Brass bathroom fixtures belong to a warm family of metals that includes copper, bronze and gold tones.
The default white tile bathroom was first revised when the fashion for using gray, black or brown grout (in place of white grout) came over from Scandinavia and England. Another logical way to progress the look is to switch from the usual chrome and nickel to brass bathroom fixtures in the sink and shower. A metal with a warm tone, brass (made from copper and zinc) is a living finish that will patina. It’s nearly indestructible (hence its used as the base metal for high end faucets) and it was out of fashion for so long it was a logical choice to rebound. … Continue Reading