The world of interior design is ever-evolving, and the bathroom is no exception. Year-on-year bathroom trends come and go, and with so many options on the market, it can be hard to find the right one for you.
For most, the bathroom is the place where you start and end your day, a sanctuary of self-care and relaxation. So, it makes sense to create a space you are proud to show off to the world.
Whether you want something eco-friendly, a minimalistic haven, or a techy at-home spa, we’re sure you’ll find a bathroom trend that will suit your personality and style.
Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Bathrooms
Most of us are striving to become more eco-friendly and sustainable in our daily lives, but this has started seeping into people’s choices when it comes to redesigning their homes.
This bathroom trend has seen water-saving shower heads, eco-friendly fixtures and energy-saving LED bulbs making their way into our bathrooms. If it looks great and it’s good for the planet, it’s a win-win in our eyes!
For a durable and long-lasting worktop, materials such as granite, marble, or Silestone are all great options and when maintained correctly can last decades in comparison to man-made materials such as laminate or acrylic.
If you are certain about going down the sustainable route, designing a bathroom that is made for longevity is key.
Another bathroom trend that ties in nicely with sustainability is the use of natural materials, which is gaining popularity as they become more readily available. As mentioned, marble and granite countertops are great options that don’t only look great but they add a certain warmth and luxe to a room.
To increase the longevity of these natural surfaces, you must consider how to properly maintain them. We have handy guides on our website that contain helpful information on how to clean granite or marble worktops.
Go Big with Greenery
Plants around the house have been a thing for generations, but it’s a bathroom trend that is gaining popularity due to the fantastic benefits that come from having greenery around the house.
Aside from the improved air quality we get from plants filtering toxins and purifying the air we breathe, plants bring a relaxing and aesthetic ambience to any room. In the bathroom, they create a spa-like atmosphere and a sense of well-being and tranquillity.
Combine luscious greenery with natural stone worktops, and you can design a space that will feel like you have bought the outside inside.
A Minimalist and Functional Bathroom Design
Minimalism is going to be a big bathroom trend for 2024 with uncluttered spaces, clean lines and simple designs taking centre stage. Floating shelves, wall-mounted vanities, and hidden storage will help to create a light and airy space, which is particularly useful for those transforming a small bathroom.
It isn’t easy to hide mistakes in a minimalistic bathroom which is why we suggest investing in high-quality materials. If you’re shying away from colour, wall art, and other furnishings, a quartz or marble bathroom countertop is sure to take centre stage.
When it comes to choosing your fixtures and hardware, simplicity is key for a minimalistic and effortlessly sleek design. In a minimalist bathroom, each element should serve a purpose and be of high quality. Opt for fixtures in durable materials in matte black or brushed metals.
Contrasting Materials and Textures
For years we’ve been seeing contrasting colours or materials being used within various rooms around the house, whether wallpaper, paint or even furnishings. To adopt this style into your bathroom consider having marble or quartz worktops. Aside from worktops, these materials can be utilised in wall cladding, fixtures, flooring, and even the bathroom suite itself.
If you’re adding a traditional copper roll-top bathtub, contrasting this against wood for a rustic and chic farmhouse style is sure to wow. Or, for smaller spaces, try a granite countertop with contrasting brass or gold fixtures.
If you’re someone who loves gadgets and gizmos, you’ll be pleased to know that tech has made it into our bathrooms.
Bathroom tech started to gain popularity in 2023 but we’re pleased to say it’ll be sticking around for 2024. No longer are showers here to just get us clean, instead, individuals can now set user-specific settings for customised temperatures as well as the perfect water pressure, creating a truly personalised experience.
The market now offers an array of improved mirror technology, shower speakers, smart toilets, state-of-the-art bathroom TVs and much more. Pairing state-of-the-art bathroom tech with natural or engineered stone will give your bathroom a stylish and modern makeover without it feeling too futuristic.
Bathroom Shades of 2024
Each year a set of shades is predicted to be the hottest colour trend and 2024 is no exception. Whilst many shades will carry through into the new year, we’re seeing more and more people getting experimental with the colour of their bathroom.
When it comes to adding warmth and ambience to a room earthy tones do a great job. They work wonders with both lighter and darker tones and can look uber-stylish with the right lighting. Think sage green, light browns and beiges, which pair perfectly with quartz countertops and other stone materials.
If you’re looking for shades that pair well with earthy tones, hues of lavender, pink, turquoise or baby blue are all great. These pastel shades create a calming atmosphere without being too offensive.
However, colour isn’t only made for the walls. We offer a range of granite worktops in various shades from Olive Green, Blue Pearl, Colonial Gold, Steel Grey and many more.
If you would like to discuss how we can help bring your bathroom goals to life, please get in touch to discuss our range of granite, marble, and quartz worktops.