Beauty and luxury, elegance and refinement, practicality and rationality – all these features classic style in the interior. No matter how many years had passed, whatever new stylistic trends were offered us by modern culture, but classics remains out of fashion and time. Traditional environment has always been popular with most homeowners. With the advent of new technologies, building materials and technical capabilities have improved. And classics is only transforming, adapting to the new pace of life, but does not change itself.
Classic style in the bathroom – it is always elegant cover with functional content, calm neutral colors, pleasing textures, traditional, ergonomic layout of sanitary ware, furniture and accessories.
In classical bathroom you will not find a expressly rough finish, gaudy colors, modernistic decor items or ultra-modern gadgets and appliances. The whole atmosphere is subordinated to the general concept of luxurious comfort.
Let us review the components of a modern bathroom in a classic style, its color palette, how to trim, furniture placement options more closely.
Classic bathroom design ideas for a bathtub
Classic style does not impose restrictions on the bath of extraordinary design with unusual shapes and colors, but it’s better to stay on the traditional version of the light shades.
Bath on fine carved legs will look relevant in the interior of a classic style.
Brass or bronze feet baths are perfectly combined with the interior in soft, pastel colors and transform a little bit bohemian atmosphere.
If the bathroom space is not large enough, it is better to locate a bathtub near the wall. Most often plumbing is “sewn in” all available sides and facing of the folding screens is performed using ceramic or stone tiles in light shades mostly.
If the area of the bathroom allows, a bath can be centered or in such way that you`ll be able approach to it from several sides.
By placing a bath in the center of the room. We change the entire situation, giving it some royal luxury. A white tub against a background of wood flooring looks incredibly advantageous.
If the bathroom has a spacious bay window, as on the photo, it will be the perfect place for a bath of unusual shape. This location is royally representative and yet rational.
Our days bathtubs are made of different materials. The days when you could buy a cast iron or steel bath passed. Products made of popular now acryl are much lighter in weight and quite practical, easy to maintain and clean.
Baths made of natural stone including marble, glass, solid wood, bronze and copper, are also produced nowadays, but in smaller quantities, and not for mass sales, mostly by order.
Bath of unusual shapes or colors, and sometimes both, can become the center of attraction, a key element of the entire room. Suchlike contrasting colors invigorate the interior and give personality to it.
The trend in the interior of bathrooms of the last decades is the placement of the two sinks with the respective accessories within the same space.
If the size allows, the two sinks or washing room quickly recoup their installation with incredible convenience and time savings, especially in the morning and evening hours.
One of the methods for the location of sinks is next to each other, perpendicular to the bath. This layout saves space and allows you to combine an ergonomically functional segments of the premise.
Sinks, located opposite each other, bring symmetry to the room. It is important that the distance between them was sufficient to accommodate two occupants, standing back to back.
Sinks can be located parallel to the bath next to each other, if the size of the premises allow.
And the last option of placing two sinks is with bath between them. This arrangement allows you to have access to the bath from different sides. Tenants, who stand in front of sinks do not interfere with each other, and each has a private space. Of course, this arrangement can be implemented in large enough room.
Most often, a shower is a small space, usually in the corner of the room enclosed by walls and transparent or frosted glass partitions.
Glass partitions in transparent version does not burdening space. Facing of surfaces of the shower and bath area in one palette creates a harmonious and balanced appearance of the premises.
Just one glass partition can create space for the organization of the shower. Modern shower accessories and marble trim and created an incredibly pleasant atmosphere for water treatment.
In a small room the bathroom is sometimes necessary to completely abandon the bathtub and confine yourself with installation of the shower equipment only. The cool palette and modern decoration create an elegant atmosphere of the room.
Another variant of the area organization is bath and shower in one place behind a glass partition. Efficient and versatile location allows you to use different capabilities of bath and shower within a small room, which can be visually increased with the help of mirrors.
If necessary, and if you have of a certain number of square meters you can built the shower walls of any shape. In this case, recessed lighting and a transparent hinged doors are required. This is an important aspect for a comfortable, from the psychological and practical point of view, taking a shower.
Here is a version of the arrangement of a spacious room bathroom with not only two sinks, but the shower is so large that two people can take water treatments simultaneously. The room, made in light beige palette, is supported by the warm of wood surfaces and furniture as well.
Average bathroom in old buildings is not large enough to place some furniture among other things there. But in country houses, town houses and apartments with improved design you can manage to put not only storage but also chairs, dressing tables, display cabinets or dressers in the bathroom.
Wooden showcase and high pedestal for it blends fine with exposed beams on the ceiling and bath podium trim, creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere.
Decorating the space under the sink in the form of wooden drawers not only organizes the storage of bath accessories, but also hides from our eyes engineering systems and pipes.
Sometimes the bathroom area is so big that it is possible to organize a set of storage systems, with built-in pair of sinks, and a dressing table with a mirror. Warm, nice looking finish of the premise affects no less than the design features of the interior – stained glass in the window frame, similar to the frame for a mirror, beautiful chandeliers, wall lamps, mounted in the mirror, interesting decoration of the lower tier surface near a bath tub.
Another example of a spacious bathroom in pastel colors, instead of the system cabinet, in addition to the necessary plumbing elements.
If your bathroom area is so great that even after the installation of furniture, not excluding the case and upholstered one, there is enough space, you can consider the option of placing a fireplace. In the case of the room shown in the photo, fireplace visible from the living room and bathroom, it is embedded in the wall is a partition between two rooms. An incredible feeling is to watch live fire, lying in the bath foam. Royal scale, large scale, pleasant peach palette.
In this bathroom designer decided to place a pair of comfortable soft chairs with covers made of towel cloth. These chairs are easy to care. Simply remove the cover and wash it in a washing machine. In return you get the atmosphere of a relaxing spa.
The color palette
Of course, the favorite in the design of classic style bathrooms is white color and all its shades. The bright gamma relaxes, adjusts to rest and solitude.
Among other things, the bright surfaces expand the space and perfectly blend with the contrast-dark interior objects.
Almost dark wood species used for the manufacture of bathroom furniture, look as a festive contrast against the background of the white walls.
But other than a pastel color palette is not alien to the classical style. Restrained color combinations but in bold colors create an incredibly positive and comfortable environment. The combination of light beige with sky-blue and a deep chocolate color has created a non-trivial bathroom image with traditional classic furnishings.
Warm wooden tones inherent to natural materials, which has been actively used in this bathroom, create a special atmosphere of the room color.
Active use of gold-plated accessories and sandy hues in the stone decoration on one of the bathroom walls allowed to present an image in light golden tones.
Use of wallpaper or tiles with patterns contributes not only to the introduction of diversity in the color gamma of the space but also gives a bathroom its inimitable identity.
Pale blue shades of surfaces, coupled with the snow-white sanitary ware, created an incredibly cool atmosphere in the bathroom. Genuine accessories and floral motifs in the picture and on the rug have complemented the resulting image of stylish and elegant room.
For the classical style in the interior of any premises the use of beautiful chandeliers is characterizing. And large-sized bathrooms are no exception. But given the difficult combination of different areas within the same premises, there may be a need for additional light sources – embedded in the shower ceiling fixtures or a table lamp on the dressing table, wall lights near the sink etc.
Chic chandelier with an abundance of glass, or even crystal elements – the perfect complement to the luxurious bathroom with a fireplace and artwork on the walls.
This bathroom is literally bathed in light, thanks to the central chandelier with intricate design, built-in mirror and lighting fixtures integrated into the ceiling. Reflecting on a variety of mirrors, light transforms space and makes it infinite.
Despite the full of contrasts bathroom atmosphere, design of the main chandelier immediately attracts attention.
Another example of how extraordinary design of the pendant lamp can become the focal element of a classic interior.
The curtains in the bathroom
Designers use the textile very carefully in the bathrooms. Some of them never use any decor for windows, for example. But there are situations when not only the window openings are in need of drapery.
For the window decoration in the bathroom of classical style designers more often use rolling or Roman blinds. Their sleek appearance and ease of care allure decor creators.
We can also see the use of more elaborate versions of drapery of window openings and bay windows spaces.
Or the simplest of all possible options for the window curtains.