ISSUE 19  |  Spring Cleaning

Steal This Look: Perfect Powder Room at Joan’s on Third

May 08, 2012 8:30 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

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One of the dangers of being a design scout? You’re always on the lookout for inspiring ideas, even in a restaurant bathroom. Our favorite midday LA haunt, Joan’s on Third, happens to have one of our favorite restrooms anywhere. Here are some ideas for recreating the look at home.

Photography by Laure Joliet for Remodelista.

Above: An enamel pitcher filled with white lisianthus and purple scabiosa.

Above: A study in black and white: the bathroom at Joan’s on Third.

Above: Ceramic drawer pulls on a powder-coated steel cabinet; for something similar, consider a steel cabinet from KNF Designs, available through Empiric Studio.

Above: It all starts with the woodsy scent of Le Labo’s Santal 26 candle, “An aristocratic scent, smoky and leathery”; $70 directly from Le Labo.

Above: The Low Profile Deck-Mounted Lavatory Faucet from Waterworks’ Flyte line is $630; simple elegance worth the investment.

Above: For similar cabinet pulls, consider the Reproduction Antique Knobs from Paxton Hardware; $1.60 each. For the ultimate porcelain cabinet pulls, go to Whitechapel Hardware.

Above: Ikea’s Sockerart Vase is made of enameled steel; $7.99; also consider the Emile Henry Urban Pitcher in Nougat ($46.89 at Amazon) and consult 10 Easy Pieces: Classic White Ceramic Pitchers.

Above: Classic Series Glazed 1.5-Inch Hex Tile is $10.95 per square foot, available in black and white, at Hex Tile.

Above: Display a trio of artwork with the black Ribba Frame; $9.99 each from Ikea.

Above: Support local artisans; consider the multi-functional Dustbin by LA-based Brendan Ravenhill; it’s a trash can with a detachable lid that doubles as a dust pan; $250 from Brendan Ravenhill.

Above: We’d hang it sideways: Ikea’s Hemnes Mirror in black-brown for $44.99.