Counter top basins are highly recommended in this setting and the look out for extremely unusual decorated designs. Place it on a washstand or run-down vanity unit. Add unique ornaments and antique framed mirrors.
When examining modern bathroom design wall-hung furniture has to get a mention. White gloss will never go out of fashion but more recently furniture finishes such as wenge beech and maple have made a real emergence in popularity.
As with the country and traditional bathrooms cast iron baths are a must. Either a roll-top or slipper bath will do and although you don't want holes or rust the more dilapidated it looks the better. Even consider running sandpaper over the paint work and claw feet. It's always worth looking out for old fittings at antique shops and car boot sales.