Todays’ topic is about something that has kept me thinking for a while, the contrast between what we can conceive as a designer and what is perceived by the user in reality. On a conceptual level, elements are thought to look or function a certain way, but when it materializes in physical space the interaction with the user can turn out to be a different story.
For instance, let's speak about bathroom design. In areas I use daily at work, there are a couple of bathrooms that probably started with a very minimalistic, white inspiration. Something that looks like the photographs below, which appeal as a very pure and attractive space. But what happens in reality?