A well-detailed skylight in a bathroom (minimal frame and soft diffused light) can transport your daily ablutions to a plein air experience. A poorly detailed skylight, on the other hand (too much frame and harsh light), will only make you wish you were outside all the more. Here are 10 favorites from the first category.
Above: A bathroom by Suppose Design Office in Japan borrows light from a courtyard skylight.
Above: A skylight placed in a raised section of the ceiling in this bathroom by San Francisco based Min|Day (a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) brings down a shaft of natural light to wash over the mirror.
Above: By hiding the frame, this shower by San Francisco based Mark Reilly Architecture (a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) feels as it if is open to the sky above. Photos by Bruce Damonte.
Above: In an all wood bathroom by Australian architect Sean Godsell, the shadows created by a slatted wood screen across the skylight above creates a similar effect of the light that shines through the trees of a forest.
Above: A skylight above the soffit washes natural light across the wood wall in this bathroom by San Francisco based Adlin Darling Design.
Above: Bar the frameless skylight, the shower area in architect Cary Tamarkin’s Shelter Island house is open to the elements above.
Above: Two off the shelf skylights (much less expensive than one frameless piece of glass) are cleverly combined into one in this bath by Ogawa Fisher Architects.
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