Nothing beats immersing yourself in a bath full of steaming water to soothe the chill from your bones in winter. The earlier the evenings draw in, the quicker you can retreat to the bathroom for some ‘me’ time.

Clinical-looking, all-white bathrooms may look clean and fresh but the rise of the black bathroom seems unstoppable – and in winter, they truly come into their own. Here are some ideas to turn this functional room into an every evening retreat.