To make a lot more storage place in this lavatory, the designer stole space from the closet in a neighboring place.From Designed Collective Co.

Redesigning the lone bath in a Somerville apartment that a young pair shares with one particular of their grandparents offered competing targets. They required sufficient storage for a few but also wished the space to be light-weight and airy. Brainstorming, Jillian Hoover of Built Collective Co. and Patrick Rettig of Haven Architecture turned up a remedy: steal the eating room closet. “We reversed the closet to open into the tub,” Hoover suggests. “There’s now a entire closet just inside the doorway and really easy towel hooks along the opposite wall.”

1 Concrete-inspired porcelain flooring tiles from Tile Bar are typical but lively. “We held every thing very simple, then put a entertaining sample on the floor,” Hoover says. “The smaller, matte charcoal hex tiles on the flooring in the shower are extra grippy for security.”

2 A leggy, not-much too-deep washstand makes it possible for the eye to travel through the place alternatively stopping at a good cabinet, making the area show up bigger. The matte black finish of the fashionable Kohler Purist plumbing fixtures and other steel particulars are both of those hanging and on craze devoid of experience trendy.

3 Minimalist black steel shelves pretty much vanish over the rest room and take advantage of usually empty vertical wall space.

4 A midcentury present day type mild fixture by Younger Household Love for Shades of Light-weight provides a contact of brass. An inset medicine chest with clean strains features storage without having visible distraction.

5 Glossy white subway tile delivers a thoroughly clean backdrop and bounces gentle around the home. It is also reasonably priced.

6 Frameless glass shower doorways permit sunlight stream in. A storage area of interest edged in black echoes the mirror while the shower head provides desire. “The consumers preferred to mount the shower head to the ceiling,” Hoover suggests. “It appears to be like great without it, the shower would seem quite empty.”


Marni Elyse Katz is a contributing editor to the Globe Journal. Observe her on Instagram @StyleCarrot. Ship opinions to [email protected]