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Clean, sleek and attractive, this bathroom echoes the layered feel of the home it forms part of

On this Davinia Sutton bathroom design, the cantilevered vanity is layered above adjacent cabinetry in the same finish Discover this article's resources 0


The brief to designer Davinia Sutton for this master suite was to integrate seamlessly with the overall feel of the master bedroom wing. It had to be a private zone, a place to linger and restore. They also wanted the design to pay homage to the home’s contemporary architecture with its layered forms.

“The owners requested a design with simple clean lines, sleek surfaces and attractive bathroom fittings and fixtures. It had to include a twin shower zone, twin basins, bath and hidden toilet,” says Sutton.

While the design is modern and restrained, the layout forms a practical space, which features a double walk-in shower with overhead rain shower, the required private toilet space, a generous vanity unit and plenty of storage. The bath takes centre stage as the piece on view from the master bedroom.

“To enhance the sense of spaciousness, we cantilevered the vanity off the wall – at the same time playing on the theme of layers with the furniture-like storage unit below, connecting it to the surrounding architecture.”

The tiling detail has been kept simple and restrained, but the contrast of other materials, textures and natural hues in different forms, provided a layered depth to the space.


“While this design utilises all the available space, the mix of selected finishes and
fixtures ensures the desired sense of luxury and serenity, creating a strong
link to the wider ambience in the master bedroom wing,” says Sutton.

First published date: 23 May 2018

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Professional designer Davinia Sutton, Detail by Davinia Sutton
Cabinetry Prime Panels ‘Driftwood’ timber veneer; Lacquer Mirotone 10% gloss
Vanity top Raven Caesarstone
Handles Katalog, polished chrome finish
Hardware Blum Inserta & Blumotion
Drawers Blum Tandem Box 560H
Benchtop Diamond Stone engineered stone in Supreme White
Basin Custom in Stone Diamond Stone ‘Supreme White’ engineered stone
Taps Dorm Borscht, from Oakley's Plumbing, Fantini Milano mixer
Shower fittings Fantini Milano Diverter mixer, Fantini Mint shower slide, Vola shower head
Bath Apaiser
Bath tapware Fantini Milano
Toilet Sfera 52, from Oakley's Plumbing
Accessories DCS Siroco 632 towel rails
Floor tiles Provenza Sabbia in Salar White Natural, from Italian Ceramics
Feature wall tiles Mutina Flow in Medium Grey, from Italian Ceramics
Balance of wall tiles Matt white wall tile, from Italian Ceramics
Awards Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) – Bathrooms – Highly Commended