Bathrooms as Sanctuaries

Believe it or not, bathrooms are spaces we often seek out for relaxation. Perhaps it’s for a soothing bubble bath or just a quick escape from a crowded restaurant or miserably long and drawn out meeting, but in any case, bathrooms offer us a momentary pause to regroup and check in with ourselves. They affect how we feel on the inside which impacts how we feel and act outside of them. Therefore, striking a certain level of tranquility is key, for residential design as well as commercial spaces.

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How to Make or Break Open Shelving

Open shelves are a hot trend right now, and it’s not just limited to residential kitchens. Built ins and bookshelves are popping up in bathrooms, living rooms, libraries, offices, bars, restaurants, hotels, and elsewhere. When styled well they add personality and the a chic decorative touch, but when the display isn’t thoughtfully crafted, it can lead to a space feeling chaotic and disorganized.

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