John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
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Whelan-Funston modern-bathroom



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downtown1 wrote:
I love the glass blocks and was wondering if silhouettes were visible from inside? - Hello, we were thinking about the glass blocks in the bathroom to bring light in with privacy and was wondering about silhouettes especially at night. Any thoughts will be appreciated. thank you
   Comment   October 4, 2012
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John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
There are many types of glass block out there, and yes, many of them will provide a silhouette however they tend to distort which can be a plus in this type of situation. Try going to a supplier and choose several of them to see how they affect light at night.
October 4, 2012 at 4:47PM     
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mewsic wrote:
How should you finish the area around the block window when it is not flush with the wall? - We're tiling the shower area and have about an inch depth to the window. How do we finish it?
   Comment   July 12, 2012
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There are quite a few options, depending on your window details, and the trim throughout the bathroom. You could wrap the return in the same tile as the wall - similar to the bathroom in this image.
July 12, 2012 at 1:12PM   
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marybruneau wrote:
Mtbruneau - What is the composition, colour and brand of the countertop
   Comment   January 19, 2014
randjp wrote:
Tile? - Would like to see a close-up picture of the tile
   Comment   September 29, 2013
sskotleba wrote:
What kind of tile is on the floor and walls
   Comment   January 25, 2012

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This bathroom is safely tucked into one of my own inspiration ideabooks for favorite bathrooms. A huge area of glass block lets in abundant light while preserving privacy. Flat metal bars running from backsplash to ceiling hold the mirrors in place.

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This bath­room is safely tucked into one of my own in­spi­ra­tion ide­abooks for fa­vorite bath­rooms. A huge area of glass block lets in abun­dant light while pre­serv­ing pri­vacy. Flat metal bars run­ning from back­splash to ceil­ing hold the mir­rors in place.
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simple. counter and sinks.
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that's the way u want the bathroom's doors.
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