Desiree Burns’ clients, a youthful spouse and children that relocated to Dover from the metropolis, had no have to have for the cumbersome whirlpool tub in the major tub. They did, however, want a wander-in shower and double vanities, not to mention a crisp, clear feel. Basically eradicating the tub would not be adequate to make space for two vanities, Burns had to contend with the room’s big Palladian window. By obtaining rid of the window’s two aspect parts, and highlighting the central arched part with a bench beneath it, the designer completed their plans.
1 Responding to the client’s ask for for a pleasurable ground, Burns proposed tiles with a bold, black and white pattern. “She was all about it, but he imagined it was way too hectic,” Burns says. “This geometric floral mosaic in vintage honed marble is a happy medium.”
2 Burns labored with Metropolitan Cupboards & Counter tops to configure semi-personalized white oak cabinetry with Shaker model detailing in a whitewashed complete. Now, both of those partner and spouse have their personal sink and enough storage.
3 Fifty percent-moon drawer pulls from Encourage Hardware echo the lines of the window and mirrors. “The curvature brings awesome distinction to the square cabinets,” Burn says. The plumbing fixtures’ porcelain levers coordinate with the sconces.
4 Arch major mirrors with gold steel frames fortify the architecture and develop a great rhythm.
5 White bistro-style orb sconces with frosted globes seem fresh versus white walls. “I’ve been loving white every little thing in the bathtub,” Burns states. “I have not convinced anyone to do a white faucet nonetheless, but these clients were being excellent with white lights.”
6 “When I threw out the plan of incorporating a bench beneath the middle window with vanities on both facet, it trapped,” Burns suggests. “Everything fell around that.”
Marni Elyse Katz is a typical contributor to the Globe Magazine. Mail opinions to [email protected].