Once the most purely functional of
rooms, bathrooms today are evolving into the most fanciful and sumptuous of living spaces.
In these pages youll discover a getaway oasis that brings the spa vacation home, an
unabashedly social space complete with wet bar and fabulous upholstery, and a womans
private sanctuary that is the ultimate expression of contemporary femininity.
The Bathroom Book provides a peek
into some of the most attractive, functional, and original bathrooms across the country,
along with guidance on how anyone can create a useful yet aesthetically pleasing space.
Home design professionals from Woman's Day and the National Kitchen and Bath Association
help readers figure out which elements of design and functionality are the most important
to them and how they can be implemented. There's also expert discussion of the newest
hardware, appliances, and materials available today.
People want bathrooms to be both
beautiful and functional, and manufacturers have responded with many more choices in
materials and fixtures. This book covers them all, with ideas for tiny half-baths,
medium-size his-and-hers, and large, luxurious home spas. Specifics on ventilation,
waterproofing, faucets, showers, tubs, and more give readers the knowledge they need to
create the bathroom they've always wanted.
A complete guide to planning and
designing a new bathroom, or renovating an existing one. With 10 stylish decorating
schemes and 19 easy-to-follow projects, this instructive guide helps potential remodelers
assess existing space, choose a style, and create a contemporary and fresh look. Contains
a step-by-step guide to planning a bathroom layout, including a section on dealing with
problem layouts. All projects are divided by skill level and the time needed to complete
After kitchen renovations, bathroom
makeovers rank second in popularity. This book tells readers everything they need to know
to remodel a home bathroom, from planning the renovation and choosing materials and
fixtures to putting in the finishing touches. Step-by-step photo essays, pro-level advice,
and insider's tips cover every step in the process. The reader is guided through designing
a floor plan; framing walls; roughing in the plumbing and electric supply; installing
drywall, flooring, cabinets and countertops, tub and shower enclosures, and moldings; and
This book examines over 30
bathroom designs from around the world. Each bathroom includes: images of the bathroom,
and a floor plan showing its relation to the other spaces. Detailed drawings showing the
arrangement and construction of the bathroom. Dimensions are also included with the
drawings as well as details of fitted units: baths, showers, basins, etc.
This book will "shower"
you with design ideas for fixtures, cabinets, lighting, space-planning and all the other
elements of creating a comfortable bathroom. You can look at ideas for tubs, saunas, sinks
and more. Learn the basics, and you're ready to go!