The Contemporary-Style 23” Balboa Corner Glass Vessel Sink Vanity

The Contemporary-Style 23” Balboa Corner Glass Vessel Sink Vanity

Modern bathroom design has been steadily transitioning into a “simple is better” mentality over the last decade, and bathroom vanities have been following a similar trend. Take, for instance, the 23” Balboa corner vanity. Simultaneously striking and subtle in its design, the Balboa does seem to attract attention. But that’s the interesting thing about it: the Balboa doesn’t really try to attract attention. Modern vanities tend to maximize your space, at the cost of sacrificing all those extraneous design flourishes. It should be noted that most modern bathroom vanities are very eye-catching despite their simple design, and the Balboa is no exception. Its wedge-shaped countertop is made from clear tempered glass, and its round edge is very smooth. The shape and choice of material for this vanity is very effective, and the Balboa will really draw attention to any corner it’s installed in.

The Balboa is a wall mounted bathroom vanity, which adds to its visual appeal but also gives you plenty of leg room (or storage space) underneath the countertop. The Balboa is not equipped with shelving space, as is the trend with many contemporary bathroom vanities. This means if you’re an organization fanatic, you may want to find a vanity that better suits your needs. A towel rack is provided, however, and the built-in vessel sink does leave some countertop space for your toiletries. Overall, the Balboa is a great example of modern design principles in the contemporary bathroom, and its relatively low cost (about $480 at Bathgems) makes it a fine addition to any home. You can find more information about this product by clicking here.


  • Joseph June 25, 2009 at 15:34 PMLogin to Reply →

    You have started a very interesting discussion on bathroom design. I’m a cabinetmaker who really does not want to make kitchens and bathrooms for a living, because the most of what is done in the US is just boxes with a “choice of doors and drawer fronts,” the most of which are made in a factory somewhere. Boring. I want to do something else if I can, but what?
    European design just absolutely blows my mind, and I find myself reading quite a bit on it, even though these are often modular kitchens and bathrooms that one would simply send away for and have installed by a local craftsman. But what fascinates me is the utter innovation of those designs, so I find myself returning to them quite a bit.
    I am also looking to design two bathrooms and a kitchen for my wife in too-small spaces in a tract home, which necessarily lets out those wonderful European designs that excite me so. And whenever I find myself going out on a limb with some idea or another, my wife always grounds me by saying, “If you stick with the classics, you won’t grow tired of them.”
    So, what do you do that is different and yet timeless and practical and stimulating to make if you’re a cabinetmaker? Damned if I know, but if I ever figure it out, I mean to make it for us and splash those babies all over the Internet!
    What you’ve written, though, has given me quite a bit to think about, and I thank you for sharing your concepts.

  • Michael June 25, 2009 at 16:09 PMLogin to Reply →

    No problem Joseph. :)

  • sarahjoypat July 5, 2009 at 15:55 PMLogin to Reply →

    Thanks for the information about your Balboa Corner Glass Vessel Sink Vanity product. product product. Modern day furniture makers have learned to combine functionality, durability, good design and reasonable price to their pieces of work. And most of all, customers can now own their most wanted furniture with just a click of their hand while inside the comfort of their homes through the internet, any day, any time, 24/7.

  • Erin Drake July 9, 2009 at 14:15 PMLogin to Reply →

    I have a lot of fun picking out all the different types of sinks. I just got a new Vessel Sink yesterday. I have been changing them once about every 6 months. I have it set up as winter and summer. The new one is for autumn.

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