Bathrooms have long been a space in our home to cleanse, relax and restore our well-being. From the opulence of Roman baths to the contemporary rainfall showers found in houses today, we all enjoy the ritual-like activities offered in our bathrooms. Therefore, it comes as no surprise when we want to spend thousands on these personal sanctuaries. Today, bathroom designs ideas are ever-evolving and designer suites see many types of styles.
Whether you’re a fan of more traditional luxury bathroom features, or you’d rather have a sophisticated bathroom defined by clean-cut lines and a monochrome palette; there is endless inspiration available. Contemporary bathroom design ideas are influenced by wide-stretching sources including historic periods and fusions of culture. State of the art washing basins, glass fixtures and free-standing baths big enough for four, all make an appearance in our list of bathroom ideas below.
A bathroom needs to be thought about carefully, with care given to each component. Some of the bests designer bathrooms in the world focus on simplicity rather than luxury, while others perfectly capture the word ‘luxury’ in colours and patterns used. How will you curate your designer bathroom? Here are 70 beautiful bathrooms to help you decide.
Traditional Luxury Bathrooms
Some bathroom interiors are simply timeless, and this is certainly the case with Victorianesque bathrooms. Amongst some of the defining signatures for this type of bathroom interior are clawfoot or freestanding porcelain baths, elegant vanities and golden accents. Take a look through our traditional luxury bathroom design gallery for inspiration for your own.
1. Clawfoot Bath Ideas
A clawfoot bath is the main feature in this stunning traditional bathroom. Porcelain and gold accents have been used to add simple elegance, while wooden flooring and cream curtains bring the design together with warmth. For those that want to design a bathroom that is traditional, a clawfoot bath should always be the focal point.
2. Victorian tiles
Tiles are an important part of the design when creating a traditional bathroom. Checkerboard floor tiles can instantly give a bathroom a victorian aesthetic and bring about simple elegance. As seen with this stunning bathroom, the designer has chosen to use tiles on the floor too, a repeated floral pattern for a beautiful finish.
3. Beautiful Bathroom Vanities
Bespoke vanities are commonly used for traditional bathrooms. The baroque elements bring about a stunning finish to this A monochrome color palette is a perfect combination with curved lines and ornate decor. The elegant vanity used in this design is timeless in its design.
4. Ornamental focal points
While the centrepiece of any traditional bathroom will inevitably be the freestanding bath, decor and ornaments can really define the space. Candelabras, vases and wall art bring about a real sense of a well-thought-out bathroom interior.
5. Porcelain Fixtures
For a true touch of class, porcelain should always be the material of choice for washbasins in traditional designs. There’s nothing quite as sophisticated as white finished porcelain and this bathroom interior celebrates that.
6. Designer Bathroom Lighting
Lighting is an important feature to consider for any bathroom layout and design. However, if you’re trying to bring about luxury, you’ll want to incorporate ornate lighting pieces such as the chandelier pictured above to create a regal atmosphere.
7. Golden Accents
Gold accents in any bathroom bring add a touch of luxury, pair with a standalone bath and you’ll feel truly decadent when bathing. White and gold are an interior design match made in heaven and certainly are welcomed into any traditional bathroom.
High End Bathrooms With Roman Style
The Romans had the right idea when it came to bathing in style. In fact, it was this period in time which brought about luxurious public bathhouses. Today, we still take much inspiration from the sleek, naturally beautiful materials used over 2,000 years ago. If you want to add a Roman design influence to your own bathroom, there are some elements to keep in mind. Take a look at these marvellous designer bathrooms drawing upon Roman aesthetic.
8. Veined Marble Floors
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a perfectly pristine marble floor. Cold to touch and the true epitome of design elegance, there’s much to enjoy aesthetically about the design above with a focus on a minimalistic color palette and a veined marble floor and vanities.
9. Columns and Arcs
This breathtaking designer bathroom incorporates Roman influence through its architecture. The bath is framed with columns and arcs reminiscent of the period. Contrast is made between stone tiles and wooden vanities for a natural finish and a neutral color scheme. Designing a bathroom can focus on architectural features as much as what it contains.
10. Bathroom Sink Decor
Marble can be incorporated into a bathroom in more way than one, to create a truly Romanesque interior why not consider the material for vanity tops too? The bathroom above makes use of rich-coloured wood and veined marble for a beautiful finish.
11. Pastel Colors and Tiles
This bathroom uses a delicate blue color to create a design that is fit for royalty. Neutral colors are used across tiling for effortless decadence, and fixtures and fittings make use of glass and chrome to complete the traditional look.
Eccentric Bathroom Designs
Eccentric bathroom ideas bring together the quirky and wonderful for unique looks. Whether it’s a pop of bold color that screams statement or, a vintage finds from far-flung corners of the world, there are many ways to curate an eccentric bathroom of your own. Take a look at these top designs for some modern inspiration.
12. Pops of color
Bold hits of color can really bring life to any room and this bathroom is no exception. With a pop of bright red across the walls and vanities to create this eye-catching and memorable design. Sculptures and decor have been used to further enhance the trendy, modern aesthetic.
13. Custom bathtubs
Custom bathtubs can be a great way to bring a new lease of life into an ordinary bathroom. This step up into the bath gives a more spa-like feel adding to the luxurious comfort every bathing experience needs. The contrasting of dark wood with brilliant white porcelain gives a truly modern look.
14. Art and Sculptures
If you’re looking for amazing bathroom ideas, that will inspire and add a cool look, art is what you need. Take a look at this beautiful bathroom idea of adding trendy sculptures giving your toilet room an edgy twist and making it a point of interest.
15. Vintage Accents
Vintage finds and art can really make a room unique and this can also be the case for bathrooms. For beautiful bathroom ideas, why not merge soft pastel colours and eccentric pieces of art like in the design above? This bathroom has gone as far as incorporating a vanity and seating area too.
Refined Fancy Bathrooms
The definition of refined is the removal of impurities, and these bathrooms keep the design sleek and clean. Using a monochrome color scheme, reflective surfaces and contemporary fixtures, you can create a minimal designer bathroom. What do you think of the refined bathroom ideas below?
16. Black and white
Black and white colors are consistently used across contemporary designs for a minimal yet chic look. The design pictured above uses a smooth circular basin, a squared bath with a white interior and mirrors to create the illusion of space.
17. Silver and Matte Black
Silver and matte black fixtures and features are all the rage right now amongst refined bath room designs. The checkerboard flooring is paired beautifully with simple storage racks in this bathroom design, subway tiles and a rounded hanging silver mirror.
18. Glam Lighting
In this sleek bathroom, glam mirror lighting is used to add a subtle yet effective atmosphere for relaxation. In new bathrooms, lighting is widely considered as a very important feature surrounding the fixtures and fittings, so keep this in mind when designing your own refined space.
19. Simple Flooring
This luxury bathroom keeps design elements simple. The neutral tone of the flooring pairs wonderfully with a black vanity, a freestanding bath and simple decor for a sublime style.
20. His and Hers Sinks
For an extra refined look, these his and hers sinks with a fixed illuminated mirror above bring together a contemporary bathroom. For bathroom wall ideas why not use a chic mirror to set a focal point in your own designer space?
Cool Bathrooms Featuring Earth Tones
This set of bathroom styles brings rich earth tones and natural materials for a contemporary yet delicate look. Rainfall showers mimic the feeling of stepping out into a warm monsoon while sleek lines keep the overall design looking cool and on-trend. Browse through these beautiful bathrooms for your own inspiration on how to recreate the designer looks at home.
21. Rich Wood Textures
Rich wood textures can really bring about high-end bathroom design. As one of the many high end bathrooms featured here, this bathroom perfectly merges classic wood textures and contemporary lighting for a cool and contemporary style.
22. Industrial Accents
Industrial accents in bathrooms are trending and it’s no surprise as to why. Adding an edgy style and paired with a matte black sink like seen in the designer bathroom above, it’s easy to see why so many are choosing this unique look.
23. Sleek Lines
Sleek lines can be created by using boxy baths and sinks as well as simple color pairings. This contemporary design focuses on creating striking lines that draw in the eye. Colors are kept minimal and beautiful decor finishes the space.
24. Rainfall Showers
There are plenty of cool bathroom designs out there, but this one belongs at the top of the list. With a stunning rainfall shower, stepping foot into this space to clean is like having an oasis in your very own home.
25. Simple Lighting
This awesome bathroom makes use of simple warm lighting to draw attention to contemporary features. As seen in the image, lighting can be used to give an illusion of space and lighting fixtures can be used as features of their own.
Royal Bathroom Ideas
There are many high-end bathrooms out there, each with their own defining features. Of course, each culture has its own idea of what is considered to be ‘royal’ or luxurious. These spectacular bathrooms celebrate the more indulgent side of life, creating relaxing spaces in the home to unwind.
26. Marble Wall Bathroom
Marble walls are used in many designer interiors to give a beautiful yet simple finish. The colored marble used in this bathroom is the perfect floor material to create a luxury and timeless finish.
27. Freestanding Bathtubs
Freestanding bathtubs are the epitome of royalty. This bathroom celebrates the beauty of such baths drawing attention to the clawfoot design and pristine tiles its placed upon. Finishing touches are added inclusive of an elegant vanity and mirror for a flawless design.
28. Ornamental Chair
Many royalty-themed bathrooms feature ornamental chairs which perfectly compliment standalone baths. Modern luxurious bathrooms can incorporate seating as many bathing rooms would have centuries ago as a sign of wealth and status.
Of course, one of the best ways to demonstrate a true display of decadence is through that of an installed chandelier. This bathroom’s lighting is truly remarkable and creates a regal atmosphere for anyone that bathes here.
30. Sculptures and Art
Sculpture and art pieces can really finish off any interior design and this bathroom is proof of that. Using unique artwork to decorate the walls and surfaces, this marvellous bathroom is fit for any prince or princess. All luxury bathrooms should display art and sculptural works.
Focus on Tiles
Tiling the floor of any bathroom can be a strenuous task, with that said, some designers choose to go above and beyond. Take a look at some of these stunning bathroom images that make use of wonderful tile patterns, styles and colors to really create a unique interior design. You’ll find an array of beautiful images below designed with a focus on the flooring to help inspire new bathroom ideas.
31. Large Tiles
Large tiles are sleek and contemporary. This bathroom uses big white tiles to create a sophisticated wall covering around the entire bathroom inclusive of the floor, while fixtures are kept modern and sleek.
32. Patterned Tiles
For those that are a little bit more eclectic when it comes to taste in tiles, these patterned tiles are sure to delight. This design focuses on repeated patterns to give the bathroom a unique style, while clear glass fixtures and fittings don’t take attention away. Are you inspired by this fancy bathroom flooring?
33. Chrome Sink fittings
Sink fittings are often paired with beautiful flooring for a pretty bathroom look. In this bathroom, a combination of clean, consistent tiles is used alongside simple but classy chrome finish.
34. Reflective Accents
Mirrors and glass are great for creating the illusion of more space than available. This awesome bathroom utilises tiles and mirrors for a sleek interior design that is modern and effective.
35. Subdued Elegance
Floors can be incredibly elegant to look at, especially tiled ones. Bathroom designers often place emphasis on fixtures and fittings and may choose to leave the flooring relatively neutral. However, this interior design proves that elegance can certainly be evoked through tasteful tiles paired with a black vintage vanity.
Rustic Nice Bathroom
Rustic or shabby chic bathrooms are totally on-trend and can be created on a budget. However, we’re going to take a look at some of the top designer bathroom decor that falls into this category. From unique vintage pieces to pastel wallpapers, there are a few key features that help to bring about this type of style.
36. Simple Bathroom Designs
This simple design focuses in on the freestanding curved bathtub with minimalistic decor. A rustic ladder is used for contemporary decor and a black lighting feature contrasts against the neutral shaded wall.
37. Natural Materials
If you want to design a bathroom that has a rustic feel, go for natural materials as seen in this designer interior. The beautiful rich wood trim around the bath makes it the perfect place for relaxation, while mosaic tiles add a touch of homeliness.
38. Vintage Finds
This breathtaking rustic space brings together eclectic textures and vintage finds. The freestanding bathtub has a weathered look, while the surrounding decor brings about warmth and a welcoming atmosphere to unwind.
39. Wooden Features Bath Ideas
Wood should be used consistently in any rustic space. The natural grains and color make any interior space warm and inviting for those that enter. Why not consider a wooden sink table or bath tub as seen in this designer room?
40. Cosy Shower Designs for Bathrooms
This attic space has incorporated the unique roofing structure for a rustic atmosphere. Focus is on the step-in showering unit and worn materials used to decorate the space.
Retro designs focus on fun, playful colors and decor. Whether its printed wallpaper or cured edges on a vanity, there are lots of ways in which retro vibes can be introduced into shower rooms. Broadly encompassing styles from the 1950s onwards, retro living merges both classic and contemporary aesthetics. From Scandinavian furnishings to the earth-toned patterns of the 70s, these designs are some of the best examples.
41. Metal Taps and Bold Colored Tiles
Add a splash of retro color to any bathroom and you have the foundation for a groovy design. This sink has an eye-catching green tile backsplash and a bronze tap.
42. Groovy Orange and Curved Fittings
This bathroom incorporates the nostalgic orange shade of the 70s and mosaic tiles to add a sunshine atmosphere. While curved edged sink fixtures and decor gives a true retro feel. Do you like the retro color palette in this bathing room?
43. Wooden Floored Shower
This bathroom utilises a stunning yet simple freestanding bath with chrome accents alongside a rainfall shower with a wooden floor. The natural green shade and rich-colored wood bring has a definite 70s influence. Bathroom styling needn’t be limited to just one material, as proved here.
Bohemian Bathroom Design Gallery
For the free-spirited, a bohemian space to relax and unwind requires as much design attention as the rest of the interior. Floral patterns, tapestries, bright and warm colors as well as plenty of green plants are used throughout these wonderful designs.
44. Contrasting Materials
This pretty bathroom brings together a wooden freestanding tub, a pink pastel shade, plenty of plants and cosy string lights. Careful curation of this space has been made to ensure it’s the perfect place for a long, well-deserved soak.
45. Bamboo Wall and Earth Tones
There are many different types of bath room styles out there, but this wooden themed suite celebrates nature at its best. With a rich colored bamboo wall and a simple porcelain freestanding bath, it’s the space of dreams for many.
46. Small Bathroom Ideas
Bohemian decor needn’t just be limited to larger bathrooms, in fact, this smaller space demonstrates that a homely vibe can be created. Using hanging plants and wooden decor, the designer has been able to create an inviting small space.
47. Wooden Flooring
Elegant white drapes hang over the focal point in this stunning space, while wooden flooring really captures a boho-feel. The styling is finished off with floor candles and shelving filled with trinkets or, pretty clutter.
48. Unique Pieces
Boho styling can bring about amazing bathrooms as investing in decor is a simple way to achieve the look. This bathing suite has focused on bringing about style with a quirky sink and woven dishes for a cross-cultural feel.
Zen Bathroom Interior Design
The definition of zen is, of course, different to everyone, but bringing it about in a bathroom is something we all aspire to achieve. This collection of bathroom design ideas draw upon influence from Asian culture and a spa-like atmosphere. Take a look and find inspiration to design your very own corner of tranquillity.
49. Wooden bathtubs
All luxury bathrooms should have a striking bath tub and this designer room has a beautiful wooden one. Inspired by the minimalistic Japanese lifestyle and daily rituals, it’s the perfect zen space for bathing.
50. Clean lines
There’s nothing quite as aesthetically pleasing as clean lines and boxy fixtures. This contemporary luxury interior contrasts materials perfectly to define lines in fixtures and fittings while the spacious walk-in shower makes the room open and bright.
51. Plants and Nature
It’s no secret that plants have a calming effect and are pivotal to our wellbeing. This bathing space brings nature inside to create a tranquil environment, while colors are kept neutral and clean to not distract.
52. Natural Modern Bathroom Designs
Both wood and stone are used in this designer interior to replicate a spa atmosphere. The oval freestanding bath sits on a bed of pebbles and rich wood is the perfect contrast against white, clean walls.
Dark And Sultry Bathrooms
Darker tones and materials across bath designs are growing in popularity. From traditional decor to contemporary styles bringing in natural surfaces such as granite, there is something wonderfully indulgent surrounding the color black. Here are some beautiful dark and sultry bathroom interior designs to inspire your own.
53. Dark Marble
Marble has been used across bathing spaces for thousands of years. However, black marble as seen in this design can bring a unique regal atmosphere.
54. Concrete and Black
This bath design is kept simple with a white porcelain tub and a black tap. The concrete walls surrounding bring an industrial atmosphere paired alongside a black tiled wall and simple decor.
55. Low Lighting
For those that want to keep lighting on the more subtle side in their new designer space, consider fitting low lighting in the shower and sink area. As seen with this wc design, the atmosphere is still welcoming while darker.
Romantic and Floral
Looking at pictures of bathrooms and feel inspired to create your own romantic space? This set of designs draws upon the romance evoked in such an intimate setting and makes use of freestanding tubs, floral elements and cosy settings.
56. Simple Freestanding Tub
This bright bath suite design is all about nature. From the outside view brought inside thanks to huge windows to the delicate plants surrounding a clawfoot bath.
57. Oval Bath Big Enough For Two
For any romantic bath room, the bath is going to be the most important feature and rightfully so. This design is modern with a huge oval bath big enough for two to enjoy. The decor is kept minimalistic and modern throughout.
58. Vintage Decor
Vintage finds can really bring together any space. This bath design idea takes the concept of a freestanding bath with a twist. The rustic design is unusual and its depth makes it completely comfortable for more than one person. Exposed brickwork adds a beautiful touch to this stunning romantic design.
59. Rounded Fixtures
There’s something undeniably romantic about curved edges and roundness. In this design, a pretty round sink has been used with a chrome tap to bring about a romantic style to match the bathtub too.
60. His and Hers Sinks
Every bathroom may need to be shared at times, this interior design encourages it. With wonderful his and hers sinks and warming wood decor, it’s the perfect place for cleansing together and sharing quality time.
Cocoon Tranquillity New Bathroom Design
Wondering exactly what cocoon tranquillity is? This bathroom trend brings together cosy cute spaces inspired by nature as well as curved lines for an enclosed atmosphere. From larger spaces to smaller, more intimate rooms, these designs are sure to inspire you to create your own tranquil bathing suite.
61. Rainfall Shower Cubicle
Designing a bathroom of your own and looking for shower cubicle inspiration? This rainfall shower is the perfect way to step foot into your very own monsoon-like cleansing experience. The bamboo wall behind adds a real tropical and cocoon style to finish.
62. Plants and Neutral Textures
Details matter and in this bathing space, the design has been carried out to show this. The rattan tabletop decor and beautiful green leaves bring the outside inside for a natural finish that is contemporary and cosy.
63. Curvy Designs
Many designers use curves due to their free-flowing movement that doesn’t place restrictions in spaces. The ceiling of this stunning space adds the illusion of movement and draws upon the natural beauty of the sea and its waves. Colors are kept neutral for a luxurious and spacious atmosphere.
64. Spa Elements
Everyone loves the feeling of stepping into a spa to be pampered. Bringing this atmosphere into a bathroom can create a welcoming atmosphere making everyday bathing like that of a spa experience. This bath design uses plants and a tray of decor inclusive of candles for true relaxation.
Beach Themed Bathing Rooms
These designer bathrooms take inspiration from nature and coastal landscapes. From the sunny Mediterranean to the nostalgia of a beach hut on the beach, there are plenty of seaside influences across these designer spaces. Are you looking for design inspiration to help you create your own beach-inspired bathing suite? Take some wooden surfaces, a relaxing bath and a pop of color inspired by the natural palette of the coast…
65. Focus on The Bath
Baths are oftentimes the focus of designer bathrooms and it’s easy to see why. This beautiful bath can be entered by stepping in, reminiscent of stepping into the sea. Plants and neautral tones give this space a beach vibe for a welcoming space.
66. Wooden Flooring and Features
Inspired by the colors and textures of the Mediterranean, this restroom design incorporates warm wood, turquoise tiling and hidden nooks for storage. A painting on the wall is used to highlight the tones and textures found on the beaches.
White walls can be an effective way to bring about a beach look, Paired with the colors of wood and some tasteful decor as seen in the design below and you have a beautiful coastal themed bathroom of your own. The rounded mirror and natural materials make this room stylish and contemporary.
Urban chic interior design focuses on clean-cut lines, contemporary materials and sleek glass for a cosmopolitan feel. Many modern minimalist designers use the bathroom space to explore such concepts and as seen in the examples below, there is lots of inspiration to take. Relaxed sophistication has never looked better across these homes and apartments. Take a look at these stunning ideas for bathrooms…
68. White, Black and Glass
Minimalism focuses a lot on the materials and textures used. This space brings together traditional white, a black textured wall and a sleek glass partition for a showering space. The skylight above the bath is the perfect combination for a relaxing experience.
69. Industrial Steel Accents
Bringing the urban landscape inside, this interior design of a minimalistic bathing space utilises concrete and industrial steel. The boxy sink table paired with a sophisticated rounded freestanding bath is a perfect contemporary combination. And, this look is used across many modern luxurious bathrooms.
70. Tile Combinations
Tiles are an important feature for many bathrooms and this space brings in modern subway style tiles and patterned tiles. Bathroom styles come in many variations, the designer of this interior has focused on contrast with tile designs that pair beautifully.