ISSUE 22  |  The Well-Appointed Bath

10 Easy Pieces: Exposed Wall-Mounted Showers

June 03, 2009 10:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

Exposed wall-mounted showers can be used both indoors and outdoors, and in situations where in-wall plumbing is a problem. Here is a selection of good choices.

Above: Dornbracht Tara Logic Wall Mounted Shower Set with thermostat, rain showerhead, and hand shower; $4,203 at Quality Bath.

Above: Simple and understated, Grohe's Rainshower system is $419.40 (shower head not included) at Faucet Depot.

Above: Affordable industrial simplicity, courtesy of Kohler. The Industrial Exposed Shower is $352 at Every Faucet.

Above L: Hansgrohe Axor Stark Shower Column with 90-degree valves and adjustable shower head; $1,941 at eFaucets. Above R: Hansgrohe Axor Starck Shower Column with thermostat and downpour showerhead; $2,516 at eFaucets.

Above: Cifial Exposed Shower Kit with 8-inch showerhead; $1,570 at eFaucets.

Above: Dornbracht's Tara Black Edition Wall-Mounted Shower Mixer with fixed riser and cross handles. Go to Dornbracht for dealer information.

Above: Exposed Shower Set by Randolph Morris; $349.95 at Vintage Tub.

Above: Sonoma Forge’s Waterbridge Two-Handled Exposed Shower; $2,700 through Sonoma Forge.

Above: Samuel Heath Fairfield Thermostatic Shower Set; from $3,479 at Home and Stone.

Above: Hansgrohe Axor Terrano Showerpipe with 10-inch shower head, valve, and hand spray; $1,486 at eFaucets.

Above: The traditional Michael Smith for Kallista Exposed Hampstead Shower Set; starts at $3,605 at Ann Sacks.

Above: Mico Exposed Thermostatic Shower Set 2; $2,011 at Quality Bath.