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Above: The second room contains the dressing table and double vanity. The walls were painted a light gray, a color that picks up on the veining in the Carrara marble surfaces. The polished stone reflects natural light through the rooms. Right: A floor plan shows the linear orientation of the three spaces. Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Eric Hausman 108 “We gained even more natural light and another leafy outlook by unblocking an old bricked-up window in the wall next to the tub. “The shape of the restored window frame is picked up in the soft arch over the tub, which helps give the area a sense of height. The arch is repeated in two mosaic-lined wall niches at either end of the alcove,” says Javore. In keeping with the traditional style of the home, the architect chose a classic polished Carrara marble with a gray veining for the tub surround, all countertops and the shower stall. The same stone features in large-format floor search | save | share at