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.
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.
o Enclosed shower: Especially in guest baths and master bathrooms the ability for guests and/or multiple people to use the bathroom at one time is a must. Enclosed showers give this versatility without users feeling imposed on. Enclosed showers also offer the user more space to store toiletries and often sit down with enclosed benches etc
Open and closed showers are increasing in popularity from the all-in-one showers and bath tubs from years ago. There are pros and cons of each type of shower but depending on your lifestyle and usage will help you determine which is right for your family. Before opting for either style consider visiting a bathroom showroom where you can feel examples of each before they are incorporated into your home. Whichever you choose it should give you years of satisfaction and enjoyment.
This tip is more about function than aesthetics but it is one that your guests will truly appreciate. Whoever comes to visit they’ll likely be bringing a host of toiletries of their own and they’ll need somewhere to put them. Make sure your guest bathroom includes plenty of room for your visitors to spread out during their stay.
Use a monochromatic color scheme in a small bathroom: Depending on the color you choose and how much natural light illuminates your space one color can make your bathroom feel larger. Remember one color doesn’t mean you can’t use hues of one color. A bathroom with varying shades of one color will accomplish the same goal. Soft neutral tones are perfect for this eye fooling trick. If you are able to keep it clean white will make your bathroom feel the largest!