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4 Unmissable Bathroom Trends That Are New for 2018

4 Unmissable Bathroom Trends That Are New for 2018

You might think that the bathroom is a place where design stays pretty constant. After all, you just need a bathtub, a sink, and a toilet, right? Maybe a splash of magnolia paint? If you like to keep things simple, sure! But if you want to be on the cutting edge of bathroom design, or renovate to the highest possible spec, you’ll need to be on top of today’s trends. And wouldn’t you know it – we’ve collected four that are brand new for 2018! So let’s dig in.

4. Celebrate space with open-plan design

Open-plan design has always had a place in the home, but it’s usually implemented in main living rooms, lounges, and so on. To bring the open-plan ethos to the bathroom, as many are choosing to in 2018, you really need to consider the use of space. Adding lots of clutter (and even superfluous storage) can be the enemy of open-plan, if you’d like to try this trend, we’d recommend smart solutions such as the Trojan Repono with Storage Unit.

3. Bring a splash of British heritage culture

Great Britain has played host to some of the world’s most well-known cultural trends – from mods to rockers, and beyond. But British heritage has now found its way into bathrooms across the UK by way of interior design. In 2018, you’ll encounter plenty of trends that hark back to the industrial revolution, with wrought-iron and period fixtures the order of the day. Want an easy way to infuse your bathroom with heritage style? Try a set of Albert Bath Filler Taps to get the ball rolling.

2. It’s all about accessibility

Bathrooms are for everybody, and this all-inclusive ethos has never been more visible in bathroom design than in 2018. This year, it’s all about accessibility – and that extends to everything from the height of the wash basin to the ease-of-access of the bathtub itself. This practical trend just makes good sense, making the bathroom a more welcoming and easy-to-use place for all ages. Want to learn more about independent bathing options? Explore our wide range today.

1. Take inspiration from boutique hotels

If you’ve ever visited a boutique hotel, you’ll know just what we mean when we talk about ‘boutique style’. With some simple additions to your bathroom, you can create a warm, welcoming environment which retains its practicality. To try out the boutique trend in your bathroom in 2018, keep an eye out for products, fixtures, and fittings which have a real sense of character and charm about them. Whether that’s a clawfoot bathtub or even a set of venetian blinds – there’s plenty of inspiration out there to get your creative juices flowing.

We hope we’ve got your creative juices flowing a bit with these ideas. If you’re still on the lookout for the best bathroom trends new for 2018, be sure to explore our full range of bathroom products. Have a question? Call the team now on 0800 028 6174.


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