5 Bathroom Trends for 2021 – After a year like 2020, it’s safe to say that we’ve all spent quite a bit of time in our bathrooms—probably more than we would have liked—and with work-from-home becoming the new norm, that’s unlikely to change.
So how can you create a space that you won’t mind staring at multiple times a day? We’ve got you covered with what we think are the 5 best bathroom trends for 2021.
1. Floor-to-ceiling marble
Nothing screams beauty and elegance like marble, and the more of it, the better. This crisp, clean material is 100% natural and the perfect way to elevate your bathroom style while maintaining a sense of simplicity. Not to mention, marble is easy to clean, water-resistant when properly sealed, and a prime option for those of you looking to go all out by installing in-floor heating as well. If luxury is what you’re craving, start with marble—and don’t stop!
2. Freestanding tubs
If you weren’t a fan of baths before the pandemic, chances are, you are one now. Turning a bathroom into a more relaxing, spa-like experience is impossible without a tub, and this year, freestanding ones are all the rage. Simple and conveniently sized, these must-haves are ideal for bathrooms of any style and worth every penny—trust us.
3. Quartz countertops
Quartz countertops are beloved by bathroom designers everywhere, and it’s no wonder: Sleek, strong, and sustainable, this stone is as beautiful as it is functional.
But why make the switch to quartz now? Because not only will quartz give your bathroom a cleaner, more contemporary look, it’ll make cleaning your bathroom—and keeping it that way—easier than ever, which is great for the new status quo. Due to its non-porous surfacing, quartz won’t harbor viruses or bacteria like granite or other alternatives. Plus, since it can’t be stained, removing grime is no big thing.
If you’re looking for all-around quality, quartz is the countertop for you. And, here at TCF, we have our own beautiful line of Forever Quartz – come see it in person!
4. Large-format wall tiles
Gone are the days of tiny tiles and tessellations. As minimalism rises in popularity, smooth, solid, and seemingly monochromatic bathroom walls are the way to go, and that means large-format tiles only. With fewer grout lines, these tiles achieve a simplistic yet sophisticated look, especially when paired with stone or stone-like materials (such as marble and quartz). What’s more, they’re super easy to keep clean! Imagine that.
Looking for a way to make your bathroom feel more open? Go with grey or white tiles. For a statement, you can’t go wrong with black. Either way, this year, it’s go big or go home.
5. Medicine cabinets
Nope, we’re not kidding. The medicine cabinet is back, and it’s even cooler than your grandma’s! Instead of being mounted, these 2021 versions are inset, adding storage to your bathroom in a stylish, modern way. Many even include exterior and interior mirrors—the perfect replacement for those separate, less-attractive ones we’ve all been using to shave or glam up.
Great for anyone with limited bathroom space or simply an urge to declutter, these gems are never going out of style.
If you weren’t ready for that change in scenery before, you are now! And if you need more inspo, check out our Bathroom Trends Pinterest Board. Ready to pull the trigger on a bathroom upgrade? Don’t wait! Get started today. Come by our showroom or give us a call, and check those bathroom goals off your list!