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:
Open shower: PROS: The no barrier appeal of open showers opens up your bathroom and can give visual views of expansive vistas and views outside of a window beyond. This modern touch gives the feel of a luxury spa or high end hotel that home owners enjoy. CONS: Many home owners don’t enjoy the open and unprotected feel of open showers. While visually appealing some home owners still prefer to have a visual and physical barrier between the shower and the rest of the bathroom.
The bathroom trend over the past few years has been dominated by straight lines however in 2014 curves and rounded edges has put it’s proverbial foot in the door and is forcing its way in. This curvature applies to anything and everything within the bathroom including walls bathtubs sinks mirrors cabinets and shower enclosures.
Lay geometric tiles in an ombré pattern to bring a modern edge to a room with industrial elements. The cobalt blue pattern on these tiles evokes the soothing watercolor feel of Japanese shibori painting the wall with subtle texture.
If you’re concerned about how to best incorporate these materials into your design without letting the design become too retro don’t fret. We’ve got the tips on how to use warm metals to create a chic aesthetic that you’ll love for a long time to come.
More of a rarity at this time but when done right they look breathtaking. Take the example below by Siol it’s simply stunning adding vibrancy and tangible life to the bathroom which would be difficult to achieve in any other way. The main concern people may have regarding living walls is the watering of them. I’m not an expert on the finer details of them however I do know there are watering systems for potted plants which automatically water based on time or moisture level of the soil.