At the center of it all, a deep, soothing soaking tub, spacious shower and glass-partitioned water closet. Sunlight or moonlight flow down through the skylight and the light-blade feature bathing the egg-shaped tub in the soft glow of natural light.
We used a long trench drain to achieve a curbless shower and to allow for a seamless installation of large scale tile on the floor and walls. The travertine tile wraps around the shower, runs behind the tub and on through the glass partition into the water closet.
David Drexler helped us preserve the continuous lines of the tile by suggesting the use of clear glass in the floor-to-ceiling enclosure on the shower and water closet. Drexler's astute understanding of the design intent led to a suggestion that the enclosures be a simple as possible and that meant having as little hardware as possible. The etching on the panel on the water closet, while providing needed privacy, was held away 6" from the back wall and 12" from the floor tile so as to preserve the continuous view of tile flowing into this compartment.
Clean and simple design does not happen easily. It involves an understanding of the design intent and the collective participation of everyone who is working on the project. The Team at Drexler Shower Doors showed an enthusiasm in making this design as good as it could be - from early onsite visits to final installation.
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