In the vast majority of houses and apartments, toilets have a small area. But even a small room can be beautifully decorated, the main thing is to correctly determine the style, take into account all the nuances of its recreation. Consider the most popular style directions that can be used when decorating a bathroom.
Styles suitable for decorating a toilet are quite varied. Some give preference to the always up-to-date classics, and others - to very exotic destinations, such as steampunk, art deco. The bathroom can be decorated in the spirit retro, aristocratic baroque, give preference Japanese or English design. Whichever option you choose, you need to recreate it correctly. Modern and rustic designs look completely different and must be taken into account.
Before starting to implement this or that idea, you should look at the photos of the finished interiors for inspiration. Let's dwell on the most interesting options.
A good choice for decorating a bathroom is the loft style. When using it, there is no need to hide untreated surfaces and communications. Porcelain sanitary equipment will look presentable against their background. This style is extremely popular among young people, it is suitable for decorating various premises, including a toilet. Decorate the room with a gray palette. Walls can be plastered or pasted over with discreet wallpaper. An imitation of a brick wall can become a highlight of the interior.
Directional light is an integral part of a loft. On the ceiling, you can make spotlights or create lighting with wall lamps.
Ventilation grilles and water pipes can be used as decorative elements.
When creating a classic design of a bathroom, they use forms that are familiar to everyone. As a rule, in this design beige shades dominate, they are perfectly complemented by gilded fittings… In the decoration, you can use textures that imitate natural stone or wood.
The classics are distinguished light color palette with splashes of gold… Mirrors in gilded frames will fit into such an interior. Surface cladding can be both budgetary and expensive. The floor can be finished with marble, and the walls can be covered with wallpaper with a classic pattern. The role of decorative elements is often played by lighting fixtures.
Unfortunately, it is difficult to decorate a small-sized bathroom in a classic design - this direction needs a lot of space.
Warmth and comfort comes from the Provencal design, it is suitable even for the smallest toilet. To recreate it, light shades are used in decoration and furniture. Floral motifs and an abundance of textiles (if the room isn't exactly tiny) are important features.
Walls in a Provencal interior, it can be trimmed with tiles or wallpaper with patterns in the form of flowers. A combined version is also possible, combining tiles and wallpaper. In this case, the lower tier is laid out with tiles, and the top is pasted over with wallpaper in a neutral color. Can be used brick tiles.
Scandinavian design is practical, it is suitable for both spacious and small rooms. The key feature of this trend is the snow-white range of cladding… Pictures and framed mirrors can be used as a dark accent.
Walls are most often painted white, you can also use stone for decoration, panels that imitate snow-white brickwork, tiles. Light-colored tiles can be combined with other shades, such as blue.
Ecodesign is dominated by natural motives. The room is finished with materials of natural origin. The color palette is usually dominated by green and brown shades. It is possible to create transitions from dark tones to lighter ones. This technique contributes to the visual expansion of spatial boundaries.
Of the accessories in ecodesign, wicker baskets and original panels made of dried branches are used. But you should not get too carried away with the decor in a small bathroom.
The minimalist direction is characterized by the absence of decorative elements and unnecessary things. The design is dominated by laconic geometric lines. Preference is given to nude shades, for contrast, dark brown or black tiles are used, they line the floor.
In minimalist interiors only the most necessary furniture is present. If the toilet is tiny, only a toilet bowl and a small hinged shelf are installed in it. On a slightly larger area, a sink with a compact cabinet and a mirror is placed. The decoration should be laconic, preference is given to monochrome options.
High-tech style can be used in toilet design only if its area is not too small.… The design is performed mainly in gray, combining this color with black and white. Furniture is chosen comfortable, with a laconic design and compact size. The decorative function can be performed by LED backlighting.
Country style contributes to the creation of a cozy atmosphere. Furniture in such interiors is simple, tiles are usually chosen in a cage. Textiles with a large floral pattern are used to decorate the room. The decoration is dominated by shades of green and blue. Furniture and plumbing must be of high quality, this is the only way to create a comfortable environment.
The nautical design is ideal for a toilet, it is created in white and blue tones. The decoration is carried out on the basis of ceramic tiles. One of the walls can be decorated with a thematic panel.
Key feature of chalet design consists in the abundant use of natural wood and warm colors. This direction is most often chosen for country cottages, but it is realistic to arrange a toilet located in a city apartment in it. It is better not to finish the walls with natural wood: under the influence of high humidity, it will quickly deteriorate. Imitate wood with panels or wallpaper. Choose dark furniture.
Which to choose?
Bath and toilet can be decorated in the same style. Determining the direction is not easy. Before making a decision, study the pictures on the Internet and analyze the existing conditions. When choosing a style, take into account:
- area of the room;
- individual preferences (not only their own, but also of other household members).
Measure the dimensions of the room, taking into account communications and other protruding parts… Creating a harmonious design for a small toilet is not as easy as it might seem at first glance. If necessary, study the possibility of redevelopment, discuss this option with your household. Ask family members what they want to see the future toilet.
Having decided on the style solution, select the materials necessary for the design… If ideas about the future design are unclear, you can experiment a little with colors and textures.
Beautiful examples of interiors
Explore a selection of possible options for decorating the toilet in various styles:
the design of the bathroom, designed in the loft style, looks unusual
Scandinavian decor is distinguished by laconicism
connoisseurs of rustic motives will love the Provencal design
retro lovers will love the shabby chic design
the oriental design looks original: Japanese and Chinese
Patchwork gives an unusual look to the bathroom interior
There are plenty of successful toilet design options that allow you to make the space expressive.
In the next video, you will find a detailed overview of a minimalist toilet.