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Bathroom Design: Experts revel ways to spruce up this space on a budget

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Having a luxurious bathroom isn’t as difficult as it’s made out to be. It’s all about the right touches, that can transform this space into an expensive-looking one. If you’re interested in designing a bathroom that looks expensive but doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket, we have a few tips for you.

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Adding an ornate mirror can give any bathroom a luxurious finish. Photo credit: Akshat Jain

Bathroom Design | Initial Thoughts

When creating a luxurious space on a budget, it isn’t necessary to opt for a time-consuming remodel. By simply changing a few elements and sprucing up the space, an effective remodel can emerge.

Bathroom Design | Start with the walls

Currently, there are an array of tiles and wallpapers available in the market. By incorporating the right tile in the right manner, one can redefine the bathroom space completely. According to Anika Mittal Dhawan, Founder and Director of Mold Design Studio, tiles can be used to highlight particular areas. She avers, “Instead of spending a bomb, you could choose a simple, plain tile for the entire bathroom and use a pattern tile for a highlighted area such as the vanity backsplash or a feature wall.” Alternatively, if you’re choosing to splurge on a particular area in the bathroom, consider the floor. The floor is one of the most impactful aspects when it comes to appearance. Make striking tiles the focal point and coordinate the rest of the interiors around it.

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An accent wall can bring character and personality to any bathroom. Photo courtesy Mold Design Studio

Bathroom Design | Choose the Right Sanitaryware

For bathroom sinks, a simple pedestal model or wash-stand is way less expensive than a vanity unit. By sourcing these from a local shop or getting it made at a lower cost, you can save up on the money yet not compromise on the look. Draw inspiration from various sources and create your own style with affordable pieces. Another way to make your bathroom look expensive is to swap the outdated faucets, towel racks, drawers pulls, etc with latest designs. These small changes can evoke a feeling of luxury through bathroom accessories.

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Swapping outdated sanitaryware with new ones can change the look of the space. Photo courtesy Randhir Singh

Bathroom Design | Add Colour

Introducing bold colour to an otherwise monotonous white bathroom can give any washroom a luxurious feel. The trick is to choose a single colour and incorporate it throughout the bathroom in various ways—cabinets, drawers, shelves, accents or even towels and rugs. “By introducing colour to your bathroom, you can achieve a fresh look at the cheapest cost,” says Architect Kunal Barve. “If you have a drywall or a dry area in the bathroom, it’s easier to play around with coloured wallpapers to bring character.”

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Add a pop of colour through walls, sinks or countertops to bring vibrancy. Photo courtesy Akshat Jain

Bathroom Design | Lights and Mirror

An eclectic mirror can add the right amount of flair to a bathroom. “To spruce up your bathroom, you can add a beautiful antique or handcrafted mirror, or even opt for a modern mirror with a metal design that can induce a glam quotient,” says Barve. To take it a step further, lighting can also be used strategically to create a designer look for the space. Rather than choosing a monotonous tube light, install sconces on either sides. Another lighting idea is to add pendant lights for a sophisticated look.

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Adding the right mirror is crucial to creating a sophisticated look for the bathroom. Photo courtesy DADA Partners
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