Modern in design with an antiqued finish, adjustable task lighting on each end of the 12-foot hickory counter shines a spotlight on works in progress. An oiled beechwood easel is set with canvas, should inspiration strike.
The room's workstation, topped with steel-troweled concrete, offers space to sort and fold laundry, and treat difficult stains in the undermount single-bowl sink.
A one-handle, high-arc faucet offers both style and functionality. Features include a pulldown faucet and aerated stream, pause and powerful rinse functions.
The room's stand-out design element, shimmering penny round mosaic tile, lends glamour. "It's nice to have something really attractive and interesting in front of you as you work,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum. "It's gorgeous. And you need that in your life."
Playful word signs crafted by carpenter David Brown grace the entrance to a 57-inch-wide by 50-inch-deep closet, outfitted with shelving and hanger space.