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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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Bathroom Table Vanities

Character, texture and a unique shape are reasons to repurpose an old table in the bathroom As vessel sinks have grown in popularity for bathrooms, the notion of an enclosed vanity or cabinet has given way. A vintage or antique table has far more character and style. A table also takes up less visual space […]

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industrial style exposed copper bathroom towel rack - Simple Home via Atticmag

Handsome Hang Ups

Custom  towel racks combine the decorative and practical. It’s great when accessories do double duty especially in a bathroom where space can be tight. A house in Italy features a charming ladder towel rack which has a sweetness due to the heart motif and bamboo bars. This is a piece a talented carpenter could easily […]

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tropical outdoor soaking tub by Valentina Audrito

Outdoor Soaking Tub

A tropical setting beckons to open air bathing. Architect Valentina Audrito designed her tropical home to bring the outdoors in and the indoors out, so why should she stop with the master bath?  The Balinese location begged for an outdoor bathtub and Audrito delivered an exquisite open air space.  A custom, egg-shaped tub is perfect […]

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wall-mounted faucet made from copper piping and industrial water shut-off valves

Wabi-Sabi Sink Faucets

The Japanese aesthetic of imperfection and simplicity is expressed in the use of raw plumbing pipes. Raw copper plumbing pipes and valves are an industrial look often embraced by avant garde architects. I adore my sink jewelry but piping has its own kind of graceful beauty that I also could easily live with in the […]

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