Pair square white tiles with a warm-toned encaustic concrete floor for a relaxing vintage vibe that still feels sophisticated. Give your bathroom the same classic feel as vintage china with square mini-tiles in French blue and creamy white.
This one has been around for a long time but it has reached our list because even though it’s aged it continues year on year to be popular. It’s an expensive option which means it has a limited reach but those with the capital to invest it’s a staple champion. The wet room designs themselves are obviously adapting to current trends as can be seen through the somewhat monochrome example below.
Don’t forget the ceiling: Many bathrooms have gorgeous tray or vaulted ceilings that add volume and depth to a small bathroom. If you are one of these fortunate people add lighting above to bring emphasis to this architectural feature. If your ceiling is low you still have great color options. Consider painting it a light complimentary color to the rest of the bathroom to bring the walls visually higher. Are you talented with a painting a mural? A light blue background and subtle clouds will give the illusion that the sky is above… very serene when executed properly. There isn’t any bathroom that will feel small when the sky is open above them!
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.
Curvy works well with curvy so if going down this route create a continuity within the bathroom. This’ll not only help create a sense of balance but it can also help with space as curved cabinets can be squeezed into tight spaces with taste without looking cramped and forced.
o Open shower: In outdoor applications open showers offer the benefit of running in and out without doors and the ease of quick access. Many outdoor pools as well as cabana baths that are designed for access to the pool benefit from the open features. Another added benefit of open showers inside the home is for those who need “zero entry” in and out of the shower. Also referred to as a “curbless shower” open showers enable a wheel chair an elderly person or a person needing easier access in and out the ability. (For accessibility curbless entry showers are also available with glass enclosures but must be built larger for adequate clearances and mobility.)