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Contemporary renovation with open-plan bathroom and bedroom

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This master suite renovation features ornate wall mirrors, a green glass privacy wall, subtle wall tones, a cantilevered vanity and a rug-like floor tile layout

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When a bathroom and bedroom are in close proximity, the smallest touches can bring an easy domestic and aesthetic flow between them.

LLI Design with design director Linda Levene at the helm recently undertook the redesign of a four-level townhouse. As part of this, the owners wanted a master bathroom with wow factor.

"To achieve this, the second level was transformed from separate rooms into a master suite, with an open bathroom and freestanding bath.

"The bathroom sits easily next to the bedroom, with porcelain wall tiles complementing the Fornasetti ‘Clouds' wallpaper tonally."

Also in terms of colour, the new bathroom's patterned floor tiles act as a counterpoint to the pale wide plank flooring in the bedroom.


"As the suite is open to the bedroom it was important to bring a more bedroom-like feel into the bathroom. This link was achieved both by selecting floor tiles in the format of a rug pattern and the addition of two bronze mirrors over the vanity unit," says Levene. "An LED strip under the vanity, additional wall lights and in-floor uplights complete the soft, ambient look."

The diffuse lighting and open-plan design makes the bathroom appears bigger than it is.

First published date: 22 December 2016

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Designer LLI Design, Linda Levene
Vanity cabinetry Duravit Ketho 1200mm single drawer
Bath Clearwater Fomosa, freestanding
Basin Duravit Starck 3, double basin
Taps Crosswater Love Me, mono mixer
Floor tiles Azulet, Cubo, Grigio & Azulet, Trama
Wallcoverings Fornasetti Clouds wallpaper by Cole & Sons; Saloni tiles by Arquitect
Toilet Stark 3 by Duravit
Lighting Pegasus Automation