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Room to Grow traditional-bathroom

Room to Grow

A growing family and the need for more space brought the homeowners of this Arlington home to Feinmann Design|Build. As was common with Victorian homes, a shared bathroom was located centrally on the second floor. Professionals with a young and growing family, our clients had reached a point where they recognized the need for a Master Bathroom for themselves and a more practical family bath for the children. The design challenge for our team was how to find a way to create both a Master Bath and a Family Bath out of the existing Family Bath, Master Bath and adjacent closet. The solution had to consider how to shrink the Family Bath as small as possible, to allow for more room in the master bath, without compromising functionality. Furthermore, the team needed to create a space that had the sensibility and sophistication to match the contemporary Master Suite with the limited space remaining.

Working with the homes original floor plans from 1886, our skilled design team reconfigured the space to achieve the desired solution. The Master Bath design included cabinetry and arched doorways that create the sense of separate and distinct rooms for the toilet, shower and sink area, while maintaining openness to create the feeling of a larger space. The sink cabinetry was designed as a free-standing furniture piece which also enhances the sense of openness and larger scale.

In the new Family Bath, painted walls and woodwork keep the space bright while the Anne Sacks marble mosaic tile pattern referenced throughout creates a continuity of color, form, and scale. Design elements such as the vanity and the mirrors give a more contemporary twist to the period style of these elements of the otherwise small basic box-shaped room thus contributing to the visual interest of the space.

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September 9, 2014
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Hi dtauzin123 and thanks again for your question. It's definitely the way the photo was taken and the lighting in the space. One thing - although they are both Dove White, the trim is high gloss and the walls are matte paint. Hope that helps.
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February 19, 2014
annedc wrote:
What size tile was used on the main floor and shower walls? Thanks!
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Hi @annedc. Thanks for your interest and question. We love this award-winning bathroom and so do our clients. To answer your question the floor tile 12" x 12" honed carrara marble tile; the shower walls are polished carrara 6" x 12" tiles; and the shower floor is tumbled carrara 2" x 2" tiles set on a diagonal. Hope that helps! There's also an inlaid pattern around the fixtures of Nero Marquina 5/8" border tiles that matches the floor border around the Ann Sacks' Opera mosaic "rug." Hope that helps!
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Thank you very much for the reply. This is a beautiful bath
    Bookmark   March 12, 2014 at 4:52PM
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November 6, 2013
asthetic wrote:
Maker of swivel mirror?
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Hi & thanks for your question. These oval, tilt mirrors are made by Alfina in polished nickel.
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Hi and thanks for your question. Let us do some research on this and give you the correct answer.
    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 2:07PM
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Hi. The shower tile in this master bath is all polished.
    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 9:08AM
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March 23, 2013
trick_em wrote:
Paint colors - I love the paint color combination!!! Any information would be much appreciated!
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Hi trick_em and thanks for your comment. We love this award-winning master bathroom, too! The color on the walls and trim is Benjamin Moore Dove Wing (Matte on the walls, high gloss on the trim). Thanks for your interest!
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So gorgeous! You mentioned that white dove is the wall and trim color but can you confirm test there isn't a different color on baseboards and crown? It does look like white dove on the wainscot on columns but not sure about others. Thanks!
    Bookmark   March 21, 2014 at 5:18PM
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January 25, 2013
selh05 wrote:
What is the countertop material and color?
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Hi and thanks for your interest. The vanity top is polished white Carrera marble.
    Bookmark   March 19, 2013 at 6:16AM
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December 24, 2012
mbadams wrote:
Who makes the wall sconces? Thank you.
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Hi mbadams and thanks for your question. The wall sconces are by Hudson Valley.
    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 1:13PM
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October 16, 2012
jenkrebs wrote:
What is the brand/name of the double towel rack?
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Pottery barn also makes a double towel rack in several different finishes.
    Bookmark   May 25, 2013 at 2:53PM
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Hi Wendiewendt. Thanks for sharing that information with us!
    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 12:14PM
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October 12, 2012
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Hi Sheila. The trim and walls are the same color: Dove Wing by Benjamin Moore (OC18). A semi-gloss was used for the trim and the walls have a float coat. Hope that helps. We love this bathroom!
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Thank you for your time and reply. I too have a large bathroom with marble floor and counter with dark walnut vanity. This bathroom is an inspiration.
    Bookmark   November 7, 2012 at 5:56PM
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September 15, 2012
jazzhands666 wrote:
Where can I find the tile on the floor and in the shower? - It's gorgeous.
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Thanks for your interest! The floor is Carrera Marble and the patterned tiles are Opera Mosaic by Ann Sacks. In the shower Nero Marquina border by Ann Sacks was used.
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August 13, 2012
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How looks at least 5' deep...
    Bookmark   August 13, 2012 at 6:38PM
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Hi and thanks for your interest. The shower is 4' x 4' but with the 1' bench inside, it is actually 5' x 4'. Hope that answers your question.
    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 10:39AM
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February 11, 2012
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No answer but I'd still love to know myself.
    Bookmark   March 21, 2012 at 12:15PM
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Hi and thanks for your interest. It is a custom design manufactured by Showplace cabinetry. It is made of Lyptus wood, a green, fast growing renewable resource. The stain is called Russet which takes the wood tone more in the dark brown direction. Hope this helps.
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They are Alfina Polished Nickel oval mirrors.
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January 13, 2012
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Thank you for the information. I will indeed visit your web site. I would love your help in the design process!
    Bookmark   January 13, 2012 at 6:41AM
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is the floor 12x12 carrera matt finish? its a nice light grey please let me know i am doing a small bathroom with a shower.
    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 7:04AM
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Yes, that is tile. It is Ann Sacks. It is a glass specialty mosaic and the color is Vo699 Ice
    Bookmark   January 12, 2012 at 12:17PM
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Can you please tell me the size of the floor tiles used in the shower and size of wall tiles ~ Love this shower
    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 1:10PM
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