Escale Suite sleek 48-inch wenge vanity with basin and drawer, $2,658, and (to right of drawer) 24-inch flip-top makeup vanity, $1,890, at The Kohler Store, 100 Merchandise Mart, 312-755-2510.

6  Turnstyle Designs (clockwise from top) leather and bright chrome soap dish, $172; toilet roll holder, $188; towel loop, $124.30; and toothbrush holder, $127; all at Katonah Architectural Hardware, 149 Merchandise Mart, 312-670-1313.

7  EcoDomo recycled leather tile in burgundy with cream top-stitching; comes in 12-, 16-, and 24-inch squares, $40 per square foot at Mosaicos, 4948 N. Pulaski Rd., 773-777-8453.

8  Waterworks Aero nickel lavatory faucet and tri-spoke handles with ebony inlay, $1,995, at Waterworks, 136 Merchandise Mart, 312-527-4668.


Photograph: (leather tile) leonard gertz