“Bathrooms are becoming more architectural, elegant, and relaxing, and nowhere is this more evident than with the sculptural design of freestanding tubs. From acrylic to metal to handcrafted solid-surface material, these tubs make a statement in any bathroom.”—Lisa Effler, Frank Webb Home
BALANCING ACT // NOVEMBER 2018
The owners’ bathroom in a sleek midcoast home by Knickerbocker Group is
a serene retreat, featuring white marble countertops and built-in cabinetry.
“Many of the built-in elements seem to be floating off the wall,” says interior
design manager Brady-Anne Cushing.
ARCHITECT, BUILDER & INTERIOR DESIGNER: Knickerbocker Group
COUNTERTOPS: Morningstar Stone & Tile
PHOTOGRAPHY: François Gagné
FAMILY CONNECTION // NOVEMBER 2018
Designer Bronwyn Huffard of Huffard House chose galvanized barn lights,
gooseneck faucets, and a wall-mounted industrial sink to bring farmhouse
spirit to a bathroom adjoining a triple-bunk bedroom in Cape Elizabeth. A
four-foot band of Kerrie Kelly marble tiles inlaid with blue glass adds a subtle
note of luxury to the shower walls.
BUILDER: Russ Doucette Custom Home Builders
INTERIOR DESIGNER: Huffard House
TILE: Tile Bar
PHOTOGRAPHY: John Benford
FORMS OF EXPRESSION // JANUARY 2019
The owners’ bath in this York home continues what architect Scott Fiorentino
calls the “rustic industrial design” of the rest of the house. A glass-block wall
brings in light while adding privacy, and two mirrors hang on pipes over a
ARCHITECT: Fiorentino Group Architects
BUILDER: Howarth Builders
TILE: Portico Fine Tile & Design
PHOTOGRAPHY: Rob Karosis
QUIET CONTEMPORARY // DECEMBER 2018
The owners’ bath in this sleek Falmouth home features heated pebble-tile floors,
an open shower, and a double-sided gas fireplace shared with the bedroom.
ARCHITECT: Kevin Browne Architecture
BUILDER: Sylvain & Sevigny Custom Builders
BATHROOM DESIGNER: Kitchen Cove Cabinetry & Design
PHOTOGRAPHY: Jonathan Reece
FOUND OBJECTS // APRIL 2018
Designers and craftspeople Tara Mangini and Percy Bright of Jersey Ice
Cream Company chose a palette of taupe, dove gray, and ivory for a
renovated farmhouse in Rockport. The claw-foot bathtub is a new addition to
the owners’ bathroom.
BUILDER: Cold Mountain Builders
INTERIOR DESIGNER: Jersey Ice Cream Company
PHOTOGRAPHY: Myriam Babin
FITS TO A “T” // MARCH 2018
In the owners’ bathroom of a lake house designed by architect Jesse
Thompson of Kaplan Thompson Architects, a soaking tub from Italy and
earth-toned tile make a subtle statement.
ARCHITECT: Kaplan Thompson Architects
BUILDER: Dorsey Construction
PHOTOGRAPHY: Irvin Serrano
STYLING: Krista Stokes
IRON FIST, VELVET GLOVE // DECEMBER 2018
Following his client’s desire for a quiet look and a restrained color palette,
architect Caleb Johnson designed a spacious yet minimalist owners’ bath with
a solid-surface tub from Badeloft.
ARCHITECT: Caleb Johnson Studio
BUILDER: Chase Construction
TILE: Architect by Floor Gres
PHOTOGRAPHY: Trent Bell