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Quint-Essentials | Looky Loos

11/8/2017 | Editeam
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The end of Daylight Saving Time harkens the end of days spent outdoors, and we’ve found ourselves on the hunt for some interior inspiration. See, the beauty and intention behind good design is enough to keep us warm through the coldest winter nights, and in our eternal quest for the best of it, we’ve acquired quite the collection of stunning spaces. Our way of bringing it to you all nice and abridged-like is a little series we call Quint-Essentials. As the name indicates, it’s a list of five things we deem particularly stunning. Sometimes it’s a handful of beautiful back yards, and still others it’s a slew of heavenly stairways. But in this Quints edition, we’re exploring the perhaps-most-private of interior spaces. By its very name, “the restroom” is a space for repose. For reflection. Here, we’ll explore a few that also happen to be breathtakingly beautiful. Without further ado, prepare to fall in loo…

1) GAMBEL DRIVE

This one comes to us courtesy of our very own cityhomeDESIGN team. We admit we’re slightly partial, but the perfect execution of a WC that’s equal parts moody, playful, and sophisticated is a feat that ought not to be taken lightly. Plum (puce?) wallpaper runs no risk of heavy-handedness when it’s punctuated with swans and water lilies. The addition of fab brass hardware and a particularly playful poster ensure this spot never takes itself too seriously.

2) SUMMIT HAUS

We’ve marveled before at the architectural excellence and ecological integrity of 125 Haus, and for good reason. The entire build boasts clean lines and warm vibes, and the resident baño doubles down on that sentiment. The fixtures, faucet, and cabinet fronts are all delightfully minimal, and wood accenting serves as an homage to a certain mid-mod ski lodge aesthetic that is ever-so pleasing. Plus, considering window placement, that tub looks to be an unequivocally top spot for a soak. Book in hand. Immersed in bubbles. Snow falling…wet and warm while enjoying the storm.

3) AMANGIRI

Though we don't see them so often, the suites at Amangiri have a permanent place in our memory, and with them, their sleek, desert-adjacent baths. In perfect, congruent harmony with the surrounding natural environment, every last material in this secluded resort aligns with 'aaahhh'. Hidden storage, a calming color palette, and wild, arid views that you don't often see from a tub. Privacy is of little concern, for the place was built on the very principal. One's only consideration here is the inevitable pruning that comes with a 5-hour bath.

4) COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS

Another of our own design projects, this one, and let’s start with that bathtub: unique in form and fabulous in function. A tour-de-force among free-standing tubs. And, the rest of this lovely lavatory follows simple-yet-chic suit, as all the elements tie together in a delightfully deliberate way. The beveled edges of the vanity mirrors artfully reflect the shape of the aforementioned spout, and black fixtures throughout lend themselves to a vibe that is both clean and congruent. Round it all off with a touch of impeccable tile work and cabinetry, and this loo is elegant utility, defined

5) NINTH SOUTH CIRCLE

We can’t say we were surprised when this home was snapped up within the first weekend it was listed on this very site. The design is impeccable (a collaborative effort between yours truly and the former owner), and the subtle infusion of west coast style assures those within a sunny disposition whatever the weather. We’re particularly entranced with this powder room, which is sporting a refreshing design that’s subtly Spanish, slightly mid-mod, and sensibly tethered in classic stylings. A pair of jackalope-bust faucets are the perfect cufflinks to tie together this delightfully-snazzy ensemble.

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