Hooray! Spring is right around the corner!

For many that means bright, warm sunshiny days and a time to enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family. For others, that means it’s time to start those home renovation projects you have been putting off all winter long. Maybe you’re not quite ready to take on the task of a kitchen remodel, but are ready for a small project, such as a bathroom remodel.

And to help get you started and get your creative juices flowing, I’ve got the latest and greatest on bathroom design trends that I’d love to share with you.

1. Transitional and Contemporary Design Styles

This is a style trend that is continuing to grow. It is a style that refers to the blending of traditional and modern elements together. Think of it as the midway point between the two styles, incorporating clean simple lines that are less ornate, but don’t appear basic on vanity cabinets. It focuses on comfort and functionality to meet the lifestyle of an active user and as a result, you achieve a style that is classic, timeless, and clean.

Transitional style bathroom featuring Dura Supreme Cabinetry's furniture vanity style five in the Kendall Panel (inset) door style with Sliver Mist paint finish. Mirror and paneling in a contrasting Weathered Finish

Transitional style bathroom featuring Dura Supreme Cabinetry’s furniture vanity style five in the Kendall Panel (inset) door style with Sliver Mist paint finish. Mirror and paneling in a contrasting Weathered Finish “A” in oak.

2. Wood Vanities & Bathroom Cabinets

Evidence has proven that more and more homeowners and designers are selecting wooden furniture-style vanities that look like free-standing furniture pieces. The richness and textures of the wood bring charm and warmth into a crisp, clean bathroom that welcomes a user in.

A bathroom featuring one of Dura Supreme Cabinetry’s wood furniture vanities designed by Hollie M. Ruocco, CMKBD, Owner of Creative Kitchen Designs, Inc.

3. Engineered Quartz Countertops

Quartz has become the number one choice for countertops not only in the kitchen but now bathrooms too! It’s a manufactured, natural-material-based surface that is non-porous, stain-resistant, durable, and easy to maintain. It’s no surprise that quartz has become so popular due to its functional properties, but the color and material selection of quartz has evolved so much over the years to mimic the popular natural stones, such as marble, that it’s a no-brainer choice. For example, Cambria has recently introduced some beautiful quartz finishes that mimic the gorgeous veining that can be found in natural marbles. 

Trendy Countertop Colors for a Bathroom Remodel

4. Undermount Bathroom Sinks

Vessel sinks used to be the must-have item in a bathroom, but thanks to the popularity of the transitional style the undermount sinks have reemerged to become a popular choice among designers. Undermount sinks are a great option because they mimic clean lines and quietly sit in the background allowing other design elements to stand out as the focal point.

A Transitional style bathroom featuring white undermount sinks and Dura Supreme Cabinetry. Designed by Ispiri Design Build Remodel, Minnesota.

5. Nickel and Chrome Bathroom Faucets

While the trend for warm brass tones in the bathroom is continuing to rise, the most popular choice for faucets is still warm nickel and polished chrome. Brushed nickel can virtually work with almost any color palette and polished chrome is a nice crisp classic look.

Brushed Nickel faucets work with almost any color palette.

Brushed Nickel faucets work with almost any color palette.

A elegant transitional style bathroom featuring polished chrome faucets and Dura Supreme Cabinetry in Arcadia Panel with Sliver Mist paint finish. Designed by Vawn Greany, CMKBD at Collaborative Interiors. Photo by Cora Brown Rock and Remodeler Homeworks by Kelly.

6. White & Gray Color Palette

Crisp whites and shades of gray are still the ever-popular choices among bathrooms that blend nicely with hints of wood and other natural elements to create a serene, mature color palette.

f you’re unsure on how to incorporate some of these design trends into your bathroom remodel, contact one of your authorized local Dura Supreme Cabinetry designers to assist you with your spring project this year.  

Danielle Bohn, CMKBD is a Kitchen & Bath Designer from Studio M Kitchen & Bath, MN who specializing in Dura Supreme Cabinetry and a Certified Master Kitchen & Bathroom Designer (CMKBD) with 10+ years of experience in the Kitchen & Bathroom industry and a degree in Interior Design. Her accolades include the distinction of being named 2016 Best of KBIS Judge, 2015 NKBA 30 Under 30 recipient and has had several of her designs published in Alaska’s Best Kitchen Magazine and a feature in Alaska Home Magazine. Her background with Dura Supreme allows her to share her design expertise and experience with the product lines and the wonderful design features Dura Supreme has to offer!

To learn more about Danielle and her design team at Studio M Kitchen & Bath, MN go to studiom-kb.com.

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