The bathroom is nowadays rather as spa and retreat where we can be to ourselves. It should be our wellness oasis where we gloss over us and mentally relax. So that your bathroom into a luxury spa, will you need before a good planning of the bathroom. Here, materials, colors, type of tile, bathroom furniture, as well as the right lighting play an important role. Namely, the right lighting concept gives a bath the effect of a relaxation area. To make the bathroom modern, extends not only to set up modern furniture and the right color scheme according to the room size but also ample light, the illumination of certain sites and the appropriate positioning of different lights. As inspiration for lighting design in the bathroom, we have prepared 40 interesting examples and supports them with some tips.
Inspiration for modern bathroom design and the effect of light in the bathroom
To make a pleasant atmosphere in the bathroom by lighting, you first need to know which types of lighting not use these products.
Task lighting – In the bathroom, this type of lighting corresponds to the illumination from the mirror through which you can best see in the mirror. A suitable variant for good and shadow-free lighting levels, especially when it seeketh makeup and shaving, is the use of two wall lights at eye level, from both sides of the mirror. An illumination over the mirror is ineffective, since thereby the front is strongly illuminated and shadows are formed under the eyes, the nose and the chin.
Bathroom modern design with light &# 8211; What type of lighting is best suited for the bathroom?
The Puli Hotel And Spa
Accent lighting – If you believe, as pictures, vases of flowers or other type of decoration in the bathroom and wall niches and installation areas such as wall shelves that you want to set the scene, use the so-called accent lighting. For a focused illumination luminaires are recommended with directed light.
Accent lighting in the shower area
Armani Hotel in Dubai / Armani Hotel in Milan
Decorative lighting – a stunning chamber depth and light effect in the room may be generated by individual pendant lamps, especially in bathrooms with a square plan. Adequate lighting in large rectangular bathrooms, insert inside the ceiling level best two or three recessed lighting. Of course other suitable solution for decorative lighting in the bathroom are the candles. They are the ideal decoration and lighting for a relaxing and romantic room effect.
Also make your bathroom modern with appropriate lighting
residence &# 8220; Lower Foxtail&# 8220; Reid Smith Achitects
ambient light – The ambient light plays the role of side light in space. Bathroom with a greater ceiling height, buckles or consoles, a lighting along the walls, ceiling and around different areas is around, so that they are accentuated by light. To increase the effect this type of illumination, run the ambient light as indirect lighting. A pendant lamp with a translucent shade can be a light source of decorative lighting, and ambient lighting simultaneously.
the effect of ambient light and color in the bathroom
Impact of lighting on the colors – In addition to the type of lighting, you need to consider the choice of light sources, since they affect the appearance of colors and therefore the spatial effect. Do not forget that most interior photos are taken using additional lighting, which changes the colors and their effect.
- warm tones of the room – use lamps with a light color of around 2,700 Kelvin.
- Shades of the room cool – then you need lamps with light color of around 4,000 Kelvin.
- simulate natural daylight – the color temperature from about 5.000 to 6000 Kelvin corresponds to daylight at noon.
Bathroom modern design with textured concrete walls and warm light
Residence in Moskau_Interieur Style: Kelly Hoppen (MBE) in collaboration with Yoo Design Studio
What is important in the light from the bathroom?
A bathroom should be bright and the key to this is sufficient application and ceiling lighting. Of course, if we want to use the bathroom as our private relaxation place, it is also possible for a discreet lighting and right lighting effect exist. This means that the brightness of the room to what is made easy with dimmers are adjustable.
modern and bright bathroom design small bathroom by indirect ceiling lighting and natural stone tiles in bright color
Pinewood of Marina_Massimo Fiorido Associati + sundaymorning_Foto © Fabio Candido
Combination of light gray concrete with warm light color gives the bathroom a cozy ambience
Bond Street Residence _ Concrete Works East
Which areas in the bathroom should be the focus of the lighting?
Skylights and ceiling lights are important because they serve the general lighting in the room. The lighting of the whole room by natural light is always the better solution, while the bathroom has a window or skylight. Washstand unit and the shower area to be well illuminated, by the so-called workstation, or application lighting. For an even more effective light accent, you can, for example, Position the light bands with wall-mounted cabinets. In this way, a creative wall design, and the sense of a floating in space vanity cabinet gives. When it comes to the lighting of the shower or bath, most often it is thought that a luminaire ranges. Important for the shower area, the good lighting of the place where you stand in the shower. In the bath uniform illumination is better. That is, both ends of the bathtub are illuminated.
When the light comes from above! &# 8211; a small bathroom with a simple and stylish design
small bathroom ideas for optical space enlargement by light and mutually arranged mirrors
Project &# 8220; Grand Park&# 8220; Alexandra Fedorova
Common mistakes when lighting design in the bathroom.
- The installation of too many built-in ceiling lights can degrade the ceiling design and the visual spatial effect.
- The positioning of spot lights directly above the head at locations such as in front of the mirror. Spot lights on the ceiling should ideally be mounted to the movement area or the Go range.
- An asymmetric illumination of the mirror is also a mistake, because this is a non-uniform illumination of the area in front of the mirror shows what is problematic applying makeup and shaving.
- The so popular and popular crystal-clear light bulbs with filaments are not exactly as they put everything in the shade for use in the bathroom. Instead, use lamps, which are dull or opaque.
- The use of lamps with fabric shade, and lamps made of bronze or brass, which are rust quickly. Lamps with a chrome, nickel and stainless steel coating are a better choice for the bathroom.
Alcoves in the bathroom as a functional footprint and part of the light concept
Natural light in the bathroom &# 8211; The lighting with natural light always has a positive impact on our mood and well-being. Another and very important aspect of the use of daylight is to minimize the consumption costs of electricity. Here are some tips:
- Window in the bathroom – the textured glasses allow light transmission up to 84% and serve the privacy ideal. The regular window cleaning from inside and outside, also has a big impact. A pleasant ambience and subtle lighting, as well as an effective lighting design with natural light, can be create by different types of blinds or curtains.
Take advantage of the visible Gebeudekonstruktionen and natural daylight to modern to create bathroom design.
- Large mirrors – by the correct positioning of large mirrors can ausreichlich illuminated with natural light throughout the space. The reflection of light on shiny surfaces also enhances the room lighting.
ausreichliches light in small bathroom by re-reflection and reflection
Kaif of FORM Architects _ Photo © Andrey Bezuglov
- Glass in the bathroom – another ploy to get as much natural light in the bathroom, is the use of wall shelves, partitions and even small accessories such as beakers and soap dispenser made of glass.
Daylight and Warbe white for creative design modern showers
Villa in Andalusia, Spanien_ Architects McLean Quinlan
- Another variant of the daylight in the bathroom to benefit provides painting walls and ceilings in light colors.
- If you do not have a window in the bathroom, take advantage of the light that can intrude through the door. Simply replace the massive door with a glass door.
opaque glass walls and doors for discreet lighting in the bathroom
Private residence in San Francisco Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design_Foto © Joe Fletcher Photography
Idea for bathroom design small bathroom industrial style by the combination of concrete, glass and mosaic
- Bathroom, located in the attic can be plentiful and creatively illuminated by skylights or roof glazing.
creative lighting concept with ceiling lights above the mirror in the bathroom
Skylight as a solution for soft lighting in the bathroom
the open Sommerbad &# 8211; Showering under the sunbeams
Light over the bath combined with light and color accent of feurign candles
modern and gemürlich make small bathroom with candles and wood accents
Negative as creative inspiration for wall and lighting design in the bathroom
CO Residence in Aspen _ Hugh Newell Jacobsen Architect_Foto John Granen
Bathroom modern design and properly illuminate with daylight and modern recessed lighting
Recessed lighting Harbor Design 2008 by Otylight
Recessed lighting for discreet and room lighting and creative lighting design of modern bathrooms
Recessed luminaire Dolma Kreon / Radisson Hotel Lobby _ Tanju Özelgin
Sinks with integrated lighting as a design concept for modern bathrooms
sink &# 8220; STRAPPO&# 8220; Antonio Lupi Design
Lighting concepts for a narrow and small bathroom
small bathroom ideas with fitted wall lights
Light Bathroom mirrors correctly
Taylor Street high-rise apartment _ Sutro Architects / Bisha Hotel Residence _ Studio Munge
Light reflection in the mirror &# 8211; creative solutions for small bathrooms and modern bathroom design
Baulinder House of Hufft Projects_Foto © Andrew Fabin
modern bathroom inspiration &# 8211; Modern wall design in the bathroom by texture and light
Ginza Steak TAJIMA _ Doyle Collection
light bathroom mirror vertically or horizontally? &# 8211; Ideas for applying lighting in the bathroom
Bond Street Residence _Concrete Works East / Astor Street Residence _ dSPACE Studio
indirect wall illumination through glass wall &# 8211; creative bathroom ideas for luxury bathroom design
Radisson Hotel Lobby _ Tanju Özelgin
Accent lighting the car wash &# 8211; illuminating vanity area from below
Downtown_Cherem Arquitectos_Foto © Jaime Navarro
make modern bathroom using light accents
Wall covering with gray limestone of Ownby Design / Project C-Roeselare Frederic Kielemoes
a modern bathroom in white &# 8211; Marble tiles and additional ambient lighting for optical space enlargement small bathrooms
marble tiles &# 8220; Roma&# 8220; Fap Ceramiche
interesting bathroom design in the attic &# 8211; Setting up small and modern bathroom with Sti
Project VALEGGIO Studio Fabio Fantolino
Ambient light in the bathroom by point candlestick
Lighting design as part of interior design
Velton Park _Alexandra Fedorova / residence in San Francisco_Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design_ © Joe Fletcher Photography
Wood and light in the bathroom &# 8211; Bathroom Design Japanese style
Ginzan Onsen Fujiya Hotel by Kengo Kuma and Associates_Foto Daici Ano
use indirect lighting properly to make a beautiful bathroom
small bathroom modern design with wood, mirrors and color accent in white
Skirt + skirt House_ MCK Architects_Foto © Richard Glover
fantastic inspiration for small bathrooms with wood accent and indirect ceiling lighting
Lighting ideas for modern bathroom in white and black
modern bathroom in gray &# 8211; Bathroom design by material combination of concrete and natural stone
Natural materials and natural light for spectacular bathroom design
House by the lake in Valle de Bravo in Mexico by Eduardo Hernandez
Bathroom Design &# 8211; Pendant lamp and printed glass for effective lighting accents in the bathroom
Badmäbel collection &Cdesign; # 8220&# 8220; Carr Design Group for Omvivo / project &# 8220; layers of white&# 8220; of Pitsou
bright bathroom tiles and warm light with accents in wood for the bathroom
Project &Velton Park; # 8220&# 8220; Alexandra Fedorova
the modern bathroom in a rustic style
Effect of different light sources and types of lighting for pleasant ambience in the bathroom
Bathroom modern design and illuminate correctly &# 8211; You will find the right lighting concept for your bathroom