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Today’s bathrooms have come a long way from
the purely functional spaces for bathing and
quick grooming of decades ago. And why not?
T E X T BY SAN DY LIN DSE Y
PH OTOS CO UR T E SY O F R E SPEC T I V E B R AN DS
1. Dornbracht ATT Shower System Cost: Call for pricing Why we picked
it: There’s simply nothing else like it. Relax in the very comfortable dedicated
reclining space as 6 water bars refresh and cleanse. An eTool controls the trio
of pre-programmed choreographies. The “De-Stressing” option bathes the
body and soul, and the “Balancing” setting uses the spiritual power of water to
bring harmony, while the “Engergizing” mode recharges. Where to get it:
Ferguson, 4119 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305.507.6221; Ferguson.com.
2. AH Signature Mirror Cost: $2,050 Why we picked it: This large 39.5-in.
wide by 39.5-in. high mirror is an opportunity to bring the Latin influence seen
in other Adriana Hoyos Collection pieces into a sophisticated bath. Crafted of
metallic finish faux crocodile leather and framed with a distinctive bronze edge,
the timeless design complements any décor. Where to get it: Adriana Hoyos,
4120 NE 2nd Ave., Design District; 305.572.9052; AdrianaHoyos.com.
3. Aluniq Aluminum Cabinetry Cost: Price varies Why we picked it: Not
just offering surface good looks, these streamlined aluminum cabinets are
extremely well-suited to the wet and humid bathroom environment. In addition
to being waterproof and anti-corrosive, they are anti-bacterial for hygienic
living, and very durable. This makes them perfect for hard use applications
such as a kids’ bath. Where to get it: Aluniq, 1635 N. Miami Ave., Miami;
5. BCN Wall Sconce Cost: $1,272 Why we picked it: The quiet elegance
of the warm, diffused light from both the top and the bottom of the fixture
complements the lacquered high-gloss finished polyurethane shade that’s made
to accommodate wet environments. Available in white, black and for those more
daring, red. The fixture can be dimmed upon request. Where to get it: Are
Lighting, 136 SW 8th St., Miami; 305.859.2231; AreLighting.com.
92 4. Sliding Doors by California Closets Cost: Contact for pricing Why we
picked it: Understated yet glamorous, these sliding doors are not only an
opportunity to maximize space between a bedroom/bathroom transition by
replacing traditional cumbersome swinging doors, but they also add elan to both
rooms. Available in a selection of attractive finishes with high-quality in-line
tracks and soft-close mechanisms. Where to get it: California Closets; 900
Centre Park Blvd., Ste. 476, Miami; 305.623.8282; SlidingDoorCC.com.
6. Avant Design Spa Master Bath Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked
it: The light, airy welcoming appeal is the best feature of this piece. Avant
Design was tasked with turning a dark enclosed bathroom into one with clean
lines and a spa-like feel. The upscale water amenities are balanced by stunning
vanity sinks of Calacatta gold marble, their own design, large white Thasos tiles
and mirrors to further bounce light. Where to get it: Avant Design, 2125
Biscayne Blvd., PH 540, Miami; 305.576.7772; AvantDesign-Group.com.