Loads of Luxury

Sumptuous laundry rooms are making people proud to air their dirty linens in public

Suzanne Spall dreams about her laundry room. In the new home she and her husband are building in Pittsford, N.Y., no space commands her imagination more than the 8-ft. by 12-ft. room in which she will do their washing, drying, folding and ironing. It will also serve as her home office, a workshop for crafts projects and sleeping quarters for the dog. Spall can go on in great detail about the crown molding, the picture window and her plans to liven up the cream-colored walls. The laundry room will be her haven, she says--"my own private little space."

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