With increasing numbers of consumers renovating their bathrooms to create their own private sanctuary, designers are taking a holistic approach to bathroom design and devoting much time into choosing matching colours and finishes. Consistency within a colour scheme delivers not only a refined design aesthetic, but also harmony and cohesion. Carefully selected accessories, furniture and decor can be used to convey a sense of comfort and relaxation.
However, perfectly matching colours and finishes across products and brands is near impossible in practice. Bathroom accessories and fixtures vary in the materials used, resulting in slight colour variations between elements. Contrasting finishes, such as tapware and showers in metal or plastic or toilets and basins in vitreous china, make the task of colour matching even more difficult. Lighting can also impact how finishes appear throughout the day.