To achieve the most interesting new style for your home’s bathroom remodel, look backward in time — to ancient civilizations as well as not-so-distant decades — for inspiration. Then, mix and match, injecting your new space with a lot of your own personality. Our certified designers keep tabs on emerging trends, and will help you seamlessly tie in your bathroom remodel to your existing home in the West suburbs. Here are some stylish, timeless suggestions:
Yes, it’s true — claw feet, exposed water lines and all. They’re back and they’re trendy. However, newer molded models (without the feet) are making waves as well. They’re the latest in European good looks. They give a nod to the sculptural forms of Roman baths, and if you add marble and other opulent accessories, you may almost believe the servants will come bearing rose petals and wine! Other more modern looking freestanding tubs have very sleek lines and are made of acrylic or even solid surface stone.
Mosaic tiles, hexagonal and Arabesque shapes that remind us of exotic places and long ago times, and geometric patterns on both walls and floors are all the rage. Art deco-inspired tiles with raised motifs or textured, metallic surfaces; tiles made from or made to look like natural stones and gems; diamonds, dots, and patterns are all popular.
Setting patterns have evolved as well: checkerboard, herringbone, basket weave and windmill patterns are great choices for bathroom floors.
Grout is newly important as a design element. Dark grout used with lighter tiles is a good option; striking contrast is a fashion-forward trend. Even contemporary, zen-like spaces benefit from a tile focal point.
Larger showers are the norm for newer homes, but even you have limited space for your redo, clear glass doors add to the illusion of expanding the space. Even on standard-size tub-shower combos a glass panel controls the spray, eliminating the need for a shower curtain.
Bathrooms are spaces that should be warm, comforting and relaxing—yet creating this dream space with a remodeling project may be a bit of a challenge for anyone. To alleviate the stress and time-consuming work associated with bathroom renovations, many homeowners choose to have certified bathroom designers on the remodeling work.… Read moreView latest blog posts