30+ Bathroom Design Tips

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    The bathroom is one of the most difficult rooms in your home to style, getting function to meet form can sometimes prove tricky in this essentially practical space. But a bathroom should be both stylish and functional whatever your interior style, from traditional to contemporary and everything in-between. The LuxPad spoke to the best industry experts to find out their top tips on how to restyle you bathroom and turn it from a forgotten space into a place to relax and recharge…

     Daniel Cook, Principal Development Designer at C.P. Hart 
    “Tie in colours from furniture, tiling & paint with key accessories” Tweet This Tip

    Lisa Kanning, Interior Designer
    “An accent wall of textured stone in a shower can add such interest” Tweet This Tip

    Jamie Wietholter, Kitchen & Bathroom Designer
    “Instead of corner shelves in a bathroom, ask your contractor to create in-wall niches” Tweet This Tip

    Mark Buchanan, Kitchen & Bathroom Designer  
    ”Focus on a decent extractor fan to deter steam & mould” Tweet This Tip

    Grant Bliben, Bathroom Designer 
    “Tiled shower trays are much more aesthetically pleasing & add value to your home” Tweet This Tip

    Rebecca Leivars, Interior Designer
    “Mix clean lines with glamour to avoid the room being cold and clinical” Tweet This Tip

    Jim Harrat, Project Manager
    “The use of glass, mirrors & wall hung sanitary ware really increase the feeling of space & luxury” Tweet This Tip

    Faiza Seth Founder and CEO of Casa Forma
    “Add a towel warmer to your bathroom to make your bathroom as luxurious as a spa centre” Tweet This Tip

    Lindsey Rendall, Interior Designer
    “Maximise storage by utilising wall cavities for shallow recessed shelves. Add lighting to create a gentle ambience” Tweet This Tip

    James Woodham, Interior Designer
    “Bath panel storage is the solution providing you with emergency access at the same time” Tweet This Tip

    Daniel Cook, Principal Development Designer at C.P. Hart 
    “Utilise necessary stud wall boxing to create an open storage feature” Tweet This Tip

    Helene Dabrowski, Interior Designer 
    “Limit tiles to the area where they are most needed & paint or wallpaper the rest” Tweet This Tip

    Christina Sullivan Roughan, Interior Designer
    “Grass cloth in a powder room adds warmth & texture helping light up the room” Tweet This Tip

    Erica Islas, Interior Designer 
    “Don’t be afraid of BIG pattern. Patterned floors add instant drama to a space” Tweet This Tip  
    Faiza Seth Founder, and CEO of Casa Forma 
    “Adding various plants to your bathroom can help you make it more inviting and luxurious” Tweet This Tip

    Sylvia Daoust of Niche Small Space Redesign 
    “Create smart storage like recessed niches and wall mounted cubes and boost storage in this small space.” Tweet This Tip

    Meredith Heron, Interior Designer 
    “Buy the best toilet you can afford” Tweet This Tip

    Joe Burns, Managing Director & Co-Founder of Oliver Burns 
    “Nothing beats the beauty of book-matched marble. Run it across every surface to create clean lines and a seamless appearance” Tweet This Tip

    Lisa Kanning, Interior Designer 
    “Vinyl wall covering is a practical option for adding texture in the bath” Tweet This Tip

    Faiza Seth, Founder and CEO of Casa Forma
    “To relax and enhance your bathing experience, add a bath pillow to your bathroom” Tweet This Tip

    Ellee Nolan Asaro, Interior Designer
    “If the space needs a luxurious soaking tub add a mosaic “rug” design under it. This will make the tub stand out & be more of a focal point” Tweet This Tip

    Grant Bliben, Bathroom Designer
    “Remember a Builder or Plumber is not a bathroom specialist” Tweet This Tip

    Rebecca Leivars, Interior Designer 
    “Hide technology to enhance the senses when showering/bathing” Tweet This Tip

    James Woodham, Interior Designer 
    “Less is more! Limit the amount of a tiled area if you have invested time and money on quality stone tiles” Tweet This Tip

    Daniel Cook, Principal Development Designer at C.P. Hart 
    “Mix things up! Use textures in your tiling, rough, smooth or polished and in your furniture too” Tweet This Tip

    Christina Sullivan Roughan, Interior Designer
    “Add sophistication to a bathroom with patterned Moroccan tile on the floor only, especially in a white environment” Tweet This Tip

    Erica Islas, Interior Designer
    “Use dimmers to adjust lighting as needed & create moods.  Especially great for middle of the night runs to bathroom” Tweet This Tip

    Sylvia Daoust of Niche Small Space Redesign 
    “Recessed niches, wall mounted cubes, and pull out trays will all boost storage in a small space” Tweet This Tip

    Faiza Seth, Founder and CEO of Casa Forma
    “Mother of pearl tiles in the shower add a bit of glamour to the bathroom” Tweet This Tip

    Meredith Heron, Interior Designer 
    “Marble in a bathroom is decadent and the ultimate luxury. If you can’t use it everywhere, pick a few key areas that you can splurge on” Tweet This Tip

    Rebecca Leivars, Interior Designer 
    “Never ignore the importance of great lighting in a bathroom, crucial to applying make-up” Tweet This Tip

    What are your best bathroom design tips? Join in the conversation on Twitter using #BathroomTips!

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