The challenge of finding the right balance of looks and function is best displayed when it comes to furniture and accessories designed for utilitarian spaces such as the bathroom or the laundry room. Although there are tons of bathroom storage ideas to choose from, not all have your best interest at heart. You have to look for designs that know how to mix the two most important aspects in the right proportions in order to allow you to make the most of this space. In our search for such successful creations we came across some very stylish and very interesting designs.
More and more modern bathroom furniture designs are trying to distance themselves from the traditional belief that the things we store in here should be hidden and put behind closed doors. A lot of modern vanities and cabinets have more open and simplistic designs and structures.
It’s sometimes nice to preserve some of the charm of traditional decors. For instance, symmetry brings a sense of order to a space which can turn out to be really useful when dealing with a small area such as a bathroom. A double vanity is a great option for exploring this design trajectory.
Double vanities are often accompanied by two mirrors, one for each washbasin. Their designs are not necessarily symmetrical although that’s often the case. The compartment in between the washbasins is a shared space often occupied by towels.
A balanced bathroom storage strategy includes both open and closed options. The under-sink cabinet can have open compartments on one side and closed doors on the other. An alternative can be a less drastic separation between these two storage options.
A storage tower adds visual interest to the bathroom. Moreover, towers are also very versatile and space efficient. They can offer both open and closed storage in a compact format and they’re often part of bathroom furniture sets.
Transparency is a good strategy for small bathrooms. In addition to a glass walk-in shower, a small bathroom can also include minimalist wall-mounted shelves or storage boxes with see-through designs.
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