Common wisdom says that when it comes to bathroom suites, newer, more streamlined, and whiter is better.
The bathroom is often the first room homeowners want to gut, but this isn't the only option.
If you're lucky enough to have a suite of retro bathware in good nick, whether it be pink, mint green, or even avocado, maybe think twice about ripping it out.
In Sophie and Nick's Manchester home, above, a pink bathroom suite was brought up-to-date with a simple white and grey color scheme, co-ordinating modern tile, and lots of rustic and natural elements.
In this Australian home snapped by Toby Scott for Real Living, a jade suite stands out-nay, glows-in an otherwise white and modern bathroom.
Blue suites are a rarer find, but in certain locations-by the sea, I think, or in a child's bathroom-they can work.
BYGGFABRIKEN. I promised you a chic avocado bathroom, and this one featured on BYGGFABRIKEN is as good as I can do.
Finally, don't despair if you don't have a super-cool pastel suite to play with.
Classic white in a retro style works perfectly as well, especially when contrasted with colorful retro tiling, as in this bathroom by Tim Barber Ltd Architecture.
I suppose that's another post for another day, however.... Do you, or have you ever, lived with a colored bathroom suite? How do/did you feel about it? Has anything here changed your mind?
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