Your bathroom is more than a functional area; it is your space to relax and unwind. So, when it comes to bathroom design, you aren’t just creating a practical bathing space, you are creating your personal getaway. The following trends you can expect to see in 2018 are a few you can take advantage of to design your effective, yet unique bathing space. The key to great bathroom design is efficient use of space and material. You will see single person freestanding bathtubs become more popular. Black fixtures will also make an entrance into bathrooms. These offer a minimalistic, yet modern look to your space. One resourceful material that is making a presence in bathrooms, and kitchens as well, is quartzite. Quartzite is a natural stone that is used for countertops. Because this material comes straight from the earth, there are infinite variations in color and patterns displayed. Quartzite is durable, heat resistant, and scratch resistant.