Calling It – Ross’s 2020 Bathroom Design Trend Predictions

Calling It – Ross’s 2020 Bathroom Design Trend Predictions

In my last post, I went out on a limb to predict this year’s hottest kitchen design trends, and now, it’s time for me to do the same for the bathroom. While not renovated as often as a kitchen, the bathroom, or bathrooms of a home are still the second most renovated and the most used rooms of a home.

Therefore, should you want to renovate or even build a new home in 2020, you’ll want to ensure that your bathroom design is on point. You can follow the bathroom design trends of 2020 closely, starting with my predictions below.

Emphasis on tapware

I’m putting my money on tapware in 2020. I predict bathroom tapware will take centre stage and become an integral design element of a bathroom. And, once you see the remarkable designs in our tapware range, you’ll understand why this trend is going to take off in 2020.

Bathroom tapware is no longer designed only to serve a function; today, the design is just as important as the function, and the fancier, the better!

For the best results, choose tapware that is part of an entire range, that way your basin, shower and bath tapware will all match. Another tip, choose matt black tapware over chrome.

Subtle colour

pink bathroom

The last few years of bathroom design moved towards white and grey palettes, but in 2020, I suspect this will change in favour of a little more colour. Expect to see subtle pastels like mushrooms, pinks, blues and greens thrown in with whites and greys to lift the design and add more interest.

The easiest way to add colour to a bathroom’s design is through tiles, and if you’re shopping for bathroom tiles in Perth, then look no further. Our tile range features tiles in these trending colours, so you will have no trouble adding colour to your design.

Unique tiles

Deco Calzada Ardesia

Deco Calzada Ardesia – $45 per piece

We’re big on tiles here at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, so one trend that I’m pushing to go far in 2020 is this tile trend – and not just any tiles, because all bathrooms have tiles. Unique tiles. By this, I mean patterned tiles, unusual tiles, and perhaps even something a little unexpected.

Tiles come in all shapes and sizes; they can be plain, patterned and even made to look like a natural material. And you don’t have to stick to one throughout a bathroom. Be bold, mix and match to achieve something unique and interesting.

For unique tiles that will put you on track with this trend, you don’t have to look far. At Ross’s Discount Home Centre, we have hundreds of high-quality tiles in our collection that are full of character and charm. We have feature tiles, wall tiles, ceramic tiles, porcelain tiles, splashback tiles, subway tiles, timber-look tiles, and much more.

Less is more

Galaxy Black Oval Freestanding Bath

Galaxy Oval Freestanding Bath

In 2020, I predict bathroom design to become more minimalistic in design but not in luxury. The design will be stripped back to the bare minimum, but what is there will offer top-end luxury. Vanities, fittings and fixtures will be void of embellishments and focus on quality and comfort.

To follow this trend, consider including a freestanding bath and a freestanding bath spout such as our Galaxy Oval Freestanding Bath and the Fiona Freestanding Bath Mixer in Matt Black.


If you’re looking to design a bathroom this year, then looking at the current and predicted trends is a great place to get started. In 2020, I predict we will see an emphasis on tapware in bathroom designs, along with some subtle colours. Tiles will never go out of fashion, but this year, expect more patterns, unique shaped tiles, and more minimalistic bathrooms that focus on quality over quality.

Count on Ross’s Discount Home Centre for anything and everything to help you design and create your dream bathroom. We have everything you need in stock and all under one roof. Visit our online shop for design inspiration, or come and see us in person by visiting our showroom.