These patterns can work with old school claw foot bathtubs as well as modern stainless pedestal sinks and back-lit mirrors (as per below). As long as you’ve got the eye you’ll be able to make it work with almost anything. Go bold bright and utilize patterned mosaics and tiles in your designs this year; a certain winner.
Pair paneled walls with chrome fixtures and black-and-white floors in a circle star pattern for a look that’s as fresh as it is versatile. Banish boring with complementary colors and patterns like these mauve coral and dark burgundy tiles.
If a monochromatic look seems a little too intense for your home there’s an easy way to brighten up the space while adding more visual interest: Just add natural materials such as wood stone or metal. Choose one or incorporate a variety.
Once you have your storage options in place remember how the items are displayed is just as important as what’s available. Just as you would with any other styled surface do your best to create specific groupings. Vary the items in each grouping by height size and number to create visual interest. If you need to consider looking up bathroom design ideas on Freshome for inspiration.
Window treatments can add height: Bathrooms that have windows shouldn’t forget these important features when giving the illusion of space. Windows not only allow natural light but give the eye a place to wander outside of the small room. To add height consider adding valances or cornices that make the window feel dramatically adorned. This illusion will draw the eye upward and away from the floor. Use coordinating colors to the palette of the bathroom and stay away from heavy and dark materials which will give the eye an abrupt place to stop.
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.