Brass And Blue
Cottages and Bungalows|June - July 2021
Expert tips on a fresh bathroom upgrade from an Austin-based designer
By Kelly McMaster

Sara Malek Barney, the founder and principal designer of Bandd Design in Austin, Texas, spent the first phase of her professional career working in the fast-paced entertainment and sports industries. With degrees in Corporate Communications and Interior Design, she was named one of Fortune Magazine‘s Most Powerful Women {Next Gen}, one of Austin Monthly‘s Women to Watch, and is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers and the Female Founder Collective.

We asked Sara for her expert input on designing or updating a bathroom.

Cottages & Bungalows: What do you see as key considerations when designing a bath space?

Sara:

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