Bronze is an interesting choice for your bathroom finishes because unlike many other metals it may actually get better with age. This is due to the fact that products labeled as “oil-rubbed bronze” or “hand-rubbed bronze” are not given an external finish to protect them from the elements after manufacturing. Over time use and exposure to the elements will create a unique staining pattern that deepens the aesthetic.
However the one factor to consider before taking the plunge with brass is that it does require some regular maintenance to keep it looking great. It’s always best to adhere to the manufacturer’s specific upkeep instructions so routine wipe downs should be done with an approved cleaner.
Every bathroom needs storage. For the guest bathroom in particular we recommend using open storage solutions. Look for shelving units bins or cubes that allow you to keep your linens and lotions on display. That way your guests won’t need to root through your belongings in order to find everything they need.
Vibrant and energetic both words which most of us need to have an injection of in our lives. Nothing gives this feeling quite like intrepid floral wall art. We’ve seen this trend grow in the bedroom and it’s also growing in the bathroom market too. Take the design below it’s enough to blow the mind of everybody who enters the bathroom (for better or worse depending upon taste) but one thing is for sure; it’s going to pull the eyes of every set which enters into that bathroom.
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.
Understandably the guest bathroom design often takes second priority beyond a high-end master suite. However that doesn’t mean that you should neglect this space entirely. With just a few simple tweaks you can create a space that both you and your guests will fall for. Keep our tips in mind and put your own spin on them to give your interiors a whole new look.