Rich lather

Thu 10 2008

A simple bath and basins contrast with the room’s ornate finishes.

This bathroom was designed by Ray Lind of Martin Hughes Architecture Interiors. Versace-emblazoned towels contribute to the room’s sense of the lavish. Ray Lind of Martin Hughes

Today’s bathroom is often designed as a wellness and relaxation centre as demonstrated by Pharo Shower Temples. The DeLuxe model incorporates a full body shower unit, steam, coloured mood lighting, speakers and aromatherapy.

The Axor Steel range includes faucets and showers, plus co-ordinated accessories such as lotion dispensers, towel racks, toilet and hooks. Hansgrohe

The Sink Warehouse offers a variety of hard-wearing, versatile fireclay sinks to suit traditional, contemporary and eclectic décors. The range includes a French farmhouse single bowl design

(top) and a two-basin farmhouse sink, the double Ribchester (above right). The Sink Warehouse Rick Kain

Total solution

Thu 10 2008

Antonio Citterio has gone beyond the design of faucets, shower heads and accessories to create a complete bathroom design concept.

The Axor Citterio range continues Hansgrohe’s commitment to work with renowned architects and designers. Antonio Citterio

Best of both worlds

Thu 10 2008

Here, a Revival pedestal basin on a Revival console takes centre stage. Revival accessories, including an oval mirror, offset its sleek curves.

This bathroom is in a restored, colonial-style home. To maintain its traditional character, the owner chose bathroomware from Kohler’s Revival range and tapware from the Fairfax range. A bidet from the Revival range was teamed with an Odeon tap to maintain the home’s French Colonial theme. Kohler

Clean sweep

Thu 10 2008

The Statement Sink, distributed to selected stores throughout Australia, is made from durable and stain-resistant 304 grade stainless steel. It features twin bowls with deep, practical contours as well as an easy-to-clean drainer design with a single-hole mixer tap option. Dorf Clark

Italian innovation

Thu 10 2008

Gessi tapware complements the square lines of this minimalist bathroom. The Rettangolo built-in single mixer with spout and two-hole plate in brushed nickel is mounted above a square vessel handbasin. Other accessories from Gessi’s Rettangolo range include a free-standing towel rail and a 30cm, wall-mounted shelf.

Gessi Italian designer tapware is now available in Australia. The brand is distributed by Abey Australia and can be purchased at selected bathroom boutiques. This bathroom features a round-spout washbasin mixer from one of Gessi’s new lines, the modernist-inspired Rettangolo. Abey

Tasmania’s newest five-star hotel, The Henry Jones Hotel on Hobart’s revitalised waterfront, offers a point of difference: it is Australia’s first and only hotel dedicated to art. In keeping with this vibrant and creative design concept, its luxuriously appointed bath-rooms offer guests the chance to indulge and relax in Kohler’s rejuvenating Sok bath.

Bathrooms in the Delux Spa Suites of Hobart’s new Henry Jones Hotel are complemented by the elliptical form of Kohler’s Presqu’île bath. Kohler

On further reflection

Thu 10 2008

A large, east-facing window allows morning sun to flood the bathroom. The sleek, contemporary lines are enhanced by a ladder towel rail opposite the vanity unit, which features American walnut veneer.

The toilet room includes a separate hand basin. Brent Hulena

Reminiscing

Thu 10 2008

The family bathroom has a similar vanity unit to the ensuite, but features dark grey wall tiles chosen to warm the room visually. Dark river pebbles line the floor of the shower.

Clean, crisp lines define the look of this ensuite in a renovated villa. The cantilevered vanity features an Italian Bestwood Charco veneer and a Silestone top. Lights beneath the unit make it appear suspended within the space. Flowers by Vida Flores. Darren Jessop

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