The small bathroom is one where trying out too many styles can leave the space feeling cluttered and even claustrophobic at times. This is why we prefer the more modern styles in the tiny bathroom where keeping colors down to one or two helps a lot. But the last few years have seen homeowners and designers trying out styles beyond the transitional and contemporary and those that usher in textural and visual contrast are a hot trend right now. One such small bathroom style that we simply cannot get enough of is rustic. Modern rustic bathrooms combine ergonomics and the more vernacular aesthetics in a seamless fashion.
Bathroom with Natural Finishes
The one advantage you have with the
Modernity Clubbed with Rustic Charm
In the small bathroom, it is good to combine modern and rustic finishes as you can achieve a balance between a room that is visually spacious and interesting as well. Polished modern backdrops can be coupled with rustic accents without any fuss and you can usher in just a hint of coziness without going over the top. Throw in a bit of gray into the mix and combine it with
Smart Lighting Makes a Difference
In the small rustic bathroom, lighting makes a big difference to the overall ambiance and getting it right can make or break the space. Couple the right accent lighting next to the mirror above vanity with sconce lighting or pendants while using smart recessed lighting for rest of the room helps with a balanced look. Another approach is to bring ample natural light into the tiny bathroom with a large window or even a central skylight. Using white, light gray and a large mirror in the bathroom gives it an ever roomier visual appeal.