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The Allure of a Dark Bathroom Design

It is common for light and bright interiors to often dominate design trends, so the idea of a dark bathroom may seem unconventional. However, dark bathrooms have a unique charm and sophistication that can transform a mundane space into a luxurious retreat.

Dark grey bathroom design featuring double basin vanity unit and large walk in shower design.

Dark bathrooms exude a sense of sophistication and elegance that is hard to achieve with lighter colour schemes. Rich hues like deep navy, charcoal, and black create an atmosphere of opulence and refinement. These colours can make your bathroom feel like a high-end spa or a chic boutique hotel, adding a touch of glamour to your daily routine. Take a look at our tips below for achieving the perfect balance of dark and sophistication.

Adamsez black freestanding bath with black floorstanding bath filler tap.

Balance with Light

Incorporate ample lighting to balance the darkness. Consider a mix of ambient, task, and accent lighting to ensure the space is well-lit. Strategically placed mirrors can also reflect light and make the room feel more spacious.

Dark blue bathroom design featuring a wall hung vanity unit and circle led mirror.

Use Contrasting Elements

Break up the darkness with contrasting elements such as light-coloured countertops, fixtures, and accessories. Metallic accents like brushed brass or chrome can add a touch of brightness and elegance.

Bathroom double sink vanity unit with sit on basins and chrome taps.

Consider the Size

Dark colours can make a space feel smaller, so if your bathroom is on the smaller side, use dark colours selectively. For example, you can tile one accent wall dark while keeping the others light to bounce the light around the room.

Bathroom with grey tiled wall and large walk in shower.

With the right design choices, a dark bathroom can become your favourite room in the house, offering a perfect blend of style, comfort, and practicality. So, don't be afraid to take the plunge into the dark side – you might just find it to be the most enchanting transformation your home has ever seen.

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