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10 ways to make optimal use of the space of a bathroom

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

How to increase the space bathroom? This question is raised by many residents of the typical Russian apartments. And if in finishing the living room, a small kitchen or hallway can be relatively free to experiment with furniture, what to do with a tiny bathroom? Consider a few tips to help you look more spacious bathroom, and explain how to make optimum use of every free square square centimeter.

1. Down with dark colors!

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

There is a universal rule that the finishingsmall rooms is better to use light colors. They create a sense of space and allow the bathroom appear larger than it actually is. In addition to white, are ideal off-white, light pink, light green and light blue colors. This monochrome coloring does not mean that you can not apply different shades of the same color. On the contrary, it can be done and it is necessary, but only in moderation - too bright colors and strong contrasts still be avoided.

2. Hidden Features

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

Wall niches, sanitary manholes and spaceunder the bath is easy to turn into a kind of storage. To hide their contents from prying eyes (hardly bottles of shampoo and hygiene items can give the interior a special charm), set in the opening hinged door or cover it with furniture blinds. The second option, of course, interesting. In contrast, swing doors, furniture blinds do not require additional space for opening - they move upwards or sideways and cleaned inside the niche, thus saving up to 30% of usable area. In addition, their straps are made of water-resistant materials - polymers, tempered glass or aluminum - which is especially important for the bathroom.

Such products in Russia is no longer a novelty. In particular, their offers and the company REHAU. Furniture blinds made to order. Just select a vending model and specify the desired size and color, and even put any figure. To install you need only a screwdriver and 10 minutes of free time.

3. Functionality in design

Glossy furniture - a real hit in 2014. This trend can be very useful owners have a small bathroom - perfect shiny surface reflects light, thereby expanding the space. And if you do not want to just follow the fashion, and turn a simple furniture currently futuristic interior decoration (not at the expense of practicality, of course), it is possible to look at the system cabinets with glossy touch blinds that not so long ago began to be sold in Russia. Just imagine: one touch to a special sensor, and blinds automatically shift up, allowing you to get out of the closet all the necessary. The system is supplied as a ready cabinet with built blinds. Also quite obvious advantage for fans of various gadgets and "smart" technology, sensor blinds are not spoiled, because when opening and closing there is no need to touch the hands of the slats, thus dirtying them.

4. Free the floor - the key to success

In the preceding paragraphs is so much spoken aboutstorage areas that might get the impression that the more the bathroom cabinets and shelves (though discreetly located), the better. In fact it is not. For example, a chest of drawers under the sink - a very controversial solution for a small bathroom, as well as any other outdoor furniture, including massive pedestals. Sex should be possible to exempt from foreign objects, it will give a great visual effect. How to do it? Install the sink on the countertop, attached to a wall with brackets - something like you've probably seen in restaurants or clubs. This countertop looks unbanal and stylish. It is made of durable and wear-resistant artificial stone, which is easy to clean and looks virtually identical to natural. Especially look beautiful recently appeared in Russia, countertops made of artificial stone translucent RAUVISIO Visione with lighting, air colors that are reminiscent of the sky and the sea.

5. "yes" shower stall!

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

Think about it you need a bulky bath? Of course, if you like to soak in it after a working day, it is better to skip this tip. However, abandoning the bath to shower, you will not only significantly increase the space, but also to realize some interesting design ideas. For example, you can contact one of the latest trends in bathroom design and install a so-called barrier-free and open shower. It is interesting because it does not pan - the water simply falls to the floor and discharged by a special drain. Through the glass doors frame devoid of a shower cabin enlarges the space and looks elegant and stylish. However, the fit and the traditional cabin - a place in any case would be much larger.

6. The right choice of tiles

When you select a wall and floorcover, go around doing the tile with large decorative patterns or designs. For the floor is well suited large size tiles in general, without any pattern - the smaller section will be noticeable, so it will seem more spacious room. For the walls, on the contrary, it is better to choose a bright mosaic tiles.

7. The play of light

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

A well-planned lighting not onlyIt produces the desired optical effect, but also provides us with additional comfort. Ideally, you can set a few lights, which are included separately. The brightest are not placed on the ceiling, and near the sink (usually the top, left and right of the mirror), but so that the light does not hit in the eye. You can add interior individuality and choose very unusual solution - a special transparent Lite Edge banding material for countertops end where LED strip is mounted.

8. Reflected space

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

Nothing, perhaps, is not able to visually pushwall mirrors better. As a rule, hang a large mirror above the sink only, but we suggest this is not limited. In particular, it is possible to "lift" the ceiling, making it a mirror. However, if you decide to hang several mirrors, do not forget to imagine that they will be reflected. If it is an old wardrobe or washing machine (even very beautiful), the music certainly will seem dubious.

9. Modesty adorns

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

10 ways to make optimal use of the space bathroom.

Gold-plated ornaments, designer plumbingor handmade accessories certainly are in a suitable environment to make an impression, but think about how they will look in the microscopic bathroom? Rather than focus on the taste of the owner of the apartment, they seem out of place, and once again draw attention to the sore square meters. Much organically fit into the interior laconic, but at the same time elegant items.

10. Everything in its place

Any room will seem more spacious, ifit clean and tidy, and the bathroom is no exception. So try everything you need to clean after use in cabinets and do not forget to wipe the mirror and glossy surface.

Sometimes only a single new element,appeared in the interior, it is able to dramatically upgrade the usual space. For example, the new "face" of the bathroom can be the original designer wash basin, with a direct entrance attracts the eye. The following review, we picked up 10 designer sinks that want to buy immediately.

Author: Marina Avdeenko, an expert in the field of design and communications company REHAU, the Eurasia region.

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