6 Special Materials For Bathrooms

White tiles and basic three-piece suite are a standard format of bathrooms. But now, influences by boutique hotels and spas, new and familiar materials are being used in innovative ways to bring a unique look to bathrooms.


There are several benefits to using wallpaper over simply painting a wall in your home. Perhaps, the most obvious benefit of using wallpaper is the huge variety of decorating options you have. The presence of water once prevented the use of some materials. Even wallpapers with vinyl finishes deemed suitable for the bathroom needed exposure to water kept to a minimum. Now the new wet system wallpaper has solved the problem and can be used in showers and over baths and sinks.

2.Minerals and Resin

A combination of natural minerals and high-resistance resins, can be thermoformed or injection moulded to any shape to form sanitaryware. This kind of solid surface can being active against bacteria. It has inherent antibacterial qualities, a warm-touch surface, high levels of resistance and comes in any colour.


The leather always bring a luxury experience and cost much. So it’s rarely used in the bathroom. But, it still have some exceptions. As the following basin show.

Hapilife blog-leather basin


The bathroom tiles and grout become discoloured after a long time use. Tadelakt is a waterproof plaster finish used for centuries.It offers a seamless finish across walls and floors,and can be moulded into baths,sinks or showers for water repellant surfaces.


Normally we don’t use wood in our bathroom for the reason of steam. But when treated and maintained correctly, wood has a long life and can be carved into almost any shape. Inspired by Japanese bathing culture, the following Geo Deep Ofuro bath is compact yet deep. 

wooden bath-hapilife blog


A bathroom mirror can help to reflect the light, as well as being used for shaving or applying makeup.

mirrror bathroom-Hapilife blog


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