Mark Brand Architecture
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California Cool in the Castro-Bathroom contemporary bathroom
 

California Cool in the Castro-Bathroom

This Castro neighborhood remodel presented the challenge of transfroming two rather ordinary, window-less bathrooms into modern spa-like rooms. We drew upon water for our inspiration to create a cool and refreshing feeling. The master bathroom tone is established by Carrera marble floors and walls of handmade glass mosaic tiles the color of water flecked with subtle streaks of dark red. A wall-hung wood vanity inspired by a piece of modernist furniture appears to float above the floor. Decorative light fixtures placed directly on the wall-to-wall mirrors bring together the tones of the wood cabinet, polished chrome plumbing fixtures and white porcelain sink. At the powder room, a backlit shoji screen in a narrow slot opposite the vanity was introduced as a lighting element, creating the impression of natural light from a window. Photos by Mark Brand.
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spsinicrope wrote:
Where did you purchase the sink and how large is the vanity?
   Comment   October 14, 2013
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It was purchased from designerplumbing.com and the vanity is five and a half feet wide.
October 15, 2013 at 11:08am   
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Linh Tran
i like your dedign very much and would like to have one picture. Please send me If you can. thank Mark. I am from Vietnam, asian
March 30, 2014 at 11:15am   
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bewettick wrote:
Where did you buy the sink? Brand? etc.
   Comment   January 31, 2013
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Hastings Zero 100.
February 4, 2013 at 8:22pm     
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meljb wrote:
Where did you buy the tile? - Lovely bathroom! can you tell us who makes the tile?
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kimtl
I would also love to know where I could get the mosaic tiles from and the name of the colour? I am from Australia.
October 16, 2012 at 10:03am   
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Freshen up your bathroom with a single stem or a bouquet like this one.
Use clear glass on the shower door and a matching tile in the stall. This extends the tile color and pattern and makes the room feel bigger.

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tile on wall next tub/sink and faucet/vanity all looks good
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At the end of shower put tub, then toilet
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Bathroom - lovely tiles, wood
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like the tile color/design, HATE trough sinks
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aqua tile
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Like the happy colour
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Green tile?
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double sink on top of vanity
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This is the tiles i want!!! Color and all.
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LOVE this sink
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Nice tiles and timber
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Wall between shower, vanity. colors. could do this shower curtain instead of glass door. tuck curtain behind wall when not in use.
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Great pic of how to mosaic your bathroom, with just the right amount
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clear glass on shower door and matching tile in shower make room seem larger.
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Halies bathroom
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Interesting - would I get very tired of it?
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change Estella standing bathroom
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Tiles :)
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Tiles
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aqua mosaic + carrera + oxblood sconce trim
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Shower room
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Love the sink and 2 faucets. Can this be added to our existing set up?
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great bath colors with dark wood.
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tile idea. Would work well with white tiles
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trough sink
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Гостевой санузел
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color of tile!
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Bath - sink & tile
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one big sink
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Tile
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I Really like the faucet.
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Office
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Another blue bathroom
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باقة الورد
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cool faucet for Gabi's bsthroom
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Colour scheme idea for master bsth
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Bath blue tile
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I think these are the same ones as the Ardizia kitchen.
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check the info for kids bathroom
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kids bath?
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Another example of a smaller bathroom
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Sink and faucet wall mounted
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