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A Diamond-in-the-Rough.

October 16, 2014 Du Verre Hardware Introduces the Argyle Collection The iconic Argyle pattern was born in the Scottish Highlands, home of fine whiskey and tartans. This timeless pattern has had many incarnations from the famous Scottish clans of Campbell to great knitwear and golfing gear more popular today. Du Verre’s Argyle, designed by company […]

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Are you Crazy for Customization?

September 17, 2014 Written by Laurie Doherty Meet the newest addition to MTI’s Designer Collection, the Melinda 10. This new tub encompasses all the best elements of classic clawfoot design with its elegant silhouette and gently curved rim – and then takes things up a notch by offering customization. Start with a monotone tub and […]

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Rocking the Steam Punk Style

August 19, 2014 Written by Laurie Doherty New Steam Punk Collection from Atlas Homewares is All About the Retro Industrial Vibe Steam punk style is red-hot right now as new fans discover its eclectic mix of Victorian-inspired retro and mechanical chic.  This new collection from Atlas is a mix of early Industrial Age with a […]

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ICFF + New York = LOVE!

June 24, 2014 Written by Linda Jennings Check out some of the modern kitchen and bath products showcased throughout this four-day event! There’s nothing like springtime in New York – the outdoor markets, new shows on Broadway and the parks are blooming with flowers. For me, and for thousands of my fellow designers, springtime in […]

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TIPS & TRICKS

June 17, 2014 Written by Shelly Johnson Top Interior Designers share their favorite ideas for designing bathrooms with freestanding tubs. A freestanding tub is often considered a must-have item by homeowners planning a “dream bathroom” makeover. Stand-alone tubs are a favorite of interior designers too. After all, very few fixtures allow such a remarkable degree […]

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Juliet Tub – the inspiration of design team Newsome & Adams

March 7, 2014 Written by Laurie Doherty When you see the gorgeous Juliet tub from MTI Baths you’ll want to get in! Irresistible with its sensuous twisted shape, Juliet lures you in with its roomy interior begging you to slow down and take a relaxing soak. Known for their luxurious and thoughtfully designed bathtubs, MTI […]

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Chilly Toronto set the stage for HOT products at IDS 2014.

February 18, 2014 by: Linda Jennings Always inspiring, the IDS Show held recently in Toronto showcased the brightest trends and innovations in home design. Even the extremely cold temperatures couldn’t hold back the crowd of over 5,500 design enthusiasts, industry leaders and international superstars for a preview on opening night. What a dynamic presentation of […]

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Don’t sacrifice Form over Function!

December 31, 2013 Written by Shelly Johnson Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Quick Drain USA linear drain: 1. Their linear drains feature an engineered 100% trough slope that is designed to remove ALL the water and debris from the trough after each use. 2. Quick Drain USA linear drains can be […]

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ORA lets you feel the calm within.

November 22, 2013 Written by Shelly Johnson BainUltra® has drawn on its 35 years of experience to create ORA™, a brand new collection of streamlined and elegant baths with an aura of pure finesse. ORA’s fine lines and gentle curves, mimicking rippling water, inspire quiet contemplation. Sublimely comfortable, ORA delivers a complete hydro-thermo massage® experience […]

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Before & After
Victoria + Albert’s Napoli tub brings an outdated home into the 21st century.

October 4, 2013 Written by Shelly Johnson Located in Beverly Hills, California this five-star bathroom has been restored to its full potential with the help of Victoria + Albert’s Napoli tub. LA-based designer Kym Rodger of Kym Rodger Designs recently completed a renovation project at a private residence in Beverly Hills which involved a complete […]

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