What may seem as a very simple task at first can turn out to be a complex project so don’t judge a book by its cover or a walk-in shower by its simplicity. Modern showers tend to simplify everything and to aim for a really linear and fluent design. They often hide features such as the drains or the pipes in order to be more practical and aesthetically pleasing. Glass is a favorite option for shower enclosures, keeping the décor simple and sleek.
Shower designs with concealed drains
The shower drain, although it may seem like a very important feature, can pose problems for a modern makeover or remodel. That’s because modern showers are simple and minimalist by definition and the drain just doesn’t fit the style. But there are solutions. Infinity Drain introduced some really great systems designed to conceal the drain and make it seem less like an eyesore and more like a stylish feature.
Linear drains are among the most popular with modern showers. When installing them, it’s important to consider the path the water takes to the drain and to also install the tiled accordingly.
It’s easy to conceal a channel drain. It can be a mere accent element when placed along one of the walls and it can highlight the simple, straight and clean lines used throughout.
And if the drain is similar in color to the flooring, then it stands out even less. The shower stays simple and with a fresh, uninterrupted design. The linear drain is even difficult to spot in this case, the grain slab floor concealing it pretty good.
Another possibility is to coordinate the linear drain to other accent elements in the bathroom or shower enclosure. If it’s a chromed drain, it can match the towel rod and the shower fixture.
Or you can hide the drain underneath a shower bench. It will stand out only as a shadow, without actually influencing the décor much. Also, under there it would also catch all the water that wants to escape.
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