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NOV 2018

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something with a similar white feel to marble, but with a bolder pattern that is a little more edgy and a little less California casual quiet." The sink's long, single-trough design is another notable, conscious design feature. "The wall was wide enough to fit two sinks and vanities, but I thought it would look too busy," she says. "I wanted the space to be quiet and more minimalist." The sink's sleek vibe also made it easier for Triggs to incorporate the two decorative mir- rors, seemingly suspended via iron cables. "They remind me of the Golden Gate Bridge," she states, noting that the structure is actually visible from the bathroom via the bedroom window. Triggs flanked the mirrors with pendants crafted locally by Boyd Lighting. "They serve as an architectural element and provide an industrial undertone," she notes. "They work perfectly with the mirrors." Moving around the room, Triggs sheathed the remaining walls with vinyl Romo wallcovering. "I wanted the room to have layers of texture," she explains. "This particular wallpaper also has a linear line that draws the eye into the room and gives interest, without being too busy." FILLING THE VOID While the vanity wall grabs initial attention, Triggs also designed the tub alcove with eye-catching details. First and foremost is the screen that serves as a backdrop to the free- standing tub. Crafted from textured glass and metal, it resembles old-fashioned leaded glass and loosely mimics water. "It seemed like something was missing," says the designer in reference to the expansive void behind the tub. "The screen adds an archi- tectural element and gives bathers something to look at. It could also be used for air plants or greenery to create a living wall. There are a lot BOLD BACKSPLASH Vies for attention with an unex- pected, off-kilter chevron pattern 'QUIET' FLOOR TILE Grounds the space while allowing the wall treatments and vanity to shine CUSTOM QUARTZ TROUGH SINK Showcases dramatic veining details that coordinate with the backsplash November 2018 • KitchenBathDesign.com 27

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