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Apr

29

Regia : The All Glass Bathtub from Regia of Italy

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

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Regia of Italy takes outstanding bathroom concepts seriously so much that their “Jolie” collection earned them a Design Plush Award in 2009. The all glass bathtub is certainly not limited to the typical bathroom colors and is available in some eye popping tones that will make your bathroom a place to help you really wake up in the morning. The Jolie oval glass bathtub is free standing and works well with the pedestal sink. See more of the fun and daring bathroom accoutrements from Regia of Italy

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Apr

29

Dark Stained Bathroom Designs by Eban

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Dark Stained Bathroom Designs by Eban

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Here are some bathroom designs from Eban featuring dark stained bathroom furnishings. This furniture unit comes from their Maddalena line combining the elements of a sink, mirror and storage into one modular unit.

Apr

28

Elegant Bathroom Design with the Caldwell Collection

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Elegant Bathroom Design with the Caldwell Collection

Looking for a way to incorporate luxury into every aspect of your bathroom design? With Moen’s Caldwell bathroom suite, you can introduce classic styling into your bathroom with beautiful fixtures designed with aesthetic appeal and environmental consciousness in mind.

The defining characteristics of the Caldwell collection include gentle curves and rich details, paired with the latest in aerator technology designed with water conservation in mind cabinetry. Whereas traditional aerators push 2.2 gallons per minute (gpm), the aerator used in the Caldwell suite is optimized to utilize only 1.5 gpm, resulting in a significant water savings. Caldwell faucets have earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense certification.

“The Caldwell suite offers homeowners a beautiful option to update and refresh their bathroom with a classic design,” said Kevin Campbell, Moen’s director of retail

marketing. “Additionally, homeowners can feel that they are doing their part for the environment with the water-saving benefits of Caldwell bath faucets.”

There is sure to be a Caldwell bathroom sink fixture that is perfect for your bathroom design. You can choose a chrome finish in the two handle style with a low arc spout. If you prefer a brushed nickel finish, you can select the two handle high arc model. For a completely coordinated bathroom design, you can choose coordinated chrome or brushed nickel tub and shower faucets. Caldwell’s bath options feature single handle faucets with large shower heads designed to produce a wide spray pattern for the ultimate shower experience cabinets.

The Caldwell Suite includes Moen’s lifetime limited warranty to ensure superior quality. For more information about Moen’s Caldwell bathroom collection, see www.KBCSINK.com or visit your local Lowe’s retail store.

Apr

28

Spa Master Bathroom With Home Gym

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Henry and Nick have been renovating their massive three-story Victorian house since moving in four years ago. They started at the bottom and worked their way up, but were baffled when they got to the final room: an awkwardly-shaped master bathroom that was anything but functional cabinetry.

The third-floor space was cramped and outdated, and the guys were desperate to turn it into a modern-day “gentleman’s club.” Recently, Nick was diagnosed with diabetes and told to commence an exercise regimen. It was then the project took on greater urgency and I was called in to help. For now they not only wanted a new bathroom, they needed a workout area to help Nick maintain a healthy lifestyle. Solid Wood Cabinet

As it stood, the bathroom room was chopped up into three separate spaces: a toilet/tub/shower space, a storage closet and a sunroom. So the first order of the day was to gut the maze of small rooms, pull out all of the old fixtures and start from scratch. Once this was accomplished, I was left with a huge, open space which I painted in a crisp, neutral shade. I then put down clean white tiles overtop of radiant heating pads on the floor.

Next came the task of installing new state-of-the-art bathroom fixtures. I put in a gorgeous soaker tub — complete with a waterproof LCD television and remote control — and tiled the adjacent in a beautiful white and dark taupe mosaic tile. For a little something extra, I flanked the tub with gorgeous dark wood bookcases. I also installed a new toilet and a barrier-free shower stall with multiple body sprays, an overhead rain shower and a handheld showerhead wardrobes.

On the wall across from the shower, I put up a chic double vanity comprised of dark wood cabinetry topped with a white quartz countertop. I then put up two very tall mirrors and two modern polished stainless steel basins with funky wall-mounted spout faucets. Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

However, this bathroom was not just about relaxation. It needed a workout component to help get Nick moving. To that end, I put in a low-impact elliptical trainer with a heart monitoring system. The machine, which has a good view of the television, sits beside new sliding glass doors with white linen curtains that will eventually lead out to a new deck.

I also created a dressing room adjacent to the bathroom that would make any fashionista giddy. For the ultimate in organization, I put in a stunning dark wood storage system complete with shelves, drawers, clothes racks, a built-in ironing board and a washer and dryer. Bathroom Vanity

To lighten up the room, I put up a chrome-disc chandelier over the tub and four sconces over the vanity. Then it was time for a few final finishes —Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink  a heated towel rack, some fluffy robes and some spa-like amenities — and the space was complete.

By using masculine finishes, modern fixtures and space-saving techniques, this bathroom got a men’s club-inspired makeover that blends serenity with functionality. It’s a bathroom and workout space in which any guy would be proud to flex his muscles. China kitchen cabinets

Spa Master Bathroom With Home Gym

Apr

28

Enhance Traditional Bathroom Design with Muirfield Bathroom Design

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Enhance Traditional Bathroom Design with Muirfield Bathroom Design

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Looking for a way to add a bit of traditional elegance to your bathroom design? When you want to upgrade the look and feel of your bathroom, consider installing a faucet or other fixtures and accessories from Moen’s Muirfield suite in your home’s bathroom. The classic faucet pictured here has modern water-saving features designed with conservation and utility cost control in mind, paired with a simple to operate and beautiful high arc spout.

“The Muirfield bathroom suite offers a traditional style with exceptional design consumers prefer in a quality product backed by the Moen name,” said Kevin Campbell, Moen’s director of retail marketing. You can choose from several different faucet styles, selecting between single and two handle options with either standard, mid, or high arc spouts. You cal also select the finish that best coordinates with your overall bathroom design, choosing among Chrome, LifeShine® Classic Brushed Nickel and Old World Bronze.

Apr

28

12 Ideas For Small Bathroom Design

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Every person that has a small bathroom is interested in ways of making their bathroom appear larger.  Remodeling the bathroom is not always an option and in many cases, remodeling the bathroom would be very expensive.  There are a number of ways that a person can use to make their small bathroom seem larger without having to undertake any heavy construction.

12 Ideas For Small Bathroom Design

1. Soft Color for Walls
One of the easiest ways that a person can alter their small bathroom design to make it appear larger is to choose light soft colors for the décor of the bathroom.  

2. Accent with Color
Bright, bold colors can be used in small bathrooms, assuming you reserve them for accents only. Going overboard with bold or dark colorstend to make the bathroom appear tighter and more intimate.  

3. Visual Accents
If your bathroom has wallpaper, avoid using large prints or busy pattern. Instead, choose very subtle wallpaper patterns. Better yet, keep one wall free from any pattern at all. Consider making the largest wall in the small bathroom into a mural of an open space.  

4. Light Tones of Bathroom Flooring
Just like light colors on the walls, light colors on the flooring of the small bathroom will help make the bathroom appear roomier and more open.  The most popular colors for a light bathroom floor are tans, light grays, and light blues.  By incorporating these colors into the flooring of your small bathroom design, you will have the basis for a light colored decorating scheme that will make your bathroom appear more open.

5. Pedestal Sink
Another small bathroom design that can be used to make a bathroom appear larger is to replace a large vanity or countertop with a slimmer, pedestal sink.  A pedestal sink can be found in many different styles, colors, and materials, allowing them to be matched to any décor.  By placing a pedestal sink in the small bathroom, you can open up the bathroom space by another ten percent.

6. Classic Fixtures
When selecting fixtures for your bathroom, keep in mind they are going into a small space. Choose simple designs made from smooth surfaces, such as ceramic and marble, and opt for light, neutral tones.

7. Additional Lighting Fixtures
Additional lighting in a small bathroom can make a world of difference in the way the space in the bathroom is perceived.  Consider adding additional light fixtures or using higher wattage bulbs, as appropriate. By making the bathroom brighter and more inviting, it seems that the space has opened up and the walls are farther apart.  

8. Increase Natural Light
There are a variety of ways that additional lighting can be added to the small bathroom without taking up more space than is already used, including installing a new window, or even putting in a skylight.

9. Limit Items in Bathroom
Many people choose to open up the amount of space available in their small bathroom by greatly reducing the amount of items that they place into the bathroom.  Items such as storage shelves, hampers, and decorative items all take up valuable space in a small bathroom and the bathroom will appear much larger if these items are removed and the things that they hold are stored somewhere else.  

10. Consider Storage Outside the Bathroom
Some people choose to place a small storage cabinet in their hallway near the bathroom as a place to put all of the things that they would normally keep in their bathrooms. It’s also a good idea to consider putting laundry hampers in the bedrooms instead of in the bathroom. Extra supplies and paper products can even be stored in the pantry.

11. Adding Mirrors
Adding additional mirrors to the bathroom will also help the bathroom appear bigger than it really is.  Placing additional mirrors in the bathroom will help to capture all of the available light and reflect it back into the room to make it brighter.  Adding extra mirrors to the room will also add depth to the room, as the mirrors reflect each other and make the walls appear farther away.  

12. De-Clutter
Other ways you can use to make a small bathroom design appear larger include removing clutter and extra items. Instead of storing all of your beauty items on the counter, place them in a cabinet or in the medicine chest when not in use. The more items are visible in a small bathroom, the more cramped the space will look and feel.

Using these subtle design changes to modify the look of your small bathroom is easy, inexpensive, and most of these design changes can be completed in a few hours.  By changing your small bathroom design, you can make your small bathroom appear larger within the space of a day.

Apr

28

Twing Bathroom Furniture Ideas from Lasa Idea

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

The Twing series from Lasa Idea provides well rounded bathroom furniture ideas based on their collection of colors and shapes. Featuring modern design, the collection adheres to a clean lines and organized look. Colors range from orange, green to natural offering a sampling for many different home decorating themes.

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Apr

28

Bellato Rotating Bathroom and Kitchen Cabinets

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Giralot is a design by Stefano Bettio that takes color to a new level. These rotating cabinets are designed for any room of the home. In the kitchen picture, Giralot is being used as a pantry with the colorful shelves available for storage while at the same time, bringing a lot of color into the other wise white kitchen design. The rotating bathroom cabinets create an awesome backdrop of purple, blue, and white creating a stunning visual for the home. Other ideas include media storage, entertainment centers, and general bookshelves. There are many possibilities for this product. The two things that I like best are the introduction of color into rooms and the way that things can be “put away” quickly by rotating the shelving. Product information:KBC kitchen cabinetry

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Bellato Rotating Bathroom and Kitchen Cabinets

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Apr

28

Designing Your Zen Bathroom

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

 Designing Your Zen Bathroom

If you need a respite from your busy life, consider transforming your bathroom into a personal refuge. Follow this simple seven-step path to create an authentic, Zen-inspired design.

When creating a Zen bathroom, the floor plan should flow effortlessly, blending from one area to the next. Simple design is a difficult thing to do well, and Zen relies a lot on architecture rather than decorative elements. So if you’re building or renovating, consider hiring an architect or interior designer to manage the project. They can draw up floor plans, offer suggestions for materials and work directly with contractors to ensure that you achieve the look you want. You may even want to work with a feng shui consultant. Feng shui is the Chinese art of placement that focuses on creating a positive flow of energy in the house. Whether you choose to hire a consultant or go it alone, here are some tips from designers and architects on how to think about space.

You should place the bathtub by a window so that you can experience nature while soaking. The bathroom should interact with adjacent rooms so that the view looking in and out of the bathroom is appealing and serene. The toilet area should not be seen from the doorway. Consider placing a beautiful piece of artwork within viewing distance of the toilet; let that art be the focal point from the doorway. “You want to feel the adjacent space even though you may not always see it,” says architect Michael Morris of Morris Sato Studio in New York City. “There should be something present beyond the wall or screen, a borrowed landscape from another room that suggests a deeper space or surface.”

While sections may be distinct, the bathroom should not feel divided. You want to be able to easily transition from one space to another, says Dallas-based designer Alan Hilsabeck Jr. of Alan Hilsabeck Jr. Interior Design. “Think of how nature interacts,” he says. “Simplicity, clean lines, fluidity and functionality.” Partitions, such as shoji screens, allow you to divide the room or leave it open as you choose.

Apr

28

Vision : The Illuminated Free Standing Sink from Rapsel

By KBC Kitchen & Bathroom

Vision : The Illuminated Free Standing Sink from Rapsel

The “Vision” free standing sink from Rapsel may even encourage people to wash their hands more. It is just that much fun to look at. The Alicrite material and the internal light give the Vision sink a magic aspect that really pops in moderately lit rooms and offers a seductive visual it is hard to keep your eyes off. 490w x 640d x 840 h mm £4,27.00 From www.kitchen-bathroom-cabinet.com

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Vision : The Illuminated Free Standing Sink from Rapsel