Making Waves

If you’ve been keeping up with our blogs, and I know you have because you’re awesome, you know that our Oceanus Series is one of our most popular collections! Everyone loves the beach, and anything beach related. The seaside is one of the most relaxing places one can imagine. The smell of salt, the warm breeze, and my favorite, the waves crashing lightly against the coast. You can hear it right? I know i can!

Waves are beautiful, terrifying and majestic. They can bring a sense of serenity or utter chaos. Sometimes my goal is to become a human embodiment of a wave….but that’s just me. While I spend my time figuring out how to be the wave I deserve to be, let’s talk about you and your future wave themed home. All waves are beautiful, but I am absolutely obsessed with traditional Japanese nami wave art. We all know the ones.

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A lot of interior designers, fashion designers and artists are inspired by the beautiful works of traditional Japanese artists and for good reason! The serene-ness of the soft color palettes in contrast of harsh lines are one thing that makes these paintings so memorable. I’m seeing a lot of fashion inspired by Nami waves. Whether abstract or literal.

Alena Akhmadullina Russia Spring 2016 takes a literal adaptation of Nami waves, transforming models into walking tsunami paintings. So beautifully done.

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Or this great Japanese bomber jacket! Nami waves, cherry blossoms and a beautiful mix of hard and soft.

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While these are gorgeous, fashion isn’t the only avenue that implements waves. Home decor can easily take a seaside twist. Maybe you aren’t ambitious enough to go all out like some of these creative sea lovers.

 

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As gorgeous and extragagent as these designs are, some like go on the subtle side of things. Here’s a couple wave themed decorative pieces for any sized home.

 

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Whether you’re more on the subtle side of things, or go big or go home like I am, a beautiful “Oceanus Waves” wave inspired decorative drain will be the perfect touch for any bathroom, kitchen, boat or pool area. Our stainless steel drain covers come in all shapes, sizes and colors and will add the perfect touch to your home. Also, don’t forget to check out our Designer Drains Pinterest! Packed with home decor ideas for every room of the house. Our Ocean Getaway board will be just the thing you need to keep inspired for your waved themed bathroom~!

B. Drake

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Architecture in the Home

The Architecture Series is one of our most culturally inspired series , our designer Peter here at Designer Drains was heavily influenced by Andalusian and Spanish architecture when creating this collection of decorative drain covers. And for good reason! Have you seen some of these beautifully intricate structures?!

I often ask our designer where he got his inspiration for each series and Architecture Series is, hands down, our most culturally influenced collection of drains. After seeing a couple pictures of Andalusian and Spanish architecture, it’s easy to see why Peter was so enthralled! I highly recommend our beautiful Architecture Series in bronze or oil rubbed bronze to get the full effect. Seen below are our gorgeous golden California faucets and oatey shower drain covers.

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Although, you can never go wrong with our classic stainless steel decorative drains~!

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Some may find these traditional designs a bit busy for some homes, but with the right eye for design you can easily turn your home into a Andalusian paradise! Check these beautiful homes out!

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You can find more Architectural homes and Andalusian inspired decor on our Pinterest! Make your home a getaway!

B.Drake~

Geo Homes

There’s something so satisfying about straight lines and 90 degree angles, isn’t there? Any painters reading? We all know the paint tape trick to keep lines clean and smooth. But why not use your artsy DIY skills on your walls! Check out this super fun paint project from Scrapbooking.com~!

And here are some awesome ways you can put your new technique to use!

Awesome stuff right? Need more ideas? Check out our Geo Homes idea board on Pinterest!

Now that your hands and overalls are covered in paint, and you’re admiring your amazingly cool geometric paint job, know what’ll look great to match? A super chic geometric inspired designer drain, of course! Our Geometric Series is just the little accessory you’ll need to really add the cherry on top. Whether your interior space is colorful and playful or black, white and serious all over, a geo drain design will be the perfect touch! A little more inclined to a golden brass design? Don’t worry! We’ve got that too! I tend to be a silver girl myself, as far as jewelry goes, but maybe your shower wants to be bathed in gold! Either way, we’ve got just what you’re looking for. 97879c497dc32b9034a9d70947ecfda5 90e14485d9abb2cf02b895aba6eba107

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorgeous, right? Check out more from the collection~! All of these are available in Brass, silver, brushed, polished or oil rubbed bronze.

These and all of our drains from every series fit in your shower or sink drain and are incredibly easy to install. You’ll absolutely love your new designer drain!

~B.Drake

Designerdrains.com

Everyday is a Day at the Beach

Looking for a beautiful beach get away, but just can’t seem to step out of your home office? I get it, times are hard. People are busy and frankly, overworked. And sometimes, the longest break a lot of us get is a nice hot shower at the end of the day, or a fancy bathsalt soaked bubble bath on a sunday night.

And you deserve it!

So why not make that 30 minutes of much needed ‘You-Time’ all about you! And what you love. Make your bathroom that beautiful oceanside vacation you’ve been yearning for.

How, you may be asking. Don’t you worry, I’ve got the low down on making your cozy tinkle-space a beach side island paradise. Two words. Repeat after me. Visuals and Scents. Your nose and your eyes can take you there, I promise, even maybe listen to some beautiful wave crashing white noise to rid your mind of the stresses of the day.

As far as scents go, I’ve got some awesome pins for you to check out! Follow us on Pinterest for a daily dose of home decor from the Mancave to the baby’s room. Designer Drains on Pinterest

But for your eyes! I’ve got some lovely shower jewelry that’ll make your commode feel as awesome as you do in your favorite pearl necklace or sparkly new wrist watch. You know that feeling right? The sense of accomplishment when someone’s eyes drift towards those beautiful new earrings and seem to glow with excitement over your fashion taste? Now just imagine that every time a family member comes to visit and disappears for a potty break! Never forget though, this is for you, make your living space beautiful and how you like it! You’re going to be spending a lot more time in there now that you’ve discovered Designer Drains! The fact that you’re reading this blog at all already proves you’ve got awesome taste!

There’s nothing I love more than home decor, many underestimate how much of an impact aesthetic on your living space can have towards your mood. Check these beautiful bathrooms out.

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Relaxation is setting in right? You can almost smell the sea salt! Now just imagine some beautiful ocean themed bathroom glamour coupled with some of these babies~

 

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Feeling bathroom envy? Well don’t! I’m here to tell you, not only can you have one of these gorgeous bathrooms, but you WILL have one of these gorgeous bathrooms! With the Oceanus Series by Designer Drains, we promise you a beautifully crafted, nautical themed, durable 304 stainless steel designer drain cover that will make you the envy of all your friends and give your bathroom the added sparkle it needs.

We know your showers are going to be a little longer now that you’ll be admiring your lovely new purchase! Try not to be too late to work~!

~B.Drake

Designerdrains.com