Bathrooms 335 Ideabooks

11 Tips for Building a Bathroom in the Attic
Many of us don’t have room to add a luxurious four-piece master bathroom to our homes, unless we sacrifice a spare bedroom or carve into our closet space. (Heaven forbid!) But some savvy...
Better Places to Stash That Soap
Every bathroom needs soap next to the sink. But soap dishes can become unsightly and a breeding ground for soggy scum. The dispensers that liquid soap are sold in aren’t particularly sturdy or attractive, either. So what’s the stylish and stable alternative? There...
Bathroom Workbook: 10 Elements of Industrial Style
You probably wouldn’t guess it, but turn-of-the-century rural farmhouses have a lot in common design-wise with big-city industrial buildings from the same era. Both types of structures were born out of a need for function at a minimum cost, and...
Go Au Naturel in the Bath With Beautiful Stone
Using natural materials is all the rage in design. In bathrooms, for example, rocks and stones plucked from the great outdoors are finding their way underfoot and on the walls, and are being fashioned into dramatic tubs and sinks. Using river rocks, polished...
Bathroom Workbook: 8 Elements of Farmhouse Style
The American “farmhouse bathroom” is a bit of an oxymoron. Most original farmhouses were built at a time when the only bathroom was an outhouse. And when farmhouse owners did eventually bring plumbing inside, they didn’t actually build...
Bathroom Workbook: 7 Elements of Craftsman Style
Craftsman homes dominated the American landscape in the first few decades of the 1900s. But the mix of wooden details with a minimalist Asian mind-set and the handcrafted quality embraced by the English Arts and Crafts movement got pushed aside...
Bath of the Week: Black, White and Classic, With Some Twists
Architect Jason Urrutia takes pride in his firm’s grasp on tradition. “We lean toward classic without being boring or old school,” he says. “We embrace elements that time has tested...
Bathroom Workbook: 8 Elements of Beachy Style
Most people have a positive association with the beach, whether it came from a single family vacation long ago or comes from a wave-crashing view that greets you every morning. Either way, it’s a good feeling to evoke in your home. Bathrooms...
Room of the Day: Roughing Up a Contemporary Master Bath
When she was first hired to work on this rustic house in bucolic Woodside, California, interior designer Mary Jo Fiorella helped eliminate some of the rough edges. While she left the...
Bathroom Workbook: 13 Elements of Asian Style
Most of us can use more relaxation. The hospitality industry knows this, and that’s why it has responded accordingly with luxurious hotel rooms and calming spas. But who wants to wait around for that rare occasion of staying in a nice room...
Key Measurements to Make the Most of Your Bathroom
Bathrooms come in second to kitchens as places where considerable attention is given to layouts and finishes, and size doesn’t limit the quality of their design. Learning a few key dimensions and common fixture sizes — and understanding that a compact...
Bath of the Week: Converting a 19th-Century Bedroom in Texas
When this home was built in 1899 in the King William District of San Antonio, Texas, families were large and indoor bathrooms were few. It’s not unusual to find historic homes whose second floors have several bedrooms but just a single bathroom added...
Vintage Vanities Bring Bygone Style to Baths
Designers and homeowners are, more than ever, looking to the past to use interesting pieces in their homes. A perfect example: the bathroom vanity. Long the standard-issue element in a bath remodel, utilizing stock cabinetry and hardware, the vanity is...
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...
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