Use recessed accessories to free up moving around area: Consider using a recessed toilet paper holder and create niches in the wall for holding towels toiletries and display items. Niches in the wall will create visual interest and will help avoid objects protruding into valuable floor area. Use this same trick in showers and bathtubs to hold soap and bath accessories. If you’re renovating your bathroom create niches in the shower wall and use tile inside the niches for a custom look.
Use wall mirrors instead of big medicine cabinets: Bulky medicine cabinets visually make your small bathroom feel even smaller. Consider switching out the cabinet for a wall mirror. If you prefer to stick with a medicine cabinet opt for one that is low profile and doesn’t extend far outside of the wall.
You may remember the kitchen layout guide infographic we published on Freshome a while back. In today’s post we would like to present a bathroom layout guide as featured on Glass Tile Store. This will come handy to anyone who is currently in the process of developing a new home. It is a known fact that bathrooms come in a variety of shapes and sizes but the efficiency of each interior is strongly correlated to an optimum layout.
The graphic below reveals a few interesting tips on how to make a half-bath look bigger by employing several visual tricks. It also encourages users to add efficiency to a three quarter bath by avoiding too many elements as this can clutter things up both visually and physically. Saving space in a full bath is possible by simply investing in a tall and narrow cabinet. And last but not least the infographic lets you know how to make the most of your master bathroom.
Showers in the past used to be comprised of just a shower head inside of an existing bath tub enclosure and that was it. Today showers have come a long way and they are separated from the bathtub to give more space versatility and visual aesthetics for your bathroom. Enclosed showers are enjoyed by many for the added benefit of having more privacy and still looking stylish. Open showers are becoming more popular in bathrooms that need to be accessible for all and they open up a small space to appear larger. Here are the pros and cons of open and closed showers.
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.