For many homeowners the bathroom is a place for escape and unwinding after a long day. Unfortunately, it’s also a room that can become quite outdated rather quickly and lose some of that appeal. That’s why we’ve come up with a quick list of top remodeling trends for those in need of a bathroom refresher for the year 2020. The following ideas are sure to bring that perfect calming yet luxurious feel back to your personal sanctuary.
1. Vintage Style Stand-Alone Tubs
Up first is a continuing trend that just speaks of spa room luxury at first sight. We’re talking about the stand alone bathtub. Taking out the standard bathtub and adding a stand alone will create a wow factor immediately to any bathroom. For the most part a full sized bathroom is best for this feature so that the eye is drawn to the sculptural element of the tub. Some designers are even using bold colors such as deep blues and even black to create even more of an impact with this bathroom feature. There is even a way to have a stand alone tub made out of sealed wood!
Additionally, some home remodelers are adding stand alone sinks to their repertoire. Just another option to keep in mind!
2. Open Showers
While the stand alone tub has a modern vintage feel, the open shower is decidedly modern and definitely trending. An open shower can also make your bathroom appear bigger instantly. This type of shower is not for everyone, but there is an element of luxury involved that many find appealing. Both the stand alone bathtub and open shower take their cues from day spa retreats and this is what many remodelers are seeking to emulate. Whether you incorporate both concepts or just one, you will have a bathroom statement piece.
3. Brass and Gold Finishes
Modern vintage romance is the look, and one way to head in that direction with your personal sanctuary is with warm gold or brass fixtures and finishes.
From faucets to towel racks to framed mirrors, these warmer, vintage inspired tones add depth and warmth to the modern bathroom, especially when paired with our next trending update.
4. Marble and Marble look
The perfect pairing to romantic brass fixtures is the use of marble in your bathroom update. Marble is timeless, classic, and luxurious. Some home designers are using it floor to ceiling in bathrooms with incredible effects. A much less expensive option is marble look wallpaper which still makes a statement, but is better suited to smaller bathrooms or half-baths.
5. Bold and Shiny
While Marble is timeless and classic, there is a growing trend brand new for 2020 and that’s high color, high gloss tiling. If you’re ready for a big change, then this is a great option for changing things up. We’re talking dramatic, jewel-toned and super shiny.. On the wall, on the floor, floor to ceiling, or any way in between, these new tile options are on the rise.
6. Bringing the Outdoors In
Once reserved for living rooms and dining rooms, plants and greenery are making a big splash in the latest bathroom updates. Spa luxury is again the key phrase here and the use of live plants can also add the right amount of color to liven things up. All you need to do is bring in a few potted plants, or maybe some wall mounts if you’re feeling adventurous. This is sure to breathe some life into an outdated bathroom and is one of the easiest things you can do to transform the space.
7. Minimalist Storage
Streamlined compacted bathroom storage options are a definite trend for bathroom updates in 2020. The concept is to keep things as simple as possible to create the least amount of stress in your space. This, of course, is a trend that home builders and renovators are moving toward throughout the entire house. But you can start with your bathroom if you dream of a clutter free inner sanctuary. Some options include hidden cabinets and under vanity storage.
8. Heated Flooring
And finally, a trend that comes from Japan is the heated floor. This comes from the idea of the wet room, which is a fully waterproof room without shower doors.. The floor is sloped and heated to encourage quick evaporation and drainage. However, modern home builders around the world are beginning to include heated floors in bathrooms as a luxury option. No more cold feet in the bathroom!
We hope you enjoy creating your own personal spa getaway with one or more of these great bathroom remodel ideas for 2020.