I LOVE nothing more than a good bath and bathroom. We wanted our bathrooms to be simple, earthy, easy to maintain, calming spaces. For our ensuite, I wanted a floor to ceiling window where I could stare at the view while enjoying a nice hot bath with a glass of bubbles in hand - just WAIT until you see it.
Felicity from Studio Esteta describes the vision for our bathroom perfectly "We feel that bathroom spaces can provide the opportunity for the interjection of vibrancy and individuality. Whilst we like to maintain a connection between these spaces, should there be multiple within the one home, we feel these areas can all have their own identity and directly relate to the users of the space, whether it be a master ensuite or a kids bathroom. Our approach to the bathroom spaces within this home was to provide them all with their own personality, utilising different colour and material palettes, that, when viewed together, all provided a contrast, however that material contrast between the three spaces still worked in harmony with each other."
The colour palette for our ensuite and main bathroom (which will be the boys) varies slightly but will feature the same Astra Walker tapware and textures to create consistency.
These are the images I keep coming back to which have heavily influenced the final look. If you're after some more killer bathroom inspo - you can find it all here on our Pinterest boards.
The most important thing about designing a bathroom is to make it timeless, but this is our forever home so we needed to give it some personality! We wanted them to be earthy, simple and relaxing - but also easy to clean!!! We used Tadelakt (a polished plaster) and clever curves to give the bathroom a Moroccan feel (and to eliminate the need to clean any pesky glass!) Planning is key - we were able to make decisions early, like storage and hiding the toilet cistern into the wall, so they were easily factored into the design.
We have three bathrooms in our home; our ensuite, a guest bathroom and our kids' bathroom. It's important to use the same tapware and hardware throughout to create flow and consistency. Astra Walker makes a beautiful eco brassware that's designed to patina over time. We found the most beautiful marble counter tops that compliment each other whilst still giving each room a distinct look and feel. To keep the spaces functional, we've put a lot of thought into storage. Everything has a place, and there are plenty of drawers.
Rockcote Marrakesh Lime Plaster - Beige, Walls Handcrafted / Kado Lux Bath, Reece / Travertine Rustica Mix Floor Tiles - French Pattern, Amber Tiles / Cabinetry and Mirror, Zylem / Mini Glo Ball Wall Lights, Euro Luce / Marble Bench Top, Euro Marble / Eco Brass Tapware - Icon, Astra Walker / Double Glazed Windows and Doors with Dark Bronze Flat Aluminium, Taberners / Doors, Designer Doorware
Rockcote Marrakesh Lime Plaster - White, Walls Handcrafted / Chi Bath, Apaiser / Travertine Tuscany Mix Floor Tiles - French Pattern, Amber Tiles / Cabinetry and Mirror, Zylem / Flute Wall Light - Speckled White, Anchor Ceramics / Marble Bench Top, Euro Marble / Eco Brass Tapware - Icon, Astra Walker / Skylight, VLUX / Roller Blinds - QMotion Technology, Luxaflex / Double Glazed Windows and Doors with Dark Bronze Flat Aluminium, Taberners
Rockcote Marrakesh Lime Plaster - Green, Walls Handcrafted / Travertine Tuscany Mix Floor Tiles - French Pattern, Amber Tiles / Cabinetry and Mirror, Zylem / Plain 50 Tile - Artedomous J13, INAX / Flute Wall Light - Charcoal, Anchor Ceramics / Marble Bench Top, Euro Marble / Eco Brass Tapware - Icon, Astra Walker / Doors, Designer Doorware
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