Master bath by Mosby Building Arts

Mosby Building Arts

SEE YOU AROUND. Curvature lines, along with natural materials, help enhance a spa-inspired look. Also, curves look best when the round features are repeated a few times in the space. Here, the curved shower wall is repeated in the glass and the ceiling.

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN. Rainhead showers continue to be popular. However, make sure the showerhead will have enough pressure—if it’s just a light trickle, it might not be helpful in washing out your shampoo and conditioner. A lot of shower heads how have a five-function spray, so you can change from pulsating to massage, etc.

-Jillian Brinkman, Mosby Building Arts

Other ways to enhance your bath:

MAKE A MOSAIC. We’re seeing a lot of custom tile work, instead of off-the-shelf. People want something that’s different from the cultured marble nightmares of the ’80s and ’90s.

DON’T BE A DRIP. If you’re going to remodel, remodel it right—don’t do it halfway. We team up with Schluter Systems to install a 100-percent waterproof membrane. It costs a little bit more, but if you put in a new bathroom, you don’t want to have to tear it out because it’s leaking. A hundred years ago, they were building rooms that still look good and function properly. With all of our technology, we should be able to do the same today.

THINK AHEAD. If you think you’ll be in your home for many years to come, you can remodel with aging-in-place in mind. You can prep for grab bars, or build a curb-free shower.

BEAUTY SECRET. Makeup looks different depending on the lighting. It’s possible to get a makeup table with lighting that will mirror what you’ll have at work, out at a club, or anywhere else you might go.

-Richard Lages/Onesta Construction

A FRESH TOUCH. If you’re not redoing your entire bathroom, a fresh coat of paint and new towels can go a long way!

UPSCALE UPDATES. To banish the styles of days gone by, all you need might just be a new countertop and updated hardware.

SPICK AND SPAN. Make your bathroom feel fresh and new by adding wicker baskets. Good organization takes things to the next level.

-Jenny Rausch, Karr Bick Kitchen + Bath

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