The hi-tech Tact shower, for example, features an iPhone app for remote control, LED display with raised, illuminated, tactile push-button controls making it ideal for anyone with a visual impairment. In fact, it has been approved as such by the RNIB.Similarly, wall hung sanitaryware and basin units can have all the visual appeal of a contemporary state of the art bathroom, but can be mounted at a comfortable height for easy use by elderly family members including wheelchair users. Designs with softly rounded contours that are a safe and stylish alternative to sharp corners are ideal for both young children and older adults.
The challenge is achieving that middle ground. How do you infuse warmth into the space while still benefiting from stylistic contrasts, and how do you keep it from looking too clinical? Take a look at our suggestions below; we’re confident that you can put together a space that’s as comfortable as it is stylish.