Choosing the right fixtures and taps for a bathroom is serious work. The fixtures and taps need to fit the style, size and budget allowed for the bathroom installation. If you need to save money, choosing cheaper taps and fixtures is the easiest way to go.
If money is no problem and you’re looking to break away from current bathroom trends or the simple white fixture and chrome tapware look, you’ll get some inspiration from this post.
Coloured fixtures and tapware are slowly finding their place in the bathroom. I’ll be honest and say I’m not a huge fan as I love a simple and fresh colour scheme. I prefer to add colour with accessories and linen. But if you want to be a bit daring in your design and are looking to add some wow to your bathroom, why not consider these bold coloured fixtures and taps, which are available in Australia?
I first saw this orange toilet on Interiors Addict and I don’t mind it, but it’s not something I would consider in a bathroom for myself. The Taormina Wall Mount Pan by Bocchi is bright and very different. It’s a sleek design and costs around $1399. I think it could look great in a monochromatic bathroom or plain white bathroom.
Bocchi like to push the boundaries in their fixture design. They also make unique vessel basins in a range of colours including this Gloss Sapphire. It’s an easy clean basin and the geometry makes it a graceful vessel to install. I quite like how the basins have been paired with chrome wall spout tapware in the picture below.
If coloured fixtures aren’t your cup of tea, why not a install a block colour mixer? I have mentioned on the blog before that these types of taps fade and age miserably. They look great when installed, but the soap and watermarks can change the colour of the powder coating or enamel – depending on how the tap is coated. But if you’re keen for the wow factor, this red mixer from Astra Walker would definitely turn heads in your bathroom.
For a subtle hint of colour, Caroma has introduced a new range of coloured panels for their Invisi Series II Dual Flush buttons. The plates come in a range of colours including Feisty, Cheeky Red, Spirited Yellow, Bold Blue and Fresh Green. I love the colours and think they’d add a bit of fun to any bathroom. The panels also come in a range of metallic shades too.
To see how coloured fixtures or tapware can look in a bathroom, here are some ideas from Houzz.
Would you have coloured fixtures or taps in your bathroom? Do you think it’s a trend that we’ll see more of? Have you removed coloured fixtures?
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