700 haus TrenthamScandinavian Bathroom, Melbourne
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1. Empty outFirst, grab a rubbish bag for anything that needs to go directly into the bin. Ensure some wipes are nearby to clean the cupboards and drawers down once everything is out. Then create space on the floor or benchtop where you can sort things. I usually use the floor, as you can empty every single item out of the bathroom cupboards, drawers, shelves and off the vanity top and lay them out so you can see what you have.Mini Makeovers: 9 Compact Bathroom Renovations
The biggest surprise from the design was the popularity of the bathroom – it has been a valuable resource for design inspiration on Houzz and has been added to thousands of Ideabooks.In the bathroom, natural light is provided from a skylight for good lighting for make-up application. The upper mirrors hide additional power points for shavers and hairdryers. Light is also borrowed from the exterior via a stud wall opening aligned with external windows.
2. Clever cabinetsOnce referred to as a medicine cabinet, a wall-mounted storage unit with a mirror front is now deeper, wider and often extends all the way to the ceiling. After all, moisturisers and scrubs aren’t just for women these days, so a lot more storage is required! Back then, a finger pull or a knob was required, but now handleless doors provide a sleek, streamlined look.
The bathroomI remember days gone by when storage in a bathroom consisted of what was termed a ‘medicine cabinet’ above the single sink, housing medicine, toothpaste, brushes and small personal hygiene items – that is all. Haven’t we come a long way, as can be seen in this bathroom design by the Glow Design Group. Built-in joinery in the bathroom is now as sophisticated as that seen in a kitchen. Mirrored doors to overhead cupboards allow you to not only store items but also have that strategically placed mirror for personal grooming. Vanity units are raised off the ground to give the illusion that they are floating and, where space allows, multiple basins are provided. No single piece of removable furniture can replace the sophistication of clever design solutions such as this custom-made joinery for your particular needs.