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The Bath of the Future
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Salone del Bagno is held in conjunction with Eurocucina, every two years in Milan, Italy. This event showcases the future of the bathroom. It is one of the most important and forward-looking trade fairs in the global kitchen and bath industry because products and concepts introduced in Milan are almost certain to appear on American shores in the coming years.  It was an exciting event that bodes exceedingly well for homeowners in Colorado that want to create dream bathrooms. Here are several of the major trends from this year’s Salone del Bagno.

 

Bath Living Spaces

The lines between a living room and a primary bathroom are eroding.  Baths in Milan featured fireplaces, comfortable chairs, chandeliers, and other creature comforts that convert the purpose of the bath from a functional space to a room that Denver homeowners use to relax, improve their health, reduce stress, and better enjoy their lives.

There were pops of bold color everywhere not only in the bath but also in the kitchen.  We found lemon, orange, and tangerine cabinetry and appliances with matt black and other shiny finishes. Freestanding basins in caramel and brown sugar tones offered a wow.  Color was used to create different moods.  Exhibits featured both delicate tones and bold statements above the sink and in water closet areas.

Freestanding Tubs

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The freestanding baths were present in almost every bath display.  Homeowners in the Denver Colorado metro area will soon have the opportunity to select basins in almost every color of the rainbow and in multiple different shapes and sizes.  Bases that turned heads were made from marble and fluted wood among many other materials.

Free-standing sculptural tubs were the baths of choice in Milan. Tubs featured higher rims to provide better back support when soaking.  High-tech shower systems allow homeowners in Colorado to preset water temperature for different users and can be ordered with multiple different therapies that include color, light, sound, steam, and aroma.  Also featured in shower trends was the use of curbless entrances made possible using linear drains.

Lavatory faucets continue to evolve in design that converts a utilitarian product that produces hot and cold water into a sculptural wonder.

Integrated Lighting

Integrated lighting was also commonplace in bathroom mirrors that came in all shapes, sizes, and color schemes.  Many included Bluetooth connectivity and lighting options that simulate an office environment for morning use and light levels found in restaurants, clubs, and bars to help homeowners in Denver prepare for an evening out.

How can you capitalize on the trends of the future to create the bathroom of your dreams?  Give us a call at or make an appointment to visit us and let us show you how to convert your dreams into a reality.

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