Designers also mixed metal in the room. “We always try to use at least two different metal finishes for him because it adds depth. We vary where we do it depending on the room and finish,” says Matheson. In this case, the custom mirror’s satin brass finish matched the sconces perfectly. Polished nickel on the faucet adds a contrasting classic touch. Mixing metals can also help a room avoid succumbing to fads. If he only used one trendy finish, it could make the room look dated when that finish becomes unpopular.
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