Black is a daring and classic choice which is most likely why black bathroom accessories are currently in trend. If you're worried your bathroom will end up looking like something Batman or Darth Vader would shower in, the secret is to not go too overboard and to keep the details small but effective.
Over the last couple of decades the bathroom industry has seen a steady stream of innovation and new technology. Wow-factor items such as tiled wetroom floors, bathroom televisions, mirrors with integrated speakers, easy-clean glass coating, soft-close seats, frameless showers, water-saving cisterns, concealed cisterns and a slew of other advancements are nowadays not only possible but affordable too.
From vintage junk shop chic to elegant Edwardian styling, you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to designing a period bathroom. Creating that perfect look can require a lot of patience and may not happen all at once. The key to designing and maintaining the look is to let it happen over time – co-ordinating pieces and accessories with that perfect period feel are often difficult to find.
So you're not keen on the whole minimalistic trend? Stark, bare walls and angular sanitary ware isn't a look that everyone enjoys, and for that let's be thankful as individualism is the key to creating a bathroom that you'll love for years to come.
None of us can resist the luxury of stepping out of a warm bath or shower and wrapping ourselves in a soft fluffy towel, after all hopping out into the cold can dampen the relaxing experience we look forward to at the end of a long day.
The art of mosaic has been around for as long as time can remember. The earliest known examples of mosaic art were found in Mesopotamia and were dated to the 3rd millennium BC, making it one of the longest standing forms of artistic expression and design. As an art form, mosaic consists of arranging small pieces of coloured stone, glass or other materials into images, shapes, patterns and designs.
Introducing the next generation of showering to hit the UK, a digital wireless control system which could eliminate the need for bathroom taps in the future. This exciting digital range provides the ultimate bathing and shower experience thanks to superior technological advances bought to you by innovative bathroom brand leader, Crosswater.
Love it or hate it, open-plan bedrooms-bathrooms have become an architectural trend. Often found at loft level, open plan bedroom-bathrooms are plunging into new depths, sinking into lower levels of the modern home.
Technology and gadgets have evolved and improved so they can be utilised effectively in every area of the home, with the bathroom being no exception. There is nothing quite like a relaxing bath after a hard day’s work or a revitalising morning shower to start the day, and now our bath / shower times can be even more enjoyable with the help of some therapeutic bathroom gadgets.
It is a well known fact that different colours can affect our mood, which can be reflected subconsciously in the colours which we choose to decorate our homes. Your bathroom need not be a room starved of colour, especially not with the introduction of the new Vado Vogue electric shower collection available exclusively at Drench.
Kelly Hoppen MBE is a British interior designer, author and proprietor of Kelly Hoppen Interiors offers an extensive range of designer household interiors and homeware items. To expand the Kelly Hoppen collection, Kelly has recently teamed up with Crosswater, a renowned and innovative bathroom brassware company to create the new KH ZERO bathroom taps range.