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14 January 2022
Abi Hardiman



Whether you're an advocate of lengthy relaxation practices or a lover of short and snappy bathroom rituals, your experience shouldn't be hindered by the size of your bathroom. Bringing unparalleled comfort with their sense of familiarity, traditional bathrooms vary in style, shape and size for looks to suit every small bathroom remodel. From truly authentic schemes to blends of classic and contemporary, inspire your next transformation with our traditional bathroom suite wishlist...

1. Colours of the Year

Based on colour trends featured within Graham and Brown's colours of year and popular within Dulux's Greenhouse colours for 2022, this invigorating cloakroom design awakens the senses with a timeless blend of classic and contemporary. Refreshing wallpaper, colourful wainscotting and hints of nature work in perfect harmony to bring balance to this nature-inspired design. Beautifully on-trend and always timeless, what's not to admire about this modern traditional bathroom suite? 

Get the look: Unite classic and contemporary with an Edwardian cloakroom basin and back-to-wall toilet for a stunning design that saves on space. Contrast with accents of Chrome, including Claremont taps and traditional bathroom accessories for understated elegance and finish with an Edwardian single round light for a perfect ambience every time.

2. Inspire Bold Designs

In high demand for 2022, black accents continue to be recognised for their abilities to ground a scheme with a neutrality unlike any other colour. Combining traditional shapes with a glossy, contemporary finish, Jet ceramics add depth to any traditional bathroom suite with striking visuals to soothe the senses. Want to make a statement? Accentuate the lustrous finish of Jet ceramics with a light, neutral backdrop for a bold and captivating design.

Get the look: An extravagant duo, combine the Jet Edwardian cloakroom basin with a Chrome washstand for a decadent floor standing look that demands attention. Dreaming of a cohesive scheme? Tie the look together with a matching Jet close coupled toilet and Chrome brassware with Black accents for an unforgettable traditional bathroom suite. 

3. Capture Classic Contemporary

Calming, captivating and ever so contemporary, this impressive cloakroom design shows how traditional touches can effortlessly uplift any small bathroom remodel. While stylish subway tiles and contemporary floor patterns set the foundation for an on-trend scheme, elements of traditional design keep this modern traditional bathroom beautifully timeless. Adorned with accents of Gold for utmost sophistication, isn't this the perfect setting to reside? 

Get the look: Enhancing this minimalist scheme, the Edwardian basin and wall-hung toilet add elegant visuals to inspire comfort while helping to save on space. For ultimate decadence, introduce a washstand, basin taps and accessories in a luminous Gold finish for a traditional bathroom suite that celebrates harmony throughout.

4. Embrace Modern Elegance

A small bathroom remodel to be admired, could this traditional bathroom suite possibly fulfil any more demands? Featuring classic bathroom designs, a modern marble backdrop and striking black accents, this space has been exquisitely designed to give the illusion of a larger space. Flawless, functional and complete with ample storage space for the whole family, this modern classic bathroom is perfect for everyday escapism. 

Get the look: A seamless blend of modern traditional, Chalfont vanity units start at 550mm in size to integrate into any small bathroom remodel with ease. Match a Matt Black Chalfont vanity unit with Chrome brassware with black accents, like this Claremont basin mixer and Avon shower for depth through to the final intricate touches and pair with ornate wall lights for full immersion.

5. Reside in Beauty

Ever seen a more idyllic space to reside? Inspiring complete contentment with a deep, oceanic backdrop, this refined setting promises a family-friendly traditional bathroom suite for years to come. With all-important areas adorned with Gold for an expression of luxury, this classic bathroom effortlessly enhances sophistication down to the very last details. Complete with various pieces of contemporary art, this imaginative traditional bathroom suite truly covers all bases. 

Get the look: Maximise indulgence with the cohesive look of the Edwardian basin and Gold washstand alongside the low level toilet with Gold flush kit. Reiterate the theme of luxury with matching Gold basin and bath taps and accessories to welcome opulence to your small bathroom remodel.

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