6 trends in luxury bathrooms

They may be scaling down in other areas, but custom-home clients aren’t skimping on bathroom amenities. Many master baths resemble sumptuous, spa-like retreats. Here are six trends in bathroom design.

November 16, 2011

3. No Boundaries

Views are as important in the master bath as they are elsewhere in the home. In custom homes where privacy is not an issue, clients sometimes opt to remove the shower door, as in the photo above.

“There might be a wall separating the wet area from the rest of the bath,” says Peterson. “And there are many opportunities to do a no-threshold shower. If you use a trench-style drain, you only have to float the floor in one direction.” (Design by Phil Kean Designs, Winter Park, Fla.; Photo: Harvey Smith Photography.)

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