Fixtures such as a luxurious shower, bath and mirror are important considerations when designing your bathroom scheme, but it is the finishes such as the lighting that will really help to shape the overall feel. The good news is that with design and technology advancements, the offering of pendant and wall lights for the bathroom has increased dramatically in recent seasons, so we need no longer be restricted to simple and unimaginative spot lighting.


Lunar circles

Lead image With its hand-blown and etched white, opaline glass design the Mini Glo-Ball, priced £86 from Flos, measures a compact H8.5xD11cm and is simply stylish. Inspired by the moon, it gives the appearance of a flat disc when illuminated.


Northern Lights

Below The Ripples Slope lampshades, £55 from Vita Copenhagen, are Nordic-inspired. Covered by silicone layer, they have an unbreakable surface.


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Backlit bliss

Below left With anti-fog technology and illuminated LED element around its edge, the myDay mirror is a stylish buy. It’s £682, from Keramag.


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Flash factor

Above right A ‘blade of light’ runs along the top and bottom drawer edges of the Scheme vanity unit in smoked walnut, which costs from £450. The Virtue mirrored cabinet from Roper Rhodes features LED lights and a recharging socket, priced £515.


Electric dreams

Below left The Electric mirrored cabinet features soft close door hinges, two double-sided mirrored doors, an infrared sensor on/off switch and three height adjustable safety glass shelves. It’s £679, from Bauhaus.


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Mono moods 

Above right These wall sconces with a turned brass and chrome finish frame and oval lampshades in bi-colour plisse fabric add to the striking monochrome scheme in this bathroom. They’re £251 each, from Devon & Devon.


Article by: Emily Peck