Once you have your color palette in mind you can add more visual interest to the room by playing around with a variety of shapes textures and materials. Think about featuring things like a tastefully curved sink or an eye-catching vanity.
Sleek and minimalist; A massive trend over the past 5 years: Frameless shower enclosure are simply no nonsense. Cutting back on all the frills bells and whistles using only what is necessary to ensure structural integrity (chrome brackets) this is the design to go for if you’re looking for longevity versatility and class.
One of copper’s other positive features is that it’s fairly easy to care for. Most of the time warm water is all that is needed to restore a worn-out fixture or lighting element to its former shine. For those occasions that call for a more thorough cleaning skip the harsh chemicals in favor of a gentler cleaner like dish soap.
Use cabinetry with open storage: Storage under the sink is a plus and if it has open storage it can serve decorative purposes at the same time. Open storage shelves allow towels baskets and other decorative items to be stored without using up room in a closet. If you decide on open storage for your bathroom be mindful of clutter and adding too many items on the shelves.
The challenge is achieving that middle ground. How do you infuse warmth into the space while still benefiting from stylistic contrasts and how do you keep it from looking too clinical? Take a look at our suggestions below; we’re confident that you can put together a space that’s as comfortable as it is stylish.
This seemingly at least is probably one of the words which I’ve seen being flaunted in the design world in 2014. Glam this glam that: Well how about this: Hotel glam! Glamarous hotel style bathrooms are becoming more common place in new build designs and frankly why not? They’re daring fearless and roar with zest.
Maximize vertical space: If your bathroom offers you the luxury of adding vertical storage and display then go for it! Your walls above 7 feet are usually wasted with empty area. This is a gold mine for storage of toiletries and bathroom cleaners and sprays. Consider having cabinetry built to extend up to the ceiling. If you would prefer decorations and splashes of color can also be added above mirrors and cabinetry. Adding color at a vertical height will cause the eye to go up and therefore enlarge the bathroom space and feel.
Your sink and how much space you can maneuver around it is crucial in the use of your bathroom. Determine your specific needs for your sink. Are you someone who has a lot of toiletries accessories and need a lot of storage? Use a small vanity that has under counter cabinet doors and add organization shelves and drawers inside the cabinet. Don’t have a lot of storage needs but want it to look decorative? Consider using a pedestal sink or a wall mounted sink with decorative shelving below. If you don’t have space for either they also make sinks that fit in the corner of two walls. This sink has a 90 degree back and the sink nestles between the walls to give you maximum floor space.
Using natural materials is a trend which you’ll see in every other sphere of the design world in 2014. Natural materials unlike the riskier patterns above are generally timeless and will stand the test of time. If it’s a renovation look to see if there are natural aged beams in the ceiling which have the potential to be uncovered and reconditioned with stain or a lovely beeswax.
The ultimate lapse of luxury an open custom built walk in shower with a huge plush monsoon like overhead shower. Where personal identity and individuality is a growing trend so are its effects which can be seen across different vertical markets not least the bathroom industry. Where cash is not a problem people are opting for custom solutions spa inspired and often ostentatious walk in showers. It’s a trend which has been around for a long time and it’s one that’ll continue to grow in 2014.
Is your bathroom so small that you can touch both walls when standing inside? Small bathrooms are a huge challenge to use and to decorate. Some bathrooms have the ability to feel bigger while others may need small renovation projects to improve the square footage. Depending on your particular bathroom the options can be easy. Decide what your budget is and then follow these big design ideas for your small bathroom.
Simply buy a normal framed mirror walk along the beach and pick up any pieces of worn driftwood which are oozing with character then glue the wood onto the frame. Also look for shabby chic white tongue and groove paneling and wicker accessories which’ll marry the design together.
Dark colors will make the room feel smaller and lighter colors will make the room feel larger. If you have the luxury of having natural light pour into your bathroom it will feel much bigger. Mimic the feeling of natural light with neutral and sunny tones that feel warm and inviting. Change your light bulbs to ones that emit a warmer glow. Light bulbs play a huge role in how you see yourself in the mirror. You will hate using the bathroom if you hate how you look in the mirror!