JANUARY JLC 1997
Tight Bath Tricks
To glance through plumbing fixture catalogs, you might
think the bath has become the biggest room in the house.
Where do they find room for fountains and fireplaces?
In the real world, most bathrooms are small, and for
good reason: Once a bathroom meets their basic needs,
most people would rather devote any extra space to a larger
closet or bedroom, or perhaps to another bathroom altogether.
Bathrooms tend to get shoehorned into whatever
small, irregular-shaped space is left over after other program
areas are accommodated. This can work, but only
with care and the willingness to be creative. Here are two
innovations I've used to