Surprising and artistic, this vanity makes quite a design splash
Ostrich hide, in vinyl, flanks the side walls of this double vanity and is also featured on the cabinetry insets here and in the dressing room directly behind. The vanity’s Staron surfaces are illuminated from within, creating a flattering light
The design of this bathroom has South East Asian influences
Rich wood and recessed handles, together with marble surfaces add a subtle Asian influence to this master bathroom in a renovated penthouse apartment
A custom made vanity adds warmth to this minimalist bathroom
The cantilevered, wood and white vanity and accompanying round mirror (sometimes backlit) are just one focal point in this bathroom. Black accessories provide contrast
At one with nature – bathroom, vanity
Sure, this wood vanity is the picture of modernity with its slender benchtop and clean lines. But in terms of floor area, the cantilevered vanity quite simply doesn't take up any
Modern elements and classic detailing combine in this two-tone bathroom – bathroom, vanities & accessories
Want shower shelving with a difference? The designer introduced a water-proofed ladder into this stall to add a casual, found quality to the space.
Two bathrooms– one aesthetic. That was the outcome for this design – bathroom, vanities & accessories
Want an uplifting element in your new bathroom? Ceiling hung towel rails provide a quirky feature
The minimalist bathroom in this master suite reflects a generous use of wood and stone tile – bathroom, vanities & accessories
Cantilevering the long vanity on this bathroom allows for maximum countertop space while still letting the eye see right to the edge of this bathroom, another way of creating a feeling of space.
This vanity offers well-rounded storage options
Storage can be elegant. Every inch of space is efficiently addressed in this individualistic vanity with the inclusion of elegant, rounded corner cabinets.
Design stage for renovated bathroom is set right from the adjacent master bedroom – bathroom, vanities
When it comes to design impact, don't be shy. The wall-hung vanity in this bathroom is a pleasing composition of rectangular floating elements, backed by a dramatic jungle wallpaper and large-format black tiles
Design stage for renovated bathroom is set right from the adjacent master bedroom – bathroom, accessories
Taking a new direction with your bathroom? Well don't forget your accessories – these vertical towel rails make a dramatic statement
Design stage for renovated bathroom is set right from the adjacent master bedroom – bathroom, vanity & accessories
Why have straight racks when angled ones attract more attention? This master ensuite reflects a high level of forethought including handy storage in just the right places
In keeping with the rest of the highly contemporary home, this master ensuite-meets-family bathroom offers a strong, clean-lined architectural presence
Extending into a sculptural atrium one way, this bathroom responds to its wider setting in both its semi-industrial aesthetic and strong material choices
Cantilevered elements play major role in establishing openness and flow in large master ensuite – bathrooms, accessories
Hand towel rings are usually attached to a side wall. But here they hang from the underside of the overhead cabinets, making them easily accessible from the two basin areas
Cantilevered elements play major role in establishing openness and flow in large master ensuite – bathroom, vanity
How does that thick marble vanity top stay suspended like that? It’s all down to structural steel supports hidden in the wall behind the vanity cabinets
Smooth and safe
Health provisions addressing a family member's cystic fibrosis are built into this bathroom, by Matisse. Neolith giant floor-to-ceiling porcelain sheets were chosen to cover the walls, floor and ceiling – avoiding grout lines where mould can grow. And for the same reason 12mm porcelain was used for the vanity tops.
Just do it
Don’t be afraid to make a bold statement with your bathroom. This off-the-wall vanity, looking a little like a Nike swoosh, forms part of a black-tile bathroom by Celia Visser Design. The black floor sculpture doubles as a magazine rack.
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Commercial Design Trends Vol. 35/2C
The world of hotel design is changing, with a move away from bland repetition of a chain’s design template to giving guests a unique experience that reflects the location they’re visiting. In this issue of Commercial Design Trends, we look at how that’s been implemented in three quite different hotels – the TWA Hotel in the iconic 1960s TWA terminal at JFK Airport, the Sudima Christchurch City and Montreal’s new Hotel Monville.