Bathroom News

Basin instinct

This perfectly proportioned white Elementi Slim II vanity takes pride of place in a vibrant bathroom alive with printed tiles and blue walls, giving the room a white-on anchor point. $1,139, from Robertson Bathware.


Look no further

How about a Morocccan-look bathroom?

Add a touch of Marrakech to bath-time as encaustic-finish floors find their way onto this season’s hot list. Pair lively prints with bold paint colours as seen in Freedom Furniture’s Killian Throw, $54.95, against Resene’s Kashmir Blue. Introduce an earthy element such as these Weave wide baskets, $72, from Father Rabbit and you’ll practically be able to smell the souk from the shower.

Rain relief

Transform your mornings with this luxury rain shower head from Elite Bathroomware, $299. The bronze finish and old-school styling gives a rustic vibe to your bathing ritual.


Get pumping   

Dress up your vanity with these smart soap dispensers to add an instant hit of hotel chic. From left: H&M Soap Dispenser, $15, and Burlington Single Soap Dispenser, $240, from Bath Co.



Check out the softness of bamboo with Baksana Towels, $55. Made from 60 per cent cotton and 40 per cent bamboo, the blend is gentle on sensitive skin and more absorbent than cotton alone.

Make a splash  

This Vogue Freestanding Bath by VCBC, would be a star attraction in any bathroom. The oval-shaped beauty is a real head-turner. $2,810, from Bath Co.



Tiles are a surefire way to update your bathroom. From top: Giovanni Metallic Porcelain tiles, $69.90 per sqm from McKenzie & Willis; Cementina Posa, $174.90 per sqm; Bohemian blue, $193.50 per sqm; both from Dakota Tiles.


Bay House of the Year revealed - 5 Aug 2016

A Mount Maunganui home and a Tauranga renovation have taken top honours at this year's regional House of the Year awards.


Waikato region’s top home builds announced

A Pauanui home and a Hamilton renovation have won this year’s Supreme Awards in the Waikato Registered Master Builders 2018 House of the Year competition.