CB April 2002


Bring a touch of old-world elegance to the bath with the Winged Classic Bow Front vanity from Vanity Flair.

The Monogram Chef’s Washer from General Electric is designed for the large gourmet cookware that can pile up while preparing a multicourse meal.

Let storage space complement the rest of your homes’ decor with two doors designed by Simpson Door specifically for interior pantries.

Dress up a commonly overlooked fixture, the toilet, with the Robert Elmore finish on a custom commode covering by The Throne Room.

The Tribeca honed marble collection by Walker Zanger is designed to capture New York City’s architectural style, especially early 20th century Modernism.

Porcher paired Asian-influenced styling with European design in creating the Dune console lavatory.

The kitchen faucet reduces chlorine by 98.9% and lead by 99.3% while eliminating odors and cloudy appearance and virtually eliminating pathogens, the company says.

The Oval Addition, part of the Thermal Series from Ultra Baths, features 46 air jets. Its wider decks are designed to offer flexibility in faucet location.

Soho’s Manor Collection of faucets was inspired by the taps and bath fixtures found in the stately homes and manor houses of the English countryside.

Transolid introduces The Metals, five additions to the Transcendence line of bath furniture that depart from the traditional vanity cabinet, top and bowl.


The New American Castle project combines luxury building and Internet innovation by documenting the construction of a modern-day castle through an interactive Web site.

Featuring two bedrooms, a spacious family room and a fully equipped kitchen, the lower level of this second-home retreat is designed to function as completely separate living space from the upstairs.

The master bath, with its central glass block shower, skylight and pair of windows, establishes an open, naturally bright retreat consistent with the rest of the living space.

This lakeside luxury home features the nostalgic look of a New England cottage combined with state-of-the-art materials and technology.

As with your business, the easiest and least costly steps you can take to safeguard personal data and records involve three simple parts.

In a world where priorities seem to change every day, it can be easy to overlook disaster planning at home.

AsiaRain, a company based in McCloud, Calif., is taking wood from old Thailand railroad ties and milling it into extraordinary, charming flooring.

Mosaic Tileworks has introduced a line of handmade tiles that make customization possible throughout any home.

Builders seeking exhaustive, hands-on information about hardwood can find it at the Hardwood Council’s Web site.

Designed and built as a weekend escape for a prominent Indianapolis businessman and his wife, this $2.5 million custom residence beckons its owners to the rolling hills of southern Indiana.


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