It is a dream of most house owners to have a large, spacious bathroom which you may equip with everything necessary for the water, hygienic and relaxing procedures. But large areas are a great liability.
In the spacious premises, where you should not worry about the economy of each square centimeter, apart from traditional plumbing equipment you may also install, by option, the additional sink, bidet, open or closed shower cubicle, storage system for the items necessary for comfortable water procedures, fireplace, toilet table or arrange the whole boudoir.
The larger area of the room opens many possibilities from the point of view of the color palette, placement of the plumbing facilities and furniture, use of large, textured finishing methods.
After you decide upon the set of functional and additional segments, you may proceed to the direct planning of the repair, having chosen the ways of finishing your spacious bathroom’s walls.
Ceramic tile for a large bathroom design
A popularity of using the ceramic tile for the bathroom surfaces coating around the world is justifiable since this is a relatively cheap, quite resistant beautiful material which you may stick practically to all surfaces, it is represented in the wide specter of colors, sizes, and textures. Ceramic tile is very easy in cleaning, and this is not an unimportant aspect of the room needing special attitude to the level of cleanness and even sterility. The repair in which the ceramic tile participated will serve for a long time and will remain the same fresh as since the beginning.
You may coat with the ceramic tiles both the whole surface of walls and arrange the so-called apron on the level of the greatest moisture formation. And the remaining surface may be painted in the ceiling finishing color. In this bathroom, the technique was used by combining different types of tile for the separation of different segments of premises. For large rooms, the bright combinations are also possible, as well as mixing the glossy and matte surfaces.
With the help of ceramic tile of dark contrasting colors, you may arrange the accent wall. Against the background of the snow-white finishing, the water procedures area is separated due to the accent décor
Finishing of one wall with the help of black and white tiles located in a non-systematic order will allow not only bringing the contrast into the bathroom atmosphere but will give certain individuality to the premises.
Glossy ceramic herringbone tile became a perfect way of surface coating around the mirrors and fits the perfectly general light atmosphere of the spacious bathroom with the bay-window and oval bathtub located in it.
Everything in this bathroom is attention-worthy: the bathtub on the gilded legs and the accessories of the same color, mirror in the carved frame and ancient chest of dilute azure color and unusual walls finishing in the reddish color. But the most original interior detail has become the picture on the ceramic tile with the help of which the working part of the walls is coated.
A quite popular finishing material nowadays. Due to its increased reliability, ceramic granite is applied usually for the floors finishing but sometimes is used for the arrangement of walls or their parts, segments.
The combination of textured dark tile with the ceramic granite, performed with the simulation of the wooden pattern, created the background for the luxurious atmosphere of a large bathroom. With the help of original lighting system, the natural finishing palette was fully demonstrated.
Mosaic tile as the way to diversify the bathroom surfaces finishing
Mosaic tile may be produced of ceramics, glass or plastic, sold both in a separate block and as the readily patterned panel. You may coat the rough symmetric surfaces with the tile pieces, as well as protruded, arch elements and niches. As a finishing material, the mosaic may be used for separate elements, for instance, arrange the surface around the mirror, outline the apron limits, decorate the bathtub or surfaces around it.
In such case, the shower cubicle wall is finished with the mosaic tile. Contrast but natural tile color stands out against the background of the snow-white finishing of this spacious bathroom, located in the attic.
With the help of mosaic tile you may arrange the accent wall with the geometric pattern or more sophisticated picture. In the stores, you may find both panels with the pictures and separate elements for creating your own picture.
Marble – add luxury to the arrangement of your large bathroom
It is hard to find more beautiful, elegant and luxurious, but at the same time reliable and long-living material for the surfaces decoration than marble. If your budget for the bathroom repair allows using natural material for the coating of walls and other surfaces, you may easily go bail for marble – this natural material will not disappoint anyone.
Surely, to use marble for coating the walls is quite expensive and not always justified from esthetic point of view. A combination of marble tile with the variants of the surface finishing always looks perfect, it is only important to follow one group of colors out of the wide specter of the palette. Marble tile for herringbone coating of floors and arrangement of the bathtub niche became the decoration for the colorful and spacious room for the water procedures.
Marble bathroom – this is how such modern, spacious premises in minimalist style may be called, with the unusual form of a bathtub, with the two sinks and mirrors, as if hanging in the air above them.
With the help of marble, only the shower cubicle walls may be finished as the increased moisture areas, having added the natural material to the sinks tabletops. The remaining wall surfaces may be coated with plastic or painted with the special moisture-resistant paint wooden panels.
The walls finishing using the metro tiles, made of marble is an interesting designer technique, a new interpretation of the traditional finishing material.
In this bathroom, the marble was used for finishing the surfaces and sink tabletops. In combination with the warm walls finishing, the marble coolness looks even more expensive.
In this bathroom with the nontrivial design, the marble was used for finishing the bathtub and sinks surfaces located right near the panoramic windows with a luxurious view.
Painted walls as an alternative to the tile coating
In the spacious premises with the bathroom in the middle, you may use the water-repellent painting as the walls finishing material. Surely, you should paint the ideally smooth walls formed with the help of gypsum wallboard, for instance.
The use of ceramic tile only as a flooring has already become a tendency when arranging the bathrooms with the larger area. Such finishing, for sure, is cheaper than the coating with the ceramic or stone tile.
Wood as a material for certain bathroom elements
You may use the wood as a constructive element or material for the furniture production, coating of some surfaces and décor elements. The wood covered with the special antiseptic, water-repellent substances, is capable of serving long even under the increased moisture conditions. A presence of wood in the bathroom interior gives it a feeling of home freedom, natural warmth.
Bathtub as a center of attention in the spacious bathroom
The specter of models of the key plumbing element for any bathroom is nowadays so big that each house owner may show his individuality through the choice of a bathtub. Acryl or cast-iron, wood- and stone massive, glass, bronze and copper – the whole set of variants. The color palette is represented also not only in white color but in its shades. Quite frequently, the model of the bathtub itself is so unique that it becomes the coordination center of the whole premises, overmastering the design conception of the room for water procedures. In the spacious premises, it is not necessary to economize the space and not place the bathtub to the wall, placing it in the middle of the room, or at least providing for the approach from all sides, thus you achieve a totally new perception of the bathroom atmosphere.
The spacious bathtub royally located in the center of the room also has the corresponding entourage – luxurious chandelier for lighting, systems of storage of all necessary items, an elegant shelving unit for the first necessity items and comfortable bench for resting.
One more example of the bathtub surrounded by the luxurious atmosphere, slightly bohemian but at the same time modern bathroom idea.
The snow-white oval bathtub immediately becomes the attention-grabber, if placed near the wall with the stone finishing. Original variant of arranging the partition-wall brought the country flavor, village luxury element into the modern interior.
The original round dark bathtub needs the same luxurious atmosphere. The Carrara marble with the combination of ceramic tile with the sophisticated pattern became a perfect complement to the luxurious interior.
The bathtub on the carved legs with the accessories covered in latten, perfectly first the luxurious atmosphere of this bathroom with the flooring in the patchwork style, beaten sink support, gilded taps and carved mirror frames.
The royal interior of this spacious bathroom fascinates. The bathtub standing near the arched window, luxurious chandelier over it, and the lighting system allowing the room being ideally illuminated, the snow-white furniture and even the toilet table.
This bathtub made of the stone massive was placed on the podium for a reason, it is a center of attention. Original ceiling finishing with the help of ladder technique became one more complement of the nontrivial design of premises for the water procedures.