Sprucing up your bathroom can do wonders for your living space. Not only does it have the potential to increase the value of your property, but it can also help you create a relaxing sanctuary with an ultra-zen vibe.
If you’re thinking about renovating your bathroom this year, make sure you’re in the know about the top design trends industry experts recommend in 2023. According to Fixr.com’s Bathroom Trends Report 2023, here are 10 bathroom renovation trends that homeowners are gravitating towards as they create optimally functional yet aesthetically pleasing spaces. For more creative ideas, look back at last year’s bathroom renovation trends.
Affordable, waterproof, and visually appealing, vinyl flooring is seeing a resurgence when it comes to bathroom trends, according to 35 per cent of experts. Opt for a style of vinyl that looks like wood or stone for a more natural feel.
According to 65 per cent of experts, homeowners will be prioritizing the shower when they renovate their bathrooms. Not only is the shower often the main event in the bathroom, but it’s also an area that can easily develop water damage and mould, which is why it’s often the first priority on many homeowners’ remodelling lists.
Adding ambient mood lighting and higher functionality thanks to features like anti-fog materials and magnifiers, backlit mirrors will be a big bathroom trend for 2023, say 47 per cent of experts. Add one to your space to create a zen-like effect while optimizing function and utility.
Thirty-six per cent of experts surveyed said that patterned and textured tiles, as well as wall coverings, will be popular for bathroom renovations this year. These accents can add pattern and texture to your space, which will help you channel your unique personality through your home’s design.
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About 29 per cent of experts said that minimalist bathrooms will be another overarching trend this year. Not only is minimalist design a popular trend right now for aesthetic reasons, but it can also lend higher functionality to a space, especially if you’re working with smaller dimensions.
Black accents and fixtures will also play a leading role in this year’s bathroom renovations, according to 19 per cent and 18 per cent of experts, respectively. Opting for black accents and fixtures can help you achieve a sleek and modern look for your bathroom.
Fun and funky wallpaper are back in a big way. According to 26 per cent of experts, oversized tiles and the wallpaper will continue to be popular options for bathroom renovations this year because they can add a touch of glamour and intrigue to the room.
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Finally, 24 per cent of experts say that chrome finishes on faucets and accessories will also be a major trend this year. As the default finish option, chrome is typically affordable for the faucet and showerhead, and it’s also easy to clean, which will save you time in the long run.
Another affordable yet chic option for bathroom renos is ceramic tile. Seventy-one per cent of experts say ceramic tiles are the best way to keep costs to a minimum when sprucing up your floors, walls and shower area.
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Another big trend this year will be “wood-look” as well as natural materials like wood, metal and stone, according to 50 per cent of experts. These materials can contribute to a wabi-sabi-style look and a more relaxed vibe for your bathroom.
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