Matte black taps first appeared in Australian bathrooms some years ago, but as the trend developed, it’s proven to be a style that’s here to stay.
From beachside boho, to industrial chic black taps and accessories, matte black fixtures and fittings can work in almost any space. With the extensive range of styles available, it’s a great option for adding character and depth to your next reno. Here are five real Aussie projects that do it best.
This sophisticated ensuite in Plenty, VIC, embraces tactile finishes and dark features to create the feel of utmost luxury. Large stone tiles and a timber vanity bring a natural feel to the space which aids in promoting relaxation. As a feature in its own right, the Mizu Bliss Wall Basin Mixer makes a bold statement with a rounded design to soften the look.
The elegant Mizu Drift Twin Rail Shower is a feature against the frameless shower screen. Combining tactile surfaces with black taps is an ideal way to add elegance to any space.
Beachside boho meets modern luxe at The Parakeet Cottage in Noosa. White dominates the space to achieve a minimalist feel in white walls, white tiles and a white bath. What makes the bathroom so striking is the elements of contrast.
Matte black has been carefully selected to add dramatic impact in this bathroom. The curves of the Mizu Soothe Taps along with the smooth edges of the freestanding bath soften the space. Subway tiles on the wall pair beautifully with the charming geometric floor tiles, while the repurposed timber vanity exaggerates the more relaxed beachside feel.
This gorgeous Regentville ensuite is the perfect example of how a monochrome colour palette can make an impact. The drama starts from the ground up with jaw dropping geometric floor tiles. The sleek Kado Lux Petite Freestanding Bath is stand-out statement piece.
The Black Milli Glance Wall Basin Mixers have been used to pull the monochromatic look together. Against the stark white walls, the mixers balance the striking dark palette beautifully. The choice of angular taps ties in beautifully with the sharp, dramatic shape of the tiles. Black taps don’t always have to be the feature, and in this instance, they’ve been used to create harmony within the bathroom.
This stunning main bathroom in Beaumaris, VIC
encapsulates all things modern. The stone floor and finger tiles are reflective of an industrial space, and elements like the marble bench top and curved Milli Pure taps add a delicate touch.
Elements like the Omvivo Villa Stone Freestanding Bath contribute to the overall industrial feel, while the matte black taps add warmth and elegance. The floor to ceiling window showcases the stunning greenery outside softening the overall look.
If you have an industrial style bathroom, black fittings are the perfect way comtemporise the design.
This main bathroom in Horsham, VIC, may be petite in size, but it certainly doesn’t lack in character. With a considered design, the space brings maximum functionality, with a wall hung vanity and combined wet area opening up the space.
The Mizu Stream black taps are not only a striking design choice, but are also easy to clean. Fingerprints and water marks do not show, making the taps a great choice for this no fuss main bathroom.