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Must-Haves: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Choose a striking mirror to introduce a focal point to a master bathroom or en suite
   EKBB Magazine  |  written on: 07-07-2022 07:00am

Mirrors are no more just mirrors in the bathroom. Apart from dressing up your walls, they now have heating/ de-misting functions, integral lights, touch controls and Bluetooth connectivity.

Designed by Soren Rose Studio, the Enter mirror is a simple, circular hanging design in powder coated metal, mirror glass and harness leather. Priced at £135

The Enter mirror, Credit: Ferm Living

This black finish mirror with Victorian bevelled glass stands out against the white metro tiled wall, perfectly incorporating classic elements into a contemporary look. Priced at £450

Credit: Bc Designs

The Piano range includes a full-height oval mirror. Priced £1,760. Here, it is shown with the Negro Brillo unit. Priced at £4,334

The Piano range and the Negro Brillo unit, Credit: Porcelanosa

The Tender collection by Mastella includes a mirror with integral light. Priced at £728

Credit: Mastella, Alternative Bathrooms

Striking and unusual are the Solo mirrors with integrated LED light panels, which can be placed at any angle. Priced at £405

Solo mirrors and Zaro collection by Dansani, Credit: Ripples

The Derwent vanity mirror is part of the Martin Brudnizki for Drummonds collection. It has a classic bevel and is shown in a nickel finish, although it’s also available in antiqued brass, bronze or chrome. Priced at £1,302

Derwent vanity mirror, Credit: Drummonds

The hexagon is on trend at the moment. Hex hanging mirrors are reminiscent of those over the fireplace in the parlour, and sometimes still a lucky auction find. These ones with gold frames are priced between £25 to £35

Credit: Oliver Bonas

The L-Cube mirror from Duravit has LED lighting on four sides, with a dimming and sensor switch. It’s in a white matt powder finish with an aluminium profile. Priced at £636

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L-Cube mirror, Credit: Duravit 

The Revive 1.0 Bluetooth mirror has integrated speakers, a back-lit sandblasted design, infrared sensor, on/off switch, a de-mist function and also uses white low energy LEDs. Priced at £390

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Revive Bluetooth LED mirror, Credit: Bauhaus

Top tips for bathroom mirrors…

- Ideally a bathroom vanity mirror should be positioned so that you can have a well-lit reflection, with lighting that works for make-up and general beautifying, but doesn’t overpower the room.

- Allow for separate switches and circuits for general and overhead lighting, mood lighting and task lighting

- Reflecting light around the room, a mirror will make the space feel lighter and bigger, which is a big advantage for smaller bathrooms

Credit: Linda Parker (Words)
Published: As featured in EKBB Magazine, Issue 237, January 2016. Prices mentioned are at the time of publication

Also read:
Must-Haves: Pendant Lights for the Kitchen and Dining

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