More and more people are turning their attention to the look and style of their bathroom. No longer just a functional room; consumers are realising that they can carry through elements of design that were traditionally seen in other parts of the home such as artwork and smart technology and incorporate them into what was traditionally viewed as the “smallest room in the house” to create a mixture of practicality and cutting-edge design.
Many people have shied away from using dark colours in their bathroom design and renovations particularly when they have had limited space to work with; naturally thinking that dark colours would make a space feel oppressive and even smaller. But this doesn’t have to be the case!
There are many reasons why homeowners decide to update their bathroom suite. Function, practicality, increasing family size, working from home, adding value or simply adding a more luxurious feel are all perfectly understandable depending on the individual needs and desires of the homeowner and/or their family.
Whether your bathroom is large or small, modern or more traditional, choosing the right fixtures to go with the rest overall design of your bathroom can be a little daunting. After all, you want to make sure that you choose something that really helps to pull the whole room together. With chrome, copper, gold and silver fixtures available it can be difficult to work out which one will work best. Each one of course has its own advantages and disadvantages and of course some will fit better with certain styles of bathroom than others.
Renovating the bathroom can be a costly and disruptive job that some people put off having done. However there come a point where no matter how much repainting or rearranging you do it really is time to take the plunge and plan that new bathroom.
Here are just three signs that it might be time to renovate your bathroom.
Creating a bathroom that will grow with your family can be something of a challenge. Whilst you might be inclined to use child friendly fittings, your babies won’t always be little and as they grow up you don’t really want to be left with a bathroom that is full of fixtures that are no longer quite as practical as they once were.
Sharing a bathroom with your children can be challenging. Whilst you may want a relaxing, luxurious space in which to unwind, it is important to bear in mind the need to make your bathroom a practical space that works for your children as well.
With some careful consideration to the design of your bathroom it is entirely possible to create a space where both adults and kids can co-exist harmoniously.
Whether you are moving into a new home or you are redecorating your current property, there are many things to consider when it comes to your bathroom or wetroom. From the space you have available to the functionality of the bathroom, there is a lot that needs to be thought about. You should never dive right in. Instead, make sure you consider the following four points first:
Even the small changes to your home can brighten up a tired space, and your bathroom is the first place to start. Using on-trend ideas, your bathroom can become an environment that is a pleasure to spend time in. A Japanese inspired theme in your bathroom will bring beauty and tranquillity into your home, and revitalise the smallest room in the house!
In the West, people tend to spend a small amount of the time in the bathroom, but in Japanese culture, a bathroom is seen a space for relaxation and revitalisation as much as it is for hygiene purposes. You can bring the same idea into your bathroom by using a few inspired pieces.