In "Essential Bathrooms", Terence Conran presents a wide range of options for siting, designing and decorating the bathroom in the modern home. From planning and layout to fixtures, fittings, decor and details, practical information and inspiring visual examples demonstrate that whatever your requirements, any bathroom can be transformed into a stylish place of retreat and a relaxing sanctuary.
Building on the success of bestselling The Essential House Book, which has sold over 150,000 copies and become an iconic brand in home reference. This series brings the values of the original book to a new market at an affordable price. "Terence Conran has been shaping our tastes since the 1950s, and he shapes them still" (Telegraph)
Terence Conran is one of the world's leading designers, retailers, furniture-makers, and restaurateurs. He is Chairman of Conran Holdings, the parent company of his retail and restaurant businesses, and Chairman of Conran & Partners, his architectural and design practice. He also designs furniture for Content and Benchmark. Terence Conran's books include The Essential House Book, Terence Conran on Design, The Essential Garden Book (co-written with Dan Pearson), Easy Living, Small Spaces, Terence Conran on Design, Terence Conran on London, Terence Conran on Restaurants, Kitchens, The Ultimate House Book, Bathrooms, Storage, How to Live in Small Spaces, Design: Intelligence Made Visible, Outdoors, Inspiration and Eco House Book all published by Conran Octopus.
Introduction; PLANNING & LAYOUT: Assessment, Siting & structure, Basic plumbing, Budgeting & buying, Designing the layout, Design approaches, Large bathrooms, Family bathrooms, Small bathrooms, Awkward shapes, Wet rooms, Home spas, Capsule bathrooms, Outdoor bathing, FIXTURES & FITTINGS: Basic considerations, Bathtubs, Sinks, Toilets & bidets, Showers, Taps, Special fixtures, Lighting, Heating, Storage, DECOR & DETAIL: Basic considerations, Colour, Pattern & texture, Tiling & cladding, Flooring, Mirrors, Details, Display. Index, Acknowledgements