More stories about bath

  • bay watch

    Unlike the kitchen, the master bath upstairs is anything but subdued. Here, the clients wanted a luxurious retreat from which they could savor the spectacular views of Alcatraz, Angel Island, and other prime San Francisco Bay locales.

  • Light Magic

    For this elegant master bath, architect Nils Finne chose pale hues to balance the rich wood ceiling and cherry cabinets.

  • space within space

    Elegantly detailed materials culminate in lighthearted surprises in this master bath.

  • a bath undivided

    The open floor plans so commonly seen in homes' public living spaces in recent years are finding their way into private areas as well.

  • rock harbor

    A free-flowing bedroom—with floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the Baltic Sea—segues directly into the bathing and living areas. “Bedroom and bath are one,” Helineva says of the open layout.

  • breathing room

    Warm and gentle aren't usually the first words that come to mind when talking about contemporary architecture. But those are exactly the descriptors New York City-based architects Katherine Chia, AIA, and Arjun Desai hope to hear when people see their work.

  • netshed wetroom, astoria, ore.

    "Poetic and transformative” is how the jury described this bathroom. The 8-foot-by-8-foot cube elevates the discussion of what this necessary room should and can be, they said.

  • tech meets tradition

    Floor-to-ceiling windows along two walls are the first hint that this master bathroom remodel was designed for an adventurous person. The client, say architects Stuart Cohen, FAIA, and Julie Hacker, AIA, is a “very interesting guy who owns a telecommunications company and collects English Arts &...

  • glass play

    Like the kitchen downstairs, the loft's master bathroom draws natural light from a single source—this time from the window wall in the adjacent bedroom. A double-wide doorway with a frosted glass sliding door facilitates the flow.

  • private time

    Pardo continues his quest for both privacy and openness in the master suite upstairs.