Gothic Design Takes Over Brooklyn

House Call: A Brooklyn Brownstone Goes Gothic October 28, 2016 4:00 AM BY Alexa Hotz Jeff Madalena and Jason Gnewikow are the sort of creative couple who seem to have numerous design projects going on at any given time (they describe themselves as “creatively restless”). When they set out to remodel their 1910 brownstone two years ago, they came […]

21st Gallery – New Yorks Newest Art Gallery

New York’s Newest Art Gallery Jackie Caradonio September 15, 2016   Emmanuel Babled’s designs at the new Twenty First Gallery. New York City art ace Renaud Vuaillat has eschewed tradition with the launch of his latest Manhattan outpost. Opened in May on a tree-lined street in West Chelsea, Twenty First Gallery ( is set within […]

Clean Up In Black – The Best of Black Soaps

 Clean Up With Black Soaps! 10 Favorites: The Best of Black Soap October 25, 2016 8:00 AM BY Julie Carlson Essential for the noirish bath: black bar soap: Here are 10 favorites, ranging from Seattle-made Blackbird soap inspired by the Mount St. Helens eruption to a soap evoking “the feeling of drinking a fine scotch in […]

10 Dramatic Black Dinnerware PIeces

10 Easy Pieces: Dramatic Black Dinnerware October 26, 2016 4:00 AM BY Annie Quigley Every home should have a set of Basic White Dinnerware, but we think everyone should have a stack of pitch black plates on hand too. Ideal for moody dinner parties and striking when displayed on white shelves, think of black dinnerware as white dinnerware’s dark alter-ego. Here are […]

Grohe Brothers To Step Down – Hansgrohe & Axor – Industry News

 Major Shakeup With Industry Leader Hansgrohe! Alice Morby | 25 October 2016  Philippe and Richard #Grohe are to leave their management roles at Hansgrohe SE, the company their grandfather founded 115 years ago. Richard, who is deputy chairman of the executive board, and his brother Philippe, vice-president of design management, will hand over their duties […]

Carl Hansen’s Limited Edition “Black Collection” – Interior Design

The Last Chair Is To Die For, Being Dark Has Never Been This Awesome! Dark Shadows: The Limited Edition Black Collection from Carl Hansen October 25, 2016 6:00 AM BY Julie Carlson Danish brand Carl Hansen has been playing around with the classics, reintroducing dormant designs from midcentury masters and updating classic pieces with new […]

Kloof Road House – #ModernMondays

The South African architectural firm of Nico Van Der Meulen completed one of my personal favorites at the foot of a nature reserve in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Kloof Road House, as it has now come to be known, is a distinctive property that was designed with the priority of creating and enhancing a family-oriented […]

Cabinets Are Essential To Your Bathroom Design

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Cabinets Are Essential To Your Bathroom Design Is your bathroom design daunting to you? No need to worry; every discontent of yours will soon be gone!  Three words.. Bathroom Cabinets Knobs. With the right bathroom cabinet, your bathroom will seem more spacious and elegant, which is the appeal we all want when we are building our […]

8 Simple Bathroom Design Tips

8 Simple Bathroom Design Tips You might be building a new home and designing the bathroom of your dreams, or maybe you’re just remodeling and adding a new bathroom or changing an existing one. In any case, you have a certain amount of room to work with. Here are some ideas we’ve come up with […]

Six Essential Tips Before You Begin To Remodel Your Shower

Thank you for reading our latest post; let’s jump right into it. We’ve all heard horror stories from friends and family members when they remodeled their showers. Instead of adding to the horror stories narrative, here are a couple of tips to review before pulling the trigger and deciding on the person who will be […]

The House of the Infinite by Alberto Campo Baeza – #ModernMonday

“From the architect. On a marvelous place like a piece of earthly paradise, at Cádiz, we have built an infinite plane facing the infinite sea, the most radical house we have ever made. At the very edge of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where the sea unites the new and the old continent, emerges a stone […]

How a Shower Drain can make the World a better place

So, we know what you’re thinking. How the heck can a shower drain make the world a better place? Most people barely even know what their shower drain looks like, let alone think about them in the context of making the world a better place. Well, maybe shower drains won’t change the entire world, but […]

How it’s Made: 10 amazing photos of our oval drains in production

Hey everyone! Here at designer drains we like to do things a bit different. We love beautiful photography and we also love to show off our products. A lot of companies make great products but they rarely show you anything about how it’s made.  So, we decided to show you how we manufacture our oval drains. […]

FREE Designer Drains Geometric No. 6 Computer Wallpaper

  Hello everyone! Here at Designer Drains we are constantly creating exciting new products. On the arrival of our newest product, our Designer Drains Luxury Cabinet Hardware we would like to give everyone a free Designer Drains wallpaper for your computers. Every week we will be releasing a new wallpaper design featuring the designs on […]

Give the gift of a lifetime!

Designer Drains gifts cards are here and they are available for purchase on our website. You can check purchase our gift cards by clicking this button.  The gift cards are digital cards with a personalized serial number that will last as long as your Designer Drains. The value that you load on your cards will […]

Three Awesome DIY Bathroom Enhancement Tips

There are a lot of ways that you can create a more beautiful and functional bathroom in your home. We have come up with a list of tips that will not only make your bathroom look great, but these tips will also make you feel great because you can do them all yourself. Check out […]

Featured in Zieba Builders “Our Favorites from the Dwell on Design in Los Angeles”

Karen Zieba on July 20, 2016 “What fun it was to check out the fabulous Dwell on Design in Los Angeles last month, one of the largest design events on the West Coast. Featured were the latest home furnishings, products, innovative technologies, and more. Here is what the Zieba team encountered, loved, and coveted…” “These […]

Top 5 Bathroom fixtures and Accessories for your home in 2017

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Bathroom fixtures and Accessories for your home in 2017 There are tons of beautiful bathroom fixtures and accessories that are on the market. All those companies compete for your attention and your business, but you don’t want junk in your bathroom. You want quality, beauty, and longevity. Why would you buy a low-quality product for […]

DWELL on Design 2016 – Thank You!

From the moment the doors opened on Friday morning to the last moments on Sunday afternoon at the DWELL on Design show in the Los Angeles convention center. It was sincerely a pleasure to meet and introduce you to our decorative shower drain replacements. The amazement in your eyes and the positive energy we felt […]

How to Install a Designer Drains Hair Catcher

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Hello everyone! Here at Designer Drains, we often get asked the question, “What’s a hair catcher, and how do I put one into my shower drain?” Well, we have a video that will answer most, if not all, of your questions in 5 easy steps. Unscrew– the screws that attach your Designer Drains decorative shower […]

For The Steampunk Lovers

Brand new obsession. INDUSTRIAL. Industrial style has been inspiring artists, home decor, and fashion designers for ages. Much like Rococo (the soft, pastel Marie Antoinette-inspired fashion from 18th century France), Industrial seems to make a comeback every couple of years from the runway to interior design. And for good reason! Industrial is a unique, complex […]

4 Products That Will Change Your Life

Is Apple the only company producing great products? The answer to that question is a resounding, No! Now, were not exactly sure that these products will “change your life,” but these are some pretty cool products. Some of the products featured  here you may have seen before and some you may not have seen. We […]

Making Waves

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If you’ve been keeping up with our blogs, and I know you have because you’re awesome, you know that our Oceanus Series is one of our most popular collections! Everyone loves the beach, and anything beach related. The seaside is one of the most relaxing places one can imagine. The smell of salt, the warm […]

Out of This World! Atomic Rings and Outer Space

Were you one of those kids who laid awake at night imagining becoming an astronaut? Exploring the galaxy in your head as you stared out of your bedroom window? ……….Maybe not, but I have always loved a starry sky and a big full moon on a warm summer’s night. My dream has always been a […]

Architecture in the Home

The Architecture Series is one of our most culturally inspired series , our designer Peter here at Designer Drains was heavily influenced by Andalusian and Spanish architecture when creating this collection of decorative drain covers. And for good reason! Have you seen some of these beautifully intricate structures?! I often ask our designer where he […]

Picking Out A Designer Drain

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Picking out a Designer Drains can be fun and exciting! With over 40 different unique styles available, customers are always excited to get there’s installed. However, finding out which drain size and brand can replace your existing drain can sometimes get confusing, so here are a few things to keep in mind:   Start with […]

Geometric Homes

There’s something so satisfying about straight lines and 90-degree angles, isn’t there? Any painters reading? We all know the paint tape trick to keep lines clean and smooth. But why not use your artsy DIY skills on your walls! Check out this super fun paint project from! And here are some awesome ways you […]

Nature Walk

City Chic in Nature’s Embrace: Inspiring Bathrooms and Kitchens for the Urban Explorer If you’re anything like me, you know there’s nothing more relaxing than a calming walk through nature…Maybe I’m lying; I’m not exactly the woodsy type. Not that I’m against a fun hike or a camping trip, but bugs and critters aren’t exactly […]

For The Art Connoisseur


  Any home decor enthusiast knows that with the right touch, your bathroom can be a work of art. It’s a difficult concept for some, but not for you! You know that a well-decorated and enjoyable (or otherwise) lavatory can make or break a home. So maybe your tastes are a little more sophisticated than […]

Everyday is a Day at the Beach

Transform Your Bathroom into a Beachside Oasis Looking for a beautiful beach getaway but can’t seem to step out of your home office? I get it; times are hard. Embrace ‘You-Time’ in Your Sanctuary People are busy and, frankly, overworked. And sometimes, the longest break a lot of us get is a nice hot shower […]

The Look of Innovation

What exactly is 304 Stainless steel? Type 304 stainless steel is a T 300 Series Stainless Steel austenitic. It has a minimum of 18% chromium and 8% nickel, combined with a maxium of 0.08% carbon. You can read more about 304 stainless steel at: What makes designer drains different from the rest? Designer Drains […]

Quotes to Live By

We all Have Quotes to Live By Don’t you love those inspirational quotes? We do, too. We have gone through our Facebook and Instagram posts over the past few months and compiled a list of the quotes we like. Everyone at one point in their lives needs and wants to be inspired. So, consider yourselves… […]