Posts Tagged ‘Bathroom’

The sink without draining in granite or quartz

December 30, 2012

The look of this sink without draining, produced by Giquardo, is fresh and contemporary. New and original lines of the sink make the bathroom space particularly elegant. The sink Bowl is carved from a block of black granite or white composite quartz or Belgian blue, earthy materials that provide a sharp contrast.

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The overall line is particularly soft, rounded because it encounters of natural forms, we love the clean look without draining, but the features are all there, as well as the drain, but all functions are hidden and will not compromise the aesthetics. The Bowl sink comes in eight different sizes.

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Luxury showers, cabins and jacuzzi PART 2

December 16, 2012

As promised here you have a second part of article named Luxury showers, cabins and jacuzzi. Hope you liked yesterday’s post. 🙂 Let’s begin with writing.

Luxury steam shower by Lineaaqua

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There is nothing more relaxing like a bath in pleasant atmosphere, with music and lot of steam. With this shower by Lineaqua it is now possible. Shower space is in the form of capsule in a futuristic style and itis illuminated by LED lights and has a built-in stereo system. It also has six atomizers supporting hydromassage and acupuncture.

Luxury horizontal shower

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Donbracht is a manufacturer of innovative products for the bathroom, always looking for a sleek, modern design, such as the horizontal shower. Cool shower?? I think that is pretty great. 🙂

Modern and Elegant Shower

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Showers made from tempered glass by Disenia enclosures different needs of space and environment, providing solutions for showers of different sizes and wide range of customization with shower accessories, shower trays and shower heads.

 

Luxury showers, cabins and jacuzzi PART 1

December 15, 2012

There are many who wish to transform their bathroom into a place of perfect well-being. A contribution to the wel-being, not only thanks to the showers, cabins and heads, but also to the taps and bathroom accessories.

Shower Egg by Arina Komarova

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Want to know what is the latest trend in luxury showers for the bathroom? Here is the shower Egg by Arina Komarova, an original shower egg shaped “Cocoon Shower Stall” that when you enter to take a shower closes like a shell , it also contains a bath tub (Jacuzzi) and a chromotherapy system to complete a wonderful relaxing session in the shower. However you have to wait a little before buying a shower Egg because it is only a prototype.

Shower cabin jacuzzi

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The shower cabin in the photo above is of particular elegance, thanks to the size of the shower and its organic form. Designed to increase in a contemporary aesthetics of the space devoted to the cabin. Designed for installation angle, the shower cabin is complete with a mosaic coating, available in black or matt white, and a sliding door of 8 mm tempered glass.

Shower cabin with sauna, turkish bath and shower

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This innovative and compact shower has various functions using a small space. Revolution of the shower Carmenta incorporates a sauna, a turkish bath and a shower, all in one. Ideal for small city homes where space is minimal, or for any space where luxury will not be taken lightly, this modern essential bathroom gets all the sumptuous use in free space.

Minimalist shower by Hoesch

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Maybe because when I take a shower in my apartment the bathroom looks like the coast of Sri Lanka (obviously after the storm), but when I saw the shower in photo I felt in love with it. 🙂

Stay tuned. Tomorrow will follow a second part.

 

Organize House: 11 smart ways to organize every room

December 8, 2012

In every house there is an increasing need for space: it is independent of how small the apartment is or how big is the villa. We all seek more space for our homes in way that can be even more comfortable and convenient.

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If you are thinking about how to use more space in your bathroom cabinets that are especially narrow or you can’t understand very well how a bedroom may include a desk to create an office space, here are a 11 tips that may help you.

1. Entrance

The first area that you meet when you enter in a house, that is also very cozy is the entrance, it must be functional for the family and to be used quickly and efficiently. To maximize space by placing a bench where take off your shoes and school bags for children. If there is not much space for the bench you can put the open shelves to place what is useful, you can put even a mirror that reflects the rest of the house and increases the space visually.

2. Kitchen

The kitchen is the most frequently visited room in the house. Must be particularly practical, cozy and be fun to cook meals, to snack and  prepare various things and entertain friends and guests. It’s possible to maximize the space vertically, with shelving for the pantry, or drawers for dry goods and containers for fresh foods or products. Useful are also containers for rubbish, placed below the sinks, functional and suitable for the old food.

3. Bathroom

The bathroom is the first room that you meet in the morning and the last in which you enter late in the evening before sleeping. It should be well fitted and shelves must contain many other containers and  baskets even under the sink or behind the door to accommodate the small electrical appliances of beauty when not in use. You could also just put a cabinet that contains the trick combs, brushes, jewelry and vessels for scarves and belts.

4. Living Room

For the living room you can look for ways to optimize and make maximum use of the space, this is the room which is frequented by guests more than any other. It will be useful to maximize the spaces through multifunctional furniture such as ottomans that contain accessories for video or tables that have the possibility of having the drawers and shelves below. Is very useful to have a space to put various things , in the one of the most crowded and popular rooms.

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5. Children’s Rooms

The children’s rooms are not just for sleep: If your child is a newborn or a teenager their rooms should be a reflection of their dreams and their age, as they are a reflection of their needs, but is still useful to be used to study, play and dreaming! The creation of spaces for playing, sleeping and quiet time or studying. The space must be furnished with shelves or boards to keep everything in an orderly manner and have nothing out of place, in way to leave their desks free.

6. Bedroom

For your bedroom: Each bedroom at home should be a refuge from the world and a place where you can relax in the evening and wake up in the morning calm and full of energy. The optimization of the bedroom starts from the organization of the closets. The clothing out of season can be arranged in baskets or plastic containers to fit under the bed, in the closets you can get even more organized space to separate the clothes, accessories, shoes and more. Each closet can be arranged in a functional space within itself.

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7. Office at the home

Many people at home try to use the available space as office or for homework and study, as well as working on the computer for example. But the study room can be well organized for cards, documents, bills and much more.

8. Laundry

The area dedicated to the laundry is really useful, so you can avoid having the clothes scattered in the home, on the radiator or in the corridors of houses. Here, too, the space is organized with shelves or folding tendons, lockers for detergents, areas for hanging clothes, a place to iron.

9. Other interiors

The interiors are  also organized into smaller spaces can be furnished with special attention devoted to each space, is enough to use suitable furniture, but also equipment in the house that should be used by those who use the space and organizes them wisely. All that is really useful is to get rid of the superfluous things.

10. Garage

The garage is often used or all the furniture and the things that are no longer used, it is a mistake to make your garage a place for the trash, but must be dedicated to contain detergents to clean the car, tools for garden, seasonal decorations, and luggage. For these things it is useful to have a wire rack, aluminum shelves or racks.

11. Outside

Outside of the house is the mirror of the interior: the exterior is properly cared , the garden always in order, with the grass and flowers well maintained, so if you have a porch, make sure that is well furnished with outdoor or garden furniture and the front door should be  wide and suitable for the reception of guests and if you have a back door of the house you choose it very colorful.

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These 11 areas of your home can be arranged at the maximum usable space and without any need to renovate the house or take action and change the wall structure.

Kohler shower head with removable speaker

December 6, 2012

The brand Kohler known for creations of Bath, has produced a new model of head called Moxie. Moxie is nothing more than a shower with integrated Bluetooth, with a portable speaker which transforms the shower into customizable audio. Kohler has found that more than 38% of adults in the U.S. have a smartphone, and nearly 75% use it in the bathroom, so Kohler has decided to use this market to its advantage, designing and creating a shower that synchronizes with the your mp3 player, smartphone or iPhone smartphone and distribute water and music.

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Let us see better what is its function: a portable speaker, which is held in place by a strong magnet and easily removable, so you can take it with you, even in the morning during breakfast, while you dress, you can easily listen to your favorite music anywhere in the house. If you need music or melody more relaxing after a long day of work, the head Moxie has soothing melodies for your evening shower. Do not think that this is difficult, because if you are going to change and install a standard shower, then you can also install Moxie. Cool, no?

Renovating the bathroom: costs, ideas and advices

December 6, 2012

The bathroom renovation is always an exciting job, but not without surprises and high costs, so we decided to organize 15 of the most important points that should be considered in the construction and renovation of the bathroom, to not have any unexpected costs or complications.

1. Preventive

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You will need to work on your idea but starting from the idea of ​​estimated budget, it will be necessary to draw up a budget before making any type of decision. Once estimated the cost you will have a clearer idea of ​​what will be spent between tiles, fixtures, shower and between the various models of heads.

2. Time

The time in the reconstruction and refurbishment of a bathroom will be crucial, but do not think that the time of restructuring will be lower if you renew a smaller bathroom. The time will be estimated on the basis of the parts that must be changed, do not depend on the size of square meters of the bathroom, but depends more on accessories. However, the planning time will be referred also to the duration of the work and intermediate steps which are ordering and purchasing of tiles, fixtures, etc. The time schedule of restructuring, will also be essential for those who have only one bathroom in the house, will need to organize the time of restructuring and try to do the work in way that the bathroom can still be usable.

3. Work sequence

It will be important and essential to organize the bathroom and renovate it according to the right sequence, in this way you will limit the time, dirt and errors. Whether you break down the walls and  re-create them in plasterboard, work begins always at the top of the room and the ceiling.

4. Hidden problems

During the renovation hidden problems can present the pipes, it will be important to check the existing ones in order to avoid losses in the future when the pavement will have been organized and prepared. It’s better that the phase of the pavement and observation or change of the pipes  be a job that you can deal with a professional and a plumber. If your home is not new, the structure of the building or independent house is particularly old, you know that the pipes need to be well controlled in order to avoid unpleasant inconveniences and then water leaks.

5. Design style and functionality

Before thinking about the look that will take your bathroom, there are many factors to consider such as the color of paint for the walls, the tiles for showers, baths and taps. You can start putting together the elements you like,how the elements of design, once the bath is over, in this way you will only finish the work and dedicate yourself to pure decoration.
The aspect of the design should be closely linked to its functionality, but the decor of the bathroom and his style is necessary and is more suitable to be aligned with the whole house style and that it fits perfectly.

6. Measurements

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There are 3 elements in the restructuring of the bath that must be taken into consideration, the first refers to the size and measures of the bath, the second element refers to the position of the existing pipes and electric cables and the third element refers to the measures of bathroom furniture. So make sure you have the correct measurements and specifications when you need to go into the store to make purchases for your bathroom.

7. Hiring a technician

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This work must not be carried out without the help of a technician, architect or designer, then necessarily the plumber. By hiring a technician everything will be much easier, and you will earn more time.

8. Other modifications

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No restructuring will be complete and adequate if you do not provide for other changes, namely the repair of fixtures, taps, door to the shower stall. It will be useful also change the door handles, the doors themselves if you neither need. Even the shower can completely change the look of your bathroom.

9. Cabinets and shelving

In the bathroom, as in other rooms of the house you need shelving and cabinets, in small rooms, especially if then irregularly shaped, as is often the bathroom is even more useful and frequent use. The need and the functionality of the environment must be adequate and in line because, all of your belongings should be stored in places accessible and also be fashionable and well placed.

10. Walls and floors

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There are several materials that are suitable in the bath used for the surfaces, for the floors or the walls of the bathroom. Will be useful material as possible waterproof, but it is also true that any material will fit in. Whether it is marble, tile, ceramic, granite, the choice will also depend on your budget. The floor options include cement (painted or stained), the vinyl sheet, particularly economic. Whatever is
your choice will always be essential that it is a material for floors and tiles that is of long duration and non-slip.

11. Lights

A bathroom can be made unworkable and bad by poor and inadequate lighting. The right light and design creates the right atmosphere. You should have at least 50 watts of incandescent lighting and natural light that filters through the windows.

12. Accessories
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Although apparently does not seem to be of great significance, in the modernized and refurbished bathroom would be better to insert new accessories like towels, curtains, soap dishes, mirrors, towel racks, and carpets that will characterize and make your bathroom beautiful.

13. Ventilation

Ventilation is essential in wet areas such as the bathroom. It’s a delicate job that needs a good design: the choice and placement of the fan will just be putted on the right, on the opposite side of electricity. The poor ventilation can leave the bathroom wet, creating mold that may also harm your health. A bathroom well ventilated, however, is not only a healthy bathroom. The continuous air flow can also prevent both the decay of any wooden decoration or fixtures and saturation of the air.

14. Choosing green

Green is a very fashionable and beautiful color to use for the bathroom, it is adequate and fresh, so you can choose it.

15. Final cleaning

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Final cleaning should include a thorough cleaning of all furniture inside and out, pipes, walls, floors, windows and chandeliers. The major renovation produce a lot of dust that is often very difficult to clean and will be good to organize an efficient cleaning service and add it in the budget.

Hope that this 15 tips will help you to organize your restructurations in better way. Keep reading, more posts will be pressed today! 🙂

Cheers!