The bathroom should be a place of calm and relaxation, somewhere to retreat to after a long and busy day. The interior design choices that are made in the bathroom can play an extremely important role in the overall aesthetic and atmosphere of the room and as such, should be considered carefully. Often associated with the feeling of luxury, natural and unique stone surfaces are ideal for those looking to evoke a sense of sophistication, whether in the master ensuite, a standout cloakroom or a high-end hotel bathroom project.
From walls and floors to countertops and feature panels, our vast range of marble, quartz, onyx and granite man-made and natural stone slabs are guaranteed to suit bathrooms of all styles and sizes.
Choosing a surface for your bathroom countertop
There are a few factors to consider when choosing a bathroom countertop surface. One of the most important factors is ensuring that whichever material you opt for is suitable for use in wet areas. Materials such as marble, whilst they are beautiful, are known to be more porous than some other natural stones or man-made alternatives. Your bathroom countertop is probably the place that will be used the most, so it’s important to make sure you opt for something durable. It’s all about balancing your requirements and priorities – if you prioritise appearance over practicality and you’re completely set on something striking and eye-catching, why not consider your standout surface material for your cloakroom or visitor’s bathroom? This way, you will still be able to make a unique and stunning statement in your home, without the constant daily usage that might have a negative impact on your surface.
Feature walls and statement splashbacks in the bathroom
Be brave and opt for a statement material on your bathroom walls. A striking feature wall using a beautifully detailed stone, such as our Marinace Verde granite or Calacutta Viola Italian marble, will bring that touch of finesse to a bathroom scheme. A feature wall also gives you the opportunity to be creative with colour. If you’re worried about something quite detailed and colourful overpowering your space, using it on just one wall means you can go for neutral shades and finishes for the rest of the room, creating the perfect balance.
A statement splashback is another way to add some interest and luxury to your bathroom. Slabs such as our Lemurian Blue granite will create a beautiful focal point whilst pairing easily with your ceramics and brassware.
Man-made surfaces for the bathroom
Thanks to their practical qualities, man-made alternatives such as Radianz’s engineered quartz and our very own Cullifords Quartz are ideal for the bathroom. Practical and affordable, these surfaces provide you with natural stone-effect surfaces such as marble and concrete meaning you can enjoy the appearance of natural stone without worrying about the porosity or durability of the surface.