, ArchiPro AU
28 March 2022
7 min read
Australians have been spending a lot more on home, building, and garden supplies in recent times a trend that looks set to continue. If the bathroom is on your list, making the right choice on tapware is essential. We’ve selected 11 great options that we consider among the best bathroom taps in Australia.
The Perrin & Rowe Contemporary Wall Basin Set Crossheads are an exquisite wall-mounted option. If you have a bigger bathroom with more space, the 180 mm longer spout is perfect for you. With a longer spout, you have more options to use it over a variety of different hand basins.
The tap and spout are independent and offer you more versatility in the placement. You also get to choose from several different finishes from pewter to gold. Against marble or tiles, it looks particularly luxurious.
Another Perrin & Rowe classic is the Callisto Taps. It has a sleek and minimalistic look that will match any bathroom design. With a long and tall spout, you again have the flexibility to match with most basins.
The Callisto collection has over 56 different styles and finishes. This style is elegant and sophisticated but not inaccessible, easily matched with other features like towel rails, bath fillers and bathroom accessories.
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If the minimalist look isn’t for you, consider the Artifacts Basin Set. This Edwardian style set is one that will create its own focal point in a bathroom. If you are looking for bathroom tapware that is timeless you’ll be hard-pressed to beat these.
There are three options with this basin set including chrome, vibrant brushed bronze and oil brushed bronze. Any one of these will pull your bathroom together in a polished way.
The Loure Wall Mounted basin set is another classic and contemporary look. The single-lever mixer taps and tap handles are convenient to use. They also allow you to match any bathroom style.
The narrow spout provides a gentle and soothing stream of water, enjoyable for all occupants in the house. They are resistant to tarnishing and corrosion and have a WELS 5 Star Rating making them a long-term and sustainable choice.
If you have eclectic tastes and are looking to redesign your bathroom to match your personality, you should consider Ink Gloss Black Rockwell Tapware. They feature taps that pop in unique colour and finish with options including Ink-Gloss Black, Seattle Grey, Sherbert Yellow, Bonbon Lilac and many more.
These taps will create a unique and playful feature in your bathroom. They’ll instantly win over any kids in the household and bring a smile to the face of visitors and guests.
The Avid Wall Mount Basin Mixer has a single hot and cold mixer tap making it incredibly to use for young and old alike. It has a slender, stainless steel spout that is smooth and fluid.
Without any sharp edges, angles or embellishments, it subtly encourages the feeling of flowing water. This simple design will match your bathroom styling effortlessly. It is available in Polished Chrome or PVD Titanium.
If you have a small washroom, then the ABI Mini Wall Mounted Basin Spout is the perfect basin set for you. It’s subtle, classy and won’t take up any countertop space as a wall mounted feature.
Aesthetically, it’s an incredibly versatile mixer with a range of different finishes to choose from. Some of these choices include white, matte black, brushed brass and brushed gunmetal. This minimalist option does everything you need it to from a functional and stylistic point of view.
The Wall Spout & Mixer is simple but sensational basin mixer made from a solid brass construction with an electroplated finish. The taps and spout are joined together via a backplate which gives great cohesion to the design.
As a wall mounted tap, it works well with vessel basins as you can set its height to one that’s suitable and appropriate. Its modern styling also makes it extremely versatile for many bathroom and basin setups so you won’t have to worry about it fitting in.
If you have a colourful basin wall or even a classic white, the ABI Milani Progressive Mixer & Spout set is perfect. You get a single mixer tap that saves space and is known for its precision.
You can turn it one way to get low pressure cold to high pressure cold. Once you are halfway, you can get warm water at high pressure. It’s an ingenious design and this trendy basin set comes in different colours to match your bathroom design, including matte black and brushed copper.
The Components Collection from Kohler represents some of the most technologically advanced and innovative bathroom taps in Australia. Inspired by the Bauhaus movement, the components of the collection can actually be interchanged given the homeowner a range of styles to choose from.
It's not just about style though. There are four different handle systems to choose from, including our favourite, the Rocker, a sleek, single-control, magnetic motion feature that mimics scrolling done in tablets and other smart devices. It represents fantastic ingenuity and shows exactly where the future is heading with respect to bathroom tapware design.
The stylish round matte black wall mixer by Meir is a sleek and stylish fixture, perfect for controlling temperature and water flow in your bathroom. The design features include a standard 1/2" BSP thread, a 110mm handle, and an elegant matte black electroplated finish, contributing to its modern aesthetic.
At its core, the mixer uses a 100% genuine European ceramic cartridge and leverages washer-less technology for smooth, precise control. This commitment to quality is further supported by a comprehensive warranty package, offering 10 years of domestic repair or replacement, 15 years on the cartridge, and a full year of parts and labour, ensuring peace of mind and satisfaction for years to come.
These beautiful Wood Melbourne Leo Round Brass & Timber Taps combine reclaimed Blackbutt timber and brass around high-quality spindles, finished with splash-proof wax ideal for bathrooms. They feature a half-turn ceramic disk spindle for durability and ease of use. Available finishes include raw brass, which naturally patinas; aged brass, with a matte mix of dark and brass tones; rumbled brass, offering a uniformly aging, lightly textured patina; and aged rumbled brass, which has a unique finish that lightens with use.
The Koko Wall Mixer with Spout in Matte Black by Fienza is an elegantly designed tap, ideal for enhancing the style of any bathroom or basin. Its sleek, soft-square silhouette paired with a sophisticated electroplated matte black finish offers a modern aesthetic. Crafted from solid brass, this mixer promises good looks and a long lifespan.
The inclusion of a quality European cartridge and PEX split-resistant flexible hoses ensures reliable performance and straightforward installation, making it a practical choice for any contemporary bath or basin setup.
With the best bathroom taps to inspire you, you’ll hopefully have a better idea of the different styles you like and what to go for. Whether you’re looking for something that will complement your overall design or something that will create a strong visual impact, you’ll have no trouble at all finding the best bathroom taps that are perfect for you.