When VFA Architecture + Design was designing the modern renovation of the Victorian-era St. Clarens House in Toronto, Canada, they included a master bathroom that conveys a sense of quiet opulence.
The bathroom layout includes the vanity and cabinetry lining one wall, with the opposite wall home to the shower stall.
The architects mention that the material choices ‘offer textural and dimensional variations’, so let’s take a closer look at some of the design elements in the bathroom.
For the vanity, hardware-free wood cabinets have been paired with light grey marble countertops and white under-mount dual sinks.
The vanity also features a small marble-lined alcove that adds depth to the countertop, creates a backsplash for the sinks, and allows enough room for the faucets and a few personal items.
The brass fixtures throughout the bathroom, like in the shower, the lighting and faucets, add a metallic touch of glamor.
A shower niche lined with the same marble as the vanity has been added in the shower to provide a storage place for the shampoo bottles and soap. This allows the design of the shower to shine through, as there’s no additional shelf attached to the wall or hanging from the shower fixtures.
White penny tiles with black grout have been used for both the flooring throughout the bathroom and to line the shower stall. On the floor of the shower, there’s a linear drain that’s also been tiled to match its surroundings, allowing it to almost blend in.