Renata Cattaneo Bathrooms Design February 13, 2018 21:10:51
Bathrooms have evolved considerably in the last decade thanks to less expensive fittings and a revolution in manufacturing and design process that has made ‘luxury’ far more accessible for everyone. Today the concept of a spa-inspired master bathroom is being embraced globally and as homeowners struggle to cope with an increasingly frantic urban lifestyle they are veering towards a serene bathroom that acts as a rejuvenating personal refuge. Apart from the contemporary white backdrop styles such as Asian and tropical are a big hit as they give the comfy bathroom an exotic and exclusive ambiance.
While the beauty of tropical style seems all too obvious as summer arrives Scandinavian-style bathrooms look great in every season all year long! You really do not have to worry about a style change once winter knocks on the door with this one. Light-filled airy and relaxing Scandinavian bathrooms draped in neutral hues feel cozy and refreshing even during the colder months and you can combine this style with rustic elements midcentury vanities or even a hint of Victorian glam to create a unique bathroom style of your own.
Among the various sinks you can choose for your bathroom a vessel sink is surely the most stylish and innovative one. With its independent bowl-like look it’s a striking piece that draws all the attention to itself and has the power to make or break the room! There is a variety of vessel sinks to choose from each and every one of them designed with precision. When picking out the right one keep in mind the general decor of your bathroom though you can easily let it take the lead and set the tone for the entire space as the trendiest piece in the room.
Placing a glass shower into a monochrome bathroom will open up the space even more making it brighter and more transparent. If you feel like extending the checkered pattern beyond the flooring add some to the walls as well and play with mixing the diagonal and straight checkerboard tiles.
As it is in life so it is in home decor: there’s more than just black and white dark and light. There are many shades in between and sometimes they are the perfect piece to capture the balance. Often decorated with creative patterns the vessel sinks in-between will bring a completely unique element to your bathroom.
How smart is it to give an already ‘limited’ room a color scheme anchored in black and white? The answer to that question would be ‘very smart’ if you can get the balance between the two hues right and the lighting spot on. No matter what color you use in the powder room poor lighting can give this small space a dark and dreary look. This could very well start you off on a cycle of constant redecorating and repainting without ever realizing that the real issue at hand is poor lighting. A sparkling chandelier coupled with clever ambient lighting is the ideal way forward in the black and white powder room.