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A restrained material palette, clean lines, and an abundance of natural light result in a master bathroom that’s "mellow, calming, and really fits our lifestyle," says Laura Steur-Alvarez.

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Paul McKean conceived the new master bath as a modern unit—a simple, walnut cube—inserted into the historic house. "It’s like a marriage," he says of his vision. "You have to commit to one really great thing, and that was the walnut in this project."

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A feminine bed and old-fashioned molding help to fully integrate the modern architecture into the home’s period style.

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Contractor Jason Peck carefully matched the grain on all of the doors and cabinets, so that the closet would appear to be one continuous piece of wood.

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Old-fashioned radiators and original wood floors help to fully integrate the modern architecture into the home’s period style.

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