Brushed nickel vs. oil rubbed bronze
hc0828
August 10, 2014 in Design Dilemma
I'm interested in thoughts about the two finishes for plumbing fixtures/lighting. It seems like the oil or antique rubbed bronze may be a little trendy or already somewhat dated, but I've noticed not all brands offer the brushed nickel. Thoughts? Also, can the two looks be mixed?
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Dytecture
Probably not a good idea to mix finishes in the same room. Brushed nickel is the more timeless and versatile design choice.
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Wow Great Place
I have mixed the two, as the lighting tied in to the dark cabinetry better in oil rubbed bronze.
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With the right cleaner, both are simple to clean and maintain, but its better not to mix the two. If you wish to have a brushed nickel fixtures but do not want a similar finish, then try going with chrome. The soft metallic look of brushed nickel has stood the test of time.

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