Musings by Mindy

Dear friends and colleagues,

For years, we have been hearing about the demise of retail. This has been a tough scenario for us to imagine, as we believe so strongly in the value of trained team members who can help guide customers to make the right decisions for their budget, style, and timing parameters. At Designer Bath, we love to tell people about the stories behind the products. Many people don’t know about the hand-crafted parts of the process with certain brands and how this meticulous attention to perfection adds to the “feel” of a finish or the gloss of the metallic shine. As the brand manager for Designer Bath, I spend countless hours learning about different companies so that I can curate our displays and offer options that will appeal to our audience.

Recently, I was thrilled, although somewhat shocked as well, to learn that many well-known online retailers are expanding into brick-and-mortar locations. They are making this investment because they found out that people care about the experience of shopping in environments where they can touch and see the items and hear from people knowledgeable about the products. YAY! Warby Parker, Allbirds, Everlane, Parachute and Collars & Co. are Embracing Actual Shops – WSJ

We are all about creating a place where people can gain knowledge about their options and what makes one thing more expensive than another. Come visit us and see for yourself!

All my best,

Mindy Sevinor
Showroom Brand Manager


Dramatic powder rooms that show individual tastes and finishes.

Customizable Everything

Something I hear a lot on the showroom floor lately is, “I like brass, but if I put it in my house, will it be out of style in five years, or is it here to stay?” I tell them that for the past two decades white and chrome was the end all be all. Historically, in Europe, chrome was the only finish.

But the tides have changed. We have entered the “Bathroom Personalization Era.”

People aren’t designing bathrooms with only chrome and white anymore — they’re doing things that are more connected to their personalities and that are authentic to them. This customization of the spaces we love the most came out of the pandemic and working from home — we see homeowners paying more attention to their interiors and how they communicate their personal nuances with their choices.

The goal is for your bathroom to make you feel good, to reflect your vibe, and to bring you your own brand of unique joy.

What’s New in the Showroom?


We have a new display from Linkasink in both showrooms. They offer a totally customizable vanity line that I love. It’s a cool process and you can make decisions that complement your décor. Below, I have outlined the steps and provided links to the site so you can give it a try.

Step 1 – Pick your vanity color: black or white.

Step 2 – Pick your door style: white, gold border, mother of pearl, lateen, divergence, or kuba.

Step 3 – Pick your size: 24” to 36”.

Step 4 – Pick your hardware: anything from white tiger prism glass to star-shaped.

See how fun exploring the options are? Which combo fits your unique personality and style? I’d love to hear from you!

That’s what we’re all about at Designer Bath: creating timeless and refreshing looks for our clients from a wide range of brands, including many products that you cannot find elsewhere. Our ability to curate displays and stay on top of both trends and classic styles enables you to make your own house a space that feels like your special refuge.