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Christa Givich
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Here I am again with my passion for unique and beautiful bathrooms. I get really inspired by some of the great designs on Houzz. Although a practical walk in shower or a lovely serene Asian -inspired Wet Room looking out to a garden that imitates a decorative pond/spa-like area is still on my wish list...I get a really creepy feeling when confronted by some of the sleek, architecturally designed, spartan, all same tiled, (including ceiling) long and narrow walk in showers...with the plumbing at the end and no windows to the outside. The only distractions from the otherwise stark, sleek minimalism being really neat and appropriately placed niches in the tiled walls for body wash, loofah etc..

Must be just me with some unpleasant, subconscious memories from a distant past, but I've asked myself, if I won a Lottery luxury home having such a walk in shower..."tunnel" as an ensuite, would I be able to live with it? Anybody with the same reaction to minimalism extreme and absolute... even if the concept designed to appeal to the mod generation is to incorporate the latest technology for regulating water temperature at the snap of one's fingers and a magic rainboiw light display with the choice of music whilst showering? I am curious. How many would prefer this" ordinary bathroom"..(meaning shower cubicle, wet room, bath and shower combined..etc?) Would there be anybody out there who finds some of the extreme minimalism designs a bit too...'edgy'?

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Her, here. I find the extreme minimal aesthetic to be a bit clinical, and not at all luxourious.

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