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Bathroom with a shower, sink with cabinet underneath it.
Give your bathroom a bold industrial-style twist with inky accents, concrete tones and tactile touches of timber, capturing an industrial vibe that's easy on the eye and budget.


What is industrial style?

Old and new elements can form a winning partnership in an industrial-style space, allowing you to capture the look within a clean, contemporary aesthetic, or something more rustic. Featuring stripped-back architectural and building detailing, such as exposed timber beams and steel, a warehouse-inspired aesthetic may be raw and robust yet full of character and soul.

Get the look

Bring this bold and beautiful look to life in a bathroom, with black accents evocative of iron and steel; a black-framed shower screen and matt black tapware claim the spotlight against a neutral white and grey base.

The great thing about industrial decor is that it can be both easy-care and easy on the budget, while still looking luxurious. Subway or similar rectangular tiles are a classic fuss-free finish. Consider laying the tiles vertically on the wall for an alternate look that can also make the room appear ‘taller’ by drawing the eye to the ceiling.

Be sure to play with texture, highlighting it in everything from a floating timber vanity to tactile concrete-look flooring.

Bathroom with white subway tiles, black framed shower screen and black tapware. 

More industrial ideas

An industrial aesthetic never means you have to sacrifice comfort. Add a freestanding bath – stick within the theme in stark black and white – and a heated towel rail (also in statement black) for added luxury.

A statement wall light can bring a soft glow to the room, and for a lovely finishing touch, a round or oval-shaped mirror will balance the sharp lines and angles of a warehouse-influenced wash zone.

Mirror on a wall in a bathroom

Match up your home’s wet spaces

We created an edgy, warehouse inspired kitchen to fit perfectly with this bold bathroom. Our industrial kitchen design guide is a one-stop shop for all the design and product details you’ll need.


Photo Credit: Alejandro Sosa 3D


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Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.