Restrooms

Barrel Vanity

In introducing the Starck 1 Barrel Vanity, Duravit celebrates its long-term relationship with renowned designer Philippe Starck. With its minimalist style, the bucket design opens into a modern below-the-sink vanity, available in a range of finishes and colors. 

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New and Improved

With its modern, slipper-tub-inspired shape, the newest version of Hastings Tile & Bath’s Chelsea Bathtub features a slightly higher back for better ergonomics. Available in both 60-in. and 66-in. sizes, the tub can be finished in polished white, matte white, shiny polished gray and velvety matte gray. 

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On the Mark

Leveraging its sturdy structural construction with ADA requirements, Federal Brace’s new Atlas floating vanity support system is made of steel tubing with a heavy duty 0.5-in. thick metal foot plate compatible with large anchors. Consequently, the brace can support a carrying capacity of 1,500 to 2,000 lbs. 

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Elementary Elemental

As a creative contrast to Ventus Wall Hung Sink’s industrial-inspired exposed hardware, Stone Forest’s new integrated sink features a modern, geometric shape. As part of the Elemental collection of brass legs with knurled fittings, any combination of stone, wood and steel components can be incorporated. 

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Miniature Flush Valve

Dubbed the industry’s smallest front access wall panel at nearly 70% lower than the industry standard, the CX Flushometer from Sloan can more easily be integrated into restroom designs. Freeing up space, with no need for a rear access plumbing chase, the product streamlines the installation process. The valve is compatible with 1.6 and 1.28 gallons per flush water closets and 0.5, 0.25 and 0.125 gpf urinals. 

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Hotel Zachary, Chicago, Ill.

Neighborhood Inspiration

A boutique hotel in the heart of Wrigleyville, Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way is one of the most popular destinations in Chicago’s North Side.  Located just across the street from Wrigley Field, the hotel is certainly a hot spot during Chicago Cubs’ home games, but also attracts guests for its fine dining options, state-of-the-art meeting areas—like the American Airlines Conference Center—and entertainment and shopping options at Gallagher Way. When the boutique hotel was built in 2018, it only had to look across the street to Wrigley Field for inspiration for its commercial restroom products. Hotel Zachary sports a timeless design throughout the facility, drawin

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Delicate Delicato

Suitable for both classic and modern designs, the Delicato soaking bath from Jacuzzi Luxury Bath features gentle curves in the body and an aesthetic at the base—a combination which is rarely found at this price point. Available in a white or chrome integral overflow and toe-tap drain, the bath is constructed from a durable high-gloss acrylic reinforced with a proprietary fiberglass/resin formula. 

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH), Chicago, Ill.

Rx for Hand Hygiene

In 2010, Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) in Chicago, one of the country’s premier academic medical centers, launched a major hand-washing campaign aimed at employees, patients and visitors: “Clean Hands Every Time.” According to a hospital press release, two-thirds of Americans fall short in adopting the habit of washing their hands, and 80% of infections are transmitted through touch. If hands are kept clean, the transmission of germs from person to person is greatly reduced. As part of a hospital-wide education campaign on the importance of proper hand hygiene, NMH even self-produced a sing-a-long video parody featuring hospital staff demonstrating their best hand wa

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Excel Dryer D|13 Sink System

User Friendly Restroom Accent

Excel Dryer’s XLERATORsync hand dryer directly integrates with the D|13 Sink System to avert mess. According to Excel’s William Gagnon, vice president of marketing and sales, integrated sink systems are the next generation of “green” restroom design, as they provide form and function that deliver a better user experience. “Further, they solve the potential issues often associated with high-speed, wall-mounted hand dryers: sound, where the water goes, hygiene and aesthetics.”The dryer features an outlet for each hand, while reversing the airflow to blow water down and away from the user and into the sink basin. By integrating the hand dryer directly on

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Integrated Faucet Design

With NextGen’s Selectronic faucet, there’s no need to install a separate thermostatic mixing valve as its ASSE 1070-certified integrated SmarTherm safety shut-off automatically protects the user from scalding. Also available without mixing and above-deck mixing, the system’s integrated design incorporates the electronics in the spout, thereby eliminating the need for a control box below the deck.

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