According to The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), remodeling today is driven more by personal enjoyment or meeting specific needs rather than adding resale value. But renovating your bathroom is no small investment in terms of both time and money, so it’s important to ensure you have a clear vision of how you want your revamped space to look, work and feel. While it certainly isn’t necessary to follow all the trends to have a good design that’s pleasing, learning about the latest in design can help you get on track and pinpoint what you want and need. Here’s a look at some 2016 trends that offer a fresh new approach to bathroom design.
Geometric-inspired faucets and fixtures are finding their way into bathrooms and powder rooms across America. Angular designs are making appearances in a variety of bath elements, including bathtubs, showerheads and soap dishes.
Expect to see more earthy materials like natural stone and river rock in bathrooms next year, not merely on floors and walls, but also on vanity tops, sinks and baths, feature walls and bathroom furniture.
One emerging color trend for 2016 is white, or more specifically, off-white. In fact, both Benjamin Moore and Gladden have made off white hues their “color of the year” for 2016, and Sherwin -Williams and Behr have included off-whites in their 2016 color trend forecasts.
Gray has been trendy for the past few years, and it promises to remain strong in 2016. Gray and white will be a popular combo for 2016 bathrooms.
Black and white will be making a strong statement for 2016 bathrooms. Particularly, designers are doing interesting things with black and white tile. Black, gray and white is another interesting color combination you will be seeing in the coming year.