Elegant, balanced, trendy. Grey is a colour with thousands of shades that perfectly blend into every home interior, including the bathroom.
In the last few years, grey has been one of the most popular colours not only for large environments but also for small spaces. The many shades of grey used both for the tiles and the vanities, enhance the style of every type of bathroom.
From shabby to industrial, from minimal to traditional, every style is perfect to give life to a grey bathroom; you simply need to choose the right combination of colours and materials to create a brand new environment.
Grey bathroom: how to choose the right shades
When you think about grey for a bathroom, there is an infinite range of colours you can pick: from anthracite to pearl, from ash to taupe, from slate to platinum, every shade will create elegant and refined atmospheres in line with the latest trends. If you feel like playing with colours, you can also mix and match different shades to make unique designs with gradations and contrasts.
Materials for a grey bathroom
If you are planning to design a grey bathroom for your new house, there are plenty of materials that can help you make your dream bathroom. You can leave the walls blank, simply paint them with a humidity and mold resistant paint and you can be more creative with the floor and accessories. Or you can go for elegant vintage grey tiles on the floor and shower to give a retro feel to your bathroom.
Grey is the colour of modern materials like resin and cement, which are more and more popular in modern bathrooms, where the materials play a very important role. Coupled with chromed taps and a vintage decor, grey allows to create industrial style bathrooms with a very personal touch.
If instead the idea is to use grey in all its elegance as the centre stage of your bathroom, marble and wood are the perfect choices for a classy environment
The latest trend? Wallpaper is making a huge comeback and grey is the best colour to use together with bright patterns to make a real stylish bathroom.
Bathtub and sanitary ware in a grey bathroom
If you have decided to play with grey on the walls and on the floor, you will more than likely go for white sanitary ware that will brighten up your bathroom with the pure white of ceramic.
The bold ones can also combine grey with stronger colours like like platinum and black for the sanitary ware.
In the last few years, bathroom fixtures in unusual colours have become more popular. Therefore, grey could be a perfect choice for sinks, shower trays and bathtubs. In this case, the secret to brighten up the room is to create a contrast with light and vivid walls.