Luxury Designer Homes Perth: Bathroom Trends
- Published on 23 May 2012
An effective bathroom design should address all of your needs – both physically and spiritually. They range from a functional family area to luxurious adult retreat. Here is a list of the latest tips and trends to inspire your new bathroom design.
1. Select durable flooring: Ceramic, marble and stone tiles are all excellent durable and water-resistant choices for a bathroom.
2. Sit in a bathtub before you buy it: A 60-inch tub is fine for most people. It offers enough room to stretch out and provides a secure foothold. If you only have enough space for a small tub, buy an extra-deep one.
3. Choose your fixtures: Bathroom fixtures are more functional and decorative, making it easier to personalise your bathroom design. Choose between an open or enclosed shower area, freestanding bath and countertop sinks in a wide range of styles. Most showerheads and faucet fixtures come in a variety of styles and finishes to complement any bathroom theme.
4. Lighting: The more natural light you have, the better. If you only have a small bathroom window, consider adding a skylight. Natural light from above will lift the height of the ceiling for a more open feel and provides a practical solution where privacy is a consideration.
5. Hang a stylish mirror: A beautifully framed mirror over a sink is more attractive than many surfaces covered with mirror. Supplement it with a wall-mounted adjustable makeup mirror or a mirrored shaving niche in your shower stall.
6. Use the space: Take advantage of space between wall studs by recessing a tall storage cabinet into the wall to maximise vertical storage while saving floor space.
7. Experiment: Experiment with different materials like wood, glass, china, stone and chrome for your countertop and walls. When it comes to colors, homeowners are opting for bolder colors like red, blue and deep green. If putting those colors on your walls is too much, trying adding some colored tiles, sinks and wall accents.
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