Even for bathroom designs, there are certain trends that are making a splash among homeowners and are the envy of others. While you can follow the current trends for bathroom designs, you can opt to do otherwise: design an out-of-the-ordinary bathroom that best reflects your personality.



If you’re planning an overhaul for your bathroom, you don’t need to play by the rules and choose the safest options all the time. Now is the perfect opportunity for you to experiment and create your own rules in your own bathroom when venturing on a bathroom renovation project. Here are some common bathroom design rules and the ways you can break them without seeing disastrous results.


Opt for a Spa-Like Design


Yes, spa-like bathrooms is popular among homeowners who want to feel relaxed and calm during bath time. You might even have been convinced by spa enthusiast to bring a piece of Zen back home and try a wooden bath mat to make you feel more at peace. This isn’t necessary, however, if you feel more “balanced” when surrounded by colorful curtains, dark-colored tiles, or a repurposed dresser vanity rather than what are typically deemed as Zen elements.


Simple and White is the Way


For small bathrooms, traditional advice would recommend keeping it simple and white to make the limited space look bigger. This does not mean, however, that you can’t have a little fun when designing your small bathroom, especially not when you can have bright and statement-making tiles for floorings or opting to paint the ceiling black to add a dramatic feel to your bath. When done rightly, adding bold pieces to your compact bathroom can keep it simple yet interesting.


Hide Everything


Time and again it’s been recommended for you to hide those bottles of shampoo, soaps, and other cosmetic products, for these can only make for an unsightly, cluttered bathroom. If you’re able to arrange and store your cosmetic products in a more creative way, however, you don’t need to worry about constantly opening your vanity and taking a container or two out.


Other Bold Ideas


Bathrooms no longer need to remain stoic and stiff, for you can also bring the beauty of nature inside. Other bold design ideas like geometric tiles, custom vanities, and bathrooms that are more of an extension of the living room are also worth a try if you’re embarking on a bathroom remodeling project. For best results, you can entrust your renovation project to contractors like DAL Builders Inc. that serve homeowners in Chicago. With their help, you can create a bathroom that’s different, astounding, and totally one-of-a-kind.



A Break-The-Rules Guide to Bathroom Design, Apartment Therapy

12 Bathroom Design Ideas Expected To Be Big In 2015, Forbes

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