How Different Style Elements Can Create Thematic Kitchens And Baths
Solve any kitchen design challenge with linear and circular accouterments.
Looking to the Roaring ’20s for inspiration, Richar Living’s Richard T. Anuszkiewicz incorporated modern materials and strong graphic shapes to anchor this glamorous kitchen. Architectural and tailored elements, including a glass cable wine display, a custom refrigerator mullion inspired by the top of the Chrysler Building, an antique mirror backsplash, Swarovski crystal chandeliers and pressed ostrich leather doors that open to a butler’s pantry, harken guests back to the Jazz Age; richarliving.com
Cole & Son’s Geometric II tile wallpaper features a small-scale, optical motif inspired by Moroccan courtyards; price upon request; available at Kravet in Dania Beach; kravet.com
The Ocean Regency woven rattan chandelier solves the mathematical equation of high style; $2,310; available at Heath & Company Lighting in West Palm Beach; heathlighting.com
With its sleek nickel base and vivid, orange velvet seat, Mecox’s Randolph counter stool serves up serious curves and Art Deco alchemy; $1,025; available at Mecox Gardens in West Palm Beach; mecox.com
With fans like Tommy Hilfiger and Elton John, Kyle Bunting’s handcrafted fur rugs make a major design statement. The Crush runner, shown in ink, silver, periwinkle, mustard, pool, chick, Rita and cream, is customizable in more than 100 colors and patterns; $118/square foot; available at Edelman Leather in Dania Beach; edelmanleather.com
Kohler’s Karbon kitchen faucet marries functionality with state-of-the-art flair. Inspired by the articulating joints of lighting and construction equipment, the fixture maintains its exact positioning and desired water flow; prices from $1,452.28; available at Ferguson locations; ferguson.com
Unlike conventional kitchen cabinetry, Poggenpohl’s Plus Modo line aims to hide and reveal. Glass drawers above the base cabinet serve as protective displays for everything from appliances to personal keepsakes, and the floating effect from the cantilevered island countertop is wow-worthy. From LED interior lights to a fingerprint-free matte finish, each system’s completely customizable so no two are ever alike; price upon request; available at Poggenpohl in Dania Beach; poggenpohl.com
Described as iridescent, opalescent and pearly, this alluring cast will inspire more than a few double takes.
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Bedecked in mother-of-pearl, and set in polished nickel, Schaub’s brass knobs bring a glittering edge to cupboards; $85.95; available at Miller’s Fine Hardware in Jupiter and West Palm Beach; millershardware.com
Bestow a dash of sparkle to any space with a single coat of shimmery paint. Modern Masters metallic paint in warm silver contains metal particles and pearlescent pigments that give walls a glamorous glow; prices from $33.88; available at Home Depot locations; homedepot.com
Designer Barbara Geller from The Place for Kitchens and Baths in Boca Raton bathed this home canteen in aqua and white hues. Then, she wove in a glossy, wave-patterned backsplash from Glazzio Tiles to create synergy with her client’s outdoor pool. Chrome cabinets pull from Siro Designs and a Cambria countertop with light gray speckles and quartz crystals sparkle beneath a rounded Albero branch chandelier with floating crystals; theplaceforkitchensandbaths.com
With its convivial globe-shaped design and subtle ombré tint, West Elm’s adjustable three-light Geo chandelier deserves to be hung in the very heart of the home; $327; available at West Elm locations; westelm.com
Treat walls to jewelry-imbued adornments like Jonathan Adler’s Petal Accent Mirror crafted from thin-cut abalone shells and set in polished, brass petals; $1,150; available at select Neiman Marcus locations; neimanmarcus.com
Taking its cue from the kelp forests that live in shallow sea water, the Kelp Forest waterjet glass mosaic in Alabaster from New Ravenna was made from a refined cutting process that allows delicate glass to be intricately shaped without shattering; price upon request; available at Ceramic Matrix locations; ceramicmatrix.com
Create spa-inspired surrounds with luxurious selections that soothe and spoil.
When Michelle Castagna of Muse Design Studio in Boca Raton was commissioned to transform a master bath into a calm haven with no “visual noise,” she knew exactly what to do. A soft, neutral wallpaper with dolomite countertops and gray-veined, statuary marble floors were mixed in to create a light, tone-on-tone effect, while handmade glass tiles from Lunada Bay Tile pull the focus toward custom draperies and the verdant outdoors. Crystal chandeliers and wall sconces add a hint of femininity to the space; musedesign.studio
Dalton bath accessories are made from whitewashed rattan and wrapped in breezy, island elegance; $60 to $280; available at HIVE Home, Gift and Garden in West Palm Beach; hivepalmbeach.com
Matouk’s Mirasol scalloped cotton terry cloth and sateen appliqué towels were inspired by a shop awning on Palm Beach Island’s famed Worth Avenue; $48 to $248; available at Pioneer Linens in West Palm Beach; pioneerlinens.com
Flyte’s Pressure Balance Shower puts a sculptural spin on getting caught in the rain. Features like a hand shower and a 6-inch rain showerhead promises a thorough drenching experience; $2,330; available at Waterworks in Miami; waterworks.com
Manufactured from natural, reclaimed wood in central Italy, Italkraft’s custom vanity is a study in craftsmanship and austere minimalism; price upon request; available at Italkraft in Aventura and Fort Lauderdale; johnrosselli.com
With its Spartan glass silhouette, solid steel band and Edison light bulb, the Ravelle sconce makes a glimmering home essential; $246; available at RH, Restoration Hardware in West Palm Beach and Aventura; restorationhardware.com
Plant botanical objects that embrace nature’s sublime beauty. Excentricities’ handmade silk floral displays, like this medium-sized phalaenopsis, will stay a-bloom for a lifetime; $95; available at Excentricities locations; excentricities.com
This sublime sanctuary by Allied Kitchen & Bath will curry favor with bathing enthusiasts. A double-ended, bateau tub from Victoria & Albert perches in front of a partition wall covered with two slabs of book-matched Neolith Estatuario porcelain that conceals a two-person shower with a dual thermostatic valve system; price upon request; available at Allied Kitchen & Bath in Oakland Park; alliedkitchenandbath.com
Make waves with nautical-inspired additions for the bath and beyond.
Catherine McRoberts of McRoberts Interiors Inc. in Tequesta incorporated a bright palette of crisp whites and cerulean greens to transform this guest bath into a sedate, sailor’s paradise. Horizontal stripes flow seamlessly through the frameless shower set with tiles in matching hues. Polished nickel light fixtures from Hudson Valley Lighting and Pottery Barn’s porthole-shaped, pivot mirrors nod to life at sea; mcrobertsinteriors.com
Bunny Williams’ Wallis sconce for Currey and Company recalls the scintillating sojourns Wallis Simpson took with her royal husband aboard their superyacht; $470; available at Capitol Lighting locations; 1800lighting.com
Plunge into the deep with Sherle Wagner’s Grey Series II cross handle basin set in butler silver. The knobbed handles, made from solid brass and bronze, add a maritime twist; prices from $2,650; available at Sherle Wagner in Dania Beach; sherlewagner.com
This iron and jute rope mirror has Melville’s Captain Ahab and Moby Dick written all over it. The oxidized black metal frame lends a thalassic and vintage touch in 35.5-inch diameter; $671; available at RH, Restoration Hardware in Aventura and West Palm Beach; restorationhardware.com
Set sail on a majestic journey with this seismic schooner as it plows toward a far and distant shore. Pottery Barn’s High Seas giclée reproduction is set in a pristine white, matte-finished, African Ayous frame; $479; available at Pottery Barn locations; potterybarn.com
Based on a photograph of the Scottish Highland’s misty mountains, Peter Fasano Ltd.’s abstract Inverness wallpaper could pass for the ocean’s vacillating depths; price upon request; available at John Rosselli & Associates in Dania Beach; johnrosselli.com