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Creating a Classically Styled Bathroom with a Contemporary Twist

When it comes to the decor of your bathroom you might feel that opting for something more traditional means that you will be restricted to designs of days gone by, without that chic vibe contemporary products can offer. Fortunately, this could not be further from the truth with period styling being at the forefront of bathroom innovation.

Pulling these conflicting styles together may sound like a challenge but as you will see from the image above there are many options available that offer a meld of both styles. Let’s run through an example of how we would look to design a bathroom with a traditional feel but still have that modern edge. Hopefully, this will give you some inspiration in what could be possible in your own home.

The bath is often a centrepiece in your bathroom and can make or break your space. Keeping this in mind you will appreciate the subtle curves of the Bateau double-ended freestanding bath from Burlington. It measures 1640mm in length making it ideal for medium to large bathrooms. The exterior can also be painted any colour you wish using acrylic paints or primers. This will allow you to blend your new bath in with the rest of your bathroom or make a bold statement with a dash of colour.

With the curved surface and minimalist worktop, you’d be forgiven for assuming that this curved vanity unit from Burlington was an example of contemporary design. In fact, it is also traditional boasting fine details on the doors, panelling on the sides, and small chrome handles to suit. Paired with this Carrara white Minerva worktop this vanity unit will be an eye-catching addition to your bathroom. This worktop is complete with an integrated basin keeping that basic yet premium impression going strong.

If you don’t have the space available for a large vanity unit in your bathroom, you might want to consider a basin paired with a washstand. This combination can still be stylish whilst offering the convenience of being able to hang a towel to dry. This contemporary basin complete with washstand from Burlington pictured above is the ideal solution for your home.

Brighten up your bathroom with this LED illuminated mirror from Burlington. This mirror combines classic styling with the latest in bathroom innovation. All lit up it can give off a very cutting-edge, premium impression to anyone who visits your home while still not looking out of place in a classically styled bathroom.

The toilet is often not given that much thought when putting together a new bathroom. It can, however, make a big difference to the feel of your bathroom. Wall-hung or back to wall toilets can add to a minimalist feel in your bathroom with the cistern being concealed behind the wall. If you are looking for a toilet that can bring a bit more style to your bathroom we would recommend taking a look at this back to wall pan from Burlington.

The Burlington Trafalgar brings traditionally styled radiator together with a clean chrome finished towel rail. It will make an interesting addition to your bathroom and complement a variety of styles with ease. At the same time, this product will double as a towel warmer and provide enough heat output to make a difference to the heat in your bathroom.

Convenient storage in a bathroom is worth its weight in gold. Having sufficient storage need not only be functional it can also be stylish. Burlington has a wide range of wall-hung furniture that can be used to suit. It is available in 4 finishes making it far easier to find something that will suit the rest of your bathroom. You will be able to build a bespoke configuration to suit your home. Check out the wide range of options available from Burlington here.