Why Consider Neutral Colours for Your Bathroom
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Published by TOP4 Team
Deciding what colours your bathroom will be is a fairly big thing. You’re spending money, time, energy (not to mention the inconvenience of a bathroom that looks like a building site for a while) to create this perfect space where you can luxuriate, recharge, and inhabit daily for your necessary ablutions.
So, have you investigated palettes, consulted the colour wheel, and thought of all the colours you like and make you feel relaxed?
Unless you have a definite, perfectly-formed idea for your bathroom involving colour, then look instead at neutral colours. These colours don’t date quickly so your investment will still look good in 10 years’ time — important. They are on-trend, calming and relaxing, plus they provide the perfect canvas to which you can add style and other colours through the use of your other bathroom element choices and accessories.
Clean, simple colours like white and chrome are all the rage nowadays, as the elegance and simplicity create a haven that you can add colour onto with towel and accessory colours — and you can keep changing towels and accessories with your mood or the season.
As you keep the continuity of neutral colour/tone on both the floor and walls (can be different tones or shades but similar), it will make your bathroom look enlarged simply because neutral colours recede.
Chrome or black taps are the latest trends, but we also see coloured taps making a comeback in some homes and copper tapware becoming a stylish industrial look in some restaurants and hotels. One bit of advice is to be consistent with your use of colours for the metals in your bathroom, matching the taps to the accessories and even the door handles.
A tip on using colour: choose a single highlight colour and use it sparingly, rather than a full-on colour choice. In that way, you can add colour to your neutral background without it being overpowering — or regrettable.
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