Updated Bathrooms That Fit Unique Needs

You want and need an updated bathroom. Your existing bathroom looks old and lacks good function. It may be a safety hazard. Whether it’s traditional, transitional, or contemporary, you want something fresh and new, small or large. Updated bathrooms can be daunting, but with Diane Plesset offering individual solutions, the process from dreams to reality is as painless as possible. D. P. Design’s goal is to help you transform a problem bathroom into a functional, safe, and beautiful area that makes you, your family and guests happy — from “Yuck” to “Wow!” Call Diane today to get additional information about a particular challenge that will help you: 503-632-8801.

Here are some favorite bathroom projects, completed before April 2023. You can call to get specific information about a particular solution that appeals to you. When you click on a picture, you will be taken to a page describing the project and before-and-after pictures that you can enlarge to see the major transformations that we made. To see virtual-reality perspectives of projects that haven’t been photographed, please visit the new “Before and…” page.

A major transformation to the typical 1970s Tigard 5’x5′ powder room. The Hawaiian theme was inspired by the custom vessel lavatory that resembles the Mauna Kea volcano.
Homeowners wanted more storage, a two-person shower, and a larger lavatory in this 1970s Tigard master bathroom. There’s a custom lit niche in the shower to show off a bronze dolphin sculpture.
Husband’s home office bathroom in a major remodel of a luxury townhouse. Very masculine gray, with accents of black, white, and lipstick red.

It was a dungeon until new glass blocks allowed light to flood the room. The finished bathroom features custom glass tile motifs inspired by Native American symbols.

A subtle seashore theme inspired the custom sandblasted steam shower enclosure. “Sitting Ducks” by Michael Bedard provides the whimsical accent desired.
A reminder of Hawaii for the couple who love the white sands and crystal blue sea. The spa-shower room features custom Chamesson limestone shaped to resemble shifting sand dunes.

A second bathroom in the 1950s Portland home was created in the basement. It features a custom two-person accessible shower with an inline drain and beautiful cobalt blue glass accents.

A typical 1970s West Linn master bathroom was transformed into a beautiful Japanese retreat with a larger shower, custom cabinets and tile with unique decorative inserts.
Homeowners wanted to keep the Portland 1950s look and feel in their remodeled bathroom, achieved with Pratt & Larson tile, a custom glass screen and Kohler plumbing.
The main floor powder room became a gorgeous, fully-accessible bathroom with a large roll-in shower. Rich browns and golds enhance the 1970s West Linn home.
A second-floor bathroom with custom tile in the new Oregon City home complies with accessibility guidelines. The home was designed with space for a future elevator.
The main floor guest bathroom in the award-winning Oregon City home was designed for beautiful appearance with glass accents and complies with accessibility guidelines.
A guest bathroom from the 1970s period needed minor upgrades including custom cabinets, new countertop, a European-style lavatory bowl, and new tile on floors and walls.

The Northwest Portland Craftsman-style home won multiple awards for use of space and cohesive appearance, incorporating natural materials. The project includes two totally-interior additions.

A hallway to the massive walk-in closet divides the master bathroom to achieve maximum function and accessibility in Oregon City. Unique features include custom quartzite countertops and decorate inserts.

An addition achieved a larger master bathroom and two generous walk-in closets for the husband and wife in Portland. The beautifully tiled bathroom and shower has 3x the storage.

The master bathroom needed to be updated to allow more space for the wife’s personal dressing table. Custom tile with crackle-glass inserts complements this beautiful Vancouver retreat.
A French country bathroom was achieved in Tualatin with custom walnut furniture and a corner pedestal tub overlooking the countryside. Granite flooring was specially-imported slabs with fossils.