Forget sleek and polished: Industrial-style faucets—the more nuts and bolts, the better—are on our wish lists these days. Inspired by the exposed-pipe hardware spotted in a Gloucestershire bathroom by theater designer Niki Turner, we sourced our favorite ready-to-install faucets. Get the look with our top five picks.
Above: The inspiration: Spotted in a bath in the English countryside, this copper wall-mounted faucet is striking against white walls and dark counters.
Above: Brooklyn-based hardware company Watermark Designs is the leader in industrial-style plumbing fixtures. Their Elan Vital collection offers choices for bathroom and kitchen, including the Elan Elevated Widespread faucet, with handles marked “hot” and “cold.” (Contact a dealer for Watermark pricing information.)
Above: Signature Hardware’s Edison line includes this dual-handled kitchen faucet, available in black and red, brushed nickel, and four other finishes (from $229.95). The wheel-like handles are inspired by industrial steam pipes.Above: The Elan Vital Wall-Mounted Bridged Faucet, also part of Watermark Designs’ collection, makes a sculptural statement above a bathroom sink.
Above: The sturdy Edison Bridge Bathroom Faucet features ridged-edge handles; $229.95 from Signature Hardware.
Above: For a low-profile version of the look, try the R.W. Atlas Deck-Mounted Lavatory Faucet. It’s available in 13 finishes, including carbon and shiny copper, as part of Waterworks’ industrial-inspired R.W. Atlas collection; from $1,717.
Considering making your own? See Trend Alert: 10 DIY Faucets.
Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your bathroom sink and faucet in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Bathroom Sinks & Faucets.