Designing Small Bathroom Spaces
Most small bathrooms are used as guest bathrooms in the hallway. Well, just because it's not your primary bathroom, that doesn't mean you can't design it with the best. This vintage small bathroom utilized bead board paneling, a light taupe color and something all small bathrooms need; a pedestal sink.
Good bathroom design should elevate a utilitarian space into a place for rejuvenation and self-care. Outdated, cramped or oddly outfitted bathrooms can disrupt the daily personal hygiene activities that lead to wellness. If you find yourself getting in and out of your small bathroom as quickly as possible each morning, it could be time for a redesign.
While short on square footage, there are countless opportunities to take advantage of in tiny, often-overlooked spaces. Being smart about small space decorating is important from a practical standpoint—there is only so much under-bed storage, after all. Step one to opening up possibilities: Edit.
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This homeowner wanted to bring her home out of the 1980s with contemporary Asian design, so the powder room vanity was inspired by a Japanese kaidantansu (stepped chest), which contributes fluidity of design in the cramped quarters. The use of rich and dark colors makes the walls of the small space recede.
Small bathrooms may seem like a difficult design task to take on; however, these spaces may introduce a clever design challenge to add to your plate. Creating a functional and storage-friendly bathroom may be just what your home needs. Every design element in a small bathroom should have a purpose and be functional in some way […]