Day spas and spa hotels are classic examples of escaping and recharging a trend which has pierced the home improvement market. Designers and architects are adding those places of escape within the home including steam shower rooms saunas whirlpool baths and hot tubs into their designs in response to this need. Take the gorgeous example below which sports a sauna and steam shower combination unit; a perfect addition to an at home spa retreat.
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.
Functionality for your showering needs: In many homes there is a case to be made for both types of showers. Many outdoor showers for swimming pools and beach goers warrant having an open shower and many guest bathrooms warrant closed showers. Here are the benefits of each:
The ultimate lapse of luxury an open custom built walk in shower with a huge plush monsoon like overhead shower. Where personal identity and individuality is a growing trend so are its effects which can be seen across different vertical markets not least the bathroom industry. Where cash is not a problem people are opting for custom solutions spa inspired and often ostentatious walk in showers. It’s a trend which has been around for a long time and it’s one that’ll continue to grow in 2014.
If you’re ready to take your guest bathroom design to the next level you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of our best tips to help inspire your redesign. With just a few small tweaks you may just find that you have a new favorite room in the house.
Coastal touches will also be popular in 2014. Look for natural seaside accessories such as rocks shells and driftwood which will give the bathroom that natural beach feel. The design below is a great example of a driftwood mirror which can either be bought or made by yourself; that is if you have the time inclination and access to beach doodads of course.