House design inspiration: Stealing house for a loo from a closet

House design inspiration: Stealing house for a loo from a closet
To make extra space for storing on this toilet, the designer stole house from the closet in a neighboring room.From Made Collective Co.

Redesigning the lone bathtub in a Somerville apartment {that a} younger couple shares with one in all their grandparents introduced competing targets. They wanted sufficient storage for 3 but additionally wished the room to be mild and ethereal. Brainstorming, Jillian Hoover of Made Collective Co. and Patrick Rettig of Haven Structure turned up an answer: steal the eating room closet. “We reversed the closet to open into the bathtub,” Hoover says. “There’s now a full closet simply contained in the door and quite simple towel hooks alongside the alternative wall.”

1 Concrete-inspired porcelain flooring tiles from Tile Bar are traditional however energetic. “We saved every thing easy, then put a enjoyable sample on the ground,” Hoover says. “The small, matte charcoal hex tiles on the ground within the bathe are extra grippy for security.”

2 A leggy, not-too-deep washstand permits the attention to journey by the house as an alternative stopping at a strong cupboard, making the room seem bigger. The matte black end of the fashionable Kohler Purist plumbing fixtures and different metallic particulars are each putting and on pattern with out feeling stylish.

3 Minimalist black metallic cabinets virtually disappear above the bathroom and benefit from in any other case empty vertical wall house.

4 A midcentury fashionable fashion mild fixture by Younger Home Love for Shades of Gentle provides a contact of brass. An inset drugs chest with clear strains provides storage with out visible distraction.

5 Shiny white subway tile gives a clear backdrop and bounces mild across the room. Additionally it is inexpensive.

6 Frameless glass bathe doorways let daylight stream in. A storage area of interest edged in black echoes the mirror whereas the bathe head provides curiosity. “The purchasers wished to mount the bathe head to the ceiling,” Hoover says. “It appears good; with out it, the bathe would appear very empty.”


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