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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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April 7, 2013
milenainla wrote:
Could you please share the type of tile was used. Really pretty.
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Mantra from Walker Zanger.
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Thank you:)
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March 27, 2013
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You're welcome.
    Bookmark   April 7, 2013 at 12:21AM
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How deep is this sink -- how about splashing? Is there a type/angle of faucet you recommend?
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December 1, 2012
jhb24 wrote:
How long is this sink?
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Could be a Duravit 045410 1 Meter Wide Lavatory Washbasin
Mark Brand consistently chooses great plumbing fixtures.
:) Rhoda
    Bookmark   December 2, 2012 at 3:27AM
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It is one meter wide. It is the Hastings Zero 100.
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July 12, 2012
mdolata wrote:
What brand are the faucets? Very cool!
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They are Mem by Dornbracht.
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December 30, 2010
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Also check out Duravit's 47" trough sink. Two styles - one with wider sides.
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It is Zero by Hastings.
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June 16, 2014
ffud wrote:
Could you please tell me the paint colour

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3. Unite Jack and Jill. Placing two faucets over a long sink gives you the double-sink effect without actually requiring two sinks.

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on Sunday
Maybe white with a dash of color small square tiles might work better than the more bold glass backsplash tiles
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One big sink 2 faucets
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Kids bath at beach house
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Single sink with two wall mounted faucets
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This isn't the Sari but it is from the same collection you can get the tile in either size
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Long sink
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Love this sink - if we do theJack n Jill bath between the girls rooms, Ii'd like a sink like this. 1742
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Luke's bathroom
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wall mount faucets and trough sink
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Blue mosaics Large wide sink
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sink tiles
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big sink
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long trough sink
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Waterfall faucets
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sink that only uses 1 pipe set up
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The back tiles
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trough sink
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One long sink.
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Double bathroom sink and tile
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elevated tub
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love the trough sinks……but still NEED counter space
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bathroom sink
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trough sink
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trough sink
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wall mount fixtures
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Sink idea
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mosaic tile around sink
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wall faucets for bath
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Colour of tile
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small time backsplash and trough sink
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Sink and tile backsplash for Alex's bathroom.
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mem by dornbracht
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long deep. & mirror
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large sink ... 2 faucets
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Double sized sink
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H: Great sink for a kids bathroom
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Bonito el decorado de las paredes
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vase in corner
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Love the tile and sink
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tile and sink
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Large sink, tiled backsplash
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wall mounted faucets
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One long dink two facets!
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tile walker zanger
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Water spouts
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instead of 2 separate one long
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Mosaic tile
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Mirror behind bathtub
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tile pattern and color
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wall mount hardware
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love this color
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tile coler
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Consider changing out outdated tiling for a newer look in a spa-inspired color. Small tiles like this add color AND texture. And check out the sink.
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like the one bowl double faucets
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Nice tile for splashback - nice tapware
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long sink
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double sink with cool backsplash
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Mantra tile from Walker Zanger
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faucet idea
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faucets on wall, sink
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Double sink
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Aqua tile and how it has been carried up the wall.
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big trough sink
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tile color
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Master sink
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39 inch sink, faucets just under 2 feet apart
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wall mount faucet
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Info on sinks etc
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For the bathroom
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Nice tile backsplash color
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Sink faucet
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I love this sink for the master?
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tile for master
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super cool
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for the boys or downstairs bedrooms bath. Trough sink.
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double sink wash bin trough
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kids bath trough sink
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sink & faucet- master
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extended sink
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Double sink.
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trough sink
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Double sink
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One sink
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wall mount faucet
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long sink
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blue/turquoise mosaics from childhood with today's style.
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Long sink for boys bathroom
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Pretty tiles
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love this turquoise color for bathroom tile
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tile color
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Sink and wall tap
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Long sink instead if two but two sets of taps
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double sink
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