A bathroom that looks like me
More than ever the bathroom is the place where we have fun. And the offer is now so wide in terms of furniture and equipment that we can easily create a cocoon that only looks like us.
It's a long way from the standard bathroom, with its square shower tray, enamelled cast iron bathtub, ceramic pedestal basin and white gold-buttoned furniture! now this space is at least as trendy as the rest of the housing, and respond to aesthetic and practical considerations. Everyone can find the style that suits him, from the most classic to the most design.
The contemporary bathroom can also bring answers to problems of adaptation to age and disabilitywhich, until recently, remained the preserve of rare specialized societies.
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To make his bathroom a space that only looks like itself does not necessarily require big means, nor to be an ace of DIY. Simple stickers affixed to the glass wall of the shower or bathtub (Tenstickers) for example, can radically change the style of the room. It is also possible to replace said glazed wall with a serigraphed model or with frosted glass (Kinedo, Jacuzzi, SanSwiss, Leda), which brings a decorative touch, while preserving the intimacy thanks to the decoration of the glass.
Transform at a glance the style of his bathroom is possible thanks to this wide offer of stickers to ask on the shower wall. Tenstickers
To give a fancy note inexpensively, manufacturers offer adhesive materials. There is tiled floor in Smart Tiles; earthenware, stone, leather or brushed aluminum in Rénostick. Easy to install, these elements offer many colors and effects that can quickly transform a wall.
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On washbasins and bathtubs, the color is displayed in the bathroom. This customization service offers a choice of 200 colors. Villeroy & Boch
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If you want to change the ground in the room, there are solutions within everyone's reach. Soft coatings such as PVC or vinyl (Gerflor, Forbo ...), offered in rolls, slabs or slats, are installed very easily, and on all media. Compatible with water bodies thanks to their treatment against mold, they express themselves in many sets and confer a daily comfort and a security with their non-slip layer. There are also laminate flooring suitable for wet rooms (Hydrocork of Wicanders, Alsapan, Lapeyre, Quick Step), that require a little more effort while remaining easy to ask.
In checkerboard black and white, this model Sarlon habitat ofre a chic and graphic atmosphere. Soft to the touch, this PVC coating is rot-proof. Forbo
More and more of us are bartering bathtub for a shower. Because children have grown up and left the home, as the age goes on, slipping in the shower becomes more comfortable than taking a bath. Solutions have been developed by various actors, who can switch from one to the other in one day: Kinemagic of Kinedo, Elyt Evolution chez Leroy Merlin, Facilot ... The advantage is the ease of a construction site: this kit solution consists of wall walls, from integrated faucet and a proposed recipient in various dimensions. All in one, the system mask imperfections on the wall and on the floor after removing the bathtub. For optimal comfort, do not hesitate to opt for a walk-in shower, this often open space, tiled on the ground. Be careful however: the receiver is embedded in the floor, it is not possible to install anywhere. In this case, the solution is the extra-flat model, which mimics a walk-in shower and bypasses the technical difficulty.
Practical, this Roomy shower in acryl has a built-in bench that conceals a storage on the side. The set comes with the door and the glass panel. Vitra
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A bathroom with style
After a few years, a furniture and washbasin can have a "dated" side. The glossy lacquer is no longer necessarily up to date, vitamin colors have been dethroned by more neutral colors ... you want to more modern furniture, more ergonomic, offering more space. In short, it's time for change.
Vanity unit available in various lengths, washbasin with one or two bowls, the Jam collection offers a wide variety of compositions. Allia
Two options: an all-in-one solution that combines a piece of furniture and a basin often integrated into the work plan, or coordinate both. If the wall supports it, do not hesitate to install a suspended furniture : it facilitates cleaning by freeing space and gives the lightness to the layouteven with an imposing piece of furniture.
Made in solid teak, this furniture from the Sulawesi collection has two black terrazzo basins, which offer a beautiful contrast. Scandilodge
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The customization can go through the basin : recessed, semi-recessed, set, it adopts all styles and materials. The ceramic itself is reinvented, thanks to innovative materials that make it more refined and allow new shapes: DuraCeram in Duravit, SaphirKeramik in Laufen, Fineceramic in Roca ... The faucet is of course not left out. Increasingly, manufacturers are developing models with trendy finishes: copper, rose gold, black chrome, etc. ; some with handles with original shapes and materials (Excellence collection of Horus, Daum collection of THG ...).
Ingenious, this Dot range from Garcia Cumini's duo takes over as a conductive line an aluminum bar. It supports various accessories that are attached to it. Agape
Finally, several elements allowaccessorize your bathroom. The Towel for example today offers much more than heat. With its varied forms, its decorations and its palette of colors, it coordinates with furniture, style and becomes a vector of decoration in its own right. Lighting is also part of the atmosphere, between lamps and lights especially designed for bathrooms, and other bright mirrors, LED strips that adorn furniture, bathtubs, etc.
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Cosmopolitan, created by King & Miranda, displays a sober and elegant line, and acquires accessories (hook, shelf, towel rack ...). It exists in central heating, mixed or electric, and comes in the colors Le Corbusier. runtal
The bathroom well in its time
The bathroom lives today to the rhythm of its time. It incorporates elements that make it intelligent: connected mirror, built-in speakers controlled by Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, dynamic lighting, shower or bath controls, heating that triggers alone ... Now, home automation also concerns this room, for our greatest comfort.
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