HOMEFRONT - Summer 2017

Liquid Assets

Sigrid McCandless 2017-07-01 06:32:22

Be brave. Be creative and make the time this summer to take a bold and refreshing new look at the showers, tubs, sinks and tiles in your home. After all, when it is lighter for longer and hot outside, visiting showrooms is so much easier. So, whether it’s a simple upgrade or the start of a dramatic and stylish new bathroom you’re after, why not take the plunge and get started. 5 tips to get the look 1.Embrace your curves; that is, with curvaceous bathtubs and vanities. 2.Invigorate your space with vivid pops of colour in tiles, sinks or accessories. 3.Add in sun-kissed accessories in trending rose gold. 4.Treat your skin with nourishing natural products for that summertime glow. 5.Mix and match textures and finishes. Golden girls Get gorgeous with this moisturizing selftanner and show-stopping nail polish set. Catch a wave Inspired by the sea, this sensuous bath draws us in with its curvaceous “wave” shaped rim. Ice oval For embellishing the most refined of bathrooms, this striking countertop washbasin is made of pure crystal. Get that glow A secret mix of anti-aging, hydrating ingredients instantly transforms tired skin. Ever so tidy Keep your cosmetics and grooming tools organized and within reach with this clever organizer. Ready, set, go! Perfect for everyday, this pretty pink bag is the right size for carrying makeup brushes and cosmetics. Scandinavian modern Vola’s iconic single lever faucet, designed by Arne Jacobsen, remains a timeless classic. Ahead of the curve The fluid spiral shaped exterior combines with a full grain leather and smoked eucalyptus interior for one luxurious vanity. Fragrantly yours Enjoy the positive vibes of summer year-round with the sweet aromas of white lotus and bergamot. Travel in style The perfect go-to outfit for travel, this five-piece set is comes packaged in a Lunya laundry bag. Moisturizing goodness Give your hands some love with the natural extracts of verbena and white tea hand and nail cream. Just for you Sleek and sophisticated, this vanity has movable interior accessories to satisfy your need to be on the organized side. Go green A vibrant kiwi stripe gives classic bath accessories a streak of pizzazz. Bath butler on call This contemporary back-to-wall bath with the curvaceous lines of a freestanding bath is lovely for pampering at home or hotel. Blue by you Immerse yourself in the luxury of bathing in a traditional solid cas-iron roll-top tub. Weekend get-away Nice and natural in a convenient travel-sized kit. An apple a day This shapely soap dispenser in rose gold is a playful and elegant contemporary addition. Captivating colour This honey dew-green vessel sink refreshes and invigorates with its lively touch of colour. The art of good karma Take care with these nourishing and rejuvenating products. It’ll pay off in the end! Freestanding claw-foot bathtub Bring a distinct look to any bathroom space. The Circe cast-iron, claw-foot bathtub has a generous basin and dramatic eagle-claw feet embellished with scrolls, fleur-de-lis and gargoyles. Painted by Katherine Gordon. Captivating cobalt Colour is everywhere, even in the bathroom! These gorgeous artisan glass tiles can be used for countertops, walls, shower panels and more. Pomegranate power Your skin will be left feeling soft, smooth and glowing after using this gentle hydrating sugar scrub. Doctor’s orders With SPF50, this super moist facial cream protects from damaging sun and prevents premature aging and sunspots. Smart storage An airy wire basket in metallic gold finish is perfect for storing towels or laundry. Handsome and handy The perfect grooming gift kit for a true gentleman’s beard. Ravishing in red Kick back and relax in a one-of-a-kind, cast-iron soaker and have the colour customized. Forest bathing Perfect for two, this tub is deep and double-ended. It’s sure to please outside as well. Creative culmination The unique design of this walnutclad vanity was influenced by art nouveau and origami. Warrior wisdom Just for men or Samurais, this range includes luxurious products for body, hair and shaving skin care. Shopping information • www.kallista.com • www.kohler.ca• www.vandabaths.com • www.glassdesign.it • www.charlottetilbury.com • www.amara.com • www.oliverbonas.com • www.vola.com • www.decotec-paris.com • www.rituals.com • www.lunya.co • www.drummondsuk.com • www.ivarlondon.com • www.lovefresh.com • www.antoniolupi.it • www.fabioluciani.com Sigrid McCandless, ARIDO, IDC, CMKBD, is an interior designer and certified kitchen and bath designer. She is the owner of Avonbridge Interiors and past president of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (Ontario Chapter).

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