Black and white bathroom designs

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A black and white bathroom is a contemporary and classic style choice, but it is easy to stamp your own personality onto and make it something completely new and different.

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Black and white are perfect together – black absorbs, while white reflects – which is why this combination is such a great choice for creating a real impact in your bathroom. Black and white also works well in a functional space, like a bathroom, where bold angles and clean lines tend to dominate.

A monochrome bathroom is easy to achieve, and can give the room a luxury bathroom feel – just start with classic fixtures in bright white and choose striking black wallpaper, bathroom tiles or cabinets to make your room design stand out. Black and white is such a stark contrast, there is no need to try and make a statement in any other way.

And of course, a black and white bathroom doesn’t have to be traditional. Have fun with your colour scheme and add unusual features, such as a feature wall, a mural or mosaic tiling.

A timeless choice, a black and white bathroom can be adapted to suit any taste. Keep your look clean and modern, with a hotel theme. Add bold, block colour to the walls, choose a free-standing bath and even add in a media system for a really luxurious feeling.

Or, opt for a Moroccan theme to soften a stark black and white background. Add patterned wallpaper and vintage, shabby chic black furniture for a whimsical take on classic black and white.

Whatever style you choose, black and white is such a striking theme, you are sure to make an impact with this classic design. Just remember: A little goes a long way. Try adding grey to your colour scheme to soften a stark bathroom, or choose monochrome soft furnishings to give just a nod to this theme.

If you like the idea of a black and white bathroom but fancy something a little different, don’t miss our vintage bathroom design ideas.

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