Designing a bathroom from scratch is undoubtedly a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you think. In fact, it just takes the right approach, careful planning and consideration, and an open mind. You might actually have a good time. Sure, it will involve a lot of hard work and it will cost you, but it’s all about the end result that will make it all worth it in the long run.
At NICEMOCO we are passionate about helping people realize their bathroom dreams. As well as offering a range of top-quality bathroom furniture, vanities, and utilities; we’ve also put together a comprehensive guide to designing your perfect bathroom. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be sure to create the bathroom of your dreams.
1. Think about the style you want
The first step in bathroom design is to consider what style of bathroom you want. For example, traditional, modern, simple or luxurious, etc. Regardless, you have to give it some serious thought. How do you plan to utilize the existing space? What feeling do you want to evoke in your bathroom? Do you want to create a truly peaceful and relaxing environment, or would you prefer a bathroom that is full of energy and energy? This decision will affect how you lay out your bathroom, including lighting and fixtures.
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2. Consider the bathroom layout
The next step is to consider the layout of the bathroom, which can also be said to be the overall design outline of the bathroom. It is recommended that you draw a sketch at this step so that it looks more intuitive. You can draw on the picture the location of the toilet, the location of the bathtub, the location of the vanity, and the placement of other bathroom furniture. If something is unreasonable, it can be adjusted in time.
In addition to the placement of furniture, the layout should also consider the placement of pipes. The best pipe layout is to minimize bends, which keeps the pipes clear. Of course, you can seek consultation from a professional bathroom designer for this step. You can tell them your ideas and they will give you professional advice.
3. Purchase bathroom furniture
Once you’ve decided on the layout of your bathroom, it’s time to start shopping for bathroom furniture that you like. There are many types of bathroom furniture, and if you don’t know how to pick the right one, you can read our article on how to buy bathroom furniture. However, the most important thing when buying bathroom furniture is to choose what you like. Because the bathroom is a space for you to relax, only seeing something you like will make you feel happy.
Another difficulty in purchasing bathroom furniture is finding a good supplier. Here are some tips to help you find a good supplier.
Browse shopping websites: If you want a simple and convenient way to purchase, you can browse online first. For example, shopping platforms such as Alibaba, Amazon, and IKEA. Check out these websites to see if they have the bathroom furniture you want.
Read customer reviews: Before adding a product to your shopping cart, please read the following customer reviews. It can give you an intuitive understanding of the quality of the product.
Recommendation from friends: Another method is a recommendation from friends. You can ask your friends if they have any experience in purchasing bathroom furniture. If there is a good product at a good price, ask them to recommend it to you.
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4. Properly plan bathroom storage space
The next step is to plan the storage space in the bathroom. Storage space in the bathroom is very important, it not only helps you store items but also makes the bathroom look neat and clean. There are many ways to add more storage space to your bathroom. Try some creative solutions such as built-in niches, floating vanities, or mirror cabinets. Maximize storage space by making efficient use of vertical space and choosing versatile fixtures.
5. Make sure the bathroom is well-ventilated
A stuffy bathroom with little or no ventilation is the worst. Not only does this lead to moisture, mold, and mildew; but it can also cause damage to your furniture in the long run. So if you do have a window in your small bathroom, keep the curtains to a minimum to make the most of it. Use mirrors to reflect light. Make sure you choose an exhaust fan that is small but powerful.
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6. Important tips for bathroom design
Here are 5 important bathroom design tips that will help you and your designer create the perfect bathroom that will please you.
- Style choice is important: be sure to choose a bathroom style you like, whether it’s modern, traditional, or somewhere in between.
- Efficient layout is key: Optimize bathroom layouts, from full bathrooms to space-saving powder rooms, to suit the needs of the space and users.
- Focus on ergonomics: Prioritize comfort, safety, and accessibility in design to tailor spaces to different lifestyles.
- Budget wisely: Understand the cost implications of different levels of remodeling, from basic upgrades to luxury overhauls, and plan accordingly.
- Address design challenges creatively: Solve common design challenges such as plumbing constraints and storage needs with innovative solutions.
That’s it for this guide summarizing the bathroom design steps and top tips. Hopefully, after reading this article you will be able to design the bathroom you want. If you have any other questions, please contact Nicemoco for consultation.