High-profile architects often lend their talents to the design of consumer goods. Just as often, those goods end up costing an arm and a leg. At prices ranging between $100 and $300, the Michael Graves Collection provides a striking line of bathroom fittings within reach of the average consumer. The bath suites include shower valve and head, tub filler, and vanity faucets, as well as a towel bar and ring, soap dish, bud vase, toothbrush holder, and tissue holder. Finishes include chrome, matte chrome, and stainless steel, with solid, colored glass, and metal handles in ergonomic egg and star shapes. Delta Faucet, 317/848-1812, www.deltafaucet.com.
One of these racks can transform an ordinary shower into a highly functional business unit. Not that you can't still have fun in there. The Aviva Dispenser Plus Shower Basket is one among many models made to dispense liquid soaps and shampoos in measured amounts, and look good doing it. Give one to clients as a parting gift; it's a lot better...
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