Notice how designer Kimberly Niosi complemented the gray veins of the cool marble backsplash with a chrome sink and faucet. Though seemingly small, details like this make a big impact on the overall design.
The mirror reflection of the chrome fittings creates a sculptural element and an interesting side profile of this bathroom sink and faucet. Contest entry for National Kitchen and Bath Association People's Pick 2014.
An elegant chrome faucet echos the silver cabinet hardware on the traditional white cabinets of this coastal kitchen. Calcutta marble is used for the countertops and backsplash, bringing sophistication to the space. A linen Roman shade adds soft color to the bright white kitchen.
Chrome, nickel and stainless steel finishes will never go out of style, but warm metallics offer a fresh, modern look. For a quick update, consider replacing your lighting, faucet or cabinet hardware with products in gleaming brass or bronze like the ones in this chic space. “The updated satin brass cabinet hardware is really striking against the simple shaker cabinets,” says designer Elizabeth Lawson.