When it comes to making a statement, designers often experiment in the powder room, presenting an opportunity to take risks in a compact space. In this design covet, we see how a splash of paint, a slab of stone or an expressive tile can transform a sink and a toilet into a conversation starter.
Just like an ever-changing artwork, ocean views create a transporting escape in the bathroom. They are an invitation into the world outside while simultaneously drawing light and a sense of space indoors. In this edit, we seek out our favourite bathrooms with an ocean view from around the globe, all awash with the serenity we seek from the sea.
What strikes you about interior designer Dries De Malsche’s work is his passion for natural materials. Since the designer established his practice a decade ago, he has forged a reputation for reductive interiors that reflect an astute eye for detail. Attune to each client, and their lifestyle, Dries is not driven by trends but traditional artisanship, favouring an atmosphere of warmth, lightness and tranquillity.
In this feature, we get to know the designer’s signature approach to bathroom design through three defining areas: context and craftsmanship, materials, lighting and tapware.