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Architect: Dominic Kao, Nicholas Murray, Nicholas Murray Architects Builder: I2 Homes Vanity cabinetry: New Age Veneer in Italian wenge by ANA Cabinets Vanity top: Corian in Glacier White Bathtub: Apaiser Haven Basins: Corian custom double basin from Cook and Nation Taps: Tonic basin mixer from Rogerseller Shower stall: Clearly Frameless Shower fittings: Tonic from Rogerseller Toilet: Subway from Villeroy & Boch Accessories: Rogerseller Flooring: Caesarstone sheet stone with Quarella R10 anti-slip sealer Tiles: Inax Arenaleaf from Artedomus Lighting: Clipsal CBus Underfloor heating: Devi Mat Hot water system: Rheem Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Andrew Ashton Above right: The toilet and bidet are tucked into a recess so they are not visible from the bathroom entry. The half wall that separates the fittings from the shower forms a shelf and accommodates a hidden cistern. Shelving within the shower is recessed. “We teamed the seamless vanity top with wenge veneer cabinetry, which introduces a natural timber look that helps to soften and warm up the space,” the architect says. The mirrored doors above the vanity are slightly larger than the medicine cabinets behind. Lighting above and below the units enhances the sense that they are floating within the space. search | save | share at The shower, on the opposite side of the bathroom, is flush with the floor and features a sliding glass door and backpainted glass walls. A half wall separates the shower from the toilet and bidet, which are tucked into a nook and not visible from the bedroom. The half wall extends around the wall where it accommodates a concealed in-wall cistern. “To keep the look simple and uncluttered, we specified extra-large slabs of Caesarstone for the floor,” says Kao. “This minimises the joins, for a more seamless appearance.” resources & images 47116 at search tida at