Bathrooms are having a moment. Like closets, they are no longer just rooms of utility or an interior design after-thought. Bathrooms are being enlarged and cloaked in luxury, and with good reason – people an average of 416 days of their lives in bathrooms, found a 2019 survey. From getting ready for the day to relaxing in a bubble bath, the bathroom has become a place of refuge.
Throughout history, from the Romans to the Victorians, a luxurious bathroom has been considered a place for pampering and relaxation. And, according to this graphic released by Hansgrohe, "Globally, people spend over 70 minutes in the bathroom each day." That means on average, we spend roughly FOUR years of our lives in the bathroom!
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