Bathroom Makeovers 20 Stories

When actress Renée Felice Smith booked her first regular series role on CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles, she moved from New York to Los Angeles, bought her first house and enlisted the help of Laura Schwartz-Muller, principal at Four...
Room of the Day: Geometry Rules in a Modern Master Bathroom
Architect Holly Hulburd has been helping this family renovate their home, in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, since 2000, and it seems they saved the best for last. The parents of three first focused on their shared family spaces, including...
See the Clever Tricks That Opened Up This Master Bathroom
This was a classic case of the shoemaker’s kids going barefoot. Robin Amorello spent eight years designing other people’s master bathrooms, while the...
Room of the Day: A Family Bath With Vintage Apothecary Style
Homeowner Jody Suden had planned to redo her crumbling family bathroom in white on white with subway tile, but a fortuitous trip to an estate sale at a “beautiful dilapidated mansion,” as she describes it, got her design mojo flowing. “The turn-of-the-century...
Inside Houzz: A Chopped-Up Bathroom Goes Streamlined and Swank
Robert Anderson started planning his remodel even before he closed escrow on his downtown Atlanta house last spring. He anticipated that the project would happen in stages, but the upstairs master bathroom had to go — fast. It lacked character, had...
21st-Century Amenities for an Old-Time Show House Bath
Designer Allie Mann’s challenge at the 2014 DC Design House was to reimagine a guest bathroom that was stuck in the 1930s, while making it still feel appropriate...
Bath of the Week: A Lovely Update for a Victorian Tub
The owners of this barely touched Victorian home were clear about two things: They wanted a proper shower, and they wanted a modern bathroom. Eliza Hart of Hart Wright Architects...
From Canning Porch to Beautiful Vintage Bath in Oregon
When Obbie and Connie Atkinson bought their farmhouse in Eastern Oregon, they knew it needed a new bathroom. Their home...
Room of the Day: A Bland Bath Goes Bold
The DC Design House (the foremost decorator showcase home in Washington D.C.) is set to open on April 13. Before the latest rooms are revealed, we take a look back at one of our favorite spaces from years past....
Old-School Swagger for a Modern Bath
Interior designer Kristina Crestin says her Ipswich, Massachusetts, client wanted a powder room that was handsome, but not so masculine that it didn’t have universal...
Black and White Bring Classic Style to a Bath
A family trip to Rome had a big influence on this bathroom’s classical style, and it caused the designer to have to do a lot of meticulous measuring and careful cutting (I’ll explain later). The age of the 100-plus-year-old home in Montclair, New...
A Boston Kitchen and Bath Go From Dreary to Darling
This young client wanted her 550-square-foot Boston apartment to feel like home, but the outdated kitchen and bathroom just weren't cutting it. Working with a strict $25,000 budget, designer Stephanie Sabbe gutted the two rooms and used fresh materials...
From Dated Southwestern to Serene Minimalism in a Cleveland Bathroom
When a Cleveland couple saw this house, their imaginations ran wild ... yet minimalist. Its original style was Southwestern, not to their modern tastes, but it had great bones. The renovation, designed by architect Ryan...
A Dark Atlanta Attic Welcomes a Light-Filled Bathroom
With a baby on the way, this couple needed to make more room in their starter home, so they hired designer Brian Patterson to renovate their unfinished attic into...
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