Have you ever wondered why we have powder rooms in the front hall?

Wednesday May 13th, 2020

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There is a reason that toilets and tubs are white.

And powder rooms are in the front hall not as a random convenience, but as a deliberate design feature with a purpose that makes sense all over again in light of the COVID pandemic. 

Hygeine needs in the wake of health scares have been influencing bathroom design for more than 100 years. 

This article is a fascinating read on the history of bathroom design as influenced by our desire to protect our families. 


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