Picture this: A luxurious shower in a metallic finish, large neutral tiles, tall palm trees in textured terracotta pots, and a double-ended bath in the corner with a chic wooden stool for your aromatherapy essentials. Sounds dreamy, right? Well, you can have a top spa-inspired bathroom design in the comfort of your home too.
With the past year changing the way we use our homes, we’re all about transforming the bathroom into the ideal sanctuary for relaxing and recharging. First step: the
Rainfall showers can be wall or ceiling mounted and they mimic the feel of actual raindrops – yes please! The good news is, they are no long a wellness centre exclusive, so whether you’re looking for sleek, contemporary styles for your electric shower or traditional showerheads for a classic scheme, there are plenty of designs to choose from. All you need to do is close your eyes, imagine you’re on a tropical island and enjoy the rejuvenating experience.
From buying tips to design decisions,
Georgina has covered everything you need to know about this wishlist-topping style here. Now, let’s take a look at the latest designs to hit the market and get inspired…
Go for a sleek and simple rainfall showerhead like the Stainless steel central 400mm showerhead, £309, Crosswater, for a contemporary look.
The Attica wall-mounted drench shower head with rainfall outlet, from £720, Imperial Bathrooms, is suitable for high pressure and pumped water systems. Also, due to its large spread of water, you can instantly feel relaxed.
The AXOR ShowerHeaven 1200/300 4jet with lighting 5000 K, £11600, hansgrohe, features PowderRain spray type to provide relaxing showering with softly enveloping micro-droplets.
Rainshower 310 SmartConnect showerhead cube, £655.20, GROHE, has two different spray patterns – the gentle GROHE PureRain spray and the invigorating GROHE ActiveRain. What’s more, thanks to the shower’s remote control, you can switch between the sprays without having to reach up to the shower head, so you can enjoy the showering experience.
Colour Art. 57821+Art.57877 rainfall shower head system with chromotherapy effect, from £3104, Gessi, harnesses hydro technology alongside the therapeutic power of chromotherapy for a multisensory experience.
Combining style and function, the Elegance exposed thermostatic bar shower with riser in brushed gold, £495, Lusso, is suitable for both high and low-pressure systems. Its tilted showerhead provides a luxurious and relaxing spa-like feeling.
COCOON x John Pawson thermostatic complete rain shower set in Brushed Gold, £4729.08, C.P. Hart, includes a thermostatic mixer, 2-way diverter, pencil hand shower set with wall outlet, and a 300mm rain showerhead.
Enjoy a spa-like bathroom experience with the Just Taps VOS overhead brass rain showerhead, £199, Real Stone & Tile, in a stylish metallic finish.
The Eden dual control mixer with diverter, from £239.99, Triton, allows you to maintain consistent, comfortable showering temperature and is suitable for all water systems.
The Raindance Rainfall Overhead shower 180 2jet in chrome, £1730, hansgrohe, has a minimalist design with a large spray disc and features AirPower technology, which means that the water is enriched with air to make the droplets plumper, lighter and softer.
Create a calming bathroom design with the HAVASU thermostatic shower in black, £489.99, Dowsing and Reynolds. It has concealed fittings and due to its matte finish, it can easily blend in within your scheme.
Looking for a rainfall shower head for electric shower? Mira Showers has got you covered with the new Mira Decor Dual in Warm Silver, £419.99, which ensures a stable temperature when you switch between showerheads, plus you can position the deluge overhead where it best suits in your bathroom.
Thermostatically controlled with a pre-set maximum temperature of 38˚C to minimise the risk of scalding, the contemporary shower set nine in chrome, £2288.04, Perrin & Rowe, has all pipework neatly hidden behind the wall for a seamless design.
Got a small space but don’t want to compromise on the spa-like experience? The Glastonbury recessed shower with premium fixed head kit in chrome, £590, Heritage Bathrooms, has a small recessed valve which will fit even into a 35mm cavity space. Plus, it features Performance Flow to provide a drenching shower.
If you love the more traditional bathroom look, the Stour thermostatic exposed shower valve with fixed shower arm with rose, £1118, Burlington, is a perfect fit.
Featured image: Afilo Art.57603+Art.57018 shower system with rainfall function and chromotherapy effect, from £3273, Gessi. About Post Author