What 2018 Means for Your Bathroom Reno
Ginny here! And now, time to focus on your bathroom everyone.
2018 is bringing a lot of exciting new trends in stylish home furnishings. Color is back, retro is cool again, and each room in your home has changed in its own unique way. Now it’s your bathrooms turn for a 2018 reset.
What’s cool, what’s now, what exciting changes does 2018 bring to your bathroom?
I’m glad you asked! Let’s find out. Who wants to see my dream bathroom ideas? For incredibly affordable prices?
Bold is Beautiful in 2018
One thing you’ll notice about bathroom designs and home interior decorating in 2018 is how bold everything is looking. It’s not translating in eye-searing bright colors or tacky accouterments. No, in 2018, bold means richer colors, geometric pattern design, straight lines and blunt home accents. More-so, the return of brass and gold fixtures, eye-popping home furniture accent pieces and walls and floors. Even neutral tones, but uniquely organic surfaces.
Bold is back, but a different type of bold. It’s bold that takes its cues from math, from nature, from beauty. Don’t get scared by “math,” just trust me. I explain more down below.
Add harmony and order to your bathroom area, with just a dash of natural chaos to keep it all from looking sterile and uninviting.
Storage: Better Seen, Not Seen
You’ll notice one thing when you view a home in 2018 and it’s this: “Where is the storage?”
Don’t worry, it hasn’t disappeared. Storage is still important in your home, and in your bathroom. The difference is that your storage has gotten more discreet! Think stylish drawers and cabinets that integrate seamlessly into the wall.
And those cabinets and drawers, though crafted in either rich, deep colors or in muted neutrals with interesting nature-inspired textures and materials, appear more as a part of the room rather than an afterthought. 2018 sees you using more of your storage and winning the war against clutter in your own bathroom.
A trendy and useful vanity table can even fit in some bathrooms without being cluttered! They add storage, look beautiful, and make you feel like a Queen.
Nature Takes Over Style & Order
One of the surprising trends of 2018 is the return of nature-themed decorum. Earth tones and dark greens designs are making a comeback, but it’s in your bathroom to be specific you can let in a little nature.
Wood and marble, especially for cabinetry, are getting back on trend, and those rich brown tones of polished wood on laser-precise squares marry the orderly with the natural. You may see more stone or marble
Not to say you can’t have that fresh and clean image in your bathroom in 2018. On the contrary, this year fuses the natural with the human-made; and it works with its contrasts rather than clashes. Ceramics and matte finishes make for an incredible visual.
Even concrete is being embraced! But, though the finest trend goes for tile, not your boring old squares. Geometric shapes (hello hexagons!) and graphical inlays are coming back. Add the matte finishes and striking contrasts and you get a bathroom that dazzles.
The Return of Metal & Personal Spa Comes to You
No, this is not a comeback tour from your favorite 90’s rebel-stage band. Your bathroom will see more metal and matte, inspired by the urban industrial or Victorian style. Brass, copper, charming rose gold, bronze visuals, gold tones, modern brushed steel and more! Your taps, handles, knobs, decorative overhead lighting, and hooks will look chic and fabulous when polished.
Enough about the presentation. This year, there is more than refreshing your bathroom’s display. The reason it all comes together in a clean, relaxing look is that your endgame is to have your own personal spa!
Did I have you at personal spa?
Forget the high cost of going to the salon and having to make small talk. Bring the spa to you, set up the way you want. Single bathtubs are blowing up recently and they are a terrific “me time” relaxation. But only if you have the room. Otherwise, single showers or even his-and-hers showers are a great way to luxuriate when you add the perfect scents and other treats.
Tech Toilets & Soothing Sounds
2018 also introduces further high-tech conveniences for your bathroom.
For instance, love singing while you shower? But maybe your SO isn’t as fond of your tunes when he is sleeping because he was up all night gaming? I want to insert an *eye roll* here, but I was up hogging his new Virtual Reality headset. I am so jealous he is sleeping in right now. Bluetooth speaker systems that link to your Galaxy S8 smart phone with 64GB memory means relaxing tunes while you soak in the tub, or wake up for the day in the shower are just a swipe and tap away!
Plus, warming or heated flooring works wonders, and is great for countering a tile floor’s tendency to feel brisk on your bare feet.
Let’s not forget our throne. High-tech toilets are gaining wider acceptance in North America. From playing music to covering up offensive odors with spritzes of scents. Find toilets more high tech than the Captain’s chair on the Enterprise!
2018 is a Design Mishmash, & it Works
The bathroom of 2018 will be an interesting melange of styles that not only complement each other but lead to a striking and clean look that adds rustic nature to prevent it from being too antiseptic. Add in the high-tech accouterments and the spa atmosphere, you have a bathroom you won’t want to leave!
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