Our baths are becoming our sanctuaries, somewhere to look after ourselves and rejuvenate our internal spirits. 1 way to add beauty and serenity to the bathroom is to make the look, feel or sound of organic falling water somewhere in the space. You can do this with colour and materials and innovative products like waterfall faucets and rain shower heads. Here are a few ways to symbolize the soothing quality of falling water in the tub.

Tracy Stone AIA

Translucent resin board with embedded reeds. A ribbon of water appears to flow from the upper left side of the shower. Reeds supply a pure component and visual texture and specify the directional flow. Behind it is a rain shower head.

This panel from 3form is made of 40-percent recycled resin.

Amelie de Gaulle Interiors

Textured panel behind bathtub. A freestanding bathroom tub is centered before a floor-to-ceiling panel of matchstick stone mosaic tile. This earthy textural background contrasts with the smooth metallic end of the bathtub and wall tile, giving it the look of a sheet of water pouring down.

The important thing is orienting the tile vertically to suggest a downward motion. Install a wall mount waterfall tub faucet and presto, you have added the noise of falling water.

Danenberg Design

Stone with swirl designs. Whenever there are wavy or swirl patterns in rock, it is known as motion. With white frothy stripes and lines metallic slivers, this slab of silver gray quartzite looks remarkably similar to a waterfall.

Dean J. Birinyi Photography

Another rock, Blue Louise granite, is a deep sea blue with rust and white patterns. The vertical panel on the wall signifies a waterfall, and the counter would be that the river it drains into.

John Lum Architecture, Inc.. AIA

Ceiling-mounted bathtub faucet. A line of water pours down from a ceiling spout and splashes into the tub below. What a wonderful sound it must make when it strikes the water. A band of light streams through the narrow vertical window also highlights this water feature.

Waterfall spout faucet. An angled glass disc flattens the stream of water creating a mini waterfall. This one is known as the KWC Murano.

Curved wall in a colour that is watery. A freestanding wavy wall serves as a partition for a large shower. Pale aqua iridescent glass ovals shimmer and possess the translucent and reflective quality of water.

Xstyles Bath + More

Here’s a view from a different angle. The textured glass on the shower door makes it look like water is running down the surface.

Megan Crane Designs, Inc..

Glass tile bricks. A mix of beach-toned glass bricks covers this vanity wall, reminding me of rain. Like the very first example in this collection, the perpendicular orientation of the tile indicates downward motion.

Get this look with a custom colour mix from Voguebay.

Sarah Ames

Indoor waterfall. This tub faucet is hidden in a heap of tough edged rocks, similar to an outdoor landscaped waterfall.

Signature Designs Kitchen & Bath

Textured glass partition. This glass includes soft wavy designs that look like water being gently blown off by the wind.

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Sheer white shower curtain hanging from a curved rod. Who would have thought a shower curtain could have a calming misty quality?

DeForest Architects

Corrugated metal panels. These make an unusual shower stall. Though the undulations are flat, the overall result is perpendicular and imitates falling water.

In Detail Interiors

Wall-mounted rain shower head. These are very popular in bathroom remodels since they mimic the experience of standing beneath a soothing rain shower. Following is a similar one.

David Churchill – Architectural Photographer

Deluxe rain shower head. Oversized versions similar to this you provide raindrops over your entire body for a luxurious showering experience.

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