The War Against Coronavirus Comes to the Bathroom

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A state-of-the-art bathroom of the late 1800s, when concerns about hygiene and infectious disease began to reshape American homes. New York Public Library

Cholera and tuberculosis outbreaks transformed the design and technology of the home bathroom. Will Covid-19 inspire a new wave of hygiene innovation?

If Lloyd Alter were building a new house right now, he’d be sure to add one unusual feature: a bathroom sink in the front vestibule. “We’re going to see a real resurgence of the vestibule, I think,” says Alter, a former architect and design historian who now teaches Sustainable Design at the Ryerson School of Interior Design. “This is a transition zone from the outside to the inside, where you take off your dirty stuff and you wash your hands before you go into the house.”


Alter predicted that disease-avoidance would rise to the fore of bathroom design a few years ago, when

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    If you love bright spaces and patterns, if bold colors raise your mood, if you feel like much color in your life, you should design your spaces in bright shades, too. We’ve gathered some ideas on colorful bathrooms, take a look and get inspired to bring much color to your life!

    One Bright Color

    If you love bright shades but prefer something monochromatic, choose one bright color to make your bathroom bold. You can take sunny yellow, orange, red, pink, emerald, electric blue or any other bright color you like and add white or some other neutrals to it to achieve a super bold look. There are tons of ideas to bring color to your bathroom: a bold tile wall, bright printed wallpaper, colorful vanities and stool and even glass shower doors and fixtures. You may use all of them or just some of them to make your bathroom really

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    In a recent post, Home design lessons from the coronavirus, I suggested that we should bring back the vestibule: “Even in apartments, there should be a vestibule with a door on each end, a big closet, and enough room to take off your coat and shoes without entering the home.” I also suggested that there be a sink in the hall, and showed the layout of a typical suburban prefab where the main door is actually through the garage:

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    Modern glass bathroom sinks have many advantages over other sinks. They have a surface that is really quite scratch-resistant. Abrasive cleansers will not damage them at all. You can use extra hot water on them, so you can get them nice and clean.

    Glass bathroom sinks are very hygienic. This is because their surfaces are not porous. They do not make a good environment for bacteria. There is no place for germs to take hold except on the very upper surface, which you can keep clean.

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    Of course I couldn’t stop there!  I am now tackling the fun task of looking for Christian wall décor and other Christian nick knacks to complete the look.  The first thing I did was to get a standing wall unit to place above the toilet.  This allows for space for towels and still have room for some fun stuff!

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