Tired of Contemporary White – Then Embrace Natural Design

April 7, 2011 at 5:07 pm

Over recent years, there has been a growing concern for us all to respect the environment. Not surprisingly, the green benefits of sustainable living has filtered through to the way we design  our bathrooms. So wave goodbye to minimalist style of modern washrooms, and welcome the green evolution. The bathroom today is a place of relaxation, a place for ‘me’ time, a place to de-stress after work. Many of us associate sauna and steam rooms as part of a one-off luxury weekend, but how about creating that same experience at home? Instead of an angular white bath tub, consider replacing it with a wooden bath in neutral shades, such as this oak and walnut bath featured in the Telegraph. These soft tones induce a soothing ambiance in the room. There is also an eco-benefit, as you can elect a product made from sustainable materials. Not only that, the wooden theme [...]

5 Ways to make your bathroom look bigger

March 22, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Any leading bathroom retailer will feature a wide range of luxurious fittings, but how can you make the same effect at home – while keeping costs to a minimum? Modernize, revitalize and enlarge your bathroom by implementing the following tips: Implement pale colours – Firstly, of fundamental importance, is to ensure the colour of the wall is pale. Try magnolia, warm pastel yellow or spring green on the walls, as these colours will give the illusion of a larger area. Use brighter colours for additional decorative features, such as towels. Don’t forget the flooring, as a pale colour on the floor will be receptive to creating a more spacious appearance. If replacing the floor is not a viable option, add a rug or large mat to the bathroom. Done correctly, this could be just as effective, with the bonus of being cost effective and quicker! Use larger tiles – A [...]