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A revamped approach to guest bathroom design

The footprint of your bathroom doesn’t dictate its comfort or appeal. This is precisely exemplified in the stunning renovation of a guest bathroom that proves even subtle changes can dramatically enhance the overall ambiance. A Dutch family, desiring a snug and orderly haven, embarked on a journey to transform their compact space into a welcoming retreat, prioritising both aesthetics and easy maintenance.

Before and after image of a guest bathroom makeover with modern WC and actuator.

Crafting comfort with chic elements

In this metamorphosis, the timeless allure of grey stone tiles remained, setting the foundation for a stylish upgrade. The overhaul focused on renewing ceramics, bathroom furniture, and the actuator plate, seamlessly blending sophistication with snugness. The strategic changes aimed to infuse a fresh aesthetic into the guest bathroom while upholding a commitment to top-notch quality.

Aesthetic efficiency: Rethinking layout and design

A pivotal shift included the installation of a new washbasin, complete with a matching cabinet and an integrated recess for the towel rail. This not only enhanced visual appeal but also streamlined the space, ensuring a clutter-free environment. The substitution of a traditional wall picture with a practical magnetic board added a touch of functionality, providing flexible storage for decorative items and accessories.

The introduction of a wall-hung WC, designed to be both compact and aesthetically pleasing, contributed to space optimization. The family, being tall, appreciated the increased legroom, while the rimless feature made cleaning and maintenance a breeze, exemplifying a commitment to both style and practicality.

Actuator plate

Sigma50 Actuator Plate

Innovations for a remarkable guest experience

Complementing the renewed ceramics, the family embraced a purist actuator plate in white and chrome. Beyond its classic design, this plate concealed a unique feature—an odour extraction unit integrated into the concealed cistern. This ingenious addition ensures a continuous flow of fresh air in the absence of a window. The odour extraction unit, with a ceramic honeycomb filter, effectively neutralizes unpleasant odours, adding a ‘wow’ factor to the small bathroom—a sure delight for guests.

Noteworthy Fixtures:

  • Sigma50 Actuator Plate: A sleek addition with integrated DuoFresh odour extraction unit.
  • Renova Compact Washbasin: Paired with a matching cabinet and integrated towel rail.
Guest bathroom washbasin space saver.

Renova Compact Washbasin

Tips for optimal utilization

As you embark on your bathroom design journey, consider the following tips to maximise space without compromising style:

  1. Smart Storage Solutions: Invest in multi-functional furniture and built-in storage to keep the space organised.
  2. Lighting Matters: Opt for well-placed lighting to create an illusion of a more expansive area.
  3. Mirrors for Depth: Strategically place mirrors to reflect light and visually expand the space.
  4. Colour Palette: Choose light, neutral colours to make the room feel brighter and more spacious.

In conclusion, the revamped guest bathroom serves as an inspiring testament to the transformative power of thoughtful design. Embrace these insights to redefine your bathroom space, offering a heightened guest experience and creating a haven of comfort and style.

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