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On The Tiles: Neutral Bathroom Updates


by Kate Phelan
29th Jul 2016

Turn a bathroom into?a calming space with a neutral palette and a focus on uncomplicated functionality.

Graceful Grey
The Blau Tech porcelain stoneware tile range by Kronos is striking in its simplicity. With four colours and finishes (pictured here in Grijs), a sense of refinement permeates. From €45 per square metre at Versatile.

Blau Tech porcelain stoneware tile range by Kronos

Lime Light
Densely stratified with a romantic French feel, Rex’s La Roche Blanc ceramic tile merges classical elegance with a modern mood, while also nodding to the large-format tile trend. From €120.31 per square metre at TileStyle.

La Roche Blanc ceramic tile by Rex TileStyle

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Ban sink-side clutter by incorporating a sink with built-in storage and a foolproof organisational system. Dansani’s modular Luna furniture range includes a vanity unit with removable solid oak trays for drawers. €3,495 at Waterloo.

Dansani's modular Luna furniture range

Slow Burn
Offering gentle notes of bergamot, sage, cedar and vetiver, the San Francisco Roam candle by creative studio 42 Pressed blends a minimal taupe and copper foil design with an impressive 45-hour burn time.??35 at Sevenwood.

San Francisco Roam candle

Steam Train
A standalone column with both steam and shower options, the efficient Tylo tx202/w model can be built into any bathroom, quickly turning a once-standard shower area into a fully functioning steam room. €4,600 at Sauna Shop.

Tylo tx202:w model

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