Pressed metal wall is standout feature in this sleek powder room

Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its scale, a wall-height mirror effectively doubles the size of this powder room
Story by: Charles Moxham
Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its architecture, bathroom, ceiling, countertop, floor, home, interior design, room, sink, black, gray
Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its scale, a wall-height mirror effectively doubles the size of this powder room by designer Jason Saunders. The long, shallow Palomba countertop basin is matched with a gentle-flow Love Me tap that avoids splashes. A concealed LED strip lights washes light down the feature tin wall, accentuating its raised pattern. Art Deco pendant lights are in keeping with the homes period character.

It's rare for a designer to switch out a large window for a smaller one that's unless light and a sense of space are added in other ways. This is just one of the surprises in this powder room by owner/designer Jason Saunders of Arc Seven 1.

"This powder room occupies two-thirds of a redundant bathroom space in our renovated Art Deco-accented home," says Saunders. "One feature is the sleek Palomba countertop basin. As the elongated element didn't suit the casement windows behind, we replaced these with a mirror wall and added a slender vertical window to one side that echoes the shape of the basin."


Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its architecture, bathroom, ceiling, countertop, floor, home, interior design, room, sink, black, gray
Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its scale, a wall-height mirror effectively doubles the size of this powder room by designer Jason Saunders. The long, shallow Palomba countertop basin is matched with a gentle-flow Love Me tap that avoids splashes. A concealed LED strip lights washes light down the feature tin wall, accentuating its raised pattern. Art Deco pendant lights are in keeping with the homes period character.

While the large mirror doubles the feeling of space in the now modest-sized room, so too does the floating under-bench cabinet. On the opposite wall, seen in reflection, is a tall storage cabinet both units are in a moody smoked ash.

Wood is also seen in the stained recycled jarrah floorboards, chosen to match the home's existing floors and to help ground the space.

Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its architecture, bathroom, ceiling, countertop, floor, home, interior design, room, sink, black, gray
Segmented with Art Deco-like sections to downplay its scale, a wall-height mirror effectively doubles the size of this powder room by designer Jason Saunders. The long, shallow Palomba countertop basin is matched with a gentle-flow Love Me tap that avoids splashes. A concealed LED strip lights washes light down the feature tin wall, accentuating its raised pattern. Art Deco pendant lights are in keeping with the homes period character.

Saunders says the pressed tin wall surface is the stand-out feature of the powder room.

"This has had seven coats of paint applied and is finished in Porter's Specialty Liquid Tin a product that gives the metal an aged look."

Feb 09, 2017

Credit list

Designer
Jason Saunders, Arc Seven.1
Taps
Love Me LM200 chrome basin mixer by Paco Jaanson
Wallcoverings
Wunderlich No 2010 Lattice pressed tin panel
Lighting
LED strip lights, original Art Deco pendants
Accessories
Avenir Artizen Accessories
Sink/countertop
Palomba 16000 Countertop Washbasin by Laufen
Flooring
Recycled jarrah boards with black stain
Mirror
Custom by DesignerLighting
Ventilation
H&B square flush mounted fan cover
Cabinetry
Naviam sandblasted Smoked Ash floating low cabinet and wall panelling
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