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and Belgian bluestone floor tiles.” However, these elements are balanced by the honed marble benchtop and vanity in warm solid oak. The long vanity, with rounded sink, combines softness and convenience, making the space welcoming. A simple, generous heated towel rail system furthers the industrial slant and at the same time adds to the pampering feel. Underfloor heating, ventilation and a fan heater add to the sense of comfort. The bathroom offers an easy balance of strong lines and curvaceous elements. Designer Rachel Barnes, Ingrid Geldof Design Vanity: Solid oak Benchtop: Honed marble Walls: Malta Grey tile Floors: Belgian bluestone Shower with red handle mixer, basin spout and mixer: Boffi Pipe Heated towel rail system: DCS Scarpa Shower stall: Glass Facing page: Industrial meets soft curves in these detail elements – small but significant features in this children’s bathroom by designer Rachel Barnes. Above: The benchtop offers plenty of usable space, while the stall has two showers, one in picture. more by this firm, search geldof at Awards: TIDA Bathroom Highly Commended Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Diederick van Heyningen save & share 47916 at search | save | share at