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This bathroom had to offer comprehensive functionality for family while at the same time creating a dramatic look for occasional guests

Designed by Lucy McBride, Yellowfox

From the designer:

This lower bathroom was a result of a collaboration of ideas between the owner & designer. 

Moody, sophisticated & simple are some ways to describe this bathroom. 

The bathroom was to be a practical space and required a bath, shower, vanity & toilet. 

The bathroom would be used by house guests as well as the homeowner’s daughters. 

For the owner, this meant the space needed to be dramatic, as well as practical.


The palette plays with textured tiles by Tile Warehouse. 

One wall has a feature herringbone wall juxtaposed to a classic grey 300x600mm tile. 

We wanted to play with two different tap finishes – Black & brushed Warm Sunset. 

The Warm Sunset was chosen to tie in with the feature Tom Dixon wall pendant. 

The custom made vanity cabinetry in Bestwood & the 12mm top in Dekton. 

This is a testament to the owner’s experience with building & the effective relationship between builder, designer and homeowner.

Credit list

Benchtop
Dekton Siruis, 12mm, from Cosentino
Taps
Essence Wall Mounted Basin Mixer in brushed Warm Sunset – bath; Essence Wall Mounted Basin Mixer in brushed Warm Sunset – basin, both from Robertson
Shower stall
Atlantis Shanghai, 1200x1000mm, from Atlantis
Toilet
Linfa, from Robertson
Flooring
Rosewood White, 300x600mm, horizontally offset 33%, from Tile Warehouse
Lighting
Magic Lighting LED warm white, from Hettich; Tom Dixon Melt Mini LED Surface Light, Gold, from ECC
Vanity cabinetry
Bestwood Prime Melamine Blackened Teak, Timberland finish, from NZ Panels
Basin
Rangoon Porcelain Vessel, in Dark Grey, from Robertson
Bath
Otto, acrylic, back to wall, from Robertson
Shower fittings
Elementi Splash Slide Showerhead and Elementi Uno Shower Mixer in Black, both from Robertson
Accessories
Flat mirror on 20mm MDF plinth, painted in Resene Black, from Image Glass
Wallcoverings
Shower walls & recess – Rosewood White, 300x600mm, Horizontally offset 33%, from Tile Warehouse; feature tile wall & bath tile recess – Herringbone Black Mosaic Matt, 274x318mm, from Tile Warehouse
Awards
Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) Bathrooms – Highly Commended

Designed by: Lucy McBride, Yellowfox

Story by: Trendsideas

Photography by: Stephanie Creagh

22 Jan, 2023

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