Marble has seen its fair share of creative handling and has become a favorite in many upscale residences throughout the years. Modern bathrooms can surprise you with materials and shapes you never though matched but also with a fascinating suite of different types of marble cut and shaped into a myriad modern ways.
Tile flooring is common in bathrooms and offers a nice alternative to hardwoods which can get warped if they are exposed to too much water. If you decide to put ceramic tile on the floor look for a grade of 1 or 2 a water-absorption rating of less than 7 percent and a coefficient of friction above .60 which are slip-resistant and can stand up to water.
Displaying either fine veins or large details that shape depth modern marble bathrooms surprise the essence of luxury. In order to keep this space private use different types of transparency levels to hide from indiscreet eyes or install roman blinds for extra privacy when needed like in the example above.
This fantastic Melbourne residence showcases a stylish marble bathroom imagined having a set of rounded design lines on a marble background. Just one marble wall changes the overall design adding depth and a focal point in a bathroom based on simplicity. By adding dramatic lighting the effect of design is enhanced and a cozy atmosphere emerges.
Basic chrome is cheaper than materials like nickel or bronze. Low budget high impact swaps include replacing specific features; here’s our guide on how to pick out the best bathroom vanity. When making any changes consider where you can creatively hide storage in the room and for energy efficiency be sure to look for low-flow toilet models.
When it comes to adding color to a vanity you have two options: add color to the top or the base. Consider picking one and keeping the other surface neutral for balance. Colorful bases can often be a DIY project and work best on large vanities with cabinet space or shelving. For the countertops your best bet is to select a colored marble or granite.