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3 Trends in Bathroom Design

I love the new bathroom products that are now affordable and available to homeowners. I wanted to review three spectacular trends in bathroom design.

1. Showers that are easily accessible to anyone are in demand.

The life-cycle shower does not have a threshold making it accessible to everyone with a clean and sleek look.

2. Calm and peaceful bathroom settings that have less stuff and are stylish with simple lines are trending.

You will see more showers that are frameless and easy to access.

An example of an expansive and frameless shower:

3. Homeowners are requesting low maintenance, and easy to clean bathrooms.

You will see bathrooms using large square or rectangular shaped tiles to reduce grout lines, and some are installing contemporary wall panels. Kohler’s Choreograph Shower Wall collection offers a variety of high-end wall panels, to view them click here.

Large scale and 3D tile, such as this Ona Natural tile from Porcelanosa:

An example of large square tile:

An example of large rectangular tile:

Even if you have a small bath area, you can achieve a sleek style using large scale tile and a stationary glass enclosure:

There are many configurations available depending on your bathroom size and requirements. For some inspiration, here are a few ideas to consider.

An example of a frameless style that slides instead of a door opening:

An example of a hinged tub door, using clear glass and chrome:

DreamLine Aqua Ultra 57-60"x 58" Hinged Tub Door, Chrome

An example of no door, stationary glass:

 
Tip:  You will see frameless shower doors installed with Clips and U-Channels. Both options support the stationary panels in your shower enclosure. Clips are the favored option because of the sleek look and clean style. The installation is more expensive as holes have to be cut into the glass for the Clips to stay in place. The U-Channel is easier and less costly to install.

An example of the Clips:

An example of the U-Channel:

 

Redesign Right, LLCIf you want to update your bathroom, and you need help choosing your bathroom colors, matching tile or choosing the proper finish for the hardware or lighting fixtures, call Debbie 610.955.8202 or email. We will set up a consultation and help you to make the right choice the first time.

 
SaveBy Debbie Correale, founder and owner of Redesign Right, LLC. You can learn more about her at RedesignRight.com. Find her on Facebook.com/RedesignRight, Twitter @RedesignRight, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Houzz, Google+ and Instagram.

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Luxurious Decorating Ideas for your Bathroom Makeover or Renovation

bathroomThe Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) was recently (January 20-22) held in Las Vegas, and I am always amazed at the beautiful and functional design items that come out of that show.  Are you planning a bathroom renovation or makeover?  Simply replacing your hardware with an updated look can make a big difference, along with a fresh coat of paint!  In this decorating post, I wanted to focus on the bath-related prize winners from the KBIS show and offer ideas for your bathroom project.  For a look at the prize-winning products, I created a board on Pinterest so you can quickly check them out, click here to view.

The Best of Bath Gold winner was Walker Zanger, Sterling Row series.  This company creates luxury stone and tile and is inspired by men’s tailoring in a color palette of grays, blacks, and whites with a wood-finish.

Best of Bath Silver went to ROHL, Michael Berman Graceline™ C-Spout Widespread Lavatory Faucet.  This faucet was created with a “streamlined design, featuring sleek lines and industrial details.” It is reminiscent of the old luxury ocean liners.

Under the People’s Choice Awards, first place went to Coastal Shower Doors for their Gridscape Series.  These doors are revolutionary in that they offer a French door feel, with modern rust-proof anodized aluminum panes with an oil-rubbed bronze finish.

Looking for more luxurious bathroom ideas? Check out these resources – click on the title to view:

redesign rightFor all your home decorating, redesign, color selection needs, and home staging contact Debbie@RedesignRight.com or call 610.955.8202 to schedule an appointment.

By Debbie Correale, founder and owner of Redesign Right, LLC. You can learn more about her at www.RedesignRight.com. Find her on Facebook.com/RedesignRight, Twitter @RedesignRight, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Houzz and .