A challenging master bathroom design turns out beautifully! Vanity chair from Lewis Mittman finished to match vanity color.
These two "before" photos show the shower was originally tucked under the oddly angled ceiling and the tub took up an unnecessarily large amount of space. It also irked me that the tub was not centered under the window!
always love a good design challenge and this master bathroom renovation definitely put my design skills to the test. The complexity stemmed from the seriously awkward ceiling angles in three corners of the room which could not be altered, and a large picture window taking up all the space in between two of them. It's original layout never functioned well and as you can see from the "before" photos above, (and one below) the bathroom's style was majorly stuck in the 80's. My total design transformation was in order!
I love gutting an outdated room!
Demolition time! I just love stripping an outdated, poorly designed room down to the studs in anticipation of all the amazing things to come! My first order of business was to remove the tight corner shower and relocate it to the opposite side of the room where I could make it larger and give it a regular flat ceiling. We could now add a soothing rain shower head in the ceiling, some body jets, and at the homeowners request, a steam shower and bench. All the shower components are controlled by Kohler's bluetooth touch screen pad, very cool! The homeowners other requirements were to add a make-up vanity and a TV that could be seen from soaking in the tub. My answer to them as usual...no problem!
To avoid having to climb into the tub to operate the window shade, I had it motorized to operate at the push of a button.
Next, I broke up the original, ridiculously long sink vanity into three separate ones - two were placed flanking the bathtub on either side of the window and one anchoring the right side of the newly placed shower. This opens up the room tremendously, allows for perfect placement of the the TV, and centering of the tub under the window, yay! To keep all the vanities from looking choppy, I tied them all together with waterfall style 3" gray Caesarstone countertops and the new jetted tub is from Waterworks.
The toilet was the only thing that got to remain in it's original spot, tucked neatly away behind the new shower wall that housed all of the shower and steam shower plumbing components. I wrapped all the walls in soothing White Haze marble from Akdo, and used a hardy washed cement looking porcelain tile for the floors. The frameless glass shower doors closes up the steam shower fully, yet visually keeps the room looking open and airy.
I continued to visually tie in the vanity to the shower by making it look like the gray sink countertop flows over the half shower wall and down the top and sides of the shower bench. It was a tricky installation, but so worth how amazing it looks in the end result!
Breaking up this ridiculously long sink vanity made the space for my touch screen operated steam shower :-)
With a bit of extra planning and thought, this master bath went from outdated dysfunction to a modern stunner!