The Steam Shower Whirlpool Tub: A Luxury Take On The Boring Shower Tub

Small bathrooms often get the short end of the stick when it comes to availability of luxury upgrades. After all, it’s hard to have a big, sweeping shower stall when your bathroom itself is neither big nor sweeping, and ditto for a roomy soaking tub or whirlpool. In bathrooms where there isn’t much space to […]

Components Of A Spa Style Bathroom For Your Master Suite

Many bathroom design trends are beginning to converge: bigger bathrooms, luxury master suites, an emphasis on simplicity and creature comfort. Taken together, they show a clear trend towards master bathrooms strongly influenced by spas and high end hotels. But even with the simple, open floor plan and emphasis on luxurious natural materials in mind, there […]

Six Luxury Bathroom Upgrades That Are Good For Your Health

In American culture, the bathroom is a fairly utilitarian space: take a quick shower in the morning, brush your teeth, do your business, rinse, repeat. This is starting to change somewhat with the growing popularity of luxury bathrooms, but even so-called spa bathrooms are mostly seen as a place to unwind and get a little […]

In Floor Tubs – A Dream Spa Style For Your Bathroom

In my line of work, you see a lot of really beautiful bathrooms, from vintage to ultra modern and everything in between.  But there’s one design I don’t see very often, despite the fact that I fall in love with it all over again every time I do – in floor tubs. These are regular […]

High Tech Medicine Cabinets From Robern

I’ve never been a big fan of medicine cabinets. This might seem like a strange admission, especially because medicine cabinets are a tried-and-true, stalwart ally in the battle to make small bathrooms usable. But as a storage option, medicine cabinets have always seemed a little clunky and inelegant to me – they only do one […]

Health Benefits Of Steam Baths And Saunas – Heat+Water For Your Health

health benefits of steam baths and saunas

I think that heat+water is possibly the best combination ever devised, excluding the summer in the deep south. Other than that, you name it – hot baths, hot showers, steam baths, saunas, hot springs – and I love it. I’m not alone, either. Most of the rest of the world has and uses public steam […]

A New Twist On A Luxury Modern Bathroom Design From Laufen

I have a pretty eclectic design taste, but when it comes to a modern design, I strongly prefer styles that are more elegant than angular, eschewing geometric, utilitarian designs in favor of more artistic minimal lines. You can only imagine how happy I am to discover that one of the most famous modern bathroom designers […]

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Whirlpool Tubs

Whirlpool tubs are among the most coveted bathroom upgrades out there. There’s just something about a big, beautiful, jetted tub that says “I’ve made it” in terms of luxury and R&R. But not all whirlpool tubs are created equal. So even if you’re ready to dive head first into your luxury bathroom remodel, read this […]

Parisian Chic Bathroom Design – Building An Exotic Getaway In Your Own Home

At its core, Parisian chic design is an homage to the fashion and luxury – past and present – of the City of Light, and a way to bring a little slice of it into your home. It’s one part modern, one part antique, and all about luxury and style. As with any theme, Parisian […]

Designer Bathroom Vanities With Metallic Accents – Superior Style For A Modern Bathroom

Long time blog readers will know I have a conflicted relationship with modern bathroom design. I like my bubble baths cozy and relaxing, and a minimal, industrial, modern bathroom design can all too easily feel cold and sterile. But what I do love about modern design is that it has so much more room for […]