How We Did It: The Materials and Manufacturers That Made This Bathroom Happen!

With the popularity of the Craftsman style and its timeless qualities, many homeowners enjoy incorporating these design elements into their bathrooms. This turn-of-the-century Craftsman home was the perfect place to do just that.

Collage of finished craftsman bathroom remodel by Silent Rivers showing white Carrera marble

The designers at Silent Rivers work with many product manufacturers and installation professionals to custom design rooms to perfectly fit our clients’ needs and style. And we have the experience to pull all these elements together into a holistic mix of function and beauty.


We revealed this completed bathroom remodel in The Big Reveal: Final Photos of Bathrooms in a 1920 Craftsman. Now we share the actual materials and manufacturers used to transform this dated 1980s remodel into an inviting, light-filled bathroom!


Plumbing Fixtures

Collage of Kohler plumbing fixtures, toilet, shower head, sink, faucet chosen by Silent Rivers for a craftsman bathroom remodel in Des Moines
1. Faucet: Kohler “Archer” Wide-Spread

2. Sink: Kohler “Caxton” Under-Mount Sink

3. Toilet: Kohler “Tresham” Toilet

4. Shower head: Kohler “Contemporary Round” 8″ Rainhead, 2.5 gpm

5. Handshower: Kohler “Awaken” G90 2.0 gpm Multifunction Handshower

6. Valve: Kohler “Archer” Valve Trim


Light Fixtures

Light fixtures for a craftsman Des Moines bathroom remodel by Silent Rivers

1. Ceiling fixture: Feiss “Lismore” 2-Light Flushmount

2. Wall sconce: Norwell “Apollo” Sconce


Finishes & Accessories

Finishes and accessories collage of tile and knobs used in craftsman Des Moines bathroom remodel by Silent Rivers

1. Counter and bench tops: Bianco Carrara Marble was used for the vanity and shower bench surfaces in the shower.

2. Floor tile: StonePeak Ceramics “Classic – Statuarietto” 12″x12″ & 2″x2″ Marble-Look Porcelain Tile

3. Mosaic wall tile: Florida Tile “Bliss – Iceland” Linear Blend Mosaics

4. Wall tile: Daltile “Artigiano – Italian Alps” 3″x6″ Wall Tile

5. Knobs: Hickory Hardware “Crystal Palace” 1-1/8″ Diameter Knob

6. Latch: Top Knobs “M1780″ 2” Cabinet Latch


And let’s not forget a few very important details…

Wainscot: Painted wood bead board with painted wood cap.

Cabinets: Custom built and modified by Silent Rivers Design+Build.


Our homeowners love the vision and expertise that Silent Rivers’ designers bring to the remodeling equation. To achieve a desired look in a room (or a whole house) we work with homeowners’ ideas to help pull together a complete and beautiful remodeling solution.


See more of our finished projects in our Project Gallery.


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