With experienced planning and design and careful product choice it is possible to achieve spacious feel by using a light large format tiling with small features of colour or texture, which with good lighting this can actually make small spaces seem bigger, as well as delivering the boutique hotel feel most desire. Different shades of greys and metallic finishes which are very on trend for creating a tranquil feel of luxury and relaxation along with a feature vanity units providing an uplifting colour, Aubergine, fungi, Oceano and smoke are all also on the rise as part of the bathroom colour scheme.
Wall hung W/C’s and vanity units open up the floor space to give you the illusion of a bigger room. Homeowners like to have their bathroom to be a spot they can relax and rejuvenate, and this is why spa-like designs are gaining attention and popularity. Wall-hung products will continue to grow in popularity. it has so many benefits over traditional close-coupled WCs and basins - space saving, style credentials, easier cleaning, to name a few.
This rising trend for completely clean surfaces is counterbalanced by amazing storage solutions and plays to the escapism role of the bathroom - creating a sanctuary within the home, that’s not full of the stressful hustle and bustle, instead just plain, clear and simple.
Big bathroom mirrors provide a reference point for us all and such a simple way to help make small spaces feel brighter. Added to creative lighting solutions in the bathroom is just as important, there are many exciting possibilities for using strip LED’s in the bathroom, behind a mirror, under vanity units or in a niche for example, providing the bathroom with mood lighting making it a tranquil space for relaxation.
Underfloor heating in the bathroom is a real luxury and now with the growing trend for ceramic and porcelain tiles on the wall and floor. A ‘warm wall’ within your shower or behind your towel robe it is the ultimate indulgence after a bath or shower. The under tile heating system will provide the heating for you bathroom creating more wall space allowing for smaller towel warmers, Big shower heads are most definitely in, providing a ‘rain’ like experience for end users who are completely engulfed in water. Previously the preserve of wet rooms or large, often high-end shower cubicles, there are now options for the more average bathroom, including shower columns. When it comes to taps, luxury bathrooms are choosing the waterfall variety, with large sized, wide spout options adding impact to baths in particular. Taps with different metal finishes add a touch of luxury with brass, gold, nickel, matt black and white, stainless and brushed steel as popular finishes for your bathroom in 2016.