ISSUE 67  |  Bring on the Spring

5 Favorites: Minty Green Bathrooms, Retro Edition

April 11, 2013 6:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Until very recently, if I had moved into a house or an apartment with a fifties-style mint green sink I would have shrieked in horror and called the plumber. Lately, though, I've been noticing appealing bathrooms with original plumbing fixtures featuring a fifties retro charm.

Above: A bath in Brooklyn designed by Elizabeth Roberts: "We took every single tile off the wall and rearranged them in this bath," Roberts says (see the rest of the house at A Brownstone in Brooklyn, Reborn).

Above: A minty green vintage enamel sink; photo by David Ross.

Above: A bath in the Melbourne home of Luke Mortimer, spotted on Design Sponge.

Above: A jadeite sink and tub in Australia, photo by Toby Scott.

Above: A fifties-style green sink, photo by Lisa Hubbard.