Noticed in stylish bathrooms lately: brass fixtures and fittings (in place of the usual chrome or nickel), which lend a distinct Old World vibe to the washroom.
Above: Jenna Lyons' bath in Brooklyn, photo by Melanie Acevedo.
Above: A contemporary stainless sink and faucet mixed with a reclaimed brass door handle; photo by Annabel Elston.
Above: An exotic bath in Europe via Kikette Interiors.
Above: A Moroccan-inspired bath; photo by Emma Lee.
Above: A bath featured on Design Sponge.
Above: Elaborately tiled baths at the Greenwich Hotel in New York.
Above two photos: A sink and a shower at the New York Ace Hotel.