This Master Bath Remodel is a Family Affair
Would you hire your siblings to take a dated master bath from cramped to contemporary?
My sister-in-law, Victoria Buker, is a landscape architect who works in construction management. When her master bathroom—untouched since the house was built in 1953—needed an upgrade, she recruited me to do the design, my brother-in-law, Dan Buker, to be the general contractor, and my wife, Katherine Buker, to install the tile. Victoria wanted the remodel to convert the cramped space into a modern, contemporary bathroom with a spa-like feel.
Fortunately, the master bath wasn’t the only room in the house that we were remodeling, so we had some control over the size and shape of the room. In the end, we decided to keep the shape a simple rectangle and the size relatively small, and used the cabinetry and materials to create the calm and elegant style that Victoria was looking for.
The vanity consists of two horizontal planes. The upper section has drawers below the counter and…