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Wasted Space Put to Better Use in a Contemporary Bath

Posted by Houzz Editorial on Sep 15, 2015 11:49:00 AM

Wasted Space Put to Better Use in a Large Contemporary Bath
"At about 260 square feet (24.1 square meters), this bathroom had loads of space, but most of it was going to waste. Though it was the master bath, a hallway separated it from the bedroom. Extended storage had no space for hanging items, the shower was small, and a large tub was a space hog. Not to mention that the finishes and the fixtures were dated. Nathan Kyle of Astro Design Centre recomposed the floor plan, created a direct connection to the bedroom, added smart and sleek new cabinets that serve as the closet, placed the toilet in its own private water closet space, installed a steam shower, gave the couple his-and-her vanities and even incorporated the TV that was on their wish list into the mirror. The result is a luxe retreat that feels like a spa."
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Topics: Bathroom Renovations, bathroom designs, bathroom ideas

10 Countertop Mashups for the Kitchen

Posted by Houzz Editorial on Feb 23, 2015 9:58:38 AM

"Mixing matrials for kitchen countertops has many benefits. For one, you can save money by using a less expensive material for your perimeter countertops while splurging on something more luxurious for an island top. Plus, mixing materials is a great way to add visual interest to your kitchen and avoid the overabundance of one color or material. With that in mind, designers are pairing marble with walnut, granite with reclaimed wood, engineered quartz with maple butcher block and more to create diverse surfaces for working, eating and gathering."

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Topics: kitchen planning, kitchen design, kitchen remodel, kitchen cabinetry

Design ideas

Posted by Houzz Editorial on Feb 17, 2015 4:53:00 PM

Design Ideas From 21 Much-Loved Rooms

"There are just some rooms that make your eyes light up as soon as you walk into them. Whether it’s full of sunlight and comfortable furniture or impresses with the way it handles and organizes myriad things for everyday life, a single well-thought-out room in a home has the power to stick with you long after you leave it. In our Room of the Day series, we seek to profile such spaces. Here’s a collection of some of the most popular rooms featured on Houzz." Read More...

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Topics: bathroom designs, bathroom ideas