Brass finishes for tapware draw on the material that forms their structure, making it a timeless and versatile option. The range of colour variations for brass means that you can play with different tones and textures to suit your bathroom space.
From a bright polished variation to an aged ‘living’ finish, the warm tones pair well with stone, wood and other natural materials.
If you are considering brass for your tapware, the first thing to decide is whether you want a living/organic finish that will patina over time, a lacquered electroplated finish that is more stable or a PVD finish.
If opting for an organic finish, the patina formed from the metal’s aging process is particularly well suited to vintage and industrial styled bathroom spaces.
Brass taps are naturally a warm colour finish because of the yellow tones and are suited to bathrooms that draw on other natural materials. Stone, wood and other earthy materials will pair well.
Brushed Brass Tapware
Brushed metal tapware has become a popular method to achieve matt looks while avoiding powder-coating the surface of your tapware. Brushed finishes are subtle yet have a number of upsides. Just like other brass tapware, brushed brass matches well with matt finishes elsewhere in the bathroom and is extremely versatile. At Lavare we stock a number of styles available in a brushed brass finish which can be fitted for a contemporary or classically styled bathroom. Brushed finishes have the added benefit of being highly durable and resistant to finger marks.
Some of our favourite finishes include Astra Walker’s Eco Brass and Urban Brass, and Brodware’s Swiss and Nordic Brass PVD finishes, which come in polished or brushed.
Brass Kitchen Taps
Brass finishes are especially impactful in the kitchen. In a room where many appliances and elements are black or white, brass stands out and creates a visual statement. Brass compliments natural earthy tones that are finding their way into more and more kitchens. We believe brass is perfect alternative for coloured tapware that doesn’t takeover a whole kitchen. If you’re considering brass tapware for your kitchen, we recommend talking to our design consultants to find the best fit for your design.