Beautiful baths: the latest colours and finishes

The days of the clinical, white bathroom are over...

Two of the biggest bathroom trends – warm metallics and colour – continue with ever greater pace, and bath manufacturers have responded with a wave of beautiful finishes. Here are the latest to be released..


British bath maker, BC Designs, has launched a new Copper Boat Bath collection. Easily adaptable to both traditional and contemporary spaces, the Copper Boat Bath Collection taps into the trend for metallics.

Copper Boat bath, copper exterior, nickel inner, from £3,599, BC Designs.

Made from copper, which is an excellent heat conductor, it will maintain water temperature much longer than other materials – and if you fancy something other than a copper finish it is available in three other warm metallic finishes of Copper/Nickel, Nickel and Tin, prices from £3,599.

Copper Boat bath, nickel exterior, from £3,599, BC Designs.

hot hues

Known for its classic white Quarrycast freestanding baths and basins, Victoria + Albert Baths has just introduced a choice of 194 colourways. Warm to the touch, Quarrycast also retains heat for 60 minutes, ensuring you never step foot into a cool bath.

Amiata bath in RAL matt 5003, from £4,550, V+A Baths.

Rather than painting the exterior of the bath, the actual process of applying the paint to the brand’s material ensures a long-lasting, high-quality matt or gloss finish, from £2,175.

Ravello in RAL gloss 6005, from £4,005, V+A Baths.

shine on

Embracing the trend for all things metallic, Ashton & Bentley has created a range of metal-style finishes to its composite Correro™ baths. So you can bring the traditional style and sheen of brass, copper, nickel or platinum to your bathroom and enjoy the thermal benefits of this modern material whilst bathing.

Aegean bath in platinum finish, £2,995, Ashton Bentley.


Waters Baths of Ashbourne has brought out a beautiful new palette of earthy shades for its collection of modern baths and basins. Those wishing to inject warmth into their bathrooms can choose finishes in deep terracotta, soft clay, golden honey and rustic neutrals.

Back-to-wall bath in Red Earth, Farrow & Ball, £1,595 + £295 for painted finish, Waters Baths of Ashbourne.

See all the 2019 bathroom trends here.

Find ideas for bathroom flooring here.

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