So you are considering buying a new bathroom for example? What to consider when choosing one? What influences lead us when we decide on one style over another? It is our own required taste, naturally but also the experiences, the stages of life, the place, the season… the list is long. However there are those who firmly believe that they all follow a conductive line dictated by their zodiac stars, and that each sign has the mark of a common personality which can be seen in all areas of their lives, including the decor.
Astrologers around the world are generally preoccupied with these issues, and have strong opinions on how the alignment of the stars at the time of birth influences the various aspects of our life, however this Ideabook is based only on superficial knowledge. Most of us from time to time cannot resist that horoscope pull. We say we don't believe such nonsense however still take a peek at our daily stars from time to time. It doesn't hurt after all and perhaps it could surprise us. Whether we are believers or skeptics, inspiring ideas are always in abundance and so it will be interesting to know the astrological traits of signs and to try to find common trends and tastes. In today's Ideabook we bring you a selection of bathroom ideas, taking into account the general characteristics commonly associated with zodiac signs.
Aries is a fire sign, ruled by the planet Mars which is the god of war. Aries is commonly associated with vibrant colors like red or orange, but what few will know is that it is also a sign of neutral and metallic colors. Aries members are a little disorganized and therefore like simple and practical furniture. They also opt for ample spaces with not too much furniture so that they don't spend a lot of time on housekeeping and cleaning. This bathroom with its modern style, neutral colors and some metallic surfaces may well be the perfect relaxing spot for an Aries!
Scorpio is a water sign ruled by Pluto. Scorpios have a reputation for being bold and that they appreciate strong scenes with bold lines. They are also very home orientated and devote much of their time to their home-base. Their aesthetic choices are, much of a mystery. Still they usually enjoy imposing and luxurious furnishings and modern decorations, however usually accompanied by classic details.
This particular bathroom is modern and simple but full of details which can be changed quickly. Notice that all the design is modern and industrial, but the mirrors give you a delicious timeless touch. The dream bathroom for a Scorpio?
Taurus is an earth sign, ruled by the planet Venus. It is one of the signs most attached to the domestic life. A Taurus's home is their fortress, and as they love comfort they need it to resemble a palace as much as possible. For this reason they put great value on quality materials and durable products such as marble, leather and ceramics.
There are in fact two types of Taurus natives, one more sophisticated and the other more rustic. However both posses a good taste, practical head when it comes to decoration and above all they want comfort. The predominant colors for this sign are earth colors such as brown, beige and green, and some aquatic shades such as light blue and turquoise.
Gemini is the sign of air, ruled by the planet Mercury. Geminis are known for their youthful cheerfulness and almost childlike attitude. The native of Gemini is light, free, an eternal child, and his home reflects that. They are also a little inconsistent, and like to vary the decor according to their state of mind. They generally appreciate simple and light furniture. The colors they like are also very varied, oscillating with the inconstancy of Gemini, although they appreciate pastel shades.
The bathroom of the picture, in its disarming simplicity has the versatility and the softness of a true Gemini.
Cancer is a water sign ruled by the Moon. Like the Taurus, Cancers also love their home. There is nothing they like more than to stay home and be with their family. They also love to feel snug by familiar objects and surround themselves with memories. For these reasons a Cancer's home has usually classic and romantic influences when it comes to style, using old furniture, often inherited from ancestors. The colors that predominate in the cozy houses of Cancers are white, beige and light gray.
This bathroom in its shabby chic look is a great example of what might be the perfect bathroom for a Cancer. The use of an old sewing machine, converted into a stand for the washbasin, and an old door to guarantee the memories of ancestors, while giving the space a still a very contemporary look.
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Leo is a fire sign ruled by the Sun. The natives of Leo are strong and passionate, exuberant and somewhat vain. Their houses are similarly luxurious, elaborate and usually rich in details. A Leo loves beautiful and expensive materials such as marble, crystal and also unique designer pieces. His or hers favorite room is in fact the bathroom, where they can play up their vanity. The bathrooms must be breathtaking like the one we see in this example!
Virgo is an earth sign and their planet is Mercury. Unlike Gemini that is also ruled by Mercury, the natives of this sign are discreet and sober. They like practical things in light colors, but always with a hint of sophistication. They are extremely organized and hate to have things out of place, so their favorite room is usually the office where they can more effectively exercise their manic need for organization. The perfect bathroom for a Virgo reflects the same need and should be clear, with plenty of storage, even minimalist, like the one we selected for you today.
Libra is an air sign governed by the planet Venus. This is a sign of artists and decorators. Its natives are delicate and dreamy, known for their aesthetic sense and refined good taste. This results in opting for decorations that are full of harmony and elegance, with a predominance for pastel colors. They enjoy classic furniture with soft curvaceous contours.
The bathroom shown in the picture can be a good example of the perfect bathroom for a Libra.
Sagittarius is a fire sign under the rule of Jupiter. The natives of this sign are the poets and the travelers, they enjoy purchasing exotic objects from the countries which they traveled to and displaying them in their houses. Due to this nomadic character they are not particular homely, and prefer open spaces. So their house should be spacious and full of natural light. A house with small windows does not suit this sign, and this is true even for the bathroom, because contact with the outside world is vital to them. The furniture tends to be modern and striking, with many ethnic influences.
Capricorn is an Earth sign under the influence of Saturn. This sign is the most homemade of the zodiac. He is altogether more homely than Cancer or Taurus, and loves the warmth of his nest. Capricorn likes practical things and classic environments, unimpeded and without excesses. Its bathroom is therefore very traditional, with an old-fashioned touch, sober colors and no excess but always functional. The small spaces are ideal for the natives of this sign because they give them sense of warmth and security.
Aquarius is a sign of air ruled by the planet Uranus. The natives of this sign are irreverent and extravagant, they like bold and futuristic decorations. Their houses are contemporary with a very jovial air, the furniture reflects their nature with its unconventional influences. They prefer strong colors and unusual combinations.
A bathroom such as this one which is bold and bright will delight an Aquarius.
Pisces is a sign of the water, under the influence of planet Neptune and the god of the sea. The Pisces native is a romantic dreamer who wants a home that adapts to his nature. They appreciate light and contemporary decorations with some oriental influences. The colors that they enjoy are those that remind them of aquatic environment. Bathroom designers here have created just such an enchanting setting with its oriental and zen influences.