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brown and natural Lyford Trellis wallpaper by China Seas - Quadrille via Atticmag

One Wallpaper, Three Baths

Papering walls can add welcome pattern in addition to color. If there’s one room in my house that I’d wallpaper it would no doubt be a bathroom. Unless tile is used lavishly, papering walls is the quickest way to get visual interest in what’s often a rather small space with oddly interrupted surfaces. The right […]

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Monarch freestanding acrylic slipper footed bathtub via atticmag

Freestanding Bathtub Style

A sculptural tub puts a Wow! factor in any bath. Years ago, when I wanted an amazing focal point for my bathroom, I fell in love with a traditional slipper tub on claw-foot legs. That was the only free-standing tub on the market at the time. Long and deep, it delivered an unforgettable spa-like experience […]

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modern concrete bath with orange Vola shower and sink fixtures - kaleidoscopeblog via atticmag

Orange on Tap

Is orange also the new brass? One gripe about minimalist décor is that it lacks warmth. That may be especially true when the walls and fixtures are concrete, which is why a few sunny shots of orange in the shower and sink fixtures look so great in this otherwise drab-chic bath. We’ve seen these cheerful […]

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bathroom with Graff ski shower system - centennial renovation studio via atticmag

Shower System Intelligence

Expanding our powder room to include a shower is at the top of my home-project list. I’ve been brushing up on my shower research and was happy to discover that showers are getting more adventurous. Still, the two long standing types of shower system controls — pressure balance valve and thermostatic mixing valve — continue […]

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Modernist bath with pine plank ceiling in Swiss chalet – Ardesia Design via Atticmag

Warming Up Modern Baths with Wood

Oak, teak and pine mix well with contemporary aesthetics. Traditionalists sometimes use the terms “stark” and “cold” to describe modern bathrooms which tend to have sleek stone like surfaces and square lines. One way to warm things up is by introducing wood to certain areas.  In a Southern California bathroom with white-paneled paneled walls [top], […]

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