From matt black to rose gold: How we select our bathroom fittings

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As interior designers we want you to help you make the most of your time spent at home, we love all the little details and creating a sense of luxury for our clients. We want our interiors to be uplifting, but most importantly we want to design spaces that will help you relax and unwind after a long day. Our bathrooms are places of retreat, our own little sanctuary to escape to- where you can shut out the world and unwind with a long soak or refreshing shower.

Having a well-designed bathroom is key to creating those calming experiences, selecting the perfect bathroom sanitarywear can be a tough decision, there are so many different styles and brands out there, it’s hard to know what direction to take. Firstly, bathroom taps and fittings need to be practical, reliable and most importantly durable. These are items that will be used daily and be in your home for a considerable amount of time. We are here to help you make the right decision and let you in on how we select the perfect bathroom fittings for our clients.

So how do you make sure you make the right decision? It’s simple: we weigh up all the options for you. We take the time to investigate the different types of sanitarywear on the market from wall mounted taps to shower valves and flush plates so you can be absolutely certain you’re making the right decision.

You may have come across black bathroom sanitarywear in design magazines, there’s no secret as to why it is so popular. Black bathroom taps offer a timelessly elegant look that immediately adds a touch of style to your home. These fittings sit equally well in range of settings, whether it is in a modern minimal interior or providing a counterpoint to original features in a period home. Black finishes create a strong contrast with airy white marbles and tiles, or can be paired with mid grey marbles and tadelakt for a cosier dark scheme.

Going for Gold can take your bathroom to another level of luxury and when combined with the right finishes it can have a real impact. To create a real statement for our client we paired this gorgeous gold shower set with rich green tiles to create a bold statement.

The beauty of brass bathroom taps is the diversity in both styles and finish. If you’re after a more aged look, then then brass is the best option. Unlacquered brass is designed to age and patina over time, whereas a lacquered brass tap keeps its golden hue. You may prefer things a little shinier too, in which case a polished brass tap may be more suited to your home.

Sometimes, simplicity is key, so if you’re a fan of a subtle touch of style in the bathroom, then chrome bathroom taps are certainly a great option. Chrome fittings offer an elegant chrome finish that complements any bathroom aesthetic, and promise a long lifetime of reliable quality. Whether you want a quick pick me up, or the full works, hiring a residential interior designer can help transform your bathroom into a tranquil space with re-energising colour and luxurious materials.