the Art Deco period is responsible for some of the most instantly recognisable and enduring patterns ever produced. think mathematical geometrics and New York/chrysler Building elegance to fish-scale, swirling and fan-shape mosaics. It is also synonymous with glamour, which is perhaps why Art Deco influences grace many a smart powder room in hotels worldwide. ‘the curved geometric shapes, monochrome palettes and luxurious finishes of
Art Deco-style designs are ideally suited to contemporary bathrooms,’ says Laura james of Fired earth.
‘With their characteristic metallic accents, they have a pared-back yet glamorous feel and they won’t date, so they’re a fantastic investment.’
Project details Marbled gold detailing strikes the perfect high-luxe Deco tone. This is Fired Earth’s High Society Glass in Gatsby, £1,473.35 per sq m. The Whitechapel countertop and basin, £800; and Novak mirror with brass frame, £500, are also from Fired Earth.
Project details Directional zigzags lend a smartly tailored backdrop to beautiful brass hardware. Shown here are Aqualinea Chevron Mosaic tiles, £2,517 per sq m; RW Atlas Metal Rectangular wall mounted stationary mirrors, £2,267 each; RW Atlas double arm sconces, £980 each; Henry three-hole deck mounted taps, £1,141 each; Henry Gooseneck wall mounted shower rose, £1,733; and Henry Handshower on bar, £1,631, all in unlacquered brass, Waterworks.