Steal This Look: Compact Danish Bathroom
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Spotted in Bolig Magazine : a simple, compact bathroom created by a DIY-loving Danish couple, who make clever use of a small space. A tiled unit, topped with a long shelf for toiletries, houses the pipes and the tank for the wall-mounted toilet; a shelf mounted above the unit holds towels and other items and takes advantage of the height of the room. Recreate a similar look with the elements shown below. Above: The mirror on one wall creates a sense of space. Above; The compact wall mounted Duravit Vero Single Hole Washbasin in Alpine white measures 23.50 inches by 18.50 inches: $435.37 from Plumbersurplus. Above: The Vola HV1 White Mixer by Arne Jacobsen is a design classic; $956 at Hastings Tile and Bath . Contact directly for dealer information. Above: For a lower-priced option, consider Ikea's Ann Sink , which measures 23.5 inches wide and costs $160 paired with the Ann Faucet for $79.99. Available in store at Ikea. Above: Wall-mounted toilets (with concealed tank and pipes) are more common in Europe, where space is often at a premium. The Duravit Darling Wall Mounted Toilet is $243.75 from Amazon. Above: For wall tiling Waterworks offers the Campus Staggered 2-by-4-inch Ceramic Mosaic Tile shown in white glossy solid; $15.77 per sheet from Waterworks. Above: A lower budget optin is the United States White Ceramic Wall Tile shown in 2-by-4-inch. Other sizes available, contact Lowes directly for store and pricing information. N.B.: to achieve a similar look as in the bathroom above, use a dark-colored grout. Above: The Kikkerland First Aid Box is made of powder-coated metal and features a single internal shelf. It measures 6 inches wide by 7.5 inches high by 3 inches deep and is wall mountable; $24 from Amazon. Above: The graphite-colored Air Weight Towel (35 by 65 inches) is hand-loomed from 100 percent organic cotton; $63 from Coyuchi. A cheaper alternative is the Rayon Bamboo Grey Oversized Bath Towel (30 by 60 inches), made from a mix of bamboo rayon and Egyptian cotton; $26.95 at CB2. Above: The Tivoli Audio iPAL is a portable iPod dock with AM/FM radio for $219.99 from Yliving. Above: Store bath salts in Le Parfait Jar ; $3.55 from Amazon. Above: Store hair dryers and the like in the Prant Box , made from plywood. The box which comes with a lid measures 13 inches by 15 inches; $12.99 from Ikea. Redesigning a bathroom? See 33 Steal This Look: Bathroom posts in our archive. Explore More: Faucets & Fixtures , Baths N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on September 14, 2010.