BATHROOM TRENDS

BATHROOM TRENDS

0412-sand-stripes-bathroom-l[1]What are the new trends in bathrooms? Most people want a spa or hotel like feeling for a retreat. To accomplish this use soothing colors, stately materials and a well defined plan. Today’s bathrooms can be a place of luxury and convenience.

Here are some trends in bathroom design:

  • Vanities are replaced with cabinets at a 36” height
  • Many vanities are hung off the wall with lighting underneath as an accent
  • Robern has medicine cabinets with not only storage but lighting and outlets built in for convenience
  • Sinks are undermount or vessel sinks that mount above the countertop
  • Many faucets are wall or bridge mounted
  • Chrome and satin nickel are still a popular finish, use a brand faucet for a luxury look
  • Faucets have a “hands free” or touchless option plus you can set the temperature
  • Lighting is at eye level with sconces or wall hung lights and overhead cans as needed
  • Dimmer light controls with separate quiet fan controls
  • Freestanding tubs for a luxury bath feeling with floor mounted faucets
  • Chromotherapy and heated tubs such as MTI’s
  • Walk in showers when remodeled in lieu of a tub/shower unit
  • Control systems for spray or steam showers such as Kohler’s DTV shower or in the ceiling rain showers
  • Delta has a TEMP2O Shower with correct temperature every time1013-open-house-bathroom-l[1]
  • There are many options for built-in auditory systems; Kohler has the Moxie showerhead
  • Bench seats are added for comfort and function
  • Shower doors are frameless
  • Toilets are comfort height and offer dual flush technology for a watersense feature; also they can be wall hung or in wall tank toilets that conserve space with a clean line look
  • Tile can be a mosaic accent or 3”x6” subway; carrera marble is popular
  • Floors are large format tiles; many with heated floors
  • Countertops are granite or solid surface such as quartz
  • Grab bars now have a designer look and can act as towel bars or storage tbh-bath-3-l[1]