While bathrooms can often be the smallest room in the house, that does not mean you should have to compromise on creating a tranquil space for yourself, in fact modern bathroom suites now prioritises maximising space no matter the size of the room. Contemporary bathrooms favour functionality and form over excessive aesthetics, and can be adapted accordingly to create a truly zen space for ultimate relaxation. For an updated take on your bathroom, one of the most used spaces in your house, we have colated a few of our favourite ideas.
1. Add greenery and plants
Combining clean cut contemporary bathroom design with greenery and plants is a bang-on-trend way to update a space, and is also an excellent option for bathrooms on a budget. The best plants for purified ‘feng shui’ have got to be a Lady Palm, English Ivy or a Peace Lily, all of which are proven to help improve the energy and purify the air from pollutants in your bathroom. Take good care of them and they can complement a modern bathroom design perfectly.
2. Emphasise natural materials
Combining natural materials with contemporary and clean-cut bathroom aesthetics is the ultimate way to soften geometric patterns and keep things fresh and interesting. If you’re thinking of updating your bathroom, try a wooden splashback around a bath or toilet, or perhaps a wooden vanity cabinet mounted on the wall. Stone, slate, granite, marble and wood can all work a treat as modern bathroom accessories when paired with white ceramics and steel.
3. Install a free-standing bath
If you have the space and means, modern bath style with a free-standing bath can work well to create a great focal point in a bathroom space. But be warned, with all things considered, this installation works best if you have the radial space around it. Freestanding baths are the pinnacle of ultimate relaxation.
4. For personality, choose geometric patterns
If you are looking to draw attention to a design or pattern, use geometric patterns such as a trendy chevron design that can be used either in tiling or in accessories. Combined with softer fabrics or materials, this is certainly the key to the latest modern bathroom designs.
5. Use a vessel for a modern bathroom sink
Vessel sinks are one of the most up-to-date additions you can have in your bathroom space. They are great because they allow for other space to be utilised and can be easily installed on to wooden or ceramic surfaces. They look effective and depending on your taste, look great in ceramic or glass.
6. Create a ladder shelf
Another budget-friendly bathroom hack for a modern twist is to update an old ladder and use it as a rack in your bathroom – this can look very trendy and is a great way to utilise space either on the wall or opening out a ladder and using it as a freestanding ladder shelf. Decorate it with plants, candles and hang towels strategically.
We hope that these ideas can give your bathroom a new lease of life to create something modern and up to date…