The bathroom has pushed its way to the front of the style queue in recent years, in both modern and period homes. Now we have styled our kitchens, living rooms as well as bedrooms, our attention is turning to how we can add class and luxury to our bathrooms.
Hotel Chic is undoubtedly a look that many aspire to. These days, this look is more achievable than ever before. High-level industry design values have transferred into the consumer retail market, making luxury and class affordable. So how can you add a sense of magnificence to your own bathroom?
One of the increasingly popular options is Better Bathrooms freestanding baths. These really do make a large impact, making the bathroom an elegant and luxurious area you’ll want to spend time in. All freestanding baths offered by good suppliers are built to last a lifetime and are bonded with cast resin stone for both a luxury feel or longevity in one package. Freestanding baths have a huge water capacity, allowing you to sink into your own private pool. They come in a wide range of designs that can fit in with any home style.
To complement a freestanding bath, why not go for freestanding taps? These are the relatively new-to-market design trend and they really add to the sense of luxury and space a freestanding bath creates in a bathroom. You can also select the taps that have a more traditional Victorian feel by purchasing the ‘telephone’ style taps with mixer and hand held shower attachment.
To give a sense of luxury to any bathroom, choose accessories carefully to match and complement the look you are trying to achieve. Chrome is easy to polish to a shine in moments and can give a really luxurious feel to a bathroom. Why not try the ultimate Hotel Chic accessory, namely the towel rail at the end of the bath, with the soft fluffy towels ready and waiting?
Another luxury item to add to your bathroom is a heated towel rail. There are so many designs available and you’ll be able to find just the right look to match your bathroom style. Modern heated towel rails have really caught designers imaginations and there are some incredible models available in stainless steel, designed to either stand out to achieve immediate impact or blend into the become a design element of the room, like a modern sculpture. Period towel rails have moved with the times too and are now available in a very wide range of different designs.
Cluttered bathrooms are never luxury in feel, which is why it is important to think about storage when designing a bathroom. Look at built-in units and medicine cabinets to hide your lotions and potions, unless they are in very pretty bottles, of course. Hidden lighting in cabinets or in cupboards adds a sense of luxury to a room, but do keep the mirrored surfaces clean to maintain the stunning look. One reason luxury bathrooms looks so good is that they are cleaned every single day.