Bathroom Design Trends

If you’re planning to refresh or redesign your bathroom – whether you want a hit of hotel chic for a glamorous space or a whole new look featuring heaps of hardworking storage for family life – we’ve got it covered. From elegant period designs with roll-topped baths to trendy wet rooms, we’ve uncovered the top bathroom trends for this year. Some trends are here to stay and some fade away over time; when redesigning or renovating your bathroom, consider all bathroom design trends carefully and consider all your options. We rely on our experts, designers and wealth of connection in this industry to bring you all the latest bathroom trends in one place.

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  • Bath vs Showers? How to have the best of both worlds

    We all want the best of both worlds. A gorgeous bath to soak in after a long day and a shower to quickly hop in and out of when time is of the essence. Well now you really can have it all!

  • What's new - The cutting edge of bathroom trends

    What was once a very ordinary and purely functional room in the house has been transformed into something truly special, a room that provides peace and serenity that you can tailor to suit your individual needs.

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    Balancing Act

    Contrasting colours and prominent prints offer endless ways to make a statement in your space, but how far should you go?

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    A Material Issue

    With ever more options available when it comes to the materials and finishes available for the bathroom, the decision on what to go for can be a challenging one. So let’s look at the current trends...

  • Hot Right Now

    There have never been so many options when it comes to furnishing your bathroom, so to point you in the right direction, check out our must-haves and lust-haves.

  • The New Wave

    New Zealand bathrooms continue to evolve, as new trends wash in, dated looks fade away, and firm favourites make a fresh splash.

  • Second Nature

    Pair tiles in soft, herby green with warm timber for a calm, grounded vibe that embraces the textures of the natural world.

  • Wet room bathroom with shower and freestanding bath.

    Modern Minimalism

    Creating the perfect bathroom requires not only a marriage of form and function but space and aesthetics as well. One broadly appealing look which strikes that happy balance is modern minimalism. Future-proof your bathroom with this clean and simple look.

  • Bathroom with a freestanding bath and wall hung vanity.

    Japanese Scandi Style

    Scandinavian style meets Japanese simplicity in this forward-looking bathroom look. If you’re refreshing or renovating your bathroom and are after a beautifully simple, stylish space, the Japanese Scandi look could provide the perfect inspiration.

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    A Luxe new approach

    Luxury bathroom design has never been such a hot topic, as standard, simple spaces are reimagined into something that indulges the user as much in look as it does in function. In 2019, bathrooms are all about the uncomplicated luxury.

  • Natural bathroom design with double basins and bath.

    Naturally Nature

    A natural bathroom design makes walking into the shower feel like stepping into a cascading waterfall, while sinking into the bath could be likened to relaxing into a warm rock pool.

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    Smart Bathroom Design Trends

    As design and technology advance, the smart bathrooms of tomorrow will work harder than ever to cater to the needs of the user, while exuding the look of effortless elegance. Prepare to be transported to a future that was unimaginable just a few years ago.

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    Old World Glamour

    Mixing the beauty of a bygone age and vintage bathroom design, with the luxury of modern fittings, gives you the elegance glam bathroom. Feel like a queen/king in your own house in an ageless bathroom.

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    Latest Bathroom Design Trends

    Mico’s resident style guru and national category manager for bathrooms Louise Cook shares her insider tips to help you achieve the bathroom of your dreams.

  • Sleek bathroom vanity with hand basin and chrome tapware.

    Unique Bathroom Designs

    Your bathroom design can make a statement about you, the unique bathroom you built reflects the person you are. We give you the tips and design ideas you need for a bold bathroom and try to help you navigate the thin line between unique and overwhelmed.

  • Minimalist bathroom design with wall hung vanity and black tapware.

    Deconstructed Luxe

    These minimalist bathroom designs take you to a space that challenges conventional luxury, stripping it back into something but soothing, raw but beautiful, edgy but relaxed.

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    Bathroom Design Trends in 2017

    Bathroom trends in 2017 have evolved into bigger and bolder, the basic two dimensional aesthetic is no more with deeper textures and layers consuming the bathroom space.

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    Timeless and Luxury bathroom collection

    Classic, timeless, serene. Perfect words to describe this bathroom design. With a focus on luxury, the designers have opted for an elegant touch on all features – chrome finishings on tapware and handles, moody stone tiles and the stand out bath.

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    A hip and modern bathroom collection

    This bathroom collection is targeted at a young and “hip” demographic; this bathroom design, screams individuality and modern glamour. From the dramatic matte black features to the raw tones of the timber panelling, Collection One is a modern space with lots of it!

  • Luuary bathroom with freestanding bath.

    Bathroom Design Trends in 2016

    Mico’s take on upcoming bathroom trends - it’s elementary dear bathroom enthusiast! We discuss what’s new in bathroom design and where bathroom space is headed as we look toward 2016.

  • Comforting and relaxing bathroom collection

    Comfort and relaxation was the aim in this bathroom design and has been clearly pulled through.  Another bathroom collection choosing to integrate the simplistic trend of matte black, timber and metal; this bathroom design is modern, spacious and quirky. A neutral palette of greys and whites make the black features and iconic green moss wall really pop.

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    Geometric bathroom trend

    Burns Lane, Kumeu hosts a bathroom design with a neutral yet striking palette of white, grey and navy tones. Warm lighting, plants and the use of rich timber combine with strong geometric shapes to create a statement bathroom. This space hosts a mixture of Kohler products proudly supplied by Mico.

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    Contemporary bathroom trends

    Situated against the shores of Lyall Bay in Wellington, what was once a public cinema is now a spacious, contemporary home stunningly appointed and inspired by its history. A stunning bathroom design is what brings us to this trend.

  • Bold Colour bathroom trends

    Surf and sand. Air and water. Harmony. Let’s take a leisurely stroll through the Mico Mt. Maunganui showroom where an elaborate showcase of displays inspire future bathrooms. Sit in front of bold colours, prints and relax with soothing tones – the harmony of yin and yang.