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around the vanity resemble mosaics that catch the light to enhance the glamorous feel. “These tiles are very large, so while they create the same sparkle as mosaics, there is less grouting to interfere with the overall effect.” A chunky, highly polished Star Galaxy granite vanity top, which is flecked with gold, also reflects the light. This is contrasted with a sleek, white Villeroy & Boch basin that has a contemporary, organic form. The lacquered cabinetry is also clean-lined, with negative detailing and recessed pulls to maintain a streamlined look. “The drama is reinforced by Swarovski crystal sconces positioned either side of a large recessed mirror, which we framed with gold,” says Lin. “This border is framed, in turn, by sparkling gold tiles Facing page and above: Textural black tiles enhance the glittering look of this powder room in a new house designed by architect Henry Lin. The gold tiles framing the recessed mirror are a similar style. These are illuminated by LED lighting around the mirror. The vanity top is a highly polished, gold-flecked granite. Left: The toilet area is tucked away behind the vanity wall. search | save | share at 117