How To Use On-Trend Brass In Your Bathroom

Brass is one of the biggest home design material trend to re-emerge in recent years. Brass has been steadily popping up everywhere, from modern kitchens to on-trend bathrooms.

Brass adds instant warmth to a minimal scheme, offersthe perfect contrast for concrete bathrooms and gives an elegant edge to classicmarble bathrooms; brass works in almost any bathroom scheme.

The key is to keep it simple:brass bathroom taps, brass door pulls or handles and brass bathroom wall lightswill go a long way and add plenty of the warm metallic without being 'bling' or overbearing. Addsome brass accents, bathroom accessories or an oversizedbrass wall mirror to take the look one step further.

Check out these gorgeous brass bathroom details for inspiration.

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Light Up

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Light Up

This attic-space bathroom is pretty decadent thanks to popping brassware in the form of a cool towel radiator and seahorse cupboard handles. And, of course, the brass Sputnik light is statement-making talking-point piece. Get the look: The Napoli bath is by Victoria + Albert. The brassware is from Waterworks. The Danish chair was bought from Organic Modernism in Brooklyn. Check out the Midcentury Modern show at Dulwich College for similar. For a Sputnik light fitting like this one, try The Old Cinema.

Frame Work

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Frame Work

Brass is cleverly unified in the framing, taps, grates and plugs in this otherwise soft and calming bathroom. Get the look: The bath, shower fittings and brassware are all from Edwins Bathrooms.

Modern Rustic

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Modern Rustic

The chrome mirror and brass tap and wire basket in this bathroom prove mixing metals creates a charming finish against rustic woods. Get the look: The slate floor tiles are from Danish firm Ölands Stenmontage. This is Dornbracht brassware. The vanity unit was made in Dinesen HeartOak.

Tap Out

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Tap Out

This neutral bathroom gets a luxe touch with a statement, oversized brass tap as a focal point. Get the look: The bath and tap are from CP Hart.

Mirror, Mirror

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Mirror, Mirror

Adding brass accessories, like oversized mirrors and ornate chandeliers, creates an elegant, luxe look. Get the look: The reconditioned cast-iron bath is from Eliot Marsden. The chandelier is a flea-market find. Try thefrenchhouse. co.uk for similar. For large, glazed display cabinets such as this one, head to Retrouvius. For a similar gilt side table, try The French Bedroom Company.

Small touches

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Small touches

A burst of colour in this bathroom is complemented with beautiful brass taps, both of which pop against a white background. Get the look: The chartreuse-coloured glass is bespoke from TD Glass. The shower tray is bespoke Corian from CP Hart.

Industrial Vibes

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Industrial Vibes

Even the small amount brass on these industrial pendant lights adds a certain warmth to this monochrome bathroom. Get the look: The metro brick tiles are from Material Plans. For a similar bath, try CP Hart. The bath towel by Khadi and Co is available at The Conran Shop and Aesop’s hand wash is from Twentytwentyone.

Same Palette

Same Palette

This stylish bathroom scheme is tied together by the brass details and the tiles that although different are all part of the same colour palette. Get the look: This is the Elise bath from MTI. The floor and bath splashback are made in Calcutta Turquoise marble from ABC Stone. The floor tiles are Bianco Dolomiti from Stone Source and the terracotta wall tiles are Zellige in Weathered White by Clé Tile. The shower enclosure is Ridgefield Glass and the brass taps and shower fixtures are by Watermark Designs.

Same Palette

Same Palette

This stylish bathroom scheme is tied together by the brass details and the tiles that although different are all part of the same colour palette. Get the look: This is the Elise bath from MTI. The floor and bath splashback are made in Calcutta Turquoise marble from ABC Stone. The floor tiles are Bianco Dolomiti from Stone Source and the terracotta wall tiles are Zellige in Weathered White by Clé Tile. The shower enclosure is Ridgefield Glass and the brass taps and shower fixtures are by Watermark Designs.

Soothing

Soothing

The minimalist mood in here brings a welcome note of calm. All soothing lines and textures, while the veins of the marble are almost hypnotising. It’s the perfect backdrop for the signed Hockney Swimming Pool lithograph. Get the look: The bath and basin unit are made in Arabescato Paonazzo marble. The custom-made brass stand was designed by Peter Mikic. This brass wall light is by Collier Webb. The taps are by Lefroy Brooks. The towel rails are by Bard & Brazier.

Metro Tiles

Metro Tiles

Floor to ceiling tiles emphasise the height of this room, while the monochrome colour scheme gives a sense of serenity. Get the look: The wall tiles are from Waterworks, the roll top bath is from Sunrise Speciality and the tap is from Waterworks. The sink unit was custom-made, the basin is by Kohler and the Henry tap is by Waterworks.

Barn Style

Barn Style

Both practical and decorative, the sliding doors here take their cue from traditional barn doors. The walls are finished in polished tadelakt to contrast with the dark blue freestanding bath. Glossy plaster walls in the bathrooms chime with oak doors; taps, in bronze or brass, add an industrial glimmer. Get the look: The taps are by Brooklyn-based The Watermark Collection.

Touch of Zing

Touch of Zing

Polished brassware adds a bit of zing to the unpolished concrete feature wall. Get the look: The bateau bath is from Victoriaplumbing.co.uk. The brassware is by Studio Ore. The cast-concrete basin is by White Wolf. The honed Carrara floor tiles are from Mandarin Stone. The towel rail is from Plank & Pipe.

Crittall Style

Crittall Style

A luxe luxe, spacious bathroom is separated by a glazed steel divide. Metal-framed glazing provides a fun contrast to the Majolica tiles. Get the look: The steel and glass wall is by Space Exploration Design. Try Mosaic del Sur for similar floor tiles. The cabinets are bespoke. The taps and shower are by Barber Wilsons & Co. The bath is vintage – try The Albion Bath Company for a similar style.

Warm Touch

Warm Touch

The brass taps, shower head and spotlights add warmth to a modern and minimal scheme. Built-in shelves in the shower offer practical storage. Get the look: The wall-mounted mixer tap is by Studio Ore at Bert & May. The concrete basin is also a Bert & May design.

Masculine

Masculine

The floor tiles, marble, dark wood and brass work wonders together to create a masculine but bright space. Get the look: The floor tiles are from Made a Mano. For a similar bath, try The Cast Iron Bath Company. This is a Vola bath filler.