Bathrooms have the power to make us fall in love with a home or be turned off completely. It is widely accepted bathrooms can make or break a deal when selling or buying a new home, so it makes sense to pay them as much love and attention as possible when building or renovating a home.
A practical and functional space, the bathroom has evolved into so much more than just a washroom. It is an integral part of any architectural and interior design plan, very often absorbing the greatest financial investment.
With water and energy saving driving most of the advancement in bathroom design, there are also a few strong trends guiding bathroom interior design and decor. We have chosen our top ten bathroom trends to share with you:
1. Clean minimalistic design
2. Copper and brass warm finishes
3. Feature wall
4. Bold accent colours
5. Frameless shower
6. Wet and dry zones
7. Ample storage
8. ‘Green’ wall
9. Framed mirror
10. Unique lighting
Shutters and blinds are always on trend and yet equally timeless. Practical, water resistant – in some cases completely waterproof – and ideal for privacy, natural light and ventilation control, shutters and blinds are simply perfect for use in bathrooms.
We recommend either our Woodbury shutters or our Fauxwood blinds for smaller bathrooms with a high degree of moisture and our Decowood shutters or our Wooden slat blinds for larger well-ventilated bathrooms.
AMERICAN shutters’ Woodbury shutters combine the natural strength and structure of hardwood with the tough resistance of ABS polymer coating to create a practical shutter with a wood-like appearance. Stronger, tougher and lighter than high impacted PVC shutters, our Woodbury shutters will not split, peel or fade and never require painting.
They are available in custom shapes such as triangle and hexagon, they come in a choice of 4 louvre sizes – 47, 63, 89 and 114mm and a palette of 6 soft neutral shades.
Fauxwood blinds are ideal for humid areas such as bathrooms. Popular for their authentic wood grain appearance and their wide range of finishes, this smart alternative to wood blinds has classic good looks that don’t age. Made from PVC-foam (PVC Synthetic) and in a choice of 5 shades of white and 8 wood grain finishes, they are the perfect choice for high heat and humid environments and are guaranteed against fading, warping, yellowing or bowing.