Here we showcase 50 stylish and innovative new bathroom designs, contemporary styles which are expected to be popular throughout 2010.
Although bathrooms are a home’s most utilitarian room, it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Designed for functionality, bathrooms are also a canvas for artistic expressions and bathrooms are one of the easiest rooms to re-decorate for the coming year.
When decorating a bathroom, consider longevity. Anything that goes into a bathroom has to moisture resistant and does not stain easily or fade or deteriorate fast as that would mean you would have to redecorate soon.
If you are not sure on what theme to go for, then a safer way to start of is by using neutral based colors such as soft shades of creams, green, yellow and blue as coordinating furniture items are easy. Avoid over decorating as it can get cramped and crowded with unnecessary items and makes mobility an issue.
To create a bathroom where tranquility rules, a classic theme is the way to go. Classic themes have simple, crisp colors and minimalist furniture and accessories. White washed walls with contrasting marble or granite flooring makes a gentle classic theme.
Excessive white gives a simple, clean theme and add a lighting to create a great impression. You can also add stained glass or brick walls to add that natural vibe and Zen feeling into the bathroom. Multiple mirrors are also an inexpensive décor idea that is commonly added into the bathroom.
Studio lighting- the large, oversized round bulbs can give out a contemporary feel for a bathroom. To compliment lighting, choose solid color themes with minimal or no decoration. Colors such as mauve and maroon, deep blue and green creates a dramatic contrast to a contemporary bathroom décor. Bathroom accessories such a washcloths and towels should come in a lighter shade so it is much easier to spot them.
Plants in big pots are also another way to add texture and visual interest to a contemporary setting. Choose plants that can thrive in low lighting and high humidity as it gives a sophisticated accent to both a classic and contemporary décor.
The right décor and furnishings can really set the tone and atmosphere you want in a bathroom. From open and inviting to warm and relaxing or fun and kooky, there are many different ways with which you can re-create these themes. Whether you want a home spa or a tropical island in your bathroom, you can find the appropriate accessories, the coordinating colors and the suitable furniture in the numerous décor shops available.
Gain inspiration for your new bathroom renovation project with these contemporary styles.