. Driftwood, glass and rope appear in accessories in a blue and white color palette.

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Preceding pages: Mirror, mirror on the wall – this remodeled bathroom incorporates a reflective wall of polished stainless steel, two mirrored medicine cabinets framed in stainless steel, and two round extension mirrors. Designer Mark Williams says the layering of the mirrors creates visual depth, helping to make the small room seem more spacious. Above: Soft gray drapes can be pulled to conceal the toilet area.


Softly, softly From the painted cabinets to the mirror treatments, everything about this new bathroom hits the right note It’s a frequent conundrum – how do you cater to a modern lifestyle without compromising the architectural history of an older home? Interior designer Mark Williams was faced with this challenge when he was commissioned to design a new master bathroom for the owner of an historic house built in 1915. “The original bathroom had been updated some time in the 1960s or ’70s, and was rather dreary, and in a state of disrepair,” Williams says. “The owner wanted a modern sensibility, but the design needed to respect the era of the house. At the same time, we didn’t want the bathroom to look like a time capsule.” William’s solution centered on an open vanity unit featuring a hardwearing Montclair Danby marble top with curved ends. “This is a very small bathroom, but the open design helps to make the narrow space seem wider. And the curved ends provide a more elegant look – the vanity is no longer pushed right up against the tub. “We worked with a palette of soft gray; a color taken from the marble. The wall treatment reinforces the color scheme – two mirrored medicine cabinets framed with polished stainless steel sit on a wall that also features polished stainless steel. It provides a much softer look than a mirrored wall – there is a subtle transition between the quality of the reflections off the mirrored cabinets and the polished steel.” Mirrored doors are also a feature of a tall hutch to the left of the vanity, but here the mirrors have been antiqued to complement the traditional character of the bathroom. Small hexagonal Carrara marble mosaics on the floor reinforce the sense of tradition. To further soften the overall look, Williams introduced light gray drapes to screen the shower over the tub, and also to provide privacy for the toilet area. This is tucked around a corner, in space gained from an adjoining room.


Left: Faucets and shower fittings were inspired by Modernist designs. These were chosen to complement the era of the house, which was built in 1915. The hexagonal Carrara marble floor tiles are also a fitting tribute. The Montclair Danby marble on the vanity and tub surround is from a quarry in Vermont, which has supplied similar marble to many historic properties on the East Coast. Above: The original bathroom had a more cramped appearance.

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Interior designer: Mark Williams, Mark Williams Design Associates (Atlanta,GA) Builder: Earth Sky Builders Cabinet company: Karpaty Cabinets Bathtub: Duravit Cabinetry: Painted in custom color Vanity top and tub surround: Montclair Danby marble Basins and shower fittings: Waterworks Henry Collection Flooring: Carrara marble hexagon mosaics from Renaissance Tile & Bath Wallcoverings: Caden by National Wallcovering Wall tiles: Urban Canvas by American Olean Lighting: Robern Accessories: Waterworks Drapes: Yoma Textiles fabric from Bazzurro Designs Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Erica George Dines

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Above: A tall hutch with antiqued mirror doors is used to store fresh linen. The lower part of the cabinet conceals a laundry hamper. Right: Because the pipework beneath the vanity is exposed rather than enclosed, space is maximized, and the sense of tradition is preserved. The curved ends of the marble top also convey a refinement in keeping with the era of the house. Faucets in a Modernist style, and a Louis XV Ghost chair keep the look fresh.


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Feel the difference Natural light bounces off the handmade ceramic tiles in this remodeled bathroom, creating a lively, inviting space that’s like a breath of fresh air

Twice as much attention was paid to this remodeled bathroom, largely because it is the only one in the house and it doubles as a powder room. The new bathroom, designed by architect Cindy Black of Hello Kitchen and built by Royce Flournoy of Texas Construction, replaces a very dark, enclosed room with no windows. Flournoy says in addition to introducing windows, the team replaced the existing solid shower wall with a glass partition so that the natural light could flood the entire room. “The entire space was gutted, and the layout

changed. We tucked the toilet around behind the vanity cabinetry so it less obtrusive – before it was right beside the entry to the room, with a half wall.” The design reflects close attention to detail. The walls are lined with handmade ceramic tiles in three shades. These are contrasted by a soft gray marble mosaic tile on the floor and in the niche in the shower area. To keep the look light and modern, the vanity tops and a long bench seat feature square-edged Crema Delicata marble. Accessories include contemporary Alno stainless steel hooks.

Preceding pages and facing page: Windows were added to this remodeled bathroom to create a much lighter, brighter space. However, the real visual drama comes from the handmade ceramic tiles that wrap around the walls enlivening the entire room. This page: Cabinets are lacquered in a Tuscany Green shade that makes a strong contrast to the Crema Delicata marble tops and honed Calacatta Gold marble mosaics.

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Architect: Cindy Black, Hello Kitchen (Austin, TX) Builder: Texas Construction Vanity cabinet: Painted in Benjamin Moore Tuscany Green gloss Vanity top: Crema Delicato marble Sink: Kohler Verticyl Faucets and shower fittings: Hansgrohe Wall tiles: Fireclay Debris Series in Craftsman Green, Emerald Green and Demitasse Floor tiles: Galaxy porcelain tiles by Interceramic Glow Shower floor and niche: Calacatta Gold honed marble mosaics Shower drain: Kohler Toilet: Caroma Bondi Cabinet hardware: Mockett Hooks: Alno Towel bar: Atlas Window: Andersen A-series Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Whit Preston

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Above right: The uneven nature of the handmade tiles made for a more time-consuming installation, but the effect is dazzling. The niche features Calacatta Gold honed marble mosaics. Right and far right: Before and after plans highlight the changes to the bathroom. Although the shower is in the same position as before, the solid wall has been replaced with a glass partition to allow the natural light to reach all corners of the room.


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When space matters To maximize the light and space in this remodeled Miami apartment, the designer took out a walk-in closet, moved a doorway and glazed a door to the bathroom


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Transforming a suite in a high-rise poses its own challenges. For starters, there’s the fixed footprint, and plumbing services may be difficult to alter. Architect Andreas Charalambous came up with a novel solution for his own Miami apartment. Working with designer Juan Gutierrez, he removed a walk-in closet to gain more space in the bedroom. He also repositioned the doorway so that the bedroom can be glimpsed from the living area – there is a direct line of sight down the passageway to the bedroom.

Above left and above: A low platform bed helps to make the remodeled master bedroom in this Miami apartment seem more spacious. Ownerdesigner Andreas Charalambous removed a walkin closet and moved the door to the bedroom, creating a direct line of sight from the living area. The same off-white porcelain floor tiles flow right through the apartment. Left: The guest room in the apartment features a similar color palette, in reverse. Color is mainly reserved for accents, with the neutral backdrop serving to highlight the view.

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Interior designer: Andreas Charalambous AIA,and Juan Gutierrez, Forma Design, Inc (Washington, DC) Cabinet company: Home Ko Feature wall panels: Palm Springs in White from B+N Industries Paints: Benjamin Moore White Dove Lighting: WAC Artwork: Bathroom vanity: Axor Bathroom basin: Line Design Plumbing Bathroom faucets: Axor by Philippe Starck Bathroom tiles: Natural pebbles from Santa Rosa Marble Toilet: Toto Story by Colleen Hawkes

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Above right: A contemporary Axor vanity and Axor Philippe Starck basin mixer enhance the streamlined look of the bathroom. Storage is provided by two drawers and by the large mirrored wall cabinet. Facing page: Textural pebbles line the wall and floor of the shower, creating a visual link to the view of the bay. A bathtub was removed to create more space for the shower.


“By removing the closet, which I didn’t need, I gained 4-5ft of space, which meant the bedroom could easily accommodate a king-sized bed,” Charalambous says. “The low height of the bed helps make the ceiling seem higher – the light fixtures are secured directly to the concrete slab between the floors.” To bring natural light into the ensuite bathroom, the designer glazed the door, and added a privacy film to the glass. “I removed the existing bathtub and specified a very open vanity with a vessel

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sink to make the room more spacious,” he says. “Using the same off-white porcelain tiles on the floor and walls also helps to create a seamless, uncluttered look. The same floor tiles flow right through the entire apartment.” The designer introduced a rainhead shower, with a textural pebble wall and floor enhancing the tranquil ambiance. “The pebbles are a nod to the view of the bay, which is the focus of attention in the apartment. Both the master and the guest bedroom face the views.”

Puttin’ on the Ritz Taking a cue from contemporary luxury hotels, this new master suite brings a little sparkle and glamour to everyday living


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Modernizing this ranch house provided an ideal opportunity to reinvent the master suite. But rather than remodel the existing space, the owners chose to extend the house, creating a new suite where a carport once stood. Designer Burns Century, who has worked with the clients on a previous project, says the pair liked the idea of a modern, sophisticated interior reminiscent of a luxury hotel suite. “They loved the idea that their own suite could be an escape, a bit like going away somewhere special,” the designer says. “A little sparkle was also required – I envisaged the suite

as a jewelry box. The chandelier above the sitting area in the bedroom, for example, is like a pair of sparkling earrings.” The look continues in the bathroom, where glass mosaics and a pearlescent paint finish bounce light around the room. Many of the tiles wrap around a large freestanding wall that separates a tub from the shower area. “The tiles are a mix of soft, nature shades,” says Century. “They provide the only accent of color in the otherwise neutral palette. But there is plenty of visual interest provided by the reflective elements, such as the stainless steel vessel

Facing page: Chartreuse green and chocolate brown furnishings enliven this master bedroom, which is in a new addition to a remodeled ranch house. The bedroom incorporates a private sitting area. Above: Cantilevered wenge wood cabinetry enhances the fresh, modern look of the bathroom. To bring a little sparkle into the space, there are mirror flecks in the quartz countertops, and the freestanding wall features glass mosaic tiles.

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Above: A make-up area is positioned at one end of the bathroom, complete with matching ottoman. Facing page: A Victoria & Albert bathtub is the centerpiece of the bathroom. The shower is concealed on the other side of the freestanding wall. The flooring features warm brown tiles that help to highlight the tub’s sculptural form.


basins. Even the white quartz countertops have recycled mirror flecks that catch the light.” The designer provided cantilevered wenge wood vanity cabinets at opposite ends of the room. One of these serves as a make-up area, complete with an upholstered oval ottoman. However, it is the freestanding Victoria & Albert tub that forms the centerpiece. “Sculptural elements bring an artistic feel to a space,” says Century. “They also reinforce the modern styling of the ranch house. Here, both the shape of the tub and the pure whiteness enhance the sculptural feel.”

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The designer picked one soft gray tone from the glass mosaic tiles to feature in the shower area. Here the glass mosaics are smaller, but the sparkle remains. Functionality has not been compromised, either. In addition to the vanity storage, there is a linen and supplies cabinet suspended off the wall near the shower. Robe hooks are provided within a large niche in the wall. Century says placing such accessories within niches keeps items from protruding into the circulation area, which helps to maintain the bathroom’s crisp, clean lines.

Interior designer: Burns Century, ASID, CKD, Burns Century Interior Design (Lawrenceville, GA) Builder: Trombetta Construction Services Cabinet company: Kountry Kraft Cabinetry: Wenge wood Vanity tops: Quartz Basins: Decolav Faucets: Huntington Brass Shower fittings: Kohler Closet and entry doors: Simpson Carpet: Mohawk Industries Floor tiles: Specialty Tile Wall tiles: Glass mosaics from Walker Zanger Paints: Benjamin Moore Lighting: ET2 pendants, Lutron spacer system; WAC recessed; Tech Lighting pendants; Eurofase chandelier Original art: Burns Century Accessories: Uttermost Mirror Drapes: Libas Fabric, custom made by Elrod’s Drapery Workroom Drape hardware: Brimar Drapery Hardware Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jan Stittleburg, JS PhotoFX

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Right: Glass mosaic tiles also line the shower room. Designer Burns Century says the owners were closely involved in the selection of all the materials. The wenge wood cabinetry was chosen partly for its suitability for wet areas – it is a wood that won’t warp easily.


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Sense of enchantment Remodeling this master suite has created a precious jewel box – a bathroom that sparkles beneath crystal-studded lighting


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Glamorous bathrooms are no longer the sole preserve of five-star hotels. Increasingly, designers are bringing the same luxurious touches to the master suites they design for their clients. This remodeled bathroom, by Elina Katsioula-Beall of DeWitt Designer Kitchens, was designed for her clients, Christine and Bruce Hendricks, who had always dreamed of a

having a glamorous bathroom. “Christine loves the way many elegant hotels have bathrooms that make you feel pampered and wonderful, and she wanted to have that same feeling at home,” the designer says. “She deserved to be equally enchanted – we envisaged a charming space where she and her husband could relax, soak, and let the steam melt all the stress away. We

also planned a special setting for her beauty care routines.” Katsioula-Beall says the existing bathroom had an ’80s-style tub with an enormous tub surround and long step, which took up valuable space. This was replaced with an oval tub, softly angled into the corner to make room for additional vanity cabinets. The bathroom now features his-and-hers vanities.

Preceding pages: Fit for a diva – interior designer Elina Katsioula-Beall teamed crystal lighting, iridescent mosaics, foam-like marble and Silver Mountain travertine to bring a touch of drama to this bathroom. These pages: The bathroom was extensively remodeled, with his-andhers vanity cabinets positioned at right angles. One vanity incorporates a lowered make-up area with a bow front. The sconces incorporate Swarovski crystals.

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Above: The shower was also designed for two people. It comes with twin showerheads and two sets of controls. The walls are lined with geometric random glass tiles that help to bounce light around the room. Bench seats – one large and one small – are topped with slabs of Silver Mountain travertine, which matches the floor tiles.


“This was where we could indulge her fantasy, with a sink vanity and a separate, lowered make-up area,” the designer says. “We chose marble countertops that resemble crystal clouds floating above the dark wood cabinets. These are cantilevered off the floor to enhance the effect and to make the room seem more spacious.” Scones with Swarovski crystals are set within niches

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that frame the mirrors on both of the vanities. “The sconces sparkle and shine against the iridescent silk mosaic tiles in the niches, providing a soft, flattering illumination,” says KatsioulaBeall. “The sconces match the crystal chandelier suspended above the tub.” The designer also added a steam shower, placed in the corner between the vanities.

Designed for two, the shower has his-and-hers showerheads and body sprays, a rainhead, two benches and niches. “We dressed the shower with a geometric glass tile, so it envelops the owners, much like a sparkling jewel box.” Silver Mountain travertine slabs cut into floor tiles were laid to reference a stream, with the travertine treated to be anti-slip. Similar travertine

features on the tub surround and on the bench seats in the shower. Every surface has been given the same special attention, much to the owners’ enjoyment. “Starting and ending the day surrounded by beauty is a lovely way to live,” they say. save | share Search 43407 at

Interior designer: Elina Katsioula-Beall, DeWitt Designer Kitchens (Pasadena, CA) Vanity tops: Blue Grey Crystal marble with square miter edge detail by Molise Marble & Granite Cabinetry: Benchmark in Espresso Cabinet knobs and pulls: Essential’Z by Amerock Tub: Americh Catalina from George’s Plumbing Tub deck: Silver Mountain travertine; glass mosaics, by Molise Marble & Granite

Basins: O’Brien Porcelain Katie in White from George’s Plumbing Faucets and shower fittings: Graff Tranquility Shower enclosure: Silver Mountain travertine with random glass mosaic tile by Molise Marble & Granite Showerhead: Kallista Jeton with arm Flooring: Silver Mountain travertine from Molise Marble & Granite Wall tiles: Glass mosiac tiles from Canyon Tile & Stone Lighting: Halo recessed; ceiling fixture and sconces from Mi Casa Lighting

Above: The cabinetry incorporates hamper and towel storage, and there is a large niche for a television. The sense of glamour is enhanced by the lighting, which includes dimmable, recessed ceiling halogens, soffit lights, and under-cabinet, lowvoltage strip lighting. Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Suki Medencevic

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Mediterranean appeal A sense of balance and a subtle nod to Middle Eastern design give this bathroom an engaging, enduring ambiance


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A remodel almost always means a complete departure from what has gone before. However, something as simple as a tile can inspire a whole new look. For this bathroom, an Arabesque wall tile sets the tone for a Middle Eastern theme. In a home built in the 1970s, the original master bathroom lacked style and character. The vanities were in one room, with the toilet in an adjoining space, acting as a divider between the tub and shower, says designer Mark Lind, who created the new bathroom. “The owners wanted to renovate the master

bathroom in an eclectic style, with a light Middle Eastern flavor. They also requested a walk-in closet,” says Lind. “To achieve this, the room was gutted and walls removed, with additional space gained from a hall linen closet and adjacent bedroom. “The new layout features a frameless glass shower cube, flanked by his-and-hers vanities. A freestanding curvaceous bathtub stands in a niche opposite, between Shaker-style storage cabinets. We also introduced an enlarged closet and a dressing room, together with a separate toilet cubicle.”

Above left: This bathroom makeover by designer Mark Lind features a central glass shower stall, with his-and-hers vanities set to either side. Predominantly light tones are contrasted by the textured alder of the vanity cabinets. Linen-finish non-slip floor tiles are comfortable underfoot.

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Designer: Mark Lind, CG&S Design-Build (Austin, TX) Vanities: Amazonia, alder Shaker doors, Brenton Christian stain and seal Vanity countertops: Compac Carrara from Moe Freid Marble & Granite Vanity hardware: Push Pull Open Close spindle pull in polished chrome Vanity basins: Mirabelle Tub: Treece, freestanding, from Signature Hardware Tub filler: Cheviot Products Vanity backsplash: Groovy Glass Stix in Nocturnal Sea from Custom Tile of Austin Wall tile: Tuileries Arabesque Porcelain Blanc from Custom Tile Services Floor tiles: Kimona porcelain in Morning Dove from Custom Tile Services Shower stall: Anchor Ventana frameless glass, three-sided enclosure Shower fixtures: Kohler Margaux Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Paul Finkel

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Preceding pages: Symmetry and balance play a strong part in the design. The tub is placed to balance the shower set opposite, and the white cabinetry, blue backsplashes and vanities are mirror images of each other. The access way to the closet and dressing area has a side door leading to the toilet cubicle. This page: The sculptural bathtub includes a massage jet feature.


“The layout of the bathroom was approached much like completing a jigsaw puzzle, with everything carefully pieced together. However, achieving a successful configuration can bring up practical issues. For example, the tub looks most dramatic where it stands, but it has an airjet massage feature which requires a remote air turbine. We eventually found a hiding place for that in the bottom of an adjacent cabinet.” Similarly, the glass shower stall, which is almost free-standing, had to be stabilized by a metal rail anchored to the accent wall. “While the layout is an improvement, it’s

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the finishes and detail that give the bathroom its character. At the end of the room, behind the shower, we introduced an Arabian tile. This accent is carried through on the mirrors, sourced by the owners, and is continued into the ornate hardware on the vanity and cabinetry doors.” The color scheme furthers this effect, with classic Mediterranean hues seen in the white and pale blue walls and the vivid cobalt blue mosaic backsplash. The neutral tiled floor has a linen finish which is non slip and also a pleasure to walk on in bare feet, Lind says.


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Beach scene This modest guest bathroom celebrates a relaxed seaside aesthetic, offset by some classic design touches Above: Relaxed and welcoming, this guest bathroom evokes beachside living. The porcelain floor tiles, designed to replicate marble, have the look of water on rocks. Facing page: Distressed wood beams to either side of the rustic vanity could have been found while beachcombing. Amber sconces with a speckled pattern add a touch of glamour and sparkle.


Used only occasionally – and then always by visitors – a guest bathroom is the ideal space to introduce a playful decor theme. For this project, the owners asked designer Cheryl Hamilton-Gray to expand and reinvent an existing tired guest bathroom. The couple love the ocean and everything about it, so it was no surprise they asked for this bathroom to have a casual, beachy theme. With the preference of an extended family member in mind, they also requested a freestanding bathtub, but wanted to retain a shower as well for the preference of other guests, says Hamilton-Gray.

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“We gained added space by repurposing the closet from an adjoining bedroom. Several rustic pieces and material selections evoke the seaside – for example, two room-height weathered posts, one to each side of the vanity, have the look of driftwood. The vanity is also in lightly distressed wood and the open shelving unit has an appropriately casual look. “The floor is a hard-wearing porcelain tile with the appearance of Calacatta marble. The veining looks like water receding off rocks and so was a perfect choice. And the upper walls are painted in a marine-blue tone.”

Bathroom and interior designer: Cheryl Hamilton-Gray CKD, NARI, NKBA Hamilton-Gray Design (Carlsbad, CA) Builder: DPR Construction Tub: Porcher Archive Free Standing Tub from Faucet Direct Vanity: Pottery Barn Faucets: Salinas Collection from California Faucets Floors: Crossville tile from Bedrosians Toilet: Kohler Accessories: Shaving unit from Urban Outfitters; mirror from Pottery Barn Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Preview First

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Above right: A semi-formal paneled door opens onto the bathroom. Its compact size meant the designer space-planned carefully before selecting pieces that would fit snugly into the room. Facing page: A Victorian-style tub is matched with tapware inspired by the same period. Diagonal wall tiles above the ledge bring visual interest and protect the wall from water.


However, the relaxed, beachy look is offset by more formal touches, says Hamilton-Gray. “The paneled door is transitional in flavor, while the white subway tile is a design classic. In addition, the curvaceous Victorian-style tub is served by what looks like a similar vintage freestanding faucet, as is the vanity sink.” The tiles run higher directly behind the tub and shower area for waterproofing. A halfwall is built out in this area so the designer could recess a niche into it. The half-wall is also capped with a ledge so someone standing to shower doesn’t have to stoop to reach the soap.

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The ledge and chair rail that extend to the next wall also provide a suitable break for a change in materials – the walls above the ledge in this area are in a tile with a different format, set diagonally. This provides visual interest as well as easy-to-maintain waterproofing, says Hamilton-Gray. Cleanup after guests have gone home has been made easier by the selection of an apron instead of claw feet for the freestanding tub, so there is no need to reach right under the bath. “For a touch of glamour, I chose pretty wall sconces with a speckled pattern,” she says.

Glamorous welcome With glittering reflections, dancing flames and smooth textures, this master bathroom is reminiscent of a spa retreat


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Interior design can resonate like music – each instrument has its own voice, but joins with others to harmonious and delightful effect. A subtle meld of textures, finishes and materials come together in this bathroom to give it a sleek air. The design is by Perimeter Architects and partner John Issa says the owners wanted the space to have the feel of a refined hotel spa. “I approached this concept in several ways, including introducing a furniture-like vanity. We designed this piece without handles, and oriented the wood grain at a 30° angle, running from the centre out to the corners,” says Issa.

“Every attempt was made to bring out the beauty of the material without the distractions of the typical function solutions of cabinetry. The countertop is a leather-finish granite and this is separated from the wood by a stainless steel reveal – one of many touches of reflectivity in the room.” Over the vanity, an expansive back-lit mirror adds to the sense of volume. Slender tiles were chosen for the wall behind to maximise shadowplay from the concealed lighting. The same dark tile colour was used on the floor, but honed for a matte finish and in a large format.

Above left: A variety of reflective surfaces, a sparkling chandelier and roaring open fire all add up to a welcoming bathroom environment that exudes the sparkle and harmony of a spa in a five-star hotel. The ecofriendly, clean-burning butane fire has a glass safety screen, which also catches the light.

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Preceding pages: Influenced by nature, the color palette of greens, grays and browns adds to the room’s understated charm. Right: Doors to the dressing room are accessed from the corridor. Slats in the door to the bathroom allows air to circulate without compromising privacy between the spaces.


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“The variety of tiled surfaces was important throughout. A similar tile is used on the wall behind the tub, but in a lighter tone and with a polished surface. This reflects both the bath and the sparkling chandelier, which adds a feminine note to the sleek, modern bathroom. Variegated tiles in the shower stall bring further visual interest to the design and the mosaic floor tiles in that area offer a slip-free surface. “Dark tiles on the wall opposite the shower and to left and right of the stall were another way of extending the deeper floor tones up through the room – they also help highlight the

Bathroom and interior designer: John Issa, partner, Perimeter Architects (Chicago) Builder: Restoration Development Cabinet company: Lagamorph Design Vanity: Granite countertop, leathered finish, from Stone Works; cabinetry in walnut and steel Basin: Rectangular, white deckmount Vox Vessel Lav from Ferguson Enterprises Faucets: Mirabelle, Winter Haven Series in polished nickel Tub: Olivia, freestanding, from MTI Baths Shower fittings: Kohler 8in contemporary rain showerhead in chrome, with Mirabelle Winter Haven pressure-balanced trimless diverter in polished nickel Shower stall: Tempered, sand-blasted glass with chrome hardware Shower tiles: Lea Storm Series, Mur, from Direct Floors Bedroom flooring: Kährs Spirit, Arctic Oak, engineered Bathroom floor: Lea SRDA tiles in Dark Storm from Direct Floors Fireplace: Ecosmart, zero clearance, Bioethanol burning, in stainless steel Drapes: RM/Dupioni, interlined Ripplefold in black, lined in Sonata Sateen in white Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Eric Hausman

shower and accentuate the visual impact of its multi-toned surfaces.” The freestanding tub is naturally a feature of the room. Set by the fire at the request of the owners, it is the perfect place from which to watch the snow fall outside the window. To optimize a sense of space and light, the toilet cubicle positioned to the left of the shower is in frosted glass. The approach from the bedroom is long and narrow and the bathtub, chandelier and reflective wall all catch the eye from that room, says the architect.

“We also reinvented the master bedroom, introducing darker walls tones that create an attractive contrast with the bathroom. This color treatment gives the bedroom a plush, Hollywood feel, augmented by luxurious furnishings and bedding. They took a little convincing, but eventually the owners agreed to leave the dressing mirror leaning against the wall – this adds to the sense of airy, casual refinement.”

Above left: The owners wanted the master bedroom to have the feel of a plush hotel room. Tactile furnishings, dark walls and a large mirror all contribute to this. The bedroom floors are in Kährs Spirit, an engineered wood, in Arctic Oak, augmenting the drama of the nearblack walls.

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White on white Varying textural elements and innovative accessories enhance this feminine space Above: This all-white bathroom replaces a dated master bathroom with fully fitted cabinets. The owners wanted it to be a feminine bathroom – one of two in the master suite. Furniture-style cabinetry, including a bow-front vanity, enhance the look. Crystal knobs on the cabinets and faucets add a little sparkle and glamour.


An all-white bathroom can be just as visually arresting as a more colorful room, but the drama is in the detailing, materials and textures. The owners of this house each have their own bathroom, but it was the feminine one that needed the most attention, says architect Bruce Wentworth. “It was probably 10-15 years since the room was last remodeled, and the materials used at that time were relatively inexpensive,” the designer says. “At that time, it was also designed for two people, and that functionality was no longer required.”

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Wentworth says the owner wanted a white bathroom and she wanted it to feel feminine. There needed to be a place where she could put on make-up, and plenty of good storage. “The painted white vanity cabinetry is very furniture like, and we created a bow front to the main cabinet to make it stand out, almost like a separate piece of furniture. For the top, we chose a marble that has a slight veining, which picks up on the white-on-white theme.” For added glamour and sparkle, there are crystal knobs on the faucets, drawer pulls and cabinet doors.


Above: The rearranged bathroom has a walk-in shower on one side, with no curb. This features a decorative mosaic-like tile. The bathroom is flooded with natural light from French doors and two skylights. Far left: Space was set aside in the plan for a separate toilet room. Left: Before the remodeling, the bathroom featured fully fitted cabinets with his-and-hers sinks and separate mirrors.

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Architect: Bruce Wentworth AIA, Wentworth, Inc (Chevy Chase, MD) Builder: Wentworth, Inc Vanity cabinet: Wood Harbor, painted Vanity top: Marble Basin: Kohler Caxton Faucets: Waterworks Opus with crystal Egg handles Bathtub: MTI Shower fittings: Kohler Showerhead: Kohler Purist Flooring: Wolfgang White and Town Niquel from Artistic Tile; Marmi Blanco from Porcelanosa Wall tiles: Marmi Blanco from Porcelanosa Lighting: Lightolier; Visual Comfort Ventilation: Panasonic Underfloor heating: Warmly Yours Tower warmer: Hot Cabi by New Life Systems Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Ron Blunt

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The cabinetry wraps around a corner of the bathroom, and finishes beside a tall cabinet with frosted glass doors. This incorporates one of the owners’ key requirements – a Hot Cabi UV sterilizer for face towels. These are kept steaming hot and ready for use. “The owner also liked the idea of having no curb to the shower, so this is like a wet area that she can just walk straight into,” says Wentworth. “For added visual drama, the wall tiles are embossed with a mosaic-like pattern.” A textural wall treatment also defines the tub area on the opposite side of the room. Here,

Wentworth positioned a freestanding sculptural tub on an angle beside French doors opening out to the garden. The wall behind the tub is clad in a drywall product featuring a rippling, textural pattern that is reminiscent of waves. The tiled flooring is another key feature of the bathroom. Large white ceramic tiles from Porcelanosa cover most of the floor, but there is a decorative square in the center, like an area rug. This is inset with Wolfgang oval glass tiles that glitter under a chandelier. The glass tiles are bordered by Carrara marble. Underfloor heating ensures comfort through all seasons.

Facing page: A sculptural freestanding tub sits beside the French doors that open to the garden. The textural wall features embossed, painted drywall panels. This page: The details make the difference. The bathroom includes a New Life Systems Hot Cabi sterilizer for face towels. Niches in the shower walls accommodate sponges and other shower products.

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Free spirit Resort-style bathing is all about the feel-good factor. BainUltra’s extensive bath collection includes freestanding tubs with therapeutic massage Above: Never before has the bathroom been so much the center of attention. This can be credited to the rise in popularity of freestanding tubs, such as the Amma® tub by BainUltra. This sleek model incorporates a therapeutic air jet massage in the ancient Amma tradition. The tub can be customized with standard or optional colors to coordinate with your bathroom.


Freestanding tubs have always evoked a sense of escape – an association that probably has its origins in luxury resort hotels. BainUltra®, a pioneering company widely credited with inventing the first air jet tub, has always set out to combine winning aesthetics with the “best massage a bath can give®”. Today, the company has many freestanding tub designs, which are alternatives to its Alcove, Podium and Theatre Stage® models. All the freestanding tubs are offered in Thermomasseur® and Thermasens™ therapeutic baths that offer enveloping heat, bubbling and massaging air

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jets, colored light and pleasant aromas. The Amma® tub is a highly comfortable bath that provides a sophisticated massage in the spirit of the ancient Chinese Amma massage. This tub can be customized – simply choose your preferred color for the exterior, interior and base. BainUltra’s newest bath design is the Evanescence™. This tub is available in oval and rectangular models that would create a dramatic centerpiece. And although it is a small tub with pure lines, it has a surprisingly large interior. As the name suggests, the Origami® is reminiscent of the Japanese art of folding paper.

With its pure Zen-like styling, it will fit in with any decor, from highly contemporary to traditional. BainUltra says comfort is also assured. The Naos is a tub from Bain Ultra’s Balneo® collection. This tub has a classic design, and was the first on the market to offer air jet technology on a freestanding bath. The Ayoura® is a large tub well suited to tall people. This tub has chromatherapy, and three levels of air jets that provide an especially invigorating massage. The tub also has a wood insert, and it is possible to fit a professional massage table onto the bath.

Above: Evanescence™ is another freestanding tub from BainUltra. This tub is also available in a rectangular model. Left: Although the Origami® reflects a distinctive Japanese design influence, its sleek styling ensures it fits in with any decor.

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Above: Classic looks never date – the Naos from BainUltra’s Balneo® collection is an enduring design that will always create a centerpiece. Right: A wood insert defines the Bain Ultra Ayoura® tub, one of the largest freestanding models available. As well as providing a deep, luxuriating bath, the Ayoura offers three levels of air jets for a particularly beneficial massage.


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With freestanding baths from BainUltra, designers are assured of high-quality products in a wide range of dimensions and models to suit any style they wish to create. Making the bathroom the center of attention will ensure every homeowner will enjoy luxuriating in their own private sanctuary. For more details, contact BainUltra, phone (866) 344 4515. Website: save | share Search 43330 at






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Up close and personal One of the most effective ways to update your bathroom is with Kraus faucets and vessel sinks – they reflect the latest trends, have universal appeal and will stand the test of time There’s a lot to be said for doing a little homework before you embark on a bathroom remodel. And this applies to style trends as well as to products – you don’t want your bathroom to look dated in a couple of years because design is moving in a different direction. Kraus, a leading manufacturer of bathroom products, knows how important it is to stay at the forefront, in terms of both quality and style. The company has identified several trends that are gaining momentum in kitchen


and bathroom design, and it pays to take notice if you are planning a project. Firstly, Kraus notes that cost-effective multifunctional products with universal applications are a significant trend. Flexible designs that suit a range of decor styles make it easier to create a unified look, so Kraus has chosen to focus on versatile, easily coordinated products. “It is crucial to have durable, highquality fixtures with an enduring, easily coordinated style, especially due to the growing need to maximize home resale

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value,” says the creative director at Kraus. “The ideal is a balance of personal preference and universality – a widely appealing decor increases selling opportunities.” Kraus addresses this with simple, clean designs that can integrate with modern and transitional spaces. A range of finishes makes it possible to further personalize the kitchen or bathroom, while maintaining a cohesive look. The more modern, minimalist fixtures from Kraus become transitional in a finish such as brushed nickel, while warmer traditional

finishes can be used as a counterpoint to sleek, contemporary designs. Oil-rubbed bronze is growing in popularity; Kraus offers this finish with a matte black tone. Kraus also addresses the trend of designing the bathroom as a personal oasis. This aesthetic includes natural color schemes, unusual textures and materials, such as glass and stone. The new Nature Series Collection of glass vessel sinks, for example, reflects this idea. These sinks feature layered patterns and textures, as well as colors

inspired by Earth’s elemental beauty. With an array of colors to choose from, sinks from the Nature Series look dramatic in a variety of settings. They also help create a spa-like look and feel for the home bathroom. For further information on Kraus products, phone 1800 775 0703. Or visit the website: save | share Search 43333 at

Facing page and above left: Materials, colors and textures taken from nature are at the forefront of current design trends. This bathroom features a glass vessel basin from the Kraus Nature Series Collection, teamed with a Ventus single-lever faucet in oil-rubbed bronze and a Sheven singlelever faucet in chrome. Top, center and above: Kraus products shown in these bathrooms are (from top) a Ventus singlelever faucet in chrome; Unicus single-lever faucet in brushed nickel; and a Sonus single-lever faucet in brushed nickel.

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Personal best Bathroomware products are often intended to be all things to all people – Lacava offers a world of individuality


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“That’s lovely – I have the exact same thing.” A visit to the right bathroomware specialist will ensure you never hear that sentence again. Of Italian origin and now based in Chicago, Lacava is dedicated to shaping bathroom trends with the aim of enriching American private homes and public facilities with ingenious and inspiring collections, says marketing director Anna Popielarz. “Naturally, mass-manufactured bathroom furniture must appeal to large numbers of people, and tends to be rather neutral. Our point of difference is that we can customize our

designs to fit our clients’ lifestyles precisely. “Lacava collaborates with designers from around the world to create ranges that help define future bathroom styles. Many pieces are customizable – myriad wood grain finishes are available, for example. Custom is our passion.” The company specializes in contemporary and transitional styles for commercial, retail and hospitality, as well as residential applications. Both standard and custom settings are offered. Sculptural vanities, stools, cabinets and hardware that would be equally at home in an art gallery are meticulously created by skilled

Lacava artisans using advanced technologies. “Our collections are always changing and expanding as we strive to shape market trends.” The central geographical location of Lacava enables the company to provide customers with the convenience of local, personalized service. Contact Lacava, 6630 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60707. Phone 888 522 2823. Email: Web: save | share Search 43329 at

These pages: Lacava creates distinctive bathroomware, such as the freestanding Armosa vanity in this transitional, harmonious display. The piece has generous side pullouts and is available in multiple wood finishes and a selection of countertops. The similar-shaped Sottile freestanding bathtub is accompanied by an Arch floorstanding tub filler and a chic, solid surface 5111 stool. The Ovalle is a elongated porcelain toilet with a dual flush system.

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Living in style There are many innovative ways to experience water with Gessi showers and faucets in your private spa


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For centuries, people have appreciated the therapeutic benefits that are associated with bathing, using water for both healing and relaxation. The Romans, especially, were renowned for creating luxurious public spas. And today, the Italian company Gessi is reinventing the concept of the spa as a private retreat dedicated to wellness within the home.

Larry Allen, Gessi USA CEO and managing director, says that over the past 20 years, Gessi has created many new ways to experience the restorative power of water. “Gessi accomplishes this in part by reinventing the forms of water for the bathroom, creating products that draw new attention to its beauty. “A good example is the Tremillimetri shower range.

These super-slim showers have a polished stainless steel mirror finish that gives infinite reflections of water. Water appears to form magically on the surface of the showerhead.” Other Gessi collections include Segni showers, which deliver water from elemental primary shapes, such as a square or a circle. And Gessi’s Rettangolo Colour faucets appear to change the color

of water as the temperature changes. Another new line is the Goccia collection, inspired by the fluid, natural shape of a single droplet of water. For further information, contact Larry Allen. Email: Or visit save | share Search 43535 at

Facing page: Italian manufacturer Gessi is renowned for innovative bathroom solutions. The Gessi Goccia ceiling and floor-mounted faucets present water as a single, fluid droplet. Also shown is the Gessi Rettangolo Colour faucet that changes the color of water. This page: Other innovations from Gessi include the Tremillimetri collection (above left and above), and the Gessi Segni shower (top right), shown with a round showerhead.

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Character strengths Bold, innovative and suited to a range of environments, bathroom products from Laufen reflect Swiss ingenuity and revolutionary ceramics Above: Swiss bathroomware manufacturer Laufen has been creating products that reinterpret bathroom design for over 100 years. This L Basin with hidden outlet is made from SaphirKeramik, a superstrong ceramic developed by Laufen that allows designers to create extremely slender, refined products.


Advances in bathroomware typically focus more on design than materials. A visionary product designer is likely to focus on both. Having defined bathroom culture since 1892, Laufen was the originator of ceramic bathroom products in Switzerland, and is now a leading global manufacturer of bathroom solutions for contemporary lifestyles, says managing director for Laufen in the United States Javier Korneluk. “All Laufen product ranges reflect the level of artisanship that the Swiss are famous for – precision and high-quality design. And this is what has made Laufen a leading manufacturer

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and designer of ceramic products for the bath for more than 120 years. Known as much for technical innovation as for design aesthetics, this year Laufen introduced a number of industry firsts, including the revolutionary SaphirKeramik – a new recipe for ceramic. Advantages of this material include its flexural strength, which is comparable with steel and twice as strong as vitreous china. For the product designer, this allows for a more delicate, refined design language, more defined in shape and line – matching evolving trends in modern architectural design. Thinner

walls and refined structures mean products are more sustainably produced – a smaller amount of raw material is needed, and less energy for firing, production and transport. SaphirKeramik was used to create Laufen’s recently released Kartell by Laufen collection. This collection is a collaboration between the iconic Italian brand Kartell and Laufen, with direction from Roberto and Ludovica Palomba, renowned Milan-based product designers. Other exciting product innovation releases from the Swiss company include a hidden drain and a rimless toilet.

Great innovation has seen Laufen win many industry accolades such as an iF Product Design Award and German Design award in 2013. With branches in more than 20 countries, Laufen manufactures over four million ceramic pieces annually. For more information on Laufen products and recently released designer collections, visit the website:

Above left: This contemporary, minimalist vanity with handless drawers and space-saving siphon is part of the Kartell by Laufen designer range from Laufen. Top: The Living Square range from Laufen is also manufactured in the ground-breaking SaphirKeramik, a material that is as strong as steel.

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Linear luxury Architectural-grade stainless steel and tile insert drains can transform your shower project – Luxe Linear Drains offers a variety of options Above: Luxe Linear Drains produces decorative, pattern grate design and linear tile insert drains (pictured), as well as 5in x 5in square tile insert drains. Particularly valuable for creating barrier-free showers as part of a sleek, contemporary bathroom design, these drains are also fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Specified for luxury hotels, commercial and healthcare facilities, Luxe Linear Drains are also popular with designers of high-end residential projects.


The introduction of linear drains has made it easier and more cost-effective than ever for architects, interior designers, custom home builders, remodelers and more to create modern, stylish custom showers in any residential or commercial setting. Luxe Linear Shower Drains award-winning collection of architectural-grade, 100% stainless steel linear channel drains and tile insert drains has been specified for high-design hotel resorts and prestigious healthcare facilities, and the firm has quickly become the exclusive supplier for many of America’s top custom home builders.

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Catering to the modern traveler as well as all requirements for barrier-free, ADA-compliant showers, Luxe Linear Drains has been instrumental in the recent explosion of tub-to-shower conversions taking place across the country in hotels, boutique hotels, healthcare settings, modern senior living environments and more, says company president, Joe Phillips. “These drains offer advantages beyond their good looks,” says Phillips. “They can be set anywhere in a layout, allowing designers to break away from the traditional round, center drain. A Luxe Linear Drain can be set at the threshold of

a shower cubicle or even more discreetly, along the back wall, for a curbless, barrier-free entry to your shower.� Options include decorative, pattern grate design and linear tile insert drains, as well as square tile insert drains. Insert drains allow any tile, natural stone or solid surfaces to be used to create uninterrupted shower floor designs. As well as freeing up design, Luxe Linear Shower Drains cut down on installation time, saving time and money on residential and commercial projects alike. Round, central drains required pitching the mortar bed four ways

toward the center to be effective. Luxe Linear Shower Drains require the mortar bed to run in one direction only – a simpler, speedier option. In addition, these drains can be installed with any approved waterproofing membrane and installation material. Contact Luxe Linear Drains, phone (001) 877 398 8110. Email: Or visit the website: save | share Search 43515 at

Above left and top: Luxe Linear Drains offers a wide range of styles for modern, custom showers in any application, with dramatic timeand labor-saving benefits for every shower project. Above: Shown here is a Luxe Linear Drain with a decorative steel grate. Luxe Linear Shower Drains can be installed with any and all approved waterproofing membranes and installation materials. They can be custom ordered in any size and style.

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traditional bathrooms

All in harmony Traditional bathrooms focus on the details – the fluting of an edging, the glaze of a paneled door and the finish on a faucet all work together to create a grand composition

Behind the scenes A suite for a movie star – the latest traditionally styled bathrooms have a serene, glamorous look, reminiscent of the glory days of Hollywood Interior designers are right up with the play when it comes to design trends, new products and materials, so it is always interesting to see what they choose for their own homes. When Terri and Doug Miller came to remodel the master suite in their own California family home, they took their cue from the home’s Mediterranean style and its location in the Napa Valley.

“Our goal was to blend the Spanish architecture with traditional design elements that would be elegant and enduring,” says designer Terri Miller. “Over the years, we have accumulated various antique items, and these helped influence the design.” The first step, however, was to alter the layout of the suite, to better suit the family’s requirements.

Preceding pages and facing page: This master bathroom in a ranch house has created a glamorous private retreat for the owners. Owner-designer Terri Miller specified three decorative mirrors, with matching sconces. The center mirror sits above a lowered make-up table. Bow fronts on the table and vanities help to break up the long expanse of cabinetry. This page: The suite has a coffee area with sink and refrigerator.

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“We have taken a little space from the bedroom to make the bathroom and closet larger, and we added a coffee bar and laundry facilities.” Miller says the original bathroom had a very ’80s look. The space was filled by a big built-in tub and a circular shower that stood right in the center of the room. “It was very dated, with inexpensive finishes that were


not of the same high standard as we were using in the rest of the house.” The designer says she wanted the new bathroom to have a serene feeling, with soft, flattering colors. “The cabinetry needed to be beautiful, but not intrusive, especially as it runs all the way along one side of the room. We also wanted three separate, framed mirrors, rather than

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a great expanse of mirror.” Miller liaised closely with fine cabinetmaker Mike Peachey of The Elegant Box in Georgia to build the cabinetry, and San Francisco decorative artist Caroline Lizarraga to fine-tune design elements, paint colors and glazing. Local builder Larry Ellis of Ellis Construction oversaw all aspects of the construction. The bathroom also features

an extra-large, marble-lined shower room and a separate, matching steam shower. Terri Miller says that while beauty and elegance were important, the couple also wanted to achieve the desired high level of functionality. “Subtle innovations can make a big difference. In a master bathroom, especially, you want to consider not only how things look, but how well

they work on a daily basis. A simple example is the slight slope of the ceiling in the steam shower that keeps condensation from dripping.” The pièce de résistance, however, is the freestanding tub positioned in the bay window. The oval shape of the tub, and the bow-fronted vanities help to visually soften the room, enhancing the sense of a tranquil, private sanctuary.

Interior designer: Terri Miller, Grace Miller Interiors (Napa, CA and Albany, GA) Builder: Ellis Construction Cabinet company: The Elegant Box Decorative artist: Caroline Lizarraga Stonework: Bob Spoor Masonry & Tile Tub: MTI Whirlpools Tristan in Biscuit Vanity top: Marble by Surface Art Basins: Jenny by Bates and Bates Faucets: Cifial in French Bronze Lighting: Thern Electric; decorative sconces from Ebanista with custom paint finish by Caroline Lizarraga Mirrors: Decorative Crafts, John-Richard

Windows and French doors: Marvin Door hardware: Rocky Mountain Blinds: Silhouettes in Matisse from Hunter Douglas Drapes: Grace Miller Interiors, made and installed by Pollin’s Upholstery Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Tim Maloney

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Above left: An MTI Whirlpools tub sits in front of a new bay window. The sense of intimacy is enhanced by a lowered soffit crafted by the cabinetmaker. Decorative artist Caroline Lizarraga painted the glazed finish on the cabinets. Top and above: The bathroom also features a large, marble-lined shower room that leads to a steam shower. Floor tiles are laid on the diagonal for added visual interest – they also sit more easily with the angled walls.

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Victorian charm This master bathroom, in a new addition to a Victorian house, replicates the original traditional wall casings and marble floors in the home Traditional houses are often full of character, but they were not always designed to make the most of a great location. This new master bathroom is in a new addition to a Victorian house on a picturesque inner harbor. Project designer Steve Harrington of Carpenter & MacNeille says the existing master suite was on the other side of the house, facing the street rather than the view.


“By adding an extra story to an earlier addition at the rear, we were able to create a new suite that maximizes the water views.” Harrington says the owners wanted the suite to be in keeping with the era of the house. Consequently, the bathroom replicates the existing millwork, right down to the casings and the cap on the high wainscoting.

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“Because the new addition was limited to the size of the existing footprint, the furniture-style cabinetry and custom built-in paneling was used to maximize the space and create a cohesive look.” The sense of tradition is reinforced by a Victoria & Albert freestanding tub positioned beneath the window. White painted shutters on the lower part of the window

further enhance the look and help to maintain privacy. Honey Collins, the interior designer on the project, teamed the white vanity with a soft green paint shade on the walls. “The client wanted a beach feel, since they live on the coast. The green is reminiscent of the ocean. The color is also picked up by the small green tiles inset in the larger Carrara marble tiles on the floor.”

Collins also specified Carrara marble for the vanity tops and shower tiles, albeit in a different scale for added visual interest. “Carrara marble is very versatile – it works in traditional and modern settings.” In this bathroom, the floor tiles are laid on the diagonal, which breaks up the long, narrow axis, helping to make the space seem larger.

Project designer: Steve Harrington, Carpenter & MacNeille (Essex, MA) Interior designer: Honey Collins, Honey Collins Interior Design Builder: Carpenter & MacNeille Cabinet company: Stephen Terhune Woodworking Tub: Victoria & Albert York Classic Tub filler: Jado Savina Vanity cabinet: Painted Vanity top: Carrara marble Basins: Toto Faucets: Restoration Hardware Chatham

Shower fittings: Rohl Flooring: Carrara marble from Tile by Design Paints: Farrow & Ball Lighting: Restoration Hardware Chatham single sconces

Facing page: Carrara marble is teamed with white painted millwork in this new bathroom in a traditional Victorian house. The sliding door opens to a dressing room, while the door to the toilet room is on the left.

Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Michael J Lee

Above: Traditional features include a Victoria & Albert tub. The wall paneling and mouldings replicate existing details in the house, right down to the cap on top of the wainscoting and the blocks behind the light sconces.

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Down the garden path The garden casts a spell on this master suite in a new Georgian-style house, with colors, patterns and textiles influenced by the view beyond the windows


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Forging a close connection between the indoors and outdoors is a priority for most new homes today. But the design team behind this new Georgian house took the idea a step further, bringing the garden into the house. Architect Anne Adams of Stuart Silk Architects says the house is very focused on a beautiful, private garden, which is enclosed by walls and trees. “They wanted to carry the garden motif inside,” she says. “This influenced the design and colors of the master suite.”

One of the most noticeable features is a floral tile pattern on the bathroom floor, designed by interior designer Kylee Shintaffer. Swirling stems, sprigs and dragonflies are created by different colored mosaic tiles, including Calacatta Gold, onyx and other marble types. The tiled pattern encircles a large round tub, which forms the focal point. “The tub is tucked beside the windows in its own niche,” says Adams. “With paneling wrapping around the walls on three sides, it feels enclosed and protected.”

Above left: Furniture-style cabinetry anchors one end of this master bathroom. Two framed mirrors mounted on a large mirrored wall add sparkle and retain a sense of tradition. Above: The flooring features a custom mosaic pattern inspired by the garden. It incorporates a mix of onyx and marble tiles. Following pages: A large round tub with a marble surround is positioned beneath the window looking out to the garden. The ceiling above the tub soars to a high gable. Several shades of white were used to create a soft, inviting ambiance.

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Top: Soft green, gold and lemon tones feature in the master bedroom. The serene color palette, and the fabric choices, were influenced by the garden. Above: The architect specified an extra-deep coving for the ceiling. This makes the room feel more enclosed and intimate. Above right: A place for everything and everything in its place – an extra-large dressing room is encircled by cabinets and shelving. Special features of the room include a ventilated shoe cabinet, retractable valet bars, and velvet-lined accessory drawers.


The visual drama is reinforced by the vaulted ceiling that soars to a point above the tub, and by a large pendant light. “The room has a very glamorous look, and this is enhanced by traditional hardware on the cabinets, which includes crystal knobs,” says Adams. A furniture-style vanity cabinet and framed mirrors mounted on a mirrored wall are another traditional note. “The mirror treatment, designed by Kylee Shintaffer, provides the best of both worlds,” says the architect. “The wall

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mirror is large enough to reflect the view of the garden and the trees, yet the smaller framed mirrors retain a traditional scale and define the his-and-hers sinks.” Two toilet rooms are provided, one to the right of the vanity, and one off the passageway leading to the bedroom. There is also an extra-large walk-in closet, which has similar painted cabinets with recessed panel doors. “This is more of a dressing room than a closet,” says Adams. “With silver nickel Nanz fittings, the cabinets have the most

beautiful hardware in the house. The room is laid out around the center island, which has drawers for her on one side, and for him on the other. These include custom drawers with velvet lining for accessories and jewelry.� Other key features of the dressing room include a ventilated shoe cabinet, an antique bench seat and chandelier. save | share Search 43410 at

Architect: Anne Adams AIA, Stuart Silk Architects (Seattle, WA) Interior designer: Kylee Shintaffer, Kylee Shintaffer Design Tub: Aquatic Vanity cabinetry: Painted Vanity top: Crema Marfil marble Basin: Kohler Caxton Faucets: Lefroy Brooks in Silver Nickel Floor tiles: Custom marble mosaic Lighting: Vaughan Alabaster Bowl hanging light Palmer Hargrave sconces; Charles Edwards Wall Hurricane sconces above fireplace Ventilation and hot water systems: Holaday Parks

Drapes: Rogers & Goffigon linen Leather chest: Formations from Jennifer West Chaise: Custom design by Kylee Shintaffer Design upholstered in Rose Tarlow Carpet: Custom Beauvais handwoven flatweave Fireplace: Custom marble from Chesney’s, London Closet hardware: Nanz Stool: Antique bench from Haystack Antiques, upholstered in Bermuda Coral by Cowtan & Tout Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Michael Cole

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Spanish lesson Although within a new addition to an historic home, this suite respects the 1920s Spanish architecture Balancing the new with the old is always a challenge when you have a home in an historic preservation zone. For starters, every aspect of a remodel needs to go through a review process. But respecting the historic architecture of such a home can bring plenty of rewards, as this project demonstrates. The suite is within a new addition to a 1920s home, which has a


Spanish style of architecture. Architect Linda Brettler says the remodel adds 500sq ft to the house, and accommodates the entire master suite. “We had the advantage of a high ceiling, as the addition is stepped down from the rest of the house, but the roof height remains the same,” she says. “The house is in an historic preservation zone, and we wanted to complement the

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architecture, so we chose to introduce key Spanish motifs, including arches, niches and alcoves. This was also a way to break up the space and make it seem more private and intimate. We didn’t want a great sense of openness.” Brettler says the palette needed to be quiet and serene, so the points of difference are in the detail, rather than color accents. However,

a dark wood stain for the handcrafted vanity helps to ground the space visually. This was inspired by an image found by the owners, who also selected all the tiles. “In true Spanish style, the dark wood vanity is like a piece of furniture. Because the rest of the room is light filled, it provides a balance. The cabinetry also reinforces an Arts and Crafts element that can be

seen elsewhere in the house.” The architect created three separate niches, each framed by a Spanish arch – one to accommodate a large tub, one for the toilet room and one for the shower stall. “I added a half wall to the side of the tub that meets the vanity, so the wood is not right up against the tub,” says Brettler. “It also makes the niche look more substantial.”

In keeping with tradition, the architect introduced a tiled wainscoting that wraps around the entire room. This features high-gloss Ann Sacks Earthenware tiles. The soft gray tones complement the Walker Zanger Vintage glass mosaics that line the wall behind the vanity, and above the wainscoting in the shower. “We paid a lot of attention to scale,” says Brettler. “While

the mosaics are very small, the wainscoting tiles are medium sized, and the floor tiles are large. And instead of capping tiles on the wainscoting, we have used slabs of marble, so the trim is continuous. It creates a very finished look.” The walls above the tiled wainscoting are painted in a very soft shade of pale green. “A pure white bathroom would not have been nearly as

Facing page: This bathroom in a new master suite needed to complement the design of an historic Spanishstyle house built in the 1920s. Architect Linda Brettler introduced Spanish architectural motifs, including arches, niches and alcoves. Above: A dark wood vanity, cabinet door and mirror frames help to counter the light tiled elements in the bathroom. Brettler specified tiles in three sizes – small glass mosaics, medium wall and large floor tiles.

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Above: The toilet also has its own alcove with an arched entry. Setting the bath within a deep surround has provided ledges for bath products and towels. Facing page: Watery blue-green glass mosaics line the upper walls and ceiling in the shower stall. The railing around the top of the wainscoting extends right into the shower. The same marble also features on a bench seat, and in the floor tiles.


interesting,� says the architect. As well as the main windows, there is a small square window above the vanity, and another window in the shower. This niche is fully tiled, with glass mosaics lining the ceiling as well as the walls, creating an inviting watery sanctuary. save | share Search 43458 at

Architect: Linda Brettler AIA, Linda Brettler Architect (Los Angeles) Builder and cabinet company: Metropolis Construction Bathtub: American Vivo Vanity cabinetry: Dark-stained wood Vanity tops and edge on wainscoting: Carrara marble Basins: Kohler Memoirs Faucets: Newport Brass with Jacobean finish in polished nickel Shower fittings: Kohler Margaux in polished nickel Toilet: Toto

Tiles in shower stall and above vanity: Walker Zanger Vintage Glass tiles in Pearl Luster in upper portion; Ann Sacks Earthenware tiles in Dew with gloss finish in lower portion Floor tiles: Walker Zanger Venatino in White Wall tiles: Ann Sacks Earthenware in Dew gloss Lighting: Artcraft Steven & Chris Collection Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jim Simmons

connections to the outdoors

Natural complexion This resort-style retreat looks to views of the harbor one way and noses into a dramatic cliff face the other

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Preceding pages: With a nudge of sliding doors, this award-winning master suite opens up to a rugged rock face at the rear of the home. Above: The rock face is reflected in two mirrored blade walls that separate the bathing area from the master bedroom behind. A playful crocodile-finish tile covers three sides of the structural piers that define the bidet and toilet cubicle, and expansive shower. High-end fittings feature throughout.


When an architecturally designed home in a prime coastal location is cantilevered off a cliff, the design will naturally make the most of the dramatic sea views. However, there’s another way to appreciate nature in such a setting. This master suite forms part of a modern home with 270° outlooks of beach and city. The house has two levels on the cliff top, and four that hug the rock face below. Designers Darren Genner and Simona Castagna were asked to create a master suite that would take in the beauty of the stone face behind, as well as the beach views on the other side.

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“The suite had to defy convention, offer total privacy and be in keeping with the home’s high-end architecture,” says Genner. “There had to be a freestanding bath, a large shower, his-and-hers vanities and a spacious closet.” The designers devised an open floor plan, rather than separate rooms, avoiding the need for internal dividing walls that would obstruct the views. Sliding doors were introduced on the bathroom side of the suite, which can be left open during warmer months, providing valuable cross ventilation and a more intimate connection to the rugged rock formations.

Designers: Darren Genner KBDI, HIA, and Simona Castagna KBDI, HIA, Minosa Design Vanity Minosa double Scoop ED basins Bath: Apaiser Haven Shower enclosure: Corian and glass Shower fittings: Gessi Ovale mixers and rail Toilet and bidet: Catalano from Rogerseller Faucets: Gessi Oval, Minosa Towel rail: Wishbone by Minosa Flooring: Basalt Wall tiles: Bisazza in Crocodile Black Lighting: Special Lights; Opal Lighting Blinds and drapes: Custom by Simple Studio Accessories: Minosa Awards: KBDI Australian Bathroom Designer of the Year 2013; NSW Bathroom Design of the Year; Large Bathroom of the Year Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Nicole England

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“The toilet and bidet cubicle and the shower are positioned to one side of the space, behind two structural support piers,” says Castagna. “This layout allows clear views of the rock face. “We set the closet on the wall opposite. This offers 24ft of storage, tucked behind 4ft-wide pop-and-slide doors. Included in this run of cabinetry is a vanity, complete with Hollywoodstyle make-up lights and dedicated space for hair equipment and jewelry.” The designers introduced two central blade walls that are pivotal to the design. A custom Corian washbasin wraps around both, and

appears to bisect them. Each blade wall is mirrored on both sides to reflect the views from any point in the room. The blades also partition the bathing space from the sleeping and dressing areas in front, without obstructing sightlines. Set next to them, the smooth oval bath contrasts the craggy rocks on the cliff face. Finishes are consistent with those in the rest of the home. The floor is in large-format basalt tiles, walls are clad in a Bisazza crocodile print, and the balance is smooth, cool Corian. Veneers tone with the nearby sandy beaches.

Above left: Tall panels conceal expansive closets, set on either side of a Hollywood-style vanity area with make-up lighting and dedicated storage for jewelry. More storage is concealed within the blade walls in the center of the space. Above: The blade walls that bisect the room are mirrored on both sides, reflecting rock and ocean views. Earthy and neutral, the tonal palette connects with the master suite’s highly tactile solid stone backdrop.

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Travelers’ tales Exotic resort vacations influenced the design and material palette of this suite, where the look appears more evolved than ordered


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It is often said that travel broadens the mind, but its influence goes a lot further – it can impact on the very way we choose to live. For the owners of this ranch house, designed by architect Peter Witter of Axia Architects, it was their trips to exotic resorts in Thailand and Africa that made a particularly lasting impression. Witter says the house has a

unique character that reflects the input of the owners. “It has a look that is not highly resolved, ordered or designed,” he says. “It is more indigenous and evolved, as though the home has been remodeled over time.” One of the key features is the close connection forged between the interior and the landscape. In the master suite, tall windows and a glazed

door open up the room to the outdoors. There is even an outside shower set among rocks and trees overlooking the Sonoma Valley. In keeping with the resort feel, the bedroom is open to the bathroom – a huge eucalyptus beam, cut from wood milled on the property, straddles the opening. The vanity continues the natural palette. This features

canary wood, chosen for its distinctive graining and color. “The look is more rustic than milled,” says Witter. “The ceiling and windows are also canary wood.” Other features include a refurbished clawfoot tub, positioned so the owners can enjoy the view. Limestone floor tiles and matching vanity tops provide a light counterpoint to the darker materials.

Facing page: Colorful fabrics and indigenous treasures collected by the owners on their travels feature in this ranch house near Sonoma. The master suite is open to an informal living area on one side, and a large bathroom on the other. Above: The large beam above the opening between the two rooms is eucalyptus wood from a tree on the property. The exotic, resort-style look of the suite is enhanced by canary wood windows and an indoor palm.

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Architect: Peter Witter, Axia Architects (Santa Rosa, CA) Interior designer: Owners and Kathleen Burke, Kathleen Burke Interior Design Builder: Martin McDonald Flooring: Chestnut; limestone tiles Walls: Plaster Vanity cabinetry: Canary wood Vanity top: Limestone Basin: Kohler Faucets: Rohl Bathtub: Refurbished antique claw foot Hardware: Nanz; Sun Valley Bronze Windows and ceiling: Canary wood Beam: Eucalyptus from the property Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Tim Maloney

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Right: The sense of a resort retreat is reinforced by the solid plastered walls and the door opening to the outdoors. Canary wood vanity cabinets line one wall of the bathroom, and incorporate a lowered make-up area. An outdoor shower set amid the rocks and trees is used regularly by the owners. The ranch complex not only features the main home, but also a connected guest suite, separate guest house, pool and spa building, office and garage, winery and wine caves.


Through the looking glass A double-sided fireplace allows a glimpse into the private sanctuary of this contemporary bathroom and its five-star luxury

In the modern world, luxury is not so much defined by over-the-top opulence and ornate fixtures and fittings. It’s more about sleek design, high-quality materials and a feeling of Zen-like tranquility. Such contemporary luxury can be seen in many modern hotels – W hotels are a good example. And it is these hotels that inspired the design of this master suite in a new house by architect Scott West.

“The owners are frequent travelers and they wanted their own bathroom to be similar to the ones they enjoyed in their travels,” West says. Creating a flow between the bathroom and bedroom was key. To this end, the architect introduced a double-sided gas fireplace that opens to both rooms. This is set within a large stone blade wall that slices through the glazed exterior walls.

Preceding pages: Flickering flames enhance the tranquil ambiance of this contemporary suite.

These pages: The tub, in front of the double-sided fireplace, is elevated to allow views of the garden.


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Architect: Scott West AIA, West Architecture Studio (Atlanta, GA) Interior designer: Scott West and Catherine Cocke, Catherine Cocke Interiors Builder: Cablik Enterprises Cabinet company: CKS Cabinetry Bathtub: Duravit Starck Vanity unit: Custom marble top and basin designed by West Architecture and built by Marmi Natural Stone Faucets: Moen Shower fittings: Hudson Reed Tub surround: Honed slate from Floor & Decor Wall tiles: Porcelanosa mosiac; white marble from Daltile Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Galina Coada

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Above: A large cutout in a vertical, mosaic-tiled block accommodates bathroom linen. Above right: Objects and materials flow seamlessly from the outside to the inside, enhancing the sense of being at one with the outdoors. Here, a large ipê wood volume appears to slice through the wall into the bathroom. To reinforce the visual connection with the outdoors, the vanity is a floating object suspended in front of the window. The mirror cabinetry, which incorporates a television, is also suspended. A long trough sink complements the linear design of the vanity and mirror cabinets.


“The architecture is designed to blur the line between inside and out,” says West. “Materials flow seamlessly from one to the other. Another example is the vertical ipê wood volume beside the vanity, which pushes into the bathroom from outside.” The vanity and the mirrors above are suspended in front of a window so they appear to float within the space. The marble top and gray cabinetry echo the cabinets in the kitchen, creating further visual continuriy.

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The tub is the pièce de résistance, however. Positioned in front of the fire, the tub is elevated to capture views of a balcony garden, and a leafy canopy beyond. Here again, there is a sense of objects sliding through glass – the tub deck flows through into the glazed shower behind, where it forms a bench seat. A vertical block, clad in blue-green mosaics to match the panels framing the fireplace, provides linen storage within a cutout niche. The cutout is another visual reference to the architecture.

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index Adams, Anne AIA 78-83 Amazonia Cabinetry 34-38 American Olean 10 Americh 33, 86 Amerock 33 Anchor-Ventana Glass 38 Andersen Windows 16 Ann Sacks 86 Apaiser 91 Aquabrass IFC-1 Aquatic 83 Artcraft Lighting 86 Artistic Tile 53 Atlas 16 Axia Architects 92-95 Axor 20 B+N Industries 20 BainUltra 56-58, 103 Bates and Bates 75 Bazzurro Designs 10 Beauvais Carpets 83 Bedrosians 42 Benchmark Cabinetry 28-33 Benjamin Moore 16, 20, 26 Bisazza 91 Black, Cindy 12-16 Bob Spoor Masonry & Tile 75 Brettler, Linda AIA 84-87 Brimar Drapery Hardware 26 Burke, Kathleen 92-95 Burns Century Interior Design 22-26 Cablik Enterprises 96-100 California Faucets 42 Canyon Tile & Stone 33 Caroline Lizarraga 75 Caroma 16 Carpenter & MacNeille 76-77 Castagna, Simona 88-91 Catherine Cocke Interiors 96-100 Century, Burns 22-26 CG&S Design-Build 34-38 Charalambous, Andreas AIA 18-21 Charles Edwards 83 Chesney’s 83 Cheviot Products 38 Cifial 75 CKS Cabinetry 100 Cocke, Catherine 96-100

Collins, Honey 76-77 Corian 91 Cowtan & Tout 83 Custom Tile of Austin 38 Custom Tile Services 38 Daltile 100 Decolav 26 Decorative Crafts 75 DeWitt Designer Kitchens 28-33 Diamond Spas 5 Direct Floors 49 DPR Construction 40-43 Duravit 10, 100 Earth Sky Builders 6-10 Ebanista 75 Ecosmart Fire 49 Ellis Construction 70-75 Elrod’s Drapery Workroom 26 ET2 26 Eurofase 26 Farrow & Ball 77 Faucet Direct 42 Ferguson Enterprises 49 Fireclay Tile 16 Fleurco OBC Floor & Decor 100 Forma Design 18-21 Genner, Darren 88-91 George’s Plumbing 33 Gessi 2, 64-65, 91 Grace Miller Interiors 70-75 Graff 33 Gutierrez, Juan 18-21 Hamilton-Gray Design 40-43 Hamilton-Gray, Cheryl 40-43 Hansgrohe 16 Harrington, Steve 76-77 Haystack Antiques 83 Hello Kitchen 12-16 Holaday-Parks 83 Home Ko 18-21 Honey Collins Interior Design 76-77 Hudson Reed 100 Hunter Douglas 75 Huntington Brass 26 Interceramic 16 Issa, John 44-49 Jado 77 Jennifer West 83

John-Richard 75 Kährs 49 Kallista 33 Karpaty Cabinets 6-10 Kathleen Burke Interior Design 92-95 Katsioula-Beall, Elina 28-33 Kohler 16, 26, 38, 49, 53, 83, 86, 94 Kountry Kraft 22-26 Kraus 27, 60-61 Kylee Shintaffer Design 78-83 Lacava 62-63, 104-IBC Lagamorph Design 44-49 Laufen 66-67 Lea Ceramiche 49 Lefroy Brooks 83 Libas Ltd 26 Lightolier 53 Lind, Mark 34-38 Linda Brettler Architect 84-87 Line Design Plumbing 20 Luxe Linear Drains 68-69 Mark Williams Design Associates 6-10 Marmi Natural Stone 100 Marvin Windows and Doors 75 McDonald, Martin 92-95 Metropolis Construction 84-87 Mi Casa Lighting 33 Miller, Terri 70-75 Minosa Design 88-91 Mirabelle 38, 49 Mockett 16 Moe Freid Marble & Granite 38 Moen 100 Mohawk Industries 26 Molise Marble & Granite 33 MTI Baths 49, 53, 75 Nanz 83, 94 National Wallcovering 10 New Life Systems 53 Newport Brass 86 Palmer Hargrave 83 Panasonic 53 Perimeter Architects 44-49 Philippe Starck 20 Pollin’s Upholstery 75 Porcelanosa 53, 100 Porcher 42

Pottery Barn 42 Push Pull Open Close 38 Renaissance Tile & Bath 10 Restoration Development 44-49 Restoration Hardware 77 RM Dupioni 49 Robern 10 Rocky Mountain Hardware 75 Rogers & Goffigon 83 Rogerseller 91 Rohl 77, 94 Santa Rosa Marble 20 Shintaffer, Kylee 78-83 Signature Hardware 38 Simple Studio 91 Simpson 26 Specialty Tile 26 Stephen Terhune Woodworking 76-77 Stone Works 49 Stuart Silk Architects 78-83 Surface Art 75 Tech Lighting 26 Texas Construction 12-16 The Elegant Box 70-75 Thern Electric 75 Tile by Design 77 Toto 20, 77, 86 Trends Publishing International 11, 17, 39, 59, 101 Trombetta Construction Services 22-26 Urban Outfitters 42 Uttermost 26 Vaughan Designs 83 Victoria & Albert 77 Visual Comfort 53 WAC Lighting 20, 26 Walker Zanger 26, 86 Warmly Yours 53 Waterworks 10, 53 Wentworth Inc 50-53 Wentworth, Bruce AIA 50-53 West Architecture 96-100 West, Scott AIA 96-100 Williams, Mark 6-10 Witter, Peter 92-95 Woodharbor Custom Cabinetry 50-53 Yoma Textiles 10




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