The Many Faces of Modern Bathrooms

Though the bathroom is essence, but the rhetoric tends to be that most bathrooms are the same. Pleasantly, it’s not the case anymore. The changing phase of the changing face of the bathroom has belied all archaic views and adages. The modern and contemporary bathroom is the resonance and composition of myriad new things that behove the exquisiteness of the bathroom.
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Minimalistic yet many elements tend to metamorphose the bathroom realm in to a bigger dynamic space, housing sublime and creative pieces, apart from the combinations of wall hung or free standing baths, oversized sinks of glass, natural fixtures of stone, acrylic fittings, subtle yet space saving vanities and furniture that serve as quintessential storage merchandises; moreover, there are trendy designs and classically shaped pieces and accessories to complement the aesthetic of the settings. Stylish walk in showers, enclosures, shower heads, chrome fittings like taps, mixers, valves and showers, with jet pressure – the loop style and horizontal types replenish with splendour. The loop shower has a classy significance, in a loop shape, serving as a perfect shower space, made of ceramic.  Continue Reading →

‘395 Page Mill’ by Studio O+A

Studio O+A designed a variety of spaces on the first floor of AOL’s office building in Palo Alto, California., including the public lobby, a coffee shop, a gym, and a tech incubator. Continue Reading →

‘Capri Suite’ by ZETASTUDIO Architects

ZETASTUDIO Architects designed the interiors for Capri Suite, a maison de charme, that was originally part of the St. Micheles’ convent built in the XVII century. Featuring just two suites with hotel services, it is located in the center of Anacapri on the Italian island of Capri. Continue Reading →

‘OostCampus’ by Carlos Arroyo Architects

Carlos Arroyo Architects have completed the OostCampus building in Oostkamp, Belgium.

“OostCampus is the seat of civic, administrative and social services of an area in the heart of the countryside around Bruges (Brugse Ommeland), a beautiful landscape outlined by rows of trees and canals, and punctuated by residential castles built along the centuries by wealthy merchants from neighboring Flemish town, and enriched with discrete industrial parks with high end technology companies like Siemens, Tyco, Entropia Digital, or EADS.

In 1977 four municipalities were grouped, Oostkamp, Hertsberge, Waardamme and Ruddervoorde, as a result of a national law that eliminated more than 300 municipalities across Belgium. They regrouped services, but the resulting facilities were scattered in various municipal buildings. Continue Reading →