Renovating your bathroom? Get the bathroom of your dreams with natural daylight from above

Bathrooms have long served as primarily functional rooms. Modern-day bathrooms are as much a ‘living space’ as any other room in the house. Bathroom decor ideas today have more emphasis on the at-home wellness experience. The bathroom has become a place for relaxation, mindfulness, and escape. Are you planning to upgrade your bathroom and transform it into a space to unwind and rejuvenate? Consider adding natural light and turn your bathroom into your own private spa. 
Key takeaways
  • Bathrooms should be designed for the ultimate in relaxation. Including natural light is essential for the right atmosphere. 
  • Elements such as natural materials, PU and water-resistant finishes, and personal accessories create a space that is both functional and beautiful.
  • Adding a roof window to your bathroom brings in natural light, adds fresh air and ventilation, and makes the space visually bigger.

3 bathroom design ideas for a relaxing bathroom environment

More natural light with roof windows

Unlike artificial light, natural light is a pure, white light that brings out the true colours of your walls and décor. Natural light will also make your bathroom appear bigger and feel more relaxing. Small bathrooms with limited light will benefit from a single roof window; it will completely change the room, instantly making it feel more spacious.

Make maintenance easy with a PU finish

Our polyurethane finish ensures your roof windows will be easy to maintain. The finish is moisture-resistant, which makes it ideal for humid rooms such as the bathroom.

Create a tranquil atmosphere where you can unwind and recharge

Use textiles for a smoother appearance and softer look

Textiles made from soft fabrics, such as towels, make a bathroom more inviting. Use your favourite colours and create a soothing atmosphere.

Create your own private sanctuary

Create a peaceful space by adding items that make you feel relaxed. 

Add decorative green plants for a tranquil vibe or a speaker to listen to your favourite music. Install a rain showerhead or a bathtub for the ultimate calming experience. 

Add accessories for a personal finish

Make your space personal with your favourite artwork, add scented candles to create a blissful ambience, or display beloved unique antique vases. Be creative with soap dispensers or laundry baskets. Make it personal; after all, it's your space!

Use natural material to create a zen vibe

If you are renovating your bathroom, use natural materials like wood or stone. These materials evoke a sense of calm. Add to your stress-free environment with scented diffusers in natural scents like jasmine, lavender, oak, or pine to promote serenity.

3 reasons why you should install roof window in your bathroom 

Natural light - the perfect way to start your day 

Start your day with natural daylight to feel more refreshed. Starting the day in a bright room with lots of natural daylight will tell your brain ‘It's time to wake up’. The best alarm clock is sunlight.

Makes the space visually bigger

Natural daylight makes your room appear bigger. 

Roof windows will help illuminate dark corners and create a more inviting space for you and your family.

Fresh air and ventilation 

Your bathroom needs ventilation to allow steam and condensation to leave the room. Aside from these practicalities, fresh air has multiple benefits: it makes us feel happier, strengthens our immune systems, and helps our brains to function better. The introduction of fresh air ensures healthy indoor air quality. And let's be honest: you really don't like that noisy fan anyway.

Bathroom decor ideas today have more emphasis on the at-home wellness experience. The bathroom has become a place for relaxation, mindfulness, and escape.


VELUX Editorial team


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