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Architect: Gregory Thomas AIA, CG&S Design-Build (Austin, TX) Builder: CG&S Design-Build Vanity unit: Custom quartersawn cherry by Kingwood Cabinets Vanity top and basin: Custom quartz by Boyd Tile & Stone Faucets and shower fittings: Rohl Wave series in polished chrome Wall and floor tiles: Calacatta Gold marble from Architectural Tile & Stone Toilet: Kohler Persuade Lighting: Juno recessed; Robern medicine cabinet lighting Ventilation: Panasonic Accessories: Rohl Wave Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Paul Finkel After Before “The entire bathroom is flooded with diffuse light from the translucent glass in the window,” says Thomas. “The light shines through a translucent glass door into the hallway, yet the bathroom still provides plenty of privacy.” Calacatta Gold marble wraps the bathroom, with deep recesses in the walls providing glass shelving and storage for linen and other items. “The walls either side of the door were thickened to accommodate these recesses,” says Thomas. “The extra depth also helps to block the toilet from view – we tucked it around the corner from the door.” To introduce a sense of substance, the vanity has an extra-deep custom quartz top with integral basin. The quartersawn cherry cabinetry, which has a clear finish, also conveys a look of solidity and permanence. The vanity is cantilevered, which helps make the room appear more spacious. The marble tiles on the walls and shower are a large format, while hexagonal mosaics in the same marble provide a non-slip floor in the wet area. save | share | plan Search 42583 at Preceding pages and facing page: Calacatta Gold marble lines this remodeled bathroom, which is positioned at the end of a dark hallway. The diffuse light pouring through the window travels through into the hallway. This page: In rearranging the bathroom, architect Gregory Thomas placed the toilet out of view behind the door, and created a generously sized shower that occupies the full width of the room. search | save | share at 53