June 21st, 2019
Watermark Participates in 2019 Spring One Room Challenge
June 21, 2019
Watermark is pleased to announce their participation in the 2019 Spring One Room Challenge.
The One Room Challenge
The One Room Challenge, also known as ORC, is a biannual challenge hosted in April and October. Each event follows twenty design influencers, or Featured Designers, who remodel one room of their choosing over the course of six weeks. Every Wednesday during those six weeks, they document their process while sharing their sources and professional advice.
Created in 2011, this is the 15th season of the ORC; to date, over 3,000 rooms have been transformed! The goal of the ORC is to provide participants with a supportive, enthusiastic forum in which to share the process of transforming a room and to be a celebration of creativity, inspiration and original ideas.
Watermark partnered with Casey Keasler, founder of Casework, an interior architecture studio located in Portland, Oregon. Casey has been an interior designer for over 15 years. She believes that the best rooms are visual biographies and works with her clients to tell their visual story.
Casey was chosen as one of the ORC’s Featured Designers for this year’s Spring event. For her project, Casey chose to remodel her 1966 ranch-and-bungalow style home’s bathroom. As this is the only bathroom in her home, she felt even more pressure to get the design done right.
The bathroom was small and cramped, with a closet door that wouldn’t stay closed and opened in the wrong direction. The tile, sink, faucet, lighting and shower were all original to the house and in desperate need of an update.
Casey’s goals were to make the room feel larger and brighter, through white walls, removal of the storage closet, replacing the shower curtain with glass doors, installing shower tile to the ceiling and installing an open vanity.
Over the course of six weeks, Casey transformed this 1966 groovy bathroom into a beautiful, modern masterpiece.
The first product Casey chose for her remodel was a faucet from Watermark Design’s Blue 37 Collection in matte black.
“It’s so simple and paired down; I love the cross handles,” says Casey. “One of my favorite things about Watermark is their ability to mix and match details. Add in custom finishes and you have a something you’ll be excited to use every single day!”
She paired Watermark’s faucet with a matte black, rounded-corner mirror and custom vanity. The effect is striking against the white tile walls and green tile flooring.
We think Casey knocked it out of the park with her remodel, and we love how she used our Blue 37 faucet to tie the room’s theme together. To see the entire project from start to finish, check out the highlights on Casey’s 'ORC' Instagram story.