a place for everything…means a happy Utopia bathroom
From Utopia’s Geo range, Geo Store cabinetry in Aubergine gloss. A clever way of providing interior drawer space, plus some useful surface space as well.
Storage isn’t the first concept that springs to mind when planning a bathroom, but a bathroom without well thought-out storage is like a kitchen without a sink … it may look pretty but it won’t work as a room.
Double-layer drawers keep everything neat and visible at a glance, perfect for bleary-eyed early morning starts. White Linear cabinetry from Utopia’s Halo range.
Aragon Flint double-layer internal drawer system from Utopia’s Halo range
Whether you’re dealing with a standard three-piece suite that comprises a pedestal sink, WC and bath or a simple shower room, there’s nothing more annoying than not having a spot to stand the shower gel or stash the clean, dry towels. Don’t despair if you have a tiny bath or shower room, there is still scope for storage. Just be practical, logical and plan ahead.
Curved drawers can be equally spacious inside; this is the Encurva washbasin unit in Black Linear by Utopia
If you’ve got a creative and capable builder on board, get him to allow some space for recessed shelving. If you’re re-plastering, re-plumbing and re-wiring, there will be plenty of time and opportunity to make the most of interior wall void spaces. If you’re using the services of a professional bathroom design team, insist that storage opportunities are taken into account. After all, there’s little advantage in making the investment in a brand new bathroom if it doesn’t work as smoothly as possible.
Wall hung furniture keeps the practicalities to the forefront, without losing storage. This is Qube furniture in White Gloss, by Utopia.
It’s vital to set some time aside to visit bathroom showrooms … it can’t all be done on-line, and there’s no realistic alternative to walking around a series of well-designed room sets, to get a firm idea of scale, proportion and practicality. Of course, it goes without saying that a visit to BJ Mullen’s showroom will solve any bathroom storage problems that you may think you may have …
The Quantum accessory shelf can be lit and recessed, providing unobtrusive storage and display space
Floating Shelves in Golden Oak by Utopia are perfect for towel-stacking enthusiasts, or add some old-fashioned baskets to get a cool mix of old and new.
Bleached Walnut mirrored storage cabinet from the Halo range by Utopia
A slim, mirrored wall cabinet can streamline the smallest bathroom … This is the 800mm wide Qube mirror in Aragon Flint with overhead light, by Utopia.
Call into BJ Mullens for some inspiration and expert advice.