Bathrooms 335 Ideabooks

If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, you want to update the look, increase resale value, add functionality, amenities and storage or a combination of all or some of these. Simple enough. But the scope of the project depends on a variety factors — most of all budget, but also how long you’ve been...
10 Tips for Chic Little Bathrooms
While we might dream of a big bathroom in which we can splash around a double walk-in shower, triple basin and huge, freestanding tub, the reality is that many of have little more than a handkerchief-size space to play with. Fear not, though: There is...
9 Surprising Considerations for a Bathroom Remodel
Bathroom remodeling and design blend big dreams and practical realities. To make a bathroom work, it's best to design from the fixtures and finishes backward to the walls and floor. The little things about an intimate room can make a huge difference in...
5 Common Bathroom Design Mistakes to Avoid
Adding to or remodeling your house is one of the most exciting and creative processes you can go through. But with all that responsibility comes pressure to make informed decisions that will last for decades. How can you make sure to get...
12 Design Tips to Make a Small Bathroom Better
I have been in some small bathrooms — you know, the kind that make you feel like you have to lose 5 pounds to enter them. But I really like working on this type of bathroom design. Trying to make everything fit in the available space is like doing a...
Bath Remodeling: So, Where to Put the Toilet?
From the beginning of your bathroom renovation, your plumbers and framers need to know where your toilet should go — whether it'll be mounted on the floor or wall and where the water supply should be positioned. If that's not complicated enough,...
Universal Bath Design: Light Your Bathroom for All Ages and Abilities
Bathroom remodels have been taking off in the past few years — today the bathroom's design is just as important as the kitchen's, making bathrooms with a universal appeal in design and aesthetics more in demand than ever. And that includes lighting....
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Planning Phase
There are so many examples of large bathrooms, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that most of us have bathrooms that are about 50 square feet (5 by 10 feet). A dream shower can often become a reality only if it fits into the footprint of a dated tub....
How to Light Your Bathroom Right
The bathroom is one of the only rooms in a multibodied household where we’re expected and encouraged to lock ourselves inside. With that kind of permission, it makes sense to use this private space as a luxurious sanctuary. Make the most of your...
Warm Up Your Bathroom With Heated Floors
Heated bathroom flooring is not only a good investment, it’s a really nice feature to wake up to every morning. When temperatures outside drop, many of us start wishing we had such a feature. I spoke with Daniel Ortega, a heated-flooring expert at
Why to Put Your Tub in the Shower
Putting your bathtub in the shower may be an unexpected idea, but it's a solid one and a growing trend in bathroom design. Sure, it looks great, but what does it mean from a practical standpoint? For one, kids (and grown-ups) can splash all...
Meet the New Super Toilets
Indoor plumbing is arguably the greatest invention in the history of humankind (with the possible exception of Peeps sushi)....
Bathroom Storage: Where to Keep the T.P.?
Toilet paper isn't glamorous, but hiding it away entirely never works for long. No, that backup stash needs to be at least partially on view and fairly handy — for you and for guests who may not know where you've stashed the jumbo pack and don't want...
12 Ways to Get a Luxe Bathroom Look for Less
Although we all love to drool over images of gorgeous designer bathrooms, we may not have the budget to go all-out when the time comes to spruce up our own washrooms. But that doesn’t mean your remodel has to be generic and uninspired. There...
Bathroom Workbook: The Right Height for Your Sinks, Mirrors and More
A bathroom layout is mostly a pretty easy decision. If the plumbing is already in place and you’re using standard-size pieces, like a typical 60-inch bathtub, there aren’t a whole lot of options for rearranging that floor plan. However, when bringing...
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