An Alexander McQueen cranium pillow become the catalyst for this daring en suite bathroom in Chicago’s trendy Wicker Park community. when designer SuzAnn Kletzien’s customers, a younger, fashion–ahead couple, pulled it as suggestion, she knew she ought to infuse the room with extreme mindset.
The effect begins right now upon getting into with a dynamic hexagonal-tile “rug” by means of inventive Tile. In Nero Marquina, Pacific White and Thassos marbles, it is a luxe take at the traditional porcelain penny-tile floors of the Nineteen Twenties. “I wanted drama!” says Kletzien, who notes that placing a current, jewelry–stimulated chandelier over a claw-foot bath “actually satisfied that want.”
Gilded mirrors, brass furniture and antiqued reflect tiles add touches of bling to the classic palette. “A excessive–evaluation colour like black can be bold, so diffused transitions are key — like continuing the black paint this is at the higher 0.33 of the wall into the bathe with black tiles,” says Kletzien. Warehouse-style bathe doors keep the slender room feeling open and bring that final word of coolness to the gap.