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Designer Bathroom Mirror Ideas

Rajib Singha
Designer bathroom mirrors are a favorite among homeowners. Such mirrors serve as great additions to brighten a bathroom and give it an ornamental look.
Designer bathroom mirrors are mostly available in round, oval, and rectangular shapes. The ability of a mirror to reflect both natural and artificial light makes a bathroom look more spacious.
One of the main advantages of installing a mirror (especially a large one) in a bathroom is that it helps to brighten up the bathroom. These mirrors are called so because they portray a look that is different from ordinary mirrors. They are available in frame and frame-less styles. Such mirrors best suit simple bathrooms, as then they look more appealing.
Before deciding mirror type, consult with interior decorator. After deciding, you can enhance beauty of the mirror with chandeliers, crystal glassware, metal picture frames and candlesticks, etc. For the best deal, spend some time getting to know the different types and prices of the mirrors that would suit your bathroom decor, without affecting your budget.

Art Deco Bathroom Mirrors

Art deco design style was popular in the 1920s and 1930s, identifiable by its geometric designs and unconventional forms that are suitable for mass production.These are available in plethora of designs and styles.

Illuminated Bathroom Mirrors

These are manufactured by sandblasting a mirrored glass to take off the silvering which causes the light behind the glass to shine through the frosted glass. These are available with tungsten-halogen and fluorescent lamps.

Framed Bathroom Mirrors

Most people prefer adding framed mirrors to their bathrooms. Frames give a sense of completeness and protection to the glass, and can be designed to blend with other items in the bathroom.
Frames are available in both traditional and contemporary styles. These types are available in wrought iron frame mirrors, polished nickel or thin bronze frame mirrors. Hardwood frame mirrors and anodized aluminum framed mirror are also at your disposal.

Contemporary Bathroom Mirrors

Contemporary bathroom mirrors are built with present time characteristics. They are convenient and durable. The frames are painted with plain color and are simple in design.

Oval and Round Bathroom Mirrors

Oval and round bathroom mirrors are available in both frame and frame-less styles. Certain companies offer mirrors in polished chrome, brushed chrome, brushed nickel, etc.
Some round and oval mirrors are wall-mountable, and can be placed at convenient heights of the bathroom wall. They are the most preferred ones, due to their ability to reflect and retract light in a better way than other mirrors. This is due to their smooth edges, unlike square or rectangular bathroom mirrors.

Large Bathroom Mirrors

These mirror look good in homes with bathrooms which have enough room to spare. These mirrors are available from hand-crafted wooden mirrors to modern glass designs. Large bathroom mirrors also offer a spacious look to a smaller-sized bathroom.
If you have two basins in your bathroom, then opting for a large bathroom mirror is more feasible than installing two separate mirrors.

Bathroom Magnifying Mirrors

These mirrors are a great buy for those with bad vision. For such people, using regular mirrors becomes frustrating at times.
Magnifying mirrors are available in types such as magnifying lighted makeup mirrors, 10x magnifying mirrors, magnifying shaving mirrors, suction cup magnifying mirrors, magnifying wall mirrors, illuminated magnifying mirrors, etc.

Wood Bathroom Mirrors

These are available in certain types of woods like mahogany, cherry, oak, walnut, pine, ash and maple. They provide durability when coated with sealants.
Wood bathroom mirrors are available in designs ranging from plain to elaborate. They have wood stains or metallic finish to enhance the bathroom's look.

Standing Bathroom Mirrors

Standing bathroom mirrors offer a wide range of variety and designs. You can stand in front of the standing mirror and use a handheld mirror to see difficult-to-view areas of your body like your neck, upper back and shoulders. Getting dressed in front of them is much easier and more comfortable. 
American standard bathroom mirrors are also available in more than one design and type. The manufacturers are the best source of information of the features of these mirrors.

Unusual Bathroom Mirrors

Such mirrors have unique designs. For example, a modern bathroom mirror can be have a blue wave-like design on its glass. To add to this, a tulip-shaped light shade will make the mirror look different and unusual.
Another creative example is of a mirror with a pink glass background. This background could have three clear glass shelves to the left and a white cut mirror on the right. Likewise, you can find a variety of such unusual but great-looking mirrors in the market.
Mirrors represent the character and image of a bathroom. Choosing the right type not only enhances the appearance of your bathroom, but also make you feel great every time you look at it.