5 clever design tips to make your bathroom feel bigger

Use these simple design tricks to help your bathroom feel more spacious.

By Becca Green | 7 August 2020

Create the illusion of a bigger bathroom with these clever design ideas.

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In the UK, the average bathroom is just over a paltry four square metres, hardly large enough for a king size bed. However, whether you’ve got a compact space or you’ve built a more generously proportioned room from scratch, creating the illusion of a bigger bathroom is a goal that most households share.

Try out these designs tips in your own bathroom design for a more spacious feel.

Floating furniture

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Choosing bathroom furniture that is mounted on the wall rather than the floor is a smart option for creating the illustion of a bathroom with a larger footprint, by tricking the eye into focusing on the space below the floating furniture, without losing valuable storage space.