Dare to be different. This is the message behind these bathroom products. These beautiful decorated faucets and lavatory basins with stunning patterns colors and textures are decorated with a special technique that creates raised ruby-like flowers and 24k gold tendrils make me feel like a king.
These patterns can work with old school claw foot bathtubs as well as modern stainless pedestal sinks and back-lit mirrors (as per below). As long as you’ve got the eye you’ll be able to make it work with almost anything. Go bold bright and utilize patterned mosaics and tiles in your designs this year; a certain winner.
Lay not-quite-square tiles in three or four complementary colors for a quirky pattern that goes great with organic finishes. Turn classic subway tiles on their side by choosing them in dark green glass and laying them lengthwise.
You don’t have to be as bold in your designs to go as far as the hypnotic mosaic pattern pictured below but patterned tiles are in for 2014 especially mosaics. If you can add a retro flare that’ll be an added bonus but make sure it’s done right so it doesn’t look tacky or quickly dated as is the tendency for many of these designs to fall victim to.
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.
Once you have your color palette in mind you can add more visual interest to the room by playing around with a variety of shapes textures and materials. Think about featuring things like a tastefully curved sink or an eye-catching vanity.