Australia Trends Home Trends Volume 31 No 24 Australia - Page 90

Light fantastic These bathrooms in a contemporary family home combine a love of texture with a soft, soothing colour palette Above and facing page: This combined master ensuite and dressing room is by architect Craig Rossetti, who also designed the house. Reflected in the bathroom mirror, floor-to-ceiling slot windows contribute to the bathroom’s sense of lightness. Right: Seen in reflection, the dressing area is in timber cabinetry, which connects back to other areas of the home. The mirror and floating vanity add to the feeling of space. Designing the master bathroom to be a spa-like retreat relies on more than the selection of high-end fixtures and materials. The most important design elements are intangibles that subtly invoke a primeval feeling of wellbeing. These bathrooms – a master ensuite and children’s bathing space – form part of a home by architect Craig Rossetti with interior design by Doherty Lynch. For the combined master bathroom and walk-in wardrobe, the owners wanted a refined, spa-like air, says Rossetti. “Several approaches were taken to achieve this. We chose a sculptural tub and set that at search | save | share at