Style Scheme: A Masculine Bathroom Retreat

March 31, 2017

Text by Lynda Simonton

Danit Ben-Ari creates a luxurious bathroom retreat for a gentleman of discerning taste. On the flip side, Dane Austin created a chic feminine bathing space for her here.

Arteriors Maxim Pendant
“The antique brass fringe just slays me. The scale and shape add drama.” Wolfers Lighting, Allston, Mass.,

Arteriors Maxim Pendant

Icon Vanity
“The unusual coupling of the integrated black marble sink and warm wood tone of the vanity is really beautiful.” Porcelanosa, Boston Design Center,

Icon Vanity

City Bench by Maxine Snider
“It’s always luxurious to include a piece of furniture in a bathroom. This stunning bench complements the other elements in the room, and the creamy leather will hold up beautifully.” The Bright Group, Boston Design Center,

City Bench by Maxine Snider

Burnished Gold, by Jerry Teters
“This art had to be in this scheme. The metallics reflect the warm surfaces and add excitement. Simply gorgeous!”

Burnished Gold, by Jerry Teters


Capella Field Tile (Right)
“This stone in a large-scale rectangular shape offers just enough pattern to add dimension, but not distract. Use it on both the floor and walls to unify and display the other elements clearly.”
Ann Sacks, Boston Design Center,

Rize Area Rug (Left)
“How sumptuous to have a rug in the bathroom. The pattern adds just the right touch of ‘wow.’ And it’s soft underfoot—it’s cut shearling, after all.” J.D. Staron, Boston Design Center,

Interior Transformations, Brookline, Massachusetts, (617) 678-1309,

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