27 Bathroom Layouts and Designs of the Future
Modern Design Tips for the Bathroom
A listing of future trends for modernizing your bathroom.
Style – When it comes to style, the sleek and minimal appeal continues to move forward leaving traditional pieces to become more in demand.
Comfort – Self heating towels and flooring is increasingly popular and becoming more commonplace in places such as British bathrooms.
Tiling – Stay away from bright and primary color tones on the tiles and walls. Muted earthy and natural tones with flat matted finishes are remaining popular. High gloss monochrome tiles are also trending.
Furniture – Modular cabinets that are wall mounted with wash basins create a modern appeal while also freeing up floor space for a small bathroom.
Lighting – Natural daylight is the best choice for any room when possible however, dozens of options exist for those looking for alternative lighting options. Integrated lighting in mirrors and other natural light fixtures can create the appeal you want.
Shower – Walk in waterfall showers are highly desired and wall mounted spray nozzles with a walk in wet room shower design.
Getting the New to Meet the Old
When integrating modern design with an old style, follow these basic tips.
• Use new traditional tiling such as a Victoria style Haddon tile.
• Add a touch of class with chrome brassware.
• Go antique with a freestanding bath tub. Reproductions are available to use.
Combinations to Avoid:
1. Do not mix brightly colored tile with mosaic pattern tile underneath.
2. Gold brassware is a dated focal point to use in the bathroom.
3. Try to avoid shower curtains as they look cheap and harbor bacteria.
Adding a Touch of Eco-Friendly
The future is moving towards more eco-friendly and green options in bathroom design. Integrate these easy tips to make your bathroom more environmental friendly.
• Toilets are moving towards more technological advances that allow for decreased water consumption and dual flush. Current designs are already consuming less than 50% of water previously taken per each flush. Elsewhere in the bathroom, technology will allow for bathroom water to be cleaned and reused after each process.
• Go solar with your power and use panels to provide power for low energy LED lighting with water being gradually heated during the day using solar collectors on the roof.
• Recycle if possible by integrating reclaimed and recycled materials. This will help to decrease the amount of waste products that are being reused in other manufacturing processes.
• Bamboo is becoming an ever popular choice for replacement of traditional wood. It grows rapidly and is relatively cheap.
Expected upgrades to be made in the near future with bathrooms are the following luxurious options.
An all in one bathroom design will encompass an ergonomically designed shower head that flows to the basin and creates a futuristic all in one bathroom concept.
Intelligent showers will allow the regulation of water to reduce waste , add music , and make waking up a lot nicer.
Illuminating shower heads may also be used with an ergonomical design that brings water to the basin with a futuristic appeal.
The vertebrae are a space saving solution option for small bathrooms and allow a vertically stacked bathroom.
Illuminated baths go along the same lines of illuminating showers and create the perfect relaxation experience with integrated color changing LEDs.
The spa cocoon is a futuristic tub idea and available now, offering bubble baths, steam treatments, and an infrared sauna.
Brassware and Taps
Touchscreen taps can be integrated to allow for easily adjustable waterproof accessibility to customize water flow and temperature control.
Contemporary style taps allow for clean lines and smart chrome.
Reusable water for toilets that connect to a basin for the purpose of reusing grey water rather than consume clean water.
Energy conversion that allows a toilet that converts waste into energy.
A minimalist style of storage allows compact solutions. How about integrating smart mirror that lets you see the weather, twitter feed, and even watch TV shows, Current day versions are available with integrated LED lighting and motion sensor controls.
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