1.) What overall looks, styles, materials, finishes and features are popular today for the bathroom?
2.) The Bath Tub – Are your clients omitting the tub from master bathrooms? What looks and styles are trending for bath tubs?
3.) Surfaces -How can you give your bathroom a modern look without it becoming dated in the future? Please share pics!
4.) Lighting is so important in bath design and is constantly evolving! What’s trending?
5.) Water-efficiency has become a priority in bathroom design. What are ways we can reduce water use without sacrificing a luxury bathroom experience? Share go to products and ideas for socially sustainable designs.
On Wednesday, June 20, 2012, we will be discussing Trends in Bathroom Design at kbtribechat on Twitter. This discussion will take place from 2 to 3 pm eastern time. Please join us!
Here are the questions for this weeks conversation:
1.) Bathing – Are you finding clients having a shower preference ~ even omitting a tub from their bathroom? Are you asked to design the space with aging in place in mind? Do your clients often want accessories like steam or bench seating in their new showers? What materials are popular?
2.) Surfaces – What bathroom cabinet and countertop trends and colors are you seeing now?
3.) Lighting is so important in bath design. What trends are you seeing in lighting bathroom spaces?
4.) What bath design products or ideas are you excited about?
5.) Are you getting “green” bath design requests? Let us know your favorite eco bath ideas.
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Some recent media coverage reports that tubs are dead; long live the shower. Trend or not? What defines a sustainable, accessible yet luxurious bathing experience? Sponsored by Mr. Steam, US-based manufacturer of the world’s most luxurious steam showers and steam baths, our chat will cover these topics:
– How do you specify an enjoyable, yet sustainable shower system?
– Are your customers aware of home steam showers as an option for new or remodeled baths?
– How do you educate customers about the home steam shower option?
– Are you specifying tubs and whirlpools in home bathrooms? Why or why not?
– Let’s talk aging-in-place. Are you specifying walk-in tubs? Why or why not?
– Have you found a high-style option for shower safety: grab bars, seats, other options?
Our March 14 chat will be hosted by will be hosted by Nora DePalma of O’Reilly-DePalma, a marketing and public relations agency for the building products industry. Got ideas for other topics? Contact Nora or Mr. Steam via Twitter: @noradepalma, @steamtherapy.