The smallest room in the house needs to pack a punch when it comes to fulfilling its duties. Diane Larner takes a look at the challenges of small space design and considers the latest innovative solutions to reach the market.
Whilst we see the bathroom as a place for rest and relaxation, shower rooms are undoubtedly aimed at reinvigoration and renewal.
kbb Birmingham 2022 opened its doors to over 12,400 visitors in early March. The four-day show featured an impressive collection of KBB brands and showcased the latest innovations and products.
Diane Larner attended the event and has collated six inspirational highlights from the show.
2022 is already feeling more optimistic. This sense of promise translates into interior design trends as we experience a gentle uplift courtesy of lighter, Mediterranean colour tones.
It goes without saying shower spaces should offer multi-generational accessibility, and in the wake of COVID-`19, hygienic features and easy-clean surfaces. However, we are also looking for a sense of spa-like luxury, a space to relax and rejuvenate.
Integrating smart features into our homes is becoming part of the new normal as more of us work from home.
Whilst the world focussed on COVID-19, hygiene enabling products took centre stage and green issues appeared to take a back seat. However, a new report by E.ON shows that consumers are actively seeking out sustainable products in the wake of the pandemic.
While the bathroom is a place to relax, it still needs to function and meet the demands of day-to-day use. Cleverly designed bathroom furniture allows us to create restful spaces without sacrificing functionality.