Home & Design

Changing Room

A revamped basement caters to pool-goers


Homeowners with a backyard pool wished to outfit part of their unfinished basement as “a dedicated space to transition guests from the pool area into the living space,” explains Hopkins & Porter’s James Dyott, who spearheaded the project. On the list of requirements: changing rooms, showers, toilets, pool-toy storage, a washer and dryer and lockers. “The space had to blend with the home in a style the owners called ‘modern barn,’” Dyott notes.

Shiplap siding, industrial-grade hinges and light fixtures and old-school metal lockers conjure the look they were after, while a Brockway double sink by Kohler is paired with a mirror suspended by an antique pulley. Vintage benches reclaimed from a barn sit atop wood-look, porcelain-tile floors.

Architecture & Contracting: James Dyott, CRPM, CLC, Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc., Potomac, Maryland. Interior/Bath Design: Gene Delgado, DESIGNgene llc, Washington, DC.

Get the look...

Vintage-Look Double Basin: kohler.com through ferguson.com. Shiplap Barn Doors: Custom designed and built by hopkinsandporter.com. Flooring: Eight-by-45-inch porcelain tile through flooranddecor.com.

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