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These modern bathrooms were designed to provide ultimate functionality
in a newly renovated abode.
Julie Levin Design
TEXTURED WALL TILES used as
a feature wall in the shower match the
oversized tiles used on the floor.
As part of the renovation and extension of the client's
house, Julie Levin of Julie Levin Design was engaged to
renovate an existing bathroom and design a new master
ensuite in the upstairs extension.
The downstairs bathroom had limited space and
needed to include a double vanity, bath and shower, while
the master ensuite allowed for plenty of room to create a
resort style luxury bathroom. Both bathrooms needed to
be very functional, clean and modern.
The downstairs bathroom was stripped and started
from scratch. Julie designed the bath and shower to
be incorporated as one due to the lack of space. The
cabinetry was continued to the floor to maximise storage
space and the colours were kept neutral to make the
room appear as large as possible. Julie designed a nib
wall in the shower which ran above the vanity as an extra
shelf and used a frameless shower screen to further create
a seamless, clean look.
In the upstairs ensuite, Julie decided to continue the
theme from the downstairs bathroom. The large space
allowed her to design the bathroom with a spa, separate
shower and adjoining toilet. Julie also designed two
Tasmanian Oak cavity sliding doors with coloured acrylic
insets to add a natural element whilst also letting
in some extra light.
Julie spent a lot of time with the clients discussing
finishes and materials and how each space would be
"It was important to take in factors such as space
required, basin sizes they were used to and even
what type of shower head they preferred," says Julie.
"We chose some special features for each bathroom
which included funky accessories, a wall hung toilet
in the ensuite and a fabulous spa hob outlet." Julie
even helped the clients choose their towels for the
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