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The importance of colour choice for your bathroom

Creating the right ambience and style for your bathroom is an important consideration and this should be foremost when you choose the fixtures, layout, lighting and colour options for the bathroom design. But what is the importance of colour choice for your bathroom? And how can the colour transform your space?

What is the importance of colour choice for your bathroom?

There are a number of reasons why colour choice is essential for any bathroom and these include:

  • Changing the perception of space
  • Creating a calming environment
  • Style and design 

Changing the perception of space

Firstly, one of the biggest roles that colour plays is changing the perception of space within the bathroom. In smaller bathrooms, for example, bright and light colours such as soft pastels, pale blues, or creamy whites can help to create an illusion of space, making the room feel more open and airy. On the other hand, for larger bathroom spaces, darker shades like deep blues or rich earth tones can add a sense of intimacy.

Creating a calming environment

Another of the big impacts that colour can have on a bathroom space is that this can help to create the perfect ambience for your requirements. For example, if you want to create a calming and soothing atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing, tranquil bathroom space, you should choose blues and greens to create the perfect effect. Alternatively, for a bathroom space that is warm, welcoming, inviting and even energising, warm colours like reds and oranges can be very effective. 

Style and design 

Finally, colour choices for the bathroom can be very important for creating the right style and design. Traditional bathroom design often is associated with classic, timeless colour palettes, such as whites, creams, and soft neutrals. On the other hand, contemporary or modern bathrooms tend to use bold and contrasting colour schemes, allowing for more creativity and expression in design.

For more information or advice get in touch with Preston’s bathroom experts today, here at Homematas. Or why not take a look at our range of bathrooms, showers, and fitted bathroom furniture online? We are Preston’s leading bathroom design experts, and we help home owners and property developers choose bathrooms and fittings to suit their property every day. This includes fitted bathroom furniture.