The Nordic bathing experience is all about relaxing, socialising and taking time out: think sauna, whirlpool and a fabulously invigorating shower. The textures are simple but elegant: blond wood, glass, ceramic, natural sponge, organic linen...
Updated July 2008
Wood effect floor tiles
To achieve a Scandinavian flavour in your bathroom, wood is essential whether it's on the floor, fronting your bath panel or, in an ideal world, cladding your sauna. Pictured here are wood effect floor tiles with a grain and texture like wood, but these are maintenance-free and very hard wearing. They're also suitable for underfloor heating. Clever, very clever. Tavola floor tiles, Porcelanosa.