I think it’s safe to say we can all recognize a luxurious bathroom when we see it. Whether it’s because a bathroom is unusually spacious, decorated with expensive materials, stylish accent details or filled with light, our intuition tells us there’s something luxurious about it. But what exactly are the defining elements of luxury bathrooms?
Lots of space
A bathroom that’s as spacious as this one is inevitably luxurious, regardless of its design. But there’s more to this than just square footage. A bathroom can create the illusion of space by being minimalist and employing strategic features.
Because bathrooms are usually small and don’t have large windows either because of the lack of space or for privacy reasons, the views from here are almost in existent. So when a bathroom has such huge windows and wonderful views, it stands out as being luxurious.
Luxurious bathrooms feature natural materials on their walls and floors and marble is one of them. However, this is an acquired taste, especially if the marble is used extensively.
The finishes and textures play an important role in the overall design of the bathroom. This particular one features a textured wallpaper on the walls that almost looks like stone and contrasts with the chromed details and shiny elements.
Certain ornamental elements have the ability to give a bathroom a luxurious look, even if the room is not particularly spacious or if it doesn’t have floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views. For example, an ornate mirror, a sculptural chair, etc.
A combination of onyx and marble was used here to give this bathroom its unique and sophisticated appearance. However, this is not a look that suits all styles and it best left for traditional homes.
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