This pink and black en-suite master bathroom is one of two existing bathrooms that we renovated in the Alder Road Project. The project was a full property transformation, where we extended into the side return of a ground floor Victorian flat to create a larger living area, as well as an extra bedroom and half bath.
Read more about the Alder Road Project here:
The Befores & The Brief
The existing bathroom was in good working order, if a little dated. We wanted to give it a refresh in line with the new extension.
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The layout was already as efficient as it could be. The only little tweak we made was moving the toilet slightly to allow for installation of a new boxed in soil pipe for the neighbouring upstairs flat.
This en-suite bathroom adjoins the master bedroom, and is used solely by the client herself.
That meant we could embrace a feminine design scheme, but we still wanted it to have a bit of an industrial edge. To create a wow factor, we paired baby pink wall tiles with dramatic black fixtures and paint, and luxurious marble hex floor tiles.
Pink & Black Bathroom Reveal
Laying wall tiles vertically helps create the illusion of more height, and the glazed finish reflects light which helps balance the off-black walls. They also echo similar off-white wall tiles in the guest/family bathroom.
Because there is no built-in storage, and little option to add any without encroaching on the limited footprint, we opted for a narrow shelf unit that introduced warm wood tones and visually softened the space.
The concrete sink basin is a show-stopper. Cast concrete requires a little bit of upkeep but we felt it was worth it – it’s a beauty. Wall-mounted taps and a bracket for the soap bottle make the most of the small space.
The marble hex floor tiles have a stunning variation in colour and pattern. They add a sense of luxury, and as an added bonus, they do a good job of hiding dirt.
We wanted to echo the industrial elements we’d brought into the design scheme in the extension. We did this in subtle ways, through lighting and decorative elements.
A faux trailing plant adds organic texture.
This compact pink and black bathroom packs a punch, and creates a dramatic contrast with the adjoining master bedroom which is decorated in neutral whites. If bold bathrooms are your thing, wait to see the new botanical WC we created in this same project.
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