Remodelista Reconnaissance: The Secret Behind the Faucets in a Black and White Bath
This week in Remodelista Reconnaissance: a faucet mystery, solved.
A few weeks back, reader Petra wrote in asking about the faucets spotted in the featured photo in Remodeling 101: In Praise of Wall-Mounted Faucets. Our team did some sleuthing; here’s the answer.
Pictured is the original inspiration—the de-plated Emerick Architects faucet for a kitchen in Portland, Oregon—in closeup. As the architects described at the time: “Unable to find a budget-friendly, unlacquered brass faucet (who wants to spend $1,500 for a cabin?), we instead found a trusty Chicago faucet design in chrome and then we had the plating removed. The whole thing cost a tenth of the alternative.”