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Bathroom brand VitrA is launching its latest collection of basins and cabinetry — M-Line; the range combines modern aesthetics, clean lines and sleek surfaces with high-quality and durable materials.

M-Line offers versatile finishes and configurations for a variety of bathroom layouts, from spacious family bathrooms to compact en-suites, allowing customers to tailor to their needs.

The collection caters to homeowners, interior designers, and architects alike, offering a comprehensive range of bathroom furniture. Additionally, M-Line offers plenty of storage as all the units have two drawers.

The collection offers consumers a choice: affordable luxury with M-Line Pure or elevated opulence with M-Line Edge.

Pictured Left: M-Line Pure in Matt Graphite / Right: M-Line Edge mirror unit

M-Line Pure

M-Line Pure boasts a refined, minimalist design without compromising style or quality. The furniture is available in Matt Graphite, Matt Light Grey and High Gloss White, all of which feature a flat surface design made from PVC-coated thermoform and MDF. The range includes washbasin cabinets, vanity units in 60cm and 80cm sizes, and tall accessory units characterised by their anthracite-coloured glass shelves. M-Line Pure is an ideal choice for those seeking an understated yet chic and modern bathroom environment.

Pictured Left: M-Line Pure tall unit in Matt Light Grey Pictured Right: M-Line Edge washbasin unit in Light Oak

M-Line Edge

M-Line Edge, on the other hand, is a premium collection defined by meticulous craftsmanship and high-quality materials. It includes a solid wood frame and door design with a natural veneered finish complemented by a sleek body and front.

Available in warm wood tones including Walnut, Light Oak and Black Oak, the cabinets have two drawers, interior lighting and anthracite-coloured interior surfaces. M-Line Edge also offers a user-friendly push-open mechanism and comes in sizes ranging from 60cm to 120cm.

Additionally, M-Line Edge offers single and double-sided mirrors in 60cm and 80cm. The mirrors are enhanced with shaver sockets as well as built-in touch sensor lights,  providing a seamless and convenient experience for daily routines. Incorporating this technology aligns with VitrA’s commitment to combining innovation with timeless design.

Ruth Davies, marketing director at VitrA UK, comments: “The launch of M-Line represents a strategic approach to meet the diverse needs and preferences of our customers. Offering both the Pure and Edge options demonstrate our dedication to providing accessible luxury and unmatched functionality in the realm of bathroom design.”

For more information, please visit www.vitra.co.uk/explore/m-line

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BABY ILI is a collection of 1800 mm high shower doors designed specifically for low and sloping ceilings. This brand new range from Flair Showers was launched in the UK at kbb Birmingham 2024. The space-saving range ensures bathroom specialists can meet their customers’ needs, even when space is tight.

Constructed with superior 6 mm toughened safety glass, BABY ILI shower doors from Flair benefit from a crystal-clear, spotless appearance thanks to the clearvue hydrophobic glass coating that minimises limescale build-up.

The smooth, curved handle doubles as a convenient towel or robe hook. BABY ILI has minimalist profiles and elegantly curved hinges to create a sleek, modern shower enclosure.

BABY ILI shower doors can be easily installed, too, thanks to Flair’s patented ‘Click Fit’ assembly system. Furthermore, the Flair BABY ILI collection comes with a lifetime guarantee for reassurance and peace of mind for the bathroom retailer and end-user consumer1.

BABY ILI shower doors can be installed in various configurations, offering high-quality, beautifully crafted elements. Finished in Silver, BABY ILI styles include bi-fold, hinge and sliding doors, with one-door sliding quadrants and side panels also available in the range.

Flair Baby ILI sliding door

Ronan O’Grady, lead product designer of Flair Showers, says: “Due to height restrictions, loft conversion bathrooms come with their challenges, which can deter some consumers from designing their dream bathroom. We have therefore adapted our ILI range of shower doors to create BABY ILI, a perfect blend of sophistication and functionality, at a height of 1800 mm, perfect for everyday and everyone. BABY ILI was designed with young families in mind, offering the opportunity of a luxury, in vogue, attic bathroom to more consumers. Whether that consists of a large shower enclosure or discreet corner installation, everyone deserves a joyful bathroom that they can embrace, even where space is limited.”

For more information on the Flair Showers BABY ILI range, or to become a Flair Showers retail partner, please contact sales@flairshowers.co.uk

Flair Baby ILI sliding door

Bathrooms to Love from distributor PJH has extended its popular Venosa space-saving modular furniture family with the addition of a new colourway in an Oak-effect finish.

A floor-standing collection, the new Oak Venosa range is perfect for compact bathrooms where its small footprint of just 1100mm in width is the solution. The introduction of this Oak grain finish enhances the range’s versatility, satisfying the enduring demand for wood-effect furniture in harmony with the evolving trend for nature-inspired materials and textures in the bathroom.    

Featuring an intelligently crafted L-shaped unit, featuring a streamlined one-piece resin basin and worktop coupled with a basin and WC furniture pack, this unit will fit into the smallest of bathrooms or ensuites. Measuring in at W1100 x H860 x D395/210mm, a two-door cabinet sits beneath the basin, teamed with a connected housing area for a concealed cistern and back-to-wall WC. Left or right-handed options are available, as is a choice of chrome or matt black handles as well as coordinating push button and overflow ring.

Oak Venosa furniture Bathrooms to Love

Extending the compact storage space yet further is a matching two-door 350mm Tall Unit in oak. As illustrated, Oak Venosa looks stunning when combined with contrasting matt black handles, brassware, shower, quadrant enclosure, mirror and ladder radiator – all available from the Bathrooms to Love Collection.  

Available from stock and supported with Next Day Delivery (to 93% of UK postcodes), including the opportunity to deliver to store or home, the new Oak Venosa from Bathrooms to Love is now available to order via PJH’s class-leading Partners Portal™ e-commerce website.

Further information: Bathrooms to Love by PJH: T: 0800 8 77 88 99  / www.partners.pjh.uk  / www.bathroomstolove.uk

Oak Venosa furniture Bathrooms to Love

Style, flexibility, quality and the assurance of a speedy despatch service within 48 hours are some of the key features of Utopia’s new Qube Collection of bathroom furniture, soon to be enhanced with a Fitted and Freestanding Fitted Collection as well as the original modular wall mounted and freestanding options launched in June 2023.

Helen Clark, head of marketing at Utopia, comments, “New Qube presents the retailer and consumer with endless opportunities to create a completely unique combination from the multitude of beautifully co-ordinating elements available. With the addition of a Fitted and Freestanding Fitted Collection, which will be available this Spring, there really is a Qube style for everyone.”

Consumer and retailer feedback, coupled with current colour and style trends, has shaped the range refresh, which features new on-trend colours with complementary accent handles and trims, in addition to the new fitted and freestanding fitted options.  Added to this is a simplified ordering system and the brand new 48-hour despatch service option, available to the retailer at no extra charge. 

Qube Modular is now available in a choice of Qube Glide, the original handleless door style, and new Qube Edge, a stunning alternative style with the option for a top mounted handle.

The full collection offers seven on-trend finishes, including deep Indigo Blue and verdant Wild Green reflecting current trends in interior design for bold colours and two sophisticated matt finishes – Matt White and Matt Grey, joining White Gloss and two textured finishes, Anthracite Strata and Sorrento Walnut. As usual with Utopia, consumer samples of all finishes are available free of charge.

Also extended is the choice of worktops to complement Qube furniture. The existing 22mm laminate range has been extended further with three new options and a 12mm compact laminate range of exceptionally realistic natural stone effects has been added to complement the Modular Collection.

For further information visit www.utopiagroup.com/qube

Popular restaurants, clubs, and hotels have been blazing the trail: intense colours, furnishings in rich tones, and homely wallpapers all designed to transform bathrooms into places full of character and charm.  Creating a complete work of art within your own four walls takes courage and requires a “thread” for a harmonious colour scheme that runs throughout the room.

The guest bathroom as a calling card

Small room – big impact: the guest bathroom is the ideal place to start – you can express your own personality and experiment with colours. Bathroom objects in strong colours can be combined with expressive wall coverings that highlight an individual wall or smaller surface. Wallpapers with graphic designs or botanical patterns, selected tiles, or coloured paints are especially well-suited for such a project. Furnishing items, walls, floors, and decoration should have a consistent colour harmony, be that tone-in-tone or combined with complementary colours. The selection process of individual elements or materials lends itself to experimentation with collages of materials and colours until the optimum and harmonious result is achieved.

Wallpapers as a stage for bathroom objects

Modern wallpapers with graphic designs or botanical patterns are like works of art – they lend rooms a certain vibrancy. Graham & Brown have brought about a veritable renaissance of wallpaper over recent years with their extraordinary and colourful prints.

The renowned British manufacturer of high-quality paint products and wall coverings works with a range of motifs from nature, graphic design, various textures, and luxurious gold accents – and shapes trends as a result.

A wallpapered feature wall sets the stylistic scene for the whole bathroom, which, more often than not, is a small room. Combined with neutral or complementary colours on the other walls, this forms the perfect backdrop for Duravit’s Vitrium bathroom objects with their reserved designs and intense matt colours.

Furniture, washbasin, toilet, and bathtub in strong colours

The Vitrium colour concept was curated by Christian Werner, who was also responsible for the formal design of the furniture and washbasins. The total of six colours make their presence felt without dominating, and they harmonize perfectly with one another. The colour palette can be divided into three neutral shades Matt Light Gray, Matt Dark Gray, and Matt White as well as the three rich shades Matt Green-Blue, Matt Parlour Blue, and Matt Cinnamon. This broad range of choices ensures that the right tone can be found for any bathroom – from the minimalist designer bathroom through to the modern rustic style.

“Colour also determines how we perceive a product. It’s an emotion because everyone responds to it differently. Multiple colours create a kind of colour resonance, something that ideally creates a harmony. And colours for an interior can never be thought of in isolation, but always in the context of the room,” said Christian Werner.

Faucets and accessories define the look

It’s the small details that give the interior design the finishing touch. Duravit opens up additional design potential in the bathroom with faucets, showerheads, and accessories in five tasteful finishes. A classic chrome surface or thrilling Matt Black or PVD surfaces in Brushed Bronze, Brushed Stainless Steel, and Polished Gold can change the look of the entire bathroom.

Bathroom Review Small Bathroms Duravit

About Graham & Brown

Founded by two friends – Harold Graham and Henry Brown, the business has been family-run from its Headquarters in Lancashire, England, since 1946. For over seventy-five years, Graham & Brown has inspired people to think differently about their homes through continuous innovation, creativity, and craftsmanship.
Graham & Brown products are created by the in-house design studio and by drawing on an archive of over 50,000 pieces.

Graham & Brown has expanded its award-winning collections to include paint, murals, soft furnishings, bed linen and wall art to offer customers a perfectly partnered, full-room solution.


Kudos Shower Products has expanded its collection of Pinnacle8 level access shower enclosures and introduced new corner quadrant models.

There are now seven Quadrant models in the collection. Two are standard quadrants at 900x900mm and 1000x1000mm in size, and there are a further five offset quadrant enclosures from 900x800mm up to 1200x900mm in size. They have all been designed without the need for a bottom rail, providing a level access and making it easier to step in and out of the enclosure.

Eliminating the bottom rail on the door gives it a minimalist appearance and makes it much easier to clean too. These new additions are available in a choice of chrome, matt black or brushed brass profiles.  As with all other enclosures in the Kudos Pinnacle8 range these new options stand 2000mm in height and are produced with 8mm toughened safety glass throughout. All glass panels come with LifeShield protection for easy cleaning and all doors with their iconic Finger Pull handle (with optional retro fit handle if required).

Pinnacle8 level access is a frameless design with slimline wall profiles concealing a 20mm wall adjustment for ease of fitting. SmartSeal technology is used on the crystal clear seals and glass-to-glass corner join seals, to ensure a clean uninterupted finish and a water tight bond. Overall this collection includes both hinged and sliding door options, to suit both recessed and corner installations, in sizes ranging from 760mm to 1500mm offering a plethora of design options to suit any bathroom. Kevlar impregnated pins are used in the rise and fall brushed finished hinges for consistent smooth opening and closing of the glass doors. And aircraft grade stainless steel roller bearings are used in the sliding doors for smooth action and longevity. 

Kudos Shower Products Ltd has been designing and manufacturing shower products at their Cumbria facility since 1999.  Their portfolio includes shower enclosures, shower trays, over-bath screens and wet-room solutions sold via KBB showrooms and merchants across the UK.

Bathroom Review Kudos Pinnacle8 additions to range

Visit their website kudosshowers.co.uk, call them on 01539 564040 or email info@kudosshowers.co.uk.

Us Brits are often tasked with planning compact bathrooms, with the average UK bathroom measuring a modest 2M x 2M1. Fortunately, many innovations and designs allow homeowners to create an inviting yet functional space. Opting for wall-hung fittings within a compact space is an ideal solution to provide additional space while limiting clutter, helping to create a streamlined finish, and these fittings are continuing to grow in popularity as we get more familiar with their benefits.

Today, bathroom experts GROHE, provide a complete buyer’s guide and share all there is to know on wall-hung fittings, including how these design choices can elevate even the smallest of bathroom spaces with reduced outward projections and elevated placement.

Simple Installation

While its recommended wall-hung fittings are installed by professional installers, the fittings are often
not as invasive and complicated to install as often believed, especially when it comes to full bathroom
renovations. Many of GROHE’s models can be installed in front of a solid wall or within a stud wall in
next-to-no-time thanks to the GROHE QuickFix system with ToolFree feature, which requires no tools
to connect hose, inspection shaft, or water supply.

Functionality & Durability

Wall-mounted fittings offer the same functionality and durability as standard fittings and can even provide
improved function in some cases. The ‘built to last’ fittings firmly mounted to the wall allow room for improved cleanliness and hygiene. As the fittings are elevated from the floor space, with just the toilet or basin bowl visible and no exposed pipework or cistern, there’s less surface area and corners for dirt and grime to build up in, making easy cleaning.

A common misconception with wall-mounted toilets and sinks is that they do not offer adequate support, however a correctly installed flush-frame and basin can more than comfortably support the weight of almost any adult without any concerns. GROHE’s wall-mounted fittings carry the German TUV certification for load capacity with the toilets approved for weights up to 400KG and basins approved for up to 150KG.

Future-proof fittings

With modern flushing systems models such as the GROHE Rapid SLX, homeowners can have peace
of mind if future renovations are needed. While the Rapid SLX can work well with the regular WC
pans, it is exciting to note that it has been designed specially to cater to future-planning and features a
built-in electric socket and water connection ready for shower toilet installations, limiting the need for
invasion renovation work. The system is also equipped with various technologies, including GROHE
3 Whisper which prevents sound travelling through walls making it an ideal choice for households where
someone may be waking up numerous times throughout the night.

Wall-hung fittings can also provide enhanced accessibility to users, thanks to the fitting’s height being
adjustable and not limited to the fitting’s pedestal stands. GROHE’s concealed flush-frames have
adjustable feet, setting the height at the desired level and providing additional comfort.

When it comes to bathrooms, limited space can often pose a challenge in terms of storage and functionality. Saneux, an industry-leading bathroom manufacturer of space-saving ceramics & furniture, long recognised this since its inception over 25 years ago and as such, has continued its mission to provide stylish space-saving bathroom products.

Two ranges of theirs that incorporate space-saving ceramics & furniture are UNI and MONUMENT.

Uni and Monument SANEUX

Their UNI collection has two new short projection basins in 40cm and 50cm sizes. Both basins have a depth of only 36cm, allowing them to fit snugly into cloakrooms or small bathrooms, even when paired with their corresponding vanity units. There are wall-mounted door units in the 40cm size, and wall-mounted 1 and 2 drawer units in the 50cm size, all of which are soft closing and come in 3 contemporary finishes: matte white, matte anthracite, and English oak. With a handleless, minimalist design and plenty of storage space, these units are the perfect fit for many modern bathrooms.

A new range of space-saving furniture designed by Saneux is MONUMENT which is part of their Niche initiative where it is not available online. Inspired by the Monument column in London, the on-trend fluted furniture collection is also short in projection as it pairs with the UNI 40cm and 50cm basins and is in door and drawer configurations too. It is the perfect blend of modern and classic through the contemporary finishes of matte white, matte black, and matte sage, and its nod to historical design, all of which will make the furniture timeless for years to come.

These two ranges go alongside Saneux’s other space-saving collections of AIR and HYDE.

View UNI here: https://saneux.com/product-category/uni/

View MONUMENT here: https://saneux.com/product-category/monument/

Uni and Monument SANEUX

Space saving does not mean you need to stint on style; in fact, some very stylish shower spaces are created as space-saving options. Maximising space in the bathroom is often a necessity and, as such leads to stunning innovative solutions in the right hands.

Utilising recess situations is an excellent case in point. A recess shower space can look stunning, and whilst it may maximise available space in different size alcoves, it can also deliver a head-turning focal point.

Recess configurations are perfect for bespoke options. The Shower Lab offer a special individualised, customised service to retailers, installers, and architects called M2M. If the client has a sloping ceiling, compact space or over-height ceilings – there are products and service which can work, The Shower Lab are proud to say, if it can be done, we can do it. From customised 10mm toughened safety glass in various colours to special component finishes and custom cuts M2M delivers.

Although space may be at a premium, style definitely is not. A recess shower space does not need to be hidden; Beautiful finishes, handles and hinges, as well as a choice of glass colour combine to create a recess shower space which takes pride of place.

Shower spaces can be created from just 70 cm, perfect for smaller bathrooms or ensuites, with no maximum width if the space is wide but perhaps not overly deep. This means that a home can have an additional dedicated shower facility.

Corner showers and quadrants work equally well for maximising bathroom performance. Space-saving doors such as sliders, pivots and infolds can really help if there isn’t much clearance beyond the shower door. 

Keeping the specification high means that even the smallest shower spaces can really punch above their weight!

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The Shower Lab Soace-saving Design