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20 Ways to Design an Asian-Style Bathroom
Asian-style bathrooms provide the perfect spot in which to rest, unwind and recover at the end of each day, as well as a calming space where you can prepare for the busy day ahead. A sense of tranquility, well-being, balance and visual harmony is at the...
Sweet Retreats: The Latest Looks for the Bath
Recently Houzz contributor Natasha Saroca gave us the lowdown on bathroom trends expected to be big in 2015, and the Comments section went wild....
Better Circulation for a Family Kitchen and Bathroom
At first Sara and Gibbs Rounsavall figured they would make over their 1980s plastic-laminate-filled kitchen with just new cabinets and appliances. But once they met with architect Emily Fisher and heard...
Bathroom Countertops 101: The Top Surface Materials
Choosing the perfect material for one’s bathroom countertops can be a bit of a brain teaser, thanks to the abundant — and quite attractive — options available at nearly every price level. But because bathroom surfaces typically don’t face...
Key Measurements to Help You Design a Powder Room
At one time a luxury found only in grand homes, the powder room has become a staple in new American residences. When planned for new construction, they are often given ample space. But when you want to fit one in during a remodel or into an addition,...
Tickled Pink in the Bathroom
The pastel bathroom fixtures of yesterday (pale pink, light blue and mint-green sinks, tubs and toilets) are becoming a thing today, and they’re eliciting strong reactions. In the comments on a recent...
14 Bathroom Design Ideas Expected to Be Big in 2015
If you’ve been thinking about giving your bathroom an overhaul but aren’t sure how, one way to start is to look to the latest design trends for inspiration. We’ve made it our mission to find out what design ideas are expected to make a splash...
Bathroom Workbook: Layer on the Texture for High Bath Style
I once read that the average American spends almost three full years of his or her life in the bathroom. If that’s true, perhaps we should consider making this space a little more worthy of our time. Bathrooms can often be sterile and cold, with slick...
Yes, You Can Go Bold With Wallpaper in a Powder Room
Designers love to take chances and go bold in powder rooms, particularly when it comes to wallpaper. Why? First, because the door is often kept closed, it’s a chance to break the continuity of a first floor’s decor and do something that surprises...
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...
Medicine Cabinets: Should You Get a Recessed or Wall-Mounted Style?
More than a storage place for aspirin and toothpaste, a medicine cabinet greets our reflection in the morning and ushers us to bed at nighttime. It’s the go-to for most of our everyday needs and a must in the bathroom. Despite...
Style Up Your Bathroom Storage
As any professional stylist will tell you, the key to a beautiful room design is in the details. Sure, the main decorative elements of a space are integral to its design success, but overlook the small stuff and the scheme simply won’t hold together...
Dream Spaces: Spa-Worthy Showers to Refresh the Senses
The term “shower stall” often conjures a utilitarian, single-person spot meant for one thing: getting clean. These fantastic showers are a different animal — in many of them, solid walls and opaque barriers have been largely banished to let in light...
A Cantilevered Family Bathroom Boosts Square Footage
In densely populated cities like San Francisco, every square foot of space counts. And when Peter and Grace Liang used up square footage in their newly remodeled home, in the Bernal Heights neighborhood, to create a light well that brought light...
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