It is rare that you can see a bathroom in which the finish is dominated by a blue color. Perhaps the owners are afraid that the blue bathroom will be too "cold."Although what color, if not the color of water, can be better for a bathroom?
With the help of blue accents, you can revitalize the interior of any bathroom. In a small bathroom, blue is also indispensable. Beating various applications and shades, you can add room volume, move the walls and even raise the ceiling. Naturally, visually.
It will not be very difficult to create a marine mood in the bathroom, using a blue color. And the room will be filled with the feeling of the freshness of the sea breeze and the quiet whisper of the waves. Just need to "get to know" the color before the repair, and then the blue bathroom will not disappoint you exactly.
Effect of blue on human
Physiologically blue has a strong effect on humans. Medicine has proved that under prolonged exposure, blood pressure decreases under its influence. Blue gives a positive result in the treatment of rheumatism, inflammation of the eyes, burns, headache and even baldness. Also, blue stimulates growth and helps in fighting bacteria.
On the human psyche, blue acts as a sedative, as if cooling the nervous tension. It is not recommended to apply blue to hypotonic patients and people of quiet psychotypes. But for those suffering hyperactivity blue is ideal. Choleric chromotherapy chromotherapy can help curb temperament and learn to control yourself.
According to the temperature saturation blue and green twin. But blue has a more pronounced effect on the psyche. Long stay in a room with a dark blue finish can cause apathy, depression, anxiety. But blue has many shades, and they are able to exert a different influence.
Choose the right shade
The blue color is endowed with a rich palette, in which there are more than 30( !) Shades. They are divided into warm blue shades and cold dark blue. Most popular: turquoise, aquamarine, blue, cyan, cornflower, azure, blue, cobalt, indigo, sapphire, ultramarine.
Blue shades of blue on the effects on the psyche are similar to green. They help to relax, get rid of fatigue, overcome insomnia, favorably affecting the overall physical condition. But to apply blue shades all the same costs or stands dosed out, as well as any other color.
The tones of the blue medium gradation contribute to the acquisition of tranquility and discipline. They fill the interior with the freshness and depth of the morning sky.
Dark blue shades require great care when used. Otherwise, there is a risk of earning a deep depression against a background of regular and intense exposure to dark tones. But using dark accents in the interior, dark blue can be a good alternative to black color.
Combination of blue with other colors
The blue bathroom will look good with gray and silver colors. For example, it can be chrome handles, mixers, towel holders or just gray stripes on the walls.
Blue and white
This combination is classic.
But unlike the compositions of white with yellow, red or orange when added to blue it should not be too much. Otherwise, the blue color will simply be lost on a white background, and you simply will not get a blue design. But this does not mean that it will be faceless and uninteresting.
This game of contrasts almost everyone will like.
Blue and purple
It blends well with blue and purple. In the palette, these colors are related. Delicate purple shades can help raise the temperature of the invigorating blue a little.
Blue and yellow, orange
Excellent color partners in blue - yellow and orange.
This interior is emotionally and temperature-balanced. Yellow and orange will warm up, and blue will neutralize their excessive stimulating effect on the psyche. A combination of blue and cream shades can be called universal.
On the combination of orange and blue, read in our article about the orange bathroom.
Read more in our article about the yellow bathroom.
Blue and green
A blue-green bathroom can act on a person as a tablet of a powerful sedative. To stabilize this combination, you can use warm shades of blue with cold tones of green or vice versa.
Looks great and the combination of blue and turquoise.
Blue and black
With black, blue should be combined with caution. Do not use in the design of the bathroom a deep blue tone and black. It's better if it's light blue. This interior will be emphasized elegant and strict.
The main rule is the companion color that you select for blue, you must balance the main color. For example, if the blue is saturated, then the second color is better to pick a light shade. Exceptions are orange and yellow.
The first association that the bathroom will call in blue is the sea.
To create a sea mood, a mosaic tile of blue-green shades is perfect. This can be a combination of turquoise, blue and azure with a dotted interspersion of dark blue tones. Such a mosaic will help reproduce the game of waves and add dynamism to the interior.
To enhance the marine impression of the blue bathroom will help accessories of the marine theme. An even greater effect will create a panel with marine themes.
Dark blue bathroom
Bathroom decoration in dark blue colors can be recommended to people with hyperactive psyche. In such a room the choleric can simply, that is called, rest from himself. The dark blue bathroom is strongly associated with the night, filled with an atmosphere of mystery and tranquility.
This design makes an indelible impression and can be good for a guest bathroom. Golden shades will add to the dark blue interior of luxury.
Using a wooden floor or furniture will bring a feeling of confidence and coziness.
Suitable styles of
The blue color fits seamlessly into many styles of design. This can be high-tech, minimalism, modernism, classicism, ethnic styles, country, art deco and, of course, Mediterranean style. With the help of blue, you can reproduce with equal success both the solemn classical interior and the concise modern.
When creating a blue bathroom, it is most effective to use several shades of the blue palette. This will be especially useful if you need to zonate space.
Do not let blue dominate the bathroom, because it requires a dosed application.
Plumbing and furniture
Perfectly fit in the interior of the blue bathroom plumbing white. It will be advantageous to look at the background of light blue wall decoration and dark blue floor.
If desired, you can buy and blue plumbing. Basically it is made of acrylic.
Plumbing equipment of blue color, made of more noble materials, is likely to be ordered from the manufacturer on an individual project.
The choice of furniture for a blue bathroom is limited only by your imagination and the size of the bathroom itself. But it's better not to clutter up the space, so as not to disturb the harmony of the sea.
Decorating the room( walls, floor, ceiling)
In the finish of the bathroom blue is actual use of ceramic tiles. A particularly good artistic effect can be achieved with the help of a mosaic. The combination of tiles of small sizes of several blue pods animates the room.
The flooring is also suitable for wooden flooring. Natural wood shades perfectly coexist with blue.
The floor, made of tiles of several contrasting colors, will also look good.
And here for the light the light shades will approach: white, light gray, gentle blue. For a blue bathroom, the ceiling, imitating the sky with light clouds, is perfect.
Original and stylish will be a mirror ceiling, which we described in detail in another article.
Remember the sea that opens when immersed. It is a whole world filled with soft light, but the light source is not visible. Therefore, for a blue bathroom well suited intense warm lighting.
Lighting fixtures are best distributed throughout the bathroom so that they respond to the functionality of the room and do not attract attention.
Especially worth noting is the lighting of the room, which will bring originality to the interior.
Completeness of the interior attached accessories: holders, stands, mirrors, towels.
Particularly relevant for the blue bathroom accessories marine and ship-related subjects. Seashells, stones carved in waves, ceramic dishes decorated with Mediterranean patterns will look good. Bath curtains can also be selected with nautical themes.
Come up with original little things, and let your bathroom become the most favorite room in the house!