There's nothing quite as refreshing as a good shower, whether you're after an early morning wakeup, a midday rejuvenation, or a hot blast to relax the muscles after a long tiring day; standing under that strong stream of droplets just takes some beating. So with that in mind, don't our beloved shower rooms deserve an extra special piece of our attention? Of course they do. Forget about the standard meager sized shower heads that dribble out an apologetic and spluttering jet, and the bog-standard off-the-rack cubicles that imprison you in their boring surrounds. We are talking about the world of wonderful waterfall shower heads that drench us in a soothing downpour, open plan settings that are inspired by nature, and just plain gorgeous shower room designs.
Because dark colors can make a room feel more closed in than welcoming, they only work in a living room like this that has plenty of natural light. The contrast in the wood flooring helps, too. For a creative answer to the standard sofa, this urban living room uses upholstered platforms and movable pillows that allow whoever is sitting to create their own comfortable posture on the platforms or the floor. On the other end of the spectrum we have this light wood and white living room. It's on the small side but plenty big for a cozy night at home.
Your shower can be doorless, especially if you’ve take a whole room for that. If there's enough space and boundaries, it's easier to relax, and you can make a spa cladding the floors or walls with natural wood or stone. Marble is another luxurious alternative that has a timeless look and is perfect for showers. Add potted greenery or flowers, pebbles for a luxurious feel.
While the idea of attic living sounds fabulous, ensure that you are ready for the transition from the main floor. While many people enjoy their master bedroom at the top of the house for the serenity, many don't enjoy the climb up the stairs. If you have small children, you may not want to be far removed on another floor. While if you have teenagers and a large family, the attic may be exactly what you need! Assess your family lifestyle and the layout of your attic in relation to other parts of the home to decide if a master bedroom attic will fit.
Place your bathtub in front of a mirror wall or just an oversized mirror, and you'll get that unique and chic look, which will make your taking a bath a refined spa procedure. It can be a sleek mirror wall for a modern or minimalist bathroom or a refined framed one for a chic exquisite or just vintage-inspired bathroom – such a piece will definitely become a statement décor feature. I totally love the idea of an aged-looking mirror wall, which makes any bathroom luxurious and exquisite. Add lights and chandeliers and voila – you got a fantastic bathroom!
Pendant lights save floor and wall space and are very comfortable in using, so several cool-looking pendant lamps like here is a great idea for any small bathroom. A minimal countertop with a white sink is accentuated with a vintage-styled framed mirror.
Admittedly this shower head is of minuscule proportions, but just look at how serene it's sun dappled surroundings are. Another beautiful open air bathing area–though you had better be good at stepping stones if you forget your flip-flops, journeying in and out of the tub over that harsh pebble floor could be painful!
Subtle geometric influences bring this matte black kitchen to life. The standing white volume stands as a beacon of light, and offers a cool vertical garden and a few small regular containers to provide on-demand herbs for cooking.
Copper wall paneling gives this kitchen a bit of a design edge. Yellow Eames-inspired chairs are the ultimate pop of color in this otherwise neutral design. Stainless steel fixtures are all the shine this kitchen needs for its luxurious aura. Black and wood as used here are entirely minimalist, with every kitchen item hidden carefully away in recessed cabinets.
Neutrals or moodies? Choose the shades of grey to your liking: from very light and subtle to dark charcoals and almost black to create an ambience that you like. It will be a perfect base for further decorating, and then choose shades of green that you like: emerald, mint, sage, lime or else, it depends on your taste and mood you want to create.