Thursday, February 6, 2014

10 sleek bathrooms dressed in wood


Would you use wood in your bathroom? And, I don't mean on the typical cabinets and vanity; more like on floor, walls or even on the ceiling. Think like something more clean cut and contemporary and not too shabby or rustic. Wood panelled surfaces have the ability to add a warm touch to a sleek design even when the rest of the room keeps a stark profile. I know some of you will debate on the obvious moist issues that come hand in hand with wood, but with a careful choice of a durable exotic type and a good sealing job, you'll be fine. Your wood supplier will tell you more on this stuff and help you pick the best one for your home and lifestyle. In the meantime, you can be inspired (and tempted) by the following photos. 

Wooden floor, cabinetry and bathtub. Image by Amy Neunsinger.
Wooden floor, cabinetry and bathtub. Image by Amy Neunsinger.

The wooden wall and ceiling are contrasting with the sleek white surfaces in this bathroom designed by Miguel Rivera. Via Inhabitat.
The wooden wall and ceiling are contrasting with the sleek white surfaces in this bathroom designed by Miguel Rivera. Via Inhabitat.

Impressive marble and wood combination in the house of Merve and Sefer Caglar in Istanbul via Milk Magazine (found via coco lapine design).
Impressive marble and wood combination in the house of Merve and Sefer Caglar in Istanbul via Milk Magazine (found via coco lapine design).

 Baltic Russian pine wall-paneling in this bathroom by Frag Woodall via share design.
 Baltic Russian pine wall-paneling in this bathroom by Frag Woodall via share design.

Wooden ceiling and white brick walls in this bathroom designed by Fernando Santangelo via Remodelista.
Wooden ceiling and white brick walls in this bathroom designed by Fernando Santangelo via Remodelista.

Wooden deck shower with concrete walls and a view to the small yet vibrant patio designed by FVA Architects via Designboom.
Wooden deck shower with concrete walls and a view to the small yet vibrant patio designed by FVA Architects via Designboom.

Contemporary rustic bathroom with an eclectic barrel tub on wooden floor in the house of Juan Pablo Rosenberg in Sao Paolo (found via loftenberg)
Contemporary rustic bathroom with an eclectic barrel tub on wooden floor in the house of Juan Pablo Rosenberg in Sao Paolo (found via loftenberg).

A long decked shower that brings the outdoors inside (found via Remodelista)
A long decked shower that brings the outdoors inside (found via Remodelista).

Stucco shower with numerous showerheads and wooden ceiling designed by Hank Mitchell via New York Magazine.
Stucco shower with numerous showerheads and wooden ceiling designed by Hank Mitchell via New York Magazine.

Wooden wall divider matching the wooden countertop designed by Christine Remensperger via Europaconcorsi
Wooden wall divider matching the wooden countertop designed by Christine Remensperger via Europaconcorsi.

P.s. More debate on the bathroom surface covering materials issue. Bathrooms with stone, white tiles, concrete and wallpaper.


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