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.
Opt for thick heavy 10mm glass panels chunky impactive handles and for goodness sake ensure it’s a water tight design which requires zero silicone sealing. It’s like the Mercedes of shower enclosures popularized desired and’ll continue to be the go to design for designers and shower manufacturers alike in 2014.
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.
Choose smaller fixtures: Believe it or not they make all size sinks toilets bathtubs and shower/enclosures. If space is inadequate in your small bathroom consider replacing a few of your fixtures with smaller ones to gain more space to maneuver. In a small half bathroom instead of using a vanity sink with cabinet below opt for a pedestal sink. They look gorgeous and take up half the space
Take the time to consider how you can include touches like these into your guest bathroom. Even one or two should be enough to stop the room from feeling purely functional and help transform it into something special.