Seven Bathroom Remodeling Trends Taking Over 2017
What will a 2017 master bathroom look like? According to Normandy Designers, there will be many common themes incorporated into this year’s bathroom remodels, including man-made products that mimic natural materials, plenty of texture and decorative details. That being said, if you are completing a bathroom renovation and want some design ideas, here are some popular trends to consider for your space:
Wood Tile – Recent technological advances have led to a porcelain tile that looks exactly like hardwood flooring. There are plenty of colors and plank sizes to choose from, allowing you to create everything from a rustic to modern aesthetic. Additionally, because porcelain is not a natural material like wood, it can get wet and the only maintenance needed is a basic cleaning.
Decorative Shower Niches – Shower niches are getting a little something extra – beautiful accent tiles. This design element not only adds a focal point to your bathroom, but helps to break up the shower wall. Additionally, it can allow you to introduce color into the space.
Engineered Stone Instead of Marble – Quartz and porcelain do a beautiful job of impersonating marble down to the veins. Additionally, they offer a slew of benefits. Unlike a natural marble stone, these materials are non-porous and do not need to be sealed. Their non-porous nature also means that your tile or countertops will not stain should something accidentally spill.
White on White –White is considered to be the color of perfection, evoking a feeling of wholeness and completion. With this current trend, various shades of white cabinetry, countertops and tile are all working together to create a striking, monochromatic space.
Texture – Texture is being incorporated to create interest, especially in monochromatic color schemes like the white on white listed above. This includes textured wallpaper, tiles, glass and metals.
Heated Flooring – While considered more of a splurge than a necessity, many are opting for heated flooring in their master bath. This popular amenity is a welcome comfort during the cold winter months. It’s not only easy to install, but can be programmed to make it as energy efficient as possible.
Sound Systems – For many, music is a part of their morning routine. Therefore, more bathrooms have blue tooth speakers installed into the ceiling or showerheads with music streaming capabilities.
Learn more about this year’s bathroom trends and discuss the design ideas that work best for your bathroom remodel by setting up an appointment with a Normandy Designer. Or, you can register to attend an upcoming seminar to learn more about the remodeling process. You can also visit the Normandy photo gallery for more photos, or follow Normandy Remodeling on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more design ideas and inspiration.
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