2017 Instyle Trends. Black is the new Chrome

Forget about orange being the new black. The instyle trend for 2017, black is the new chrome when choosing your tapware.

Chrome has long reigned as the go to Queen for kitchen and bathroom tapware but now this popular choice is being challenged by the sleek and sophisticated style of black.

Of course, while Chrome will never go out of fashion, the very stylish Matt Black tapware has recently enjoyed a sharp surge in popularity and is at the forefront of interior trends, as seen in Channel 9 latest season of The Block, and it looks like it is here to stay.

The top 5 reasons why black tapware is a great choice.

  1. It suits any style or era of design.

Black tapware is both glamorous and stylish, working well in contemporary, modern or traditional spaces.

  1. It resists fingerprints and watermarks.

This is a no brainer to save us busy people the hassle of extra cleaning and polishing.

  1. It looks beautiful with marble.

Partnering black tapware with a backdrop of white marble with veining, like the very popular Carrara, creates a show stopping elegant and cohesive look.

  1. It is perfectly suited to a wide range of elements.

Black tapware works perfectly with timber, subway tiles, copper, concrete and tarnished metals.

  1. It looks sleek and stylish.

Black tapware definitely has an air of sophistication, it creates a stunning feature that looks sleek and refined without outshining the other elements of your space.

Dorf Tapware

Caroma & Dorf have a great range of stylish black tapware to suit most budgets.

Caroma Tapware

I am definitely a convert to the trend, now all I need to do is decide what style to choose!

What are your thoughts? Do you love or loathe the Black Tapware movement?