Best Baths Week: Day 4

Photo by James Ray Spahn


Location: St. Helena, California Wow Factor: For her guesthouse in the hills near St. Helena, California, homeowner Shea Kos hoped to achieve a sophisticated industrial look; a blend of delicate lines and rugged materials. In the spa-like bathroom—which opens to a meditation garden complete with outdoor shower—delicately framed steel doors and exposed plumbing pair with an exposed concrete wall to achieve the juxtaposition she had in mind. Says the home’s architect, Ira Martin: “We wanted to take the design a step beyond your typical bathroom, and we tried to give it a true spa feel while still keeping that industrial flavor.” Learn more here:

Categories: Baths, Contemporary Homes