Opportunities to Live a Healthier, more Productive Lifestyle

Opportunities to Live a Healthier, more Productive Lifestyle

Designing for health and wellness is no longer a fad. It has become a staple of homeowners and for many good reasons. In our ever-connected, technologically sophisticated world, we have found that our clients lack both personal connection and time, and those shortcomings are fueling demand for in-home spas and baths that provide a place for relaxation, comfort and stress relief.

A bathroom serves functional purposes for grooming and hygiene, but those activities are improved with the proper lighting, ventilation and anti-bacterial materials and fixtures. Today’s manufacturers are harnessing the ability of water, light, color, sound, smell and technology to provide therapies that promote health and wellness and a more enjoyable lifestyle. The following is a list of common fixtures and design concepts that clients are employing to obtain healthier and more fulfilling lifestyles.

Toilets:

  • Self-cleaning
  • Germ fighting coatings
  • Lids that open automatically as users approach
  • Hands-free flushing
  • Illuminated seats
  • Remote control operation
  • Personal cleansing/bidet functions
  • Temperature controlled heated seats
  • Ability to play music
  • Seats that automatically close softly (soft close)
  • Digital assistant connectivity

Mirrors and medicine cabinets:

  • Integrated lighting that eliminates shadows and offers comparable benefits to natural light
  • Monitor human health and provide notice of problems remotely
  • Control other fixtures and components in the room or connect to personal digital assistants, smart phones, tablets and other Bluetooth enabled devices
  • Electrical and smart device charging capabilities
  • Infinite design options to meet any style preference

Faucets:

  • Touchless
  • Remote controlled
  • Voice activated
  • Digital assistant connectivity

Tubs:

  • Light, sound, color and aroma therapies
  • Customizable hydrotherapies that relax and rejuvenate tired and sore muscles, aching joints and pain caused by arthritis and other muscular ailments

Steam Systems:

  • Reduce stress
  • Eliminate toxins
  • Improve immunity systems
  • Improve skin health and tone
  • Improve respiration
  • Improve sleep
  • Relax muscles
  • Environmentally efficient

Shower Systems:

  • Hydrotherapy capabilities to relax muscles and reduce stress
  • Water delivery capabilities that enhance circulation
  • Color, light, sound and aroma therapies that provide personalized spa experiences
  • Systems that mimic nature offering water flow choices of mist to rain
  • Systems designed for users to recline in the shower
  • Technological that allows for customization for multiple users
  • Digital assistant connectivity

These are only some of the ways homeowners are converting baths from functional spaces to personal refuges.

Oct 18th 2019

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