Washington DC-based designer Darryl Carter has a knack for offsetting biscuit and linen palettes with dark wood. This bathroom is in his Virginia farmhouse . Situated against pristine white tongue-and-groove panelling the antique free-standing bath is the focal point of the bathroom; next to it is an old milking stool, an antique shop find.
Photographer: Simon Upton / The Interior Archive
Hector Finch wall light
Hector Finch designed this wall light, which was inspired by an 18th century candle sconce. This light can be made IP44- rated to use in ‘Zone 2’ in bathrooms.
Farrow & Ball paints
The Water Monopoly sanitary ware
The Water Monopoly are leading suppliers of the finest restored antique English and French sanitary ware with select reproduction pieces. Their stock consists of over 200 original baths, basins and lavatories.
Zyam Klik bath filler
The Zyam Kilk 1.5″ Exfill bath filler, waste and overflow is available from Aston Matthews. Suitable for most baths with remote taps or valves, you simply push down on the plug to fill and push down again to release water.