If you tend to avoid your own reflection in
the bathroom mirror in the morning this is not the sink for you. The Reflection sink from Chicago-based La Cava Design
is made of satin stainless steel that gleams like a mirror. The wall mounted double vanity shown here has a wood frame
that is available in a choice of wenge, pickled oak or ash gray. It sells for $8,400.
There's nothing like an outdoor shower in
the summertime. Whether you need a rinse from the beach or just need to cool off from the beach, an outdoor
shower is one of summer's pleasures. The Serpentine
garden shower designed by Tom De Vrieze for Extremis is an outdoor shower without involving major plumbing. Place
it wherever you want and hook it up to your garden hose and it's ready to go. No guarantees on the hot water though.
Their product blurb says that because the hose is exposed to the sun, the water inside the hose will heat up. it is
available in May and should sell for around $430.
There's probably aren't a lot of bathrooms that
this would work in but it could be charming in a retro bathroom. The Bel Air faucet collection from takes its
design cues from 1950s sci-fi comic books. It's the latest from Lefroy
Brooks which specializes in all sorts of fixtures with vintage appeal.
Did you ever see the episode of
"Seinfeld" when Kramer gets a garbage disposal installed in his shower? He could have really used this
showerhead. The Al Dente from Italian firm Agape Design take its design cue from a kitchen colander. The polypropylene
showerhead rests inside a stainless steel perforated bowl. There is also a matching soap dish.
How big should a
showerhead be? The folks at Trendir suggest this Hansgrohe Downpour Air Royale that is as
wide as your shoulders. The showerhead is a 14-inch circle with 225 spray channel. It also has an air injection feature
that makes the shower feel more like a gentle rain than a water assault. And it even self-cleans. The showerhead sells for around $980 and is available next month.