Sleek and minimalist; A massive trend over the past 5 years: Frameless shower enclosure are simply no nonsense. Cutting back on all the frills bells and whistles using only what is necessary to ensure structural integrity (chrome brackets) this is the design to go for if you’re looking for longevity versatility and class.
Maximize floor space with minimal obstructions: In small bathrooms scales trash cans and laundry hampers utilize valuable floor space that could be used for moving around your bathroom. The key to this is housing these items in another location. If your trashcan is small enough to fit next to the toilet this may solve your issue. While scales and laundry hampers may need to go in a bedroom or adjacent hallway closet.
Take the picture above for example. In it you can see that whoever designed the space has taken the time to add plenty of fresh towels a plush robe a variety of high-end soaps and lotions plus spa-like bath treatments can be found on the back wall.
Enclosed shower: PROS: Home owners that prefer a more private bathing experience may opt for the enclosed shower. Shower walls can be fully transparent semi-transparent or etched glass can provide more privacy. CONS: Some home owners do not like the glass getting wet and splattered with water droplets after every shower usage. The glass either needs to be cleaned after every use or wiped dry to avoid build up of water droplets. This can be time consuming and if you have hard water more laborious than worth it.
In you follow design trends closely you’ll have noticed that copper has been popping its head up left right and center. In the bathroom industrial copper based designs are in where extravagant copper pipes are showcased as features. Copper baths featured in a more traditional setting are making wider inroads in 2014 closely embraced by the dauntless and audacious designers amongst us.
Traditionally choosing furniture for a modern space meant staying within the Art Deco Shaker or Mission styles. More recently Scandinavian-inspired products have also been included in this category. Whichever design your bathroom furnishings are try to ensure that they are as simplistic as possible and have a clearly defined shape.