Bathroom of the Week: Traditional Style in a 1920s

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This 1920s Atlanta cottage’s first floor had just one bathroom that was shared by the home’s primary and guest bedrooms and that also served as a powder room. The arrangement was less than ideal for the homeowners, and they turned to Copper Sky Design + Remodel for a solution. The design-build firm’s in-house interior designer, Jaime Dupes, carved out space from an oversize hallway to create a second bathroom that serves gracefully as both a stylish powder room and a full bath for overnight guests.

“My clients had great style and a wonderful collection of antiques and art,” Dupes says. “We wanted to continue the timeless aesthetic they’d already established in other rooms. We also wanted to up the ante because this was a powder room.”

One of the most dramatic elements in the new bathroom is the beautiful botanical wallpaper. “This room has very tall ceilings, and the vine pattern emphasizes verticality in the room,” Dupes says. “It also works great in combination with the shower tiles, which have the same hints of blue-green in the veining.” The shower tiles are Volakas marble.

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