HGTV Green Home 2012: Bathroom Pictures
Frosted glass micro-block tile in a tortoise shell-inspired shade served as a springboard for the design of the guest bathroom, an upper-floor space that offers interior windows to the stairwell.
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The contemporary pattern of the shower curtain fabric adds an interesting visual element.
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Along with a quiet, contemporary style, both the shower stall's brushed nickel diverter spout and shower handle feature a finish that prevents rust, corrosion and flaking.
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An 8-inch rainshower showerhead provides a spa-like experience. The contemporary brushed-nickel fixture provides a powerful spray while conserving water.
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"Stillness," a collage-style mixed-media piece by artist Eva Magill-Oliver, pulls in the room's palette of colors.
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The guest bathroom borrows light from the craft and homework area, as well as the stairwell, which streams light into the bathroom from a trio of interior windows.
Side tables in a recyclable aluminum double as seating. Vibrant persimmon accessories add pop but are by no means permanent: Changing up the look of the room is as easy as switching out accessories.
The 82-inch-long vanity is topped with polished recycled-glass-embedded concrete, a terrazzo blend material manufactured in Atlanta.
Slumped glass wall scones, described by interior designer Linda Woodrum as "cones of light," become points of interest on the tile-clad wall.
A sleek one-handle high-arc bathroom faucet in brushed nickel tempers the room's more youthful, modern components.
A lacquered tray corrals both tealight holders repurposed as apothecary jars and a collection of opal and striped greenery-filled vases.
Stainless steel hardware echoes the finish of bath fixtures and stands in contrast to the hickory wood's deep veining.
Organic cotton towels are the finishing touch in this contemporary space, where the warm tones of the cabinetry, countertops and wall tile ground the more vibrant decor.