A melting pot of textures, patterns, materials and knick-knacks makes for a vintage-inspired bathroom. Opt for round or hexagonal mirrors and don’t be afraid to have the contents of your cupboards on show – it all adds to the ornate look.
Expert advice: Install ambient lighting in the ceiling and incandescent bulbs around the mirror for make-up application. “This creates the perfect ambiance for a luxurious-looking bathroom,” says Sharon Lyndon, marketing manager of PlaceMakers and MICO.
Gone are the days of feature walls, instead feature floors are stepping into the limelight. Where busy walls can overcrowd smaller spaces, quirky tiled flooring not only maintains your bathroom’s size but also adds some character to the room. Geometric tiles with bright splashes of colour are trending right now; think jewel tones mixed with neutrals for a fun, yet glamorous effect.
Expert advice: Lyndon says being bold in your use of colour is the best way to engage with this tile trend. She favours geometric shapes to give any size bathroom an instantly luxurious edge.
Writer: Diana Clarke
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