In this trend report on bathroom design, award-winning Australian industrial designer Luke Di Michiel discusses the increasing integration of timber elements within the bathroom environment. Various products not traditionally associated with bathroom design are being included in the materials palette today. This development is part of a larger global trend where bathrooms are perceived as something more than utilitarian areas of the house – they are becoming extensions of our living space.

Timber in bathrooms

Modern interior design trends reveal the use of natural materials such as marble and timber in combination with brass and gunmetal finishes to create a consistent experience throughout the home. Both materials and colours are used to visually connect different spaces in the home, including the bathrooms, which are increasingly being transformed into a personal sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Caroma’s timber-inspired bathroom collections

The versatility of natural timber, which can be experienced through its huge variety of species, finishes and applications, makes it an important element in the creation of the ultimate bathroom sanctuary.  

Created with sustainability in mind, the bathroom collections from Caroma feature locally grown and sustainably sourced timber, truly celebrating Australia’s natural environment.

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