For many people, that means sticking to the usual colour suspects; white, cream and grey. However, a trend that was once popular in the ‘70s has swung back around and we’re now seeing it in contemporary bathroom renovations everywhere.
The pastel-hued basin is making a comeback. From candy-floss shades of pink and purple to delicate greens and barely-there blues, the coloured bathroom basin is a style statement many homeowners are now making.
While all-white interiors have dominated the decorating scene for some time now, 2019 has marked the return of bold colour and saturated jewel tones in homes. As a result, once-white domains, such as bathrooms and kitchens, are now enjoying something of a colour renaissance.
However, the key to getting this trend right is all about selecting cutting edge shapes in contemporary colours, and installing them into a bathroom that complements a coloured basin, rather than being dominated by it.
Keep it simple
A white and pink bathroom accented with gold tapware and timber is the perfect fit for a coloured basin. The white and timber combo is classic, while the pink and gold keep it contemporary and make the coloured basin feel like a natural addition.
Stick to a shape
For a cohesive bathroom design, pair a coloured, rectangular basin with a rectangular mirror and carry the shape throughout the space with rectangular tiles. The matching timber cabinetry and mirror frame make the overall look feel totally effortless.
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Don’t be afraid of dark colours
Not all bathrooms need to be light and bright, play with texture instead. This bathroom combines a raw timber benchtop with earthy colours, textured paint and raised grey ceramic basins to great effect. The overall look feels innovative yet timeless.
Choose a focal point
The coloured basin is the perfect opportunity to create a focal point in your bathroom. This all-grey room feels significantly less boring thanks to the unexpected pop of blue.
You aren’t limited to one colour
Lucky enough to have a bathroom that fits two occupants easily? Why not be bold and have two coloured basins instead of one?
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