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Above: Small hexagonal tilework used on all wall surfaces in the children’s bathroom helps to unify the space visually, while also making it seem larger and more inviting. Mirrors of differing heights and frames add a random, playful accent to the room and accommodate the different heights of the children. Recessed handles were chosen for the vanities in both rooms for a clean aesthetic. one end of the space, with a textured tile wall behind. A shower is set discreetly on the other side of the wall, with a small window in this area looking out to the front veranda. “The wall disappears into a ceiling niche,” says Rossetti. “This conceals lighting that washes the tilework, accentuating its texture. “Addressing perhaps the most important creature comforts, I wanted to make the ensuite as spacious and light-filled as possible. To achieve the former, a large mirror doubles the size of the bathroom visually and the floating vanity adds to the sense of space. For the latter, search | save | share at a skylight floods the room with natural light, supplementing several floor-to-ceiling narrow windows that deliver strips of sunshine, views and privacy. The understated beige colour scheme adds to the calm, natural ambience.” Tall wood wardrobes extend the natural feel and tie in with formwork elsewhere in the home. Their warm tones complement the walls and present an understated appearance when viewed from the master bedroom. “We chose a similar light, welcoming colour scheme for the other bathroom,” the architect says. “The design request for this space was