Given their utilitarian function, we often don’t spend much time thinking about bathroom design. However, when you consider how the look of your bathroom can really set the tone for your life… Well, the idea of having a bathroom that looks every bit as good as it can really begins to make sense!
For this reason, we thought it would be fun to take a look at 17 bathroom trends that are coming into the fore in 2019. Simply put, if you’re looking for ways to give your home’s bathrooms the upgrades they’ve so desperately needed, then these are the trends to look at. Likewise, we’re also going to share 3 trends that have been standard in recent years that are decidedly on their way out in this new year…
1. Inventive Storage Solutions
You can never have enough storage in your bathroom, which is why people are discovering new and inventive ways of creating storage space in there!
2. HEADING OUT: Open Shelving
Still, you’re definitely seeing a movement away from open shelving. Seeing all those towels and toiletries makes things feel too oppressive.
3. High Tech Toilets
Everything else in our lives is getting more technologically advanced, so why shouldn’t our toilets follow suit?
If you don’t want to get a fancy 21st century toilet, you can follow the trend of more homeowners installing bidets.
5. HEADING OUT: Shower Tub Combos
It used to seem like an efficient use of space, but nowadays a shower and tub combination just feels a little tacky.
6. Claw-foot Tubs
As the shower and tub are separated from one another, you’re seeing the claw-foot tub coming into style in a big way.
7. Glass and More Glass
In order to create a sense of separation within the bathroom, you’re seeing glass walls separating different areas.
8. Statement Sink
Particularly in half bathrooms, you’re seeing many homeowners opt for statement sinks that really define the space.
9. Geometric Patterns
Geometric patters are really starting to add visual interest to bathroom designs in 2019, particularly when it comes to floor tiles.
10. Tiled Walls
Speaking of tiles, homeowners are now opting to have tile on all the walls of a bathroom, not just around the shower and tub.
11. Unique Faucets
When you don’t want to be so bold as to include a statement sink, you can always opt for a unique faucet, which is definitely a big trend.
12. Toilet Rooms
Privacy please! It’s becoming almost a standard of home design now to have the toilet in a self-contained closet-sized room.
13. Subway Tile
Whether its inside of the shower or as a backsplash behind the vanity, subway tile is becoming a popular material in bathroom design.
14. Brass Fixtures
Brushed brass fixtures add an element of regality to most any space, which is why they’re being increasingly used inside of the bathroom.
15. HEADING OUT: Light Blue Color Schemes
What color are we going to paint the bathroom walls? Light blue! It was conventional wisdom for some time, but now it’s just boring.
16. Darker, Masculine Colors
Instead, people aren’t afraid to go dark and gritty these days. That’s why you’re seeing more bathrooms with masculine color schemes.
17. Natural Materials
Likewise, there’s definitely an increased use of raw wood and reclaimed wood inside of many bathrooms around the world.
18. Statement Mirror
It’s not just the sink that’s getting the statement treatment inside of the bathroom. People are now trying to do unique things with their bathroom mirrors.
It helps to have those natural elements inside of your bathroom – it makes things feel more spa like… That’s why you’ll definitely see plants in the bathroom these days.
20. Walk-In Showers
It’s almost the standard now to have a walk-in shower. So, why resist the trend! Install on in your bathroom for 2019.