The deliberate choice of shapes plays a key role in your bathroom’s ambiance, giving it a certain feel as soon as you walk in. When planning your bathroom, ask yourself this: Which shapes best match my personality? It could be:
Let’s take a closer look at the different shapes.
Corners and straight lines give a strong feeling of clarity and structure. We automatically associate qualities such as trustworthiness, practicality and reliability with straight lines and edges.
We associate curves, circles and organic shapes with soothing concepts such as harmony, comfort and protection. They evoke feelings of openness and cosiness, which then flow through us.
Contrasts breathe life into bathroom design. If you don’t have a clear preference for edges or curves, a combination of various shapes might be best for your bathroom.
Just like shapes, colours have a direct impact on our conscious mind. Our visual perception triggers various emotions. After a long day at work, a hot shower relaxes us and helps us to let go of stress. Suitable colours can support this process.
Colour psychologists divide the different wavelengths of light into cold and warm hues, which have different effects:
Cold colours cool you down
Warm colours have a stimulating effect
Natural colours are soothing
In modern bathroom planning, light is the element that you can be really flexible in playing with. Thanks to smart technology, you can now immerse your bathroom in any light colour you choose and achieve a wide range of stunning effects.
We also advise you to adjust the light source to suit the time of day. We need strong light in the morning, which we can dim to a relaxing level in the evening. For the daily beauty regime, however, we recommend light that emulates natural daylight.
Bathroom lighting concepts therefore usually feature basic lights on the ceiling. The luminosity can be perfectly adapted to suit your needs iusing additional lights on the walls or in the mirror.
Want to know more about lighting concepts for the bathroom? Read our in-depth article on bathroom lighting here.
Colours, shapes and light directly influence us through our perception. They determine the ambiance and design. When you plan your bathroom, you should take these factors into consideration early on.
The fundamental question for these elements is: Am I going in one specific direction or should I combine different effects in one overall design?