kitchen + Bath punch line kitchen + Bath punch linehiddenpotentialThough compact in scale, the powder room canmake a grand statement when fearlessly outfittedin graphic wallcoverings and stately accents.Whoever said you need a big space to show offhigh style clearly did not consider the potentialprovided by the oh-so-quaint powder room—an oftentimes small space that gives way toemphatic design choices. In these expressive jewel boxes, subtlety isnot something you’ll find. To the contrary, these designers have takenstatement making to a whole new level. “This beautiful patterned fabricwas an element my clients had long been looking to incorporate intotheir home and the guest bathroom became the perfect canvas for it,”explains New York-based designer Robert Couturier in reference to thefloor-to-ceiling pattern adorning the walls of a Greenwich, Connecticuthome he decorated. A gilded antique mirror and sconces crown thespace regally. Like Couturier, designer Natalie Clayman imbues a fearlessapproach to her chinoiserie-esque motif fashioned with a striking redcountertop while brass hardware behaves as the equalizer. “The NinaCampbell wallpaper from Osborne & Little brings everything togetherand makes the space feel beautiful and cohesive,” says Clayman,who works out of Knoxville, Tennessee. “The vanity was something Idesigned to support the bold, playful walls.”“Layering patterns with varied textures leads to an exhilarating design scheme. I lacedthese complementary moments into each surface and finish throughout this petite room.natalie clayman, natalie clayman design“r o b e r t c o u t u r i e r b a t h r o o m p h o t o: k e i t h s c o t t m o r t o n. n a t a l i e c l a y m a n p o w d e r r o o m p h o t o ( o p p o s i t e): l i l l i a n p r i n c e p h o t o g r a p h y.