Bathroom Accessories and Storage
In addition to completing the overall look of your bathroom,
accessories and storage solutions bring added functionality to the
bathing space and convenience to its users.
Towel rails, soap dispensers and robe hooks add the finishing
touches to a bathroom. For a cohesive look, choose a tap
manufacturer that offers a wide range of accessories. This will
ensure the surface finish of your taps and accessories are a
Within the bathroom environment, the location of accessories is
about balancing design preference with accessibility. Take time to
consider their positioning as fixing them requires drilling into
the bathroom tiles.
Towel rails should be placed within arm’s reach of the bath and/or
shower and robe hooks outside the shower door. Wall-mounted soap
dispensers and beaker holders will help keep the basin area clean
No bathroom is complete without a mirror. They let us watch
ourselves perform daily routines such as applying make up, shaving
and brushing our teeth and reflect light around the space.
Many designs incorporate either LED or halogen lighting – activated
by a soft on/off button for gradual illumination, while some
include a heat pad behind the glass to automatically demist the
Mirror-fronted cabinets now offer a variety of discreet storage
options – some are designed to be recessed into the wall, so that
it is virtually impossible to tell that there is a cabinet behind
Storage recesses in the shower area ensure gels and shampoos are
accessible without infringing on the space. Recessed shelving in
other areas, e.g. above a wall-hung WC, create a focal point in the
room and an additional opportunity to personalise your space.
Once limited to small vanity units, today’s bathroom furniture
comes in a plethora of design styles and offers a storage solution
for every situation. From bright glossy lacquer finishes to pale
woods, units range from small cubes to long stretches of cupboard
and drawer units.
Wall-hung styles will enhance a minimalist bathroom and provide a
place to hide away the essentials, leaving only the beautiful on
display. Many manufacturers also produced ranges designed
specifically for small bathrooms and cloakrooms, where space is