See How This Drab Spare Room Became a Moroccan-Inspired Bathroom

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Photo credit: Jacob Snavely
Photo credit: Jacob Snavely

From House Beautiful

As with most good designers, Jessica Geller and Virginia Toledo of Toledo Geller begin every project by getting to know their clients as best they can. When they were hired to design a bathroom for a retired couple in New Jersey, Geller recalls, one of the things she asked was “Where are you dying to travel next?” The answer—Morocco—would prove to be the underlying thread for the entire renovation, which consisted of turning a small bathroom and drab spare room into a Moroccan oasis right in their home—with plenty of functional details hidden under the breathtaking design.

The bathroom’s most noticeable element is likely the dramatic arches, which were born of a practical layout concern: “Knowing that she really wanted that bathtub to be the focal point, we thought, ‘okay, well let’s really make it a focal point,” Geller tells House Beautiful. “

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