Uncovering the Truth About Rain Shower Designs: Are They Practical?


Published: February 26, 2024
Updated: January 2, 2024

It is one of the unfortunate truths of interior design trends: unique designs cannot be applied as seamlessly as one would hope. One of the main areas we see this reality is rain showers. Extending out of the ceiling with wide shower heads, they create an experience that should transport you to a romantic retreat, but that’s impossible if water is falling directly in your eyes, soaking your hair with limited water pressure that leaves you freezing if you venture even six inches away from the water’s direct flow.

With all of that being said, there are positive attributes to these sumptuous spouts, and one of those is how well they can be combined with a hand-held spout or traditional faucet. There are numerous ways to include multiple water sources in one shower that can maximize the spa-like atmosphere. Our lovely contributors, readers, and professional interior designers have shared just how this is possible, hoping to inspire and educate on this pressing subject. With their advice, the rain shower of your dreams may be within reach!

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