Inspiration gallery: maximalist bathroom ideas

Clashing patterns, a riot of colour and surfaces filled with beautiful objects – maximalist bathrooms are all about adding you into the decor. Love bright pink? Go for it. Want animal print? Why not? Fancy going for all-out black? Do it. If you love the big, bold statement look then this one is for you. Forget ‘less is more’, more is definitely more with this trend.

I’ve put together a maximalist bathroom gallery to inspire you to add that layer of personality to your bathroom. The secrets to this look are: have fun, do you and go for it.

You can go bold on the walls. Try Proper Good Paint, new from Ca’ Pietra. The choice of 35 shades ranges from soft greys to dreamy pinks, all named after some of the brand’s favourite people. Ophelia’s Blush, from £46 for 2.5 litres of emulsion.
Check out Laufen’s Florakids range for the ultimate bold and bright kids bathroom, designed from a child’s point of view. It includes lower-height pieces, no sharp corners, and a WC that won’t trap fingers and can have a seat with ‘ears’ to hold on to. The best bit? There’s no compromise on design – and it’s fun, too.
The owner of this shower room wanted to combine polished brass and candy pink to add a softer side to the traditional darker hues of maximalism. Georgian Set Two in polished brass, £2947.20; 4741 Aquitaine single-lever mixer in polished brass, £612.36; Perrin & Rowe.
Monochrome geometric flooring is on trend right now – to ramp up the glamour, pair it with dark walls featuring boldly patterned wallpaper, lots of foliage and accents of colour. Mardi Gras 599 Sagres vinyl, £15.99 per sq m, Carpetright.
Inspired by classical architecture Scavolini’s Baltimora collection, shown here with Black Matt lacquered doors and silver decoration to accentuate the door, the design brings traditional-style furniture with a maximalist twist to the bathroom. Beautifully veined marble countertops, a dark wood floor and painted tub all add to the feeling of romantic decadence. Prices for a bathroom start at £5000.
Dark and bold is one of my favourite looks. Cataglaze+ presents a range of sanitaryware coated in a new and improved antibacterial formula that can eliminate 99.9% of germs to help you create a low-maintenance bathroom  – so you have more time to get on with the things that really matter. Shown here are the Green Lux 80 basin £638.40 and Sfera 54 wall-hung WC, £776.40, in both Satin Grey.
For a touch of glam in a small space this ensuite has maximum impact with dramatic décor and wall-hung fittings. Acanto black 40cm washbasin, £112.68; 40cm washbasin cabinet, £338.89 AquaClean Tuma shower toilet, £2971.09; Sigma30 flush plate, £117.55, all Geberit.
Your bathroom flooring can create huge impact – Transform floor tiles in brushed metal, from £29.99 per sq m from Moduleo in two colourways (20830 and 20950) have been used to create a chevron pattern.
Enjoy the wow of wallpaper without peeling corners thanks to Panaria’s Glam collection. Made from laminated porcelain slabs featuring 14 themes, from exotic rainforests to romantic florals, it’s just 3.5mm thick. Around £130 (€143.50) each.
Add an amazing shower wall for that wow factor. Wall & Decò Wet System 20 Vivido, £171.60 per sq m, West One Bathrooms.

Featured image: The maximalist look works well with classic and traditional furniture. Add a glamourous ceiling light and create a feature wall using stunning paper such as the Deco Martini range, £150 per roll, from Divine Savages, shown here in Midnight Gold. Osterley matt black bath, £2500; Dorchester WC and cistern, £485; Caversham wall-hung two-drawer Units, £600; Dawlish recessed shower, £725 all from Heritage Bathrooms.

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