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Transforming a modular shower into a fabulous custom shower with skylight traditional-bathroom

Transforming a modular shower into a fabulous custom shower with skylight

This former modular shower was expanded by carving additonal space out of a storage space above the stairs and lifting the ceiling to allow the skylight. Antique Delft tiles collected over time by the client were integrated into the tile field and Danby marble serves as both the shelf and threshold.
Renovation/Addition. Rob Karosis

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June 24, 2013
Transitional Designs, LLC wrote:
Dimensions of shower space? - Brilliant idea!
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
The second floor of the cape is really all the master suite and this shower is the master shower, part of the master bathroom.
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Orkide Kuleli
Thank you.
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March 17, 2012
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Modern English Tudor
Could you tell me where the shower door is from and dimension, please? Thanks!
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This is a custom frameless glass door. 30 1/2 inches wide and 66 inches high.
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February 7, 2015
bigb3nd wrote:
What is the color of the tile and where did you get it?

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More collections were put into action in this shower: this time, the client's collection of antique Delft tiles came in handy. The shelf and threshold are Vermont Danby marble. "We raised the shower ceiling to follow the roofline so that we could add the skylight," Smith says. She also borrowed a bit of space that had formerly been a storage space over the stairs to expand the shower stall.

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Here's a skylight option that might work for your needs. We could build a shelf like this as well.
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