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WELLNE S S DE SIGN
Another popular addition is adding technology
where everything can be controlled from your
phone or a touchpad on the wall. When incorporating
easily accessible and functional technology,
the focus can be on relaxation with an easy click
of a button and one point of control, rather than
having to move all over to tweak various parts of
the bath.
DON'T FORGET THE DETAILS
When it comes to design specifi cs for tile and
countertops, dark colors like charcoal are a great
choice. This palette can create a calming and
moody environment while also giving a tonal
look, which is very sleek and clean. Ultimately,
this results in minimal distractions so your clients
can relax. If they are looking for something
lighter, both marble and stone are beautiful, and
we often match that same stone on the counterA
Welcome Retreat
Tips for transforming a bathroom into a
spa-like experience
A WELL-DESIGNED BATHROOM can make you a better person, which
may seem like a bold statement, but it's not. Th e focus should be on the
details - from design to specifi c features that can take on a variety of forms
like upgrading the shower with aromatherapy, steam and speakers. Each
client is unique, and what they see as a luxury should be the focus. For
one person, that may be spa-like features to help unwind after a stressful
day; for others, it may be speakers so they are able to listen to a podcast
while getting ready for the day. To create a calm and luxurious bathroom
at home, the goal is to always provide your clients with exactly what they
want in a spa-like space.
TRANSFORMING THE SHOWER & ADDING TECH
Th e request we get most often is to create a spa-like experience for them at
home. We then tailor the design to the space of their dreams, which often
includes an area for sitting and steaming along with added technology, including
heated fl oors for when they fi nally step out.
Typically, clients come to us for a complete remodel and are often most
focused on how we can transform the shower experience. One way for design
pros to create a spa-like bathroom at home is to include double showers. We
often recommend rainheads, hand-held features and multiple faucets to
create a truly relaxing experience. Another option is adding a body sprayer,
which we will customize to their height so it hits perfectly. When it comes to
the showerheads, it is important to make sure that they are not too far from
each other; a good rule of thumb would be to position them roughly 1 foot
away from one another.
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JOSEPH TSEDAKA
is a principal at NOMI,
whose mission it is to
create luxury bathrooms
with an emphasis on
relaxation and quality of
life at home.
www.remodel-dallas.com
ABOVE This spa-like bathroom
features nine diff erent showerheads,
including six additional
body jets, the shower exudes
luxury, and a steam shower
with tiled walls and marble
mosaic inside and outside
for a clean and sleek look.
Everything is controlled by the
digital pad outside the shower
and behind the walls, and a
Schluter waterproofi ng system
keeps the bathroom dry and
mold-free for many years to
come.
top so it's uniform.
Furthermore, it is crucial to consider the layout
of the bathroom. I recommend always dividing
the vanity so each person has their own space (and
storage!) and some privacy. It is also important
to consider how each client lives. For instance,
will they actually take a bath? Or are they just
including it for aesthetic reasons? We recommend
coming from a place of functionality when considering
the layout. For example, I prefer to have a
drop-in tub for those who use it frequently instead
of a freestanding tub where you'd be limited on
space. If you do have a freestanding tub, however,
I always like to put it next to a window for a view
to the outdoors or near an area where you can add
a shelf for shampoo, soap, etc.
LIGHTING TIPS AND TRICKS
Lastly, don't forget the lighting, as there are three
types that should be considered. Th e fi rst is normal
can lights, which take up minimal ceiling space
and can act as a spotlight overhead. Th e second
is mood lighting, which can be achieved with a
dimmer for a spa-like feeling. Th is type of lighting
can also play into overall wellness as it can be
adjusted to fi t each mood. Additionally, specialty
lighting that can be used inside the shower called
" chromotherapy light " is a fantastic option and is
specifi cally used to regenerate and heal with its
visible spectrum of colors. Furthermore, LED
lighting that can change to any color you want
inside the shower is a plus, and the user can control
it from their iPad
Ultimately, all these things work in tandem
in a bathroom and when designed properly, the
bathroom can quickly become an ultimate oasis.
In the end, this space will be created to start and
end the day with calm energy and a clear mind
and healthy body.
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