Sign up for newsletter Create an account Login

WANT IT | SEE IT | BUY IT CONTACTSTORIESPROFESSIONALSBEDROOMBATHROOMKITCHENHOME

How to Design a Bathroom That Stands the Test of Time

C.P. Hart’s Dan Cook shares his tips for combining style and function
   EKBB Magazine  |  written on: 07-11-2021 12:30pm

Dan Cook, principle showroom designer at C.P. Hart

• Think about your entrance and doorways, access to the actual bathroom as well as the construction of the wall – grab rails are only as good as the wall they are fixed on. Creating wet room bathrooms as opposed to shower areas is a good step and building in a floor waste can means complete barrier-free entry to use all the facilities without much further work being required.

Bathroom, scandinavian, marble flooring, chair, wooden, mirror, sink, basin, washbasin, natural, warm, bathtub

• Embrace the digital technology revolution – you might be surprised at the advantages it has to offer, not only for the everyday user but also when the bathroom is installed too.

• Mixing materials, furniture finishes and wall surfaces is a great way to add layers of detail. It also gives you the chance to change the look by simply changing one element rather that the whole bathroom each time.

The Mutevole collection from Karol is a modular range of basins, furniture, storage and mirrors that can be added to and updated as your needs change. With units from £1,500 at C.P. Hart, you can mix and match from a variety of timber and lacquer coloured combinations including blackboard and deep wood grain.

• The function side of things, when done correctly, will seem virtually invisible so you can have fun with design. Barrier-free bathrooms offer a shell to create the bathroom of your current and future dreams.

Credit: Hayley Gilbert (Words)
Published: As featured in EKBB Magazine, Issue 251, March 2017. Prices mentioned are at the time of publication

Read more:
Must-Haves: Future Proofing Bathrooms 
Must-Haves: High-Tech Bathroom Havens

Browse: Bathroom Inspirations



Related articles

Must-Haves: Bathroom Wall Cladding

Refresh your walls with tiles, paper or paint – and make your backdrop the star of the show

Profile: Bethan Gray

Her designs marry her passion for natural materials and craftsmanship with the latest technology

Bathroom Safety: How to Make Your Bathroom Slip-Proof

Here's how to make your bathroom an accident-free zone

   EKBB Magazine
The UK's No.1 kitchen, bathroom and bedroom magazine dedicated to real-life luxury homes and turning your design dreams into reality.

View this project