Minimalist and Scandinavian bathroom designs from Europe have been dominating renovation styles in the US for a while now. And that’s not a coincidence.
Bathroom renovations upgrade your home’s style and accentuate its functional design. Moreover, it’s one of those remodeling projects that yield great value for your home. New research from Zillow found that a mid-range bathroom remodel can result in a $1.71 increase for every dollar spent on the renovation. Don’t splurge too much though, as overspending can mitigate all the benefits of a bathroom renovation.
Europe has some of the most prestigious fairs for bathroom remodeling, including Ideobain and Unicera, which are influential across the world. So, whether you’re upgrading your entire bathroom or adding a new feature, here are some trends popular in Europe that you should consider:
Maximizing natural light transforms a bathroom into a relaxing oasis, according to French architect Rubel Dhuna—taking inspiration from French cottages. Using limestone in the flooring reflects the natural light coming in while also making the floor non-slippery and cool. French style bathroom renovations also focus on timeless looks and add-ons like brass sinks that reflect natural light around the room.