Whether you are looking to buy a new bathroom or scouting around for inspirational ideas on how to refresh your existing one, a visit to a bathroom designer will open the door to a world of possibilities.
Bathrooms have undergone a design revolution in the last decade. No longer just a space for a quick wash and brush up, the bathroom is now the central focus for relaxation and wellbeing in our homes. Designers and manufacturers have been working hard to bring us new products that enhance our enjoyment and experience of water, in drenching showers and cocooning baths that bring spa-like luxury into our homes.
Here’s our pick of the most impressive bathroom designers around the UK.
1. C.P. HART
BEST FOR: MODERN TRENDS
C.P. Hart offers a design service in most showrooms with an experienced team of bathroom designers who will provide expert advice, home visits and bespoke packages to ensure every project is successful and perfectly tailored to the customer’s needs.
C.P. Hart, cphart.co.uk
2. VICTORIA + ALBERT BATHS
BEST FOR: MODERN IDEAS
Victoria + Albert Baths is a British company with a worldwide reputation for creating beautiful freestanding baths, basins, furniture and accessories. Founded over 20 years ago, Victoria + Albert is regarded as the ultimate statement in quality and sophisticated style, with award-winning collections packed with inspirational designs.
Victoria + Albert Baths, vandabaths.com
BEST FOR: BESPOKE DESIGNS
Ripples was founded in 1988 by Roger and Sandra Kyme. Not only have they been creating award-winning, top-quality bathrooms for 30 years, but Ripples have built up an impressive collection of showrooms nationwide, since their first family-owned showroom officially opened in the spa-town of Bath.
If you are after something truly bespoke, Ripples has become famed for designing and creating bespoke bathroom spaces, with talented bathroom designers embracing the challenge of creating unique bathrooms that are tailored to each individual’s needs.
BEST FOR: CLASSIC SCHEMES
Drummonds design and manufacture their own bathroomware using traditional techniques and materials, from cast iron to china clay and solid brass. Refined and authentic, their pieces lend presence to both traditional and contemporary settings.
5. CATCHPOLE & RYE
BEST FOR: HISTORY AND CRAFTMANSHIP
Driven by the values of unique craftsmanship, superior quality and a genuine care for personal service, Catchpole & Rye are never far from our mind when it comes to finding a bathroom designer. If you are after a traditional, heritage appearance, then Catchpole & Rye will provide you with plenty of inspiration to start your bathroom design project.
The company is proudly committed to British manufacture, producing most of its collection in its workshops in Kent. Catchpole and Rye’s luxury bathroom products include their iconic copper and nickel baths, French cast-iron baths, elegant console basins, marble washstands and a varied classic range of quality taps and showers.
Catchpole & Rye, catchpoleandrye.com
6. PERRIN & ROWE
BEST FOR: LUXURY
One of leading manufacturers of authentic bathroom products in Great Britain, Perrin & Rowe offers a curated portfolio of luxury bathroom brassware, fixtures and accessories. Available in a range of styles and finishes to complement traditional and modern spaces, every product is designed, engineered and produced in Great Britain using the latest engineering technology and premium materials to ensure a flawless finish and unbeatable performance.
Not only is the Perrin & Rowe brand selected for use in private residences, it is also specified for the most luxurious hotels, resorts and spas around the world.