Designer Krista Lewis turns a dated Little Rock bathroom into a sophisticated yet youthful retreat
When Krista Lewis of K. Lewis Interior Design first approached this project, she was faced with a common dilemma found in older bathrooms: The choppy layout made the space feel cramped. It was immediately clear how much light could be gained by taking down a couple of walls. “The toilet, vanity, and even the shower basically stayed in the same spot, but it’s totally opened up,” she says. “We didn’t expand into any more space, we just re-worked what we already had.”
From there, Krista customized the space to work for her client, a teen with a penchant for clean-lined simplicity. She swapped the double sink vanity for a single, designing a wall of built-ins with lower cabinets and open shelving to complement it. “She doesn’t like a lot of stuff everywhere, but she’s a teenage girl—there’s all the stuff that teenage girls have,” Krista says, pointing to storage solutions perfect for putting away hair tools and toiletries….