Spa-Special

For clients seeking the perfect refuge, redraw the master bathroom into a masterful home spa. Although high-tech amenities may be hot buttons, don't overlook your choice of materials. Here is a range of well-designed settings.

September 01, 2007

For clients seeking the perfect refuge, redraw the master bathroom into a masterful home spa. Although high-tech amenities may be hot buttons, don't overlook your choice of materials. The programmable whirlpool is just a trendy tub until nestled in a honed marble surround or custom-milled cabinetry. Here is a range of well-designed settings.

White robes optional

Create a clean, ultra-modern day spa with a minimalist decor, gleaming chrome fixtures and acid-etched glass that brings light in.

Desai/Chia Architecture

Photo: Paul Warchol


I love Paris in the bath time

Offer clients with Parisian dreams an elegantly curved mirror, porcelain console lavatory and petite sconces for a complete boutique hotel look.

BraytonHughes Design Studios

Photo: John Sutton



Don't take this spa for granite

A massive slab of blue-veined granite, with its edge left raw, sets the stage for this Old World retreat. Furniture-style vanities, chandeliers and sconces coupled with a glassed-in shower with his-and-her doors elevate this bath to spa status.

Graf Developments

Photo: Ken Vaughan



Zen fusion

Lighting variety blends the rich colors of the custom bamboo cabinetry, Roman travertine tile and vanity with glass mosaic.

DeWitt Designer Kitchens

Photo: Suki Medencevic


Intimate apparel

Even at 400-square-feet, this master bathroom feels intimate. Aside from the decadent multi-feature shower, not shown, and two-person whirlpool with fireplace, luxury means ample counter space for beauty treatments and a place to display art.

Ruth Mortensen, Susan Fredman and Associates

Photo: Nick Novelli

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