Creating interest in a limited space

Not all powder room opportunities come with a large floor plan – see how this designer achieved design impact in a relatively tight space

Designed by Jenny Dunlop, Dunlop Design

From the designer:

The setting

For this powder room, working with a long, narrow room made it a challenge to create an interesting space within the luxury apartment. 

There was no choice but to have the toilet facing the door and there also wasn’t enough width for a vanity.

The solution  

I slightly recess a space (1300mmW X 60mmD) on one side of the room to house the pedestal basin.

For further interest, the boldly veined large (1200 X 600mm) floor and wall tiles were laid randomly. 

Juxtaposing the tiny mosaic tiles in the rear of the recess with the addition of the backlit pedestal and oval mirror added an interesting dimension to the conventionally shaped space.

Credit list

Tapware, shelf, roll holder
Zuchetti Medameda, Brushed Metal Black, from Robertsons
Feature wall
Penny Round Mosaic Mother of Pearl, from  Artedomus
Air conditioning
Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) Bathrooms – Winner
Pedestal basin
Casabath Luce Ribbed Nero Backlit, from Artedomus
Oval, backlit, from Danik
Wall tiles general
Les Origines Argent Matt (1200 X 600), from European Ceramics
Engineered wide board oak, colour Driftwood, from Creative Flooring

Designed by: Dunlop Design

Story by: Trendsideas

Photography by: Jamie Cobel

28 Apr, 2024

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