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05 Sep

So Fresh & So Clean {Fun Fact Friday}

If you spend 10 minutes a day in the shower, that’s equivalent to about 2.5 days a year. By the time you are 72, you will have spent approximately 182 days washing up. Just in case you needed a little help justifying that bath renovation you’ve been dreaming of.

21 Apr

Before & After: A Tub is Nixed for a Bigger Shower

Philadelphia, PA – Before the renovation, a large bathtub that was hardly ever used took up most of the space. It seemed illogical that the shower, which was used daily, was so cramped and marginalized. The black tile that lined the floor, shower stall, and half of the wall was beginning to feel dated. The..

03 Jan

Inspiration Snapshot: Spa-Like Bath Renovation {Philadelphia}

A master bath renovation lets glass, stone, and light converge to create a serene bath experience for a Philadelphia couple. This striking minimalist bathroom incorporates warm neutrals with soothing shades of blue glass tile. Like it? Get the look: 1 – Silestone in Yukon by McGrory 2 – Brizo Quiessence from Ferguson 3 – Custom..

15 Apr

Splurge Worthy: Frameless Glass Shower Enclosures

The standard glass shower enclosure is composed of a relatively thin piece of glass framed with metal for extra strength. Although much cheaper to produce and install, standard enclosures tend to collect mold and last only about a third as long as frameless glass enclosures. But want to know why we really love frameless? Cause..

17 Oct

Before & After: Formal Powder Room Renovation

South Wayne, PA – The powder room in a historic home was remodeled as part of a larger whole house renovation. Thoughtful reconfiguration of interior spaces and circulation gave the powder room a larger footprint suitable for a formal hall bath. The existing 1st-floor powder room was cramped and poorly situated. The new generously spaced..

04 Feb

Philadelphia Condo Renovation: Guest Bath

Spa Luxury with a Sunken Tub – Undermount bathtubs are designed with a flat edge that mounts under the deck so the tub rim is invisible. In this installation, the tub rests beneath the tile, creating a sunken-tub effect. A peacock blue sink coordinates with the bath’s iridescent glass tiles and complements blue flecks in..

06 Oct

Why hire an interior designer during a remodel?

  • October 6, 2009
  • Zachary Bullock

During a home renovation, you’re going to have to make all kinds of decisions about things you may have never thought about before. For example, if you’re renovating a bath, you’re going to need a sink, but what kind? single or double? pedestal or vanity? custom or stock? what kind of wood finish, painted or..

20 Mar

Chromatherapy? Is that a typo?

Actually no. Chromatherapy is the term for a branch of holistic healing that utilizes color to achieve optimal health. It’s based on the fact that what we think of as color is actually reflected light that reaches our retinas through vibratory wavelengths. Our brains then interpret the waves as colors. If we think of color..