Grand Master Baths

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Creative Homeowner, 2008 - House & Home - 207 pages
It's the most private room in the house, a personal sanctuary where homeowners can escape the stresses of day-to-day life and rejuvenate body, soul, and spirit. Is it any wonder that the master room is the second-most-remodeled room in the house after the kitchen? Grand Masters: Inspired Ideas for the Master Bath will address the desires and needs of homeowners who want to indulge themselves withhis-and-her grooming stations, therapeutic air-jet tubs and super showers, and luxury extras such as towel and floor warmers. With 300 color photographs, the book will cover topics, such as:*Suites--the total package, complete with persoanlized walk-in closets, a morning kitchen for coffee, spas, and exercise areas*Glamorous materials*Opening up the room to the outdoors*Water Indulgences--jetted tubs, therapeutic massage, chromatherapy, steam, and shower power, including vertical spas *Vanities--from period-style areproductions and antiques to clean-lined contemporary designs.* Tile style--including imported mosaics, glass, hammered copper, and more*Hardware and fittings--the jewelry of the bathroom *Lighting*Techno Delights--piped-in music, TVs, remote-controlled bidets, voice-controlled faucets, and more * Finishing Touches--Luxuriuous extras, such as towel warmers and mirror defoggers*Resources*Glossary and Index

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For the past 15 years, Janice Anne Costa has been indulging her passion for home design. As long-time editor of Kitchen & Bath Design News, the industry's leading kitchen and bath design magazine, she is uniquely keyed into the design world, thanks to an intimate rapport with her monthly readership of more than 55,000 design professionals. She is co-author of Everything and the Kitchen Sink: Remodel Your Kitchen Without Losing Your Mind, and a frequent speaker at regional and national industry events, home shows, educational forums and TV lifestyle programs. She has acted as a judge for both national and international bath design contests, and has edited numerous design books developed by the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
Considered by the popular media to be a leading bath design expert, Janice has been interviewed about design trends by CNN,, USA Today, the LA Times, U.S. News & World Report, the Chicago Sun-Times, Woman's Day, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and a host of other publications.

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