Don’t want to tear up the walls? Find new ways to add cubbies to your small bathroom by adding a shelf wall mounting a floating cubby shelf or choosing a cabinet with open shelves to store extra items like the bathroom below. Mirrors do an incredible job at creating the illusion of more space. Want to add more space to your small bathroom design? Then add more mirrors like the inspiration images above.
A mix of concrete and marble targets a more dramatic and industrial feel. When lit through a skylight the bathroom opens up to reveal details otherwise hidden behind artificial lighting during the day. Seen in Villa Extramuros in Alto-Alentejo Portugal this concrete and marble bathroom stands as proof that two cold materials can create an inviting setting.
Choosing lighting is a crucial part of modern design style especially in the bathroom. There are plenty of lighting choices available to you. Modern design is all about lines and geometric shapes so keep that in mind when shopping for light fixtures windows and placement of lighting. However make sure to remember that the quality of the light is further more important than the actual light fixture. Skylights are great idea for modern bathrooms because they add more natural light and interest to your bathroom.
When starting a bathroom remodeling project think about utility as well as design. Bathrooms are often difficult jobs because multiple components must be arranged to fit and function in a small space. There’s also multiple water elements so doing the project correctly from plumbing to ventilation is imperative.
It’s good to think about resale value when making changes to a bathroom especially because white and off-white are the most popular color schemes in that room. That said your bathroom is a space that all of your guests will likely see at some point; so if you want to make a statement this is the place to do it. Think about it the same way you would your kitchen backsplash: You want it to be timeless and clean and to not turn off potential buyers.
A simple mirror can get a glamorous update with the addition of backlighting. You can purchase mirrors with built-in lights or add them yourself to the mirror of your choosing. Illuminated mirrors are ideal for applying makeup and seeing your face in a detailed (but flattering) way. They’re great for bathrooms with low natural light. Just be sure that your lighting is soft not harsh or fluorescent.