Last Friday Dad and I were out at our Malvern Project reviewing final details for a master suite renovation we plan to begin soon. We’ve been designing it for months and its full of stunning details and finishes. I’m really quite excited to see it come to life. This will be our second project with these clients as we designed and renovated their hall bath last year. The hall bathroom went from standard builder-grade hum drum to a classic, collected beauty. Our goal was traditional with a twist: natural woods, marbles and subway tile combined with mixed metals, stand-out lighting, interesting shapes and delicious textiles. Every time I visit this bath I can’t help but smile.
Here is the BEFORE…
A closet crowded the entry, The shower was tucked to the left (not seen) and the whole space felt long and narrow.
This is how it looked when I visited last Friday…
We flip flopped the toilet and the shower making the shower to focal point at the end of the room.
(And yes with a window in the shower!)
The toilet is now tucked into the old shower alcove, quite inconspicuously. (Not seen.)
Library Sconces provide unexpected lighting for the round iron-rope mirror.
All fixtures are matte black- Jason Wu for Brizo.
My client was down for open shelving instead of your typical linen closet, so we chose a faux bamboo etagere.
I just love the way she has styled it!
I helped her select the navy Serena and Lily towels.
We designed the sink cabinet to look like a classic chest.
The bottom two middle drawers are actually one deep drawer. Gotta have a place to store bigger items!
The rug is vintage and I love how it pops off the Carrara hexagon floor.
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Once we finish the master suite I plan to have both bathrooms shot professionally, but until then I thought you guys might enjoy this little peek.
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