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Sleek & Airy Bathroom

Two small rooms became a glamorous principal bedroom and bathroom where a stunning see-through shower acts as a surprising room divider.

John Tong of 3rd Uncle Design brought in as much light as possible by opening up the back wall using wide glass sliders. Floor-to-ceiling glass enclosing the shower adds abundant natural light to the bedroom area, not to mention a killer view of the outdoors. Opting for wood-grained porcelain tile for the shower instead of real hardwood created the desired dramatic effect on a more practical level, adding texture and warmth to the space. A simple open vanity and suspended mirror don't obstruct the windows.

For more before and after projects, see our Bathroom Makeovers photo gallery. Also, see a full list of our reno trend predictions, view our 2011 Reno Trends photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Nancy Tong
  • Source: House & Home February 2010 issue
  • Products: Vanity, Sarah Parisotto and Hamid Samad of Commute Home; sinks, showerheads, Taps; sliding door, Loewen; mirror, Commute Home; wood-look tile, Stone Tile; mosaic tile, Deco-tile; wood block, Style Garage; glass installation, Ace Glass and Mirror.
  • Designer: 3rd Uncle Design

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